Mehdi Asghari

Mehdi Asghari
Founder and CEO

Mehdi Asghari is the Founder and CEO of SiLC Technologies, Inc. An accomplished and successful serial entrepreneur with 20 years of experience in the silicon photonics sector, SiLC is Mehdi’s third silicon photonics company, following the IPO of Bookham, Inc. and the commercial sale of Kotura, Inc. He is an EE graduate of Cambridge University in UK and holds a Masters in Optoelectronics from Heriot-Watt and St. Andrews Universities, with a Ph.D. in III/V Integrated Photonics from the University of Bath in UK. Mehdi has authored and co-authored over 150 journal and conference publications and holds more than 40 active patents within the fields of silicon photonics and optoelectronics.

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