Phoseon Announces Taggard ('91) As New Director of Marketing


Hillsboro, OR (PRWEB) January 25, 2011

Phoseon Technology, the world leader in UV-LED curing solutions for industrial applications, today announced the appointment of Chad Taggard as their new Director of Marketing. Chad's team will be responsible for product strategy, marketing communications, and business development activities.

Chad comes to Phoseon with over 20 years of experience in marketing, product management, and business development. Most recently, Chad served at Integrated Device Technology leading the company's mergers and acquisition, business strategy, and outbound marketing efforts. Prior to IDT, he worked at Intel Corporation in various capacities including General Manager, strategic planning, business development, product manager and channel manager. Chad began his career as a software engineer at Hewlett-Packard Corporation. He received a Bachelor of Science from Colorado State University and an MBA from UCLA's Anderson School of Management.

"Chad's role will be to build on Phoseon's market leadership position and grow into new segments where our Semiconductor Light Matrix (SLM)TM technology can provide compelling solutions," commented Tom Molamphy, VP of Sales & Marketing. "His combination of product management and external marketing capability combined with Phoseon's "customer first" approach will lead to exciting new growth opportunities."

Chad will be based at Phoseon's world headquarters in Hillsboro Oregon.

Phoseon has developed a product portfolio of clean energy UV curing systems based on UV-LED technology utilizing their proprietary SLMTM (Semiconductor Light Matrix) technology that leads the world in the transition from mercury tube technology to solid state systems in many industrial applications where high intensity light - typically in the near UV spectrum - is used to dry and harden photosensitive materials. These almost "instant" UV curing and drying processes allow for accelerated production speeds, lower production costs and reduced energy usage when compared to previous curing and drying methods using heat drying or solvent evaporation.

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