Dispelix welcomes David Fornué as Chief Operating Officer
Dispelix, an advanced waveguide designer and manufacturer, is delighted to welcome David Fornué as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer. David’s focus will be on implementing processes to scale up Dispelix’s waveguide manufacturing capability in collaboration with its production partners.
A vastly experienced operations professional, prior to joining Dispelix David served as Vice President of Operations and Vice President of Sourcing, Facilities, and Safety at VTI Technologies, which later became Murata Electronics Oy. Prior to relocating to Finland, David served as COO of the VTI Mexico site for almost 10 years and held roles with multiple automotive manufacturers in the USA.
“Dispelix is at the forefront of modern technology and innovation,” says David. “The company is dedicated to providing its customers with the best possible waveguide combiners, helping them to turn their visions for consumer and professional XR devices into reality. I am excited to play my part in this technological revolution by using my extensive experience to help enable the ramp-up of new technology with our carefully vetted mass-production partners. Dispelix is a dynamic and energetic environment to work in, and I am looking forward to getting started.”
Commenting on David’s appointment, Dispelix CEO and co-founder Antti Sunnari said: “On behalf of the entire team, I’m excited to welcome David aboard. His extensive experience in operations management will be instrumental as we move into the mass-production phase of commercializing our AR technology for the high-volume consumer and high-value professional markets.”
Dispelix develops and delivers see-through waveguide combiners that are used as transparent displays in extended reality (XR) devices. Our elegant, high-performance XR waveguides seamlessly combine the virtual and the real. We are a trusted and visionary partner for the industry leaders in XR, enabling them to redefine the form, function, and feel of XR wearables. Dispelix is headquartered Finland, with subsidiaries in the United States and China.