Director, Product Engineering
Dr. John M. Chong, PhD is Vice President, Product and Business Development at Kionix. He is responsible for productizing and supporting Kionix’s growing portfolio of sensors, and for developing new business opportunities. He was also responsible for developing Manufacturing Test capabilities for Kionix’s accelerometer products as production increased tenfold to 100M units/yr. Before joining Kionix in 2006, Dr. Chong worked for Calient Networks, a company focused on using MEMS to support increased bandwidth through the automated management of fiber optic networks. He completed his B.S. (‘93) and his Ph.D. (‘99) in Electrical Engineering at Cornell University, where he worked on novel techniques for the design and manufacturing of MEMS.