Richard B. Black
Richard B. Black has served as a director on our Board since August 2001. Since 1983, he has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ECRM, Incorporated, a worldwide supplier of laser based imaging equipment. From 2014 to 2016, he also served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of CRON‑ECRM LLC, a worldwide supplier of laser based imaging equipment. Beginning in 1989, Mr. Black was a director of Oak Technology, Inc., a manufacturer of semi‑conductors for optical storage and laser printers, and then became President in 1998 and Vice Chairman of the board of directors in 1999 until its merger with Zoran, Inc. in 2003. He served as a director and chairman of the audit committee of GSI Group, a manufacturer of lasers, laser systems, semi‑conductor equipment, from 1998 to 2012, and was its chairman of its board of directors from 2006 to 2012. He served as a director and Chairman of the audit committee of Alliance Fiber Optics Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFOP) from 2002 until its acquisition by Corning in 2016. He serves as a director of TREX Enterprises, Inc., a defense technology company, a position he has held since 2000. Mr. Black received a BS degree in Engineering from Texas A&M University, an MBA from Harvard University and an honorary Ph.D. from Beloit College.