People: EMCORE Corp (EMKR.OQ)
5 Dec 2013
Dr. Hong Q. Hou, Ph.D. is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Emcore Corporation. Dr. Hou joined the Company in 1998 and co-founded its Photovoltaics division. From 2000 to 2004, Dr. Hou managed the Company’s Digital Fiber Optic Products division. From December 2006 until March 2008, Dr. Hou served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company, and on March 31, 2008, he was named as the Chief Executive Officer. From 1995 to 1998, Dr. Hou was a Principal Member of Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories. He was a Member of Technical Staff at AT&T Bell Laboratories from 1993 to 1995. He holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at San Diego, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Jilin University in China. He has published over 150 journal articles and holds seven U.S. patents. Dr. Hou currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce and the Kirtland Partnership Committee. Until November 2008, Dr. Hou also served as a director of Crystal IS, Inc., and until January 2009, he served as director of WorldWater & Solar Technologies Corporation.
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