EMCORE Corp., a provider of compound semiconductor-based components, subsystems, and systems for the fiber-optics and solar power markets, has elected Sherman McCorkle to join its board of directors as a Class B independent director.
McCorkle is president and CEO of Technology Ventures Corp. (TVC), an Albuquerque, N.M.-based organization that assists start-up companies in developing and commercializing technologies from research universities and the national laboratories. Prior to joining TVC in 1993, he served as CEO and president of Sunwest Credit Services Corp.
In 1977, McCorkle co-founded and was charter director of Plus Systems Inc., an original platform that enabled national and international electronic banking and ATM systems. In addition, he is a co-founder and charter director of New Mexico Bank and Trust and First Community Bank.
SOURCE: EMCORE Corp.