Wakonda Technologies Inc., a developer of solar photovoltaic products, has hired Dr. Peter Borden as executive chairman. In this new role, Borden will focus on the strategic vision and direction of Wakonda, including work on product and market strategy and the development of strategic alliances.
Previously, Borden was with Applied Materials, which he joined in 2003 with its acquisition of Boxer Cross Inc. Borden co-founded Boxer Cross and led as chief technology officer to develop metrology systems for very-large-scale-integration (VLSI) process control. Previously, he served as vice president and co-founder of high-yield technology, where he pioneered the first commercially successful in situ particle monitoring systems for VLSI process equipment.
Borden is the author of over 80 publications in the fields of photovoltaics, silicon and III-V devices and processing, and VLSI process monitoring, and has over 30 patents.
SOURCE: Wakonda Technologies