President and CEO
Dr. Simon Li obtained his Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia through the prestigious CUSPEA (China-U.S. Physics Examination and Application) program in the early 1980th. He was previously with the National Research Council of Canada (NRCC), where he developed the world’s first commercialized laser diode simulator. He founded Crosslight Software, Inc. in 1995 as a spin-off from the NRCC which has become a leading provider of TCAD tools for the semiconductor industry. Dr. Li is a well-known expert in semiconductor device physics and a semiconductor industry veteran with rich background in high-tech company management.