Kopin Appoints Ray Schubnel as Director of Quality
WESTBOROUGH, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kopin® Corporation (Nasdaq: KOPN), a leading provider of application-specific optical systems for defense, enterprise, professional and consumer markets, today announced Mr. Raymond Schubnel has joined Kopin in the role of Director of Quality effective February 13, 2023.
“Ray brings an extensive background in quality management with deep experience in the strategic, scientific, and hands-on implementation of quality systems, Six Sigma, and Lean manufacturing. I am delighted and excited to have him join Kopin — he will be a strong asset to the Company as we expand our focus on application-specific optical systems,” said Paul Baker, Chief Operating Officer.
Ray Schubnel joins Kopin from Raytheon Technologies where he held several quality and manufacturing leadership positions in the production of RF MMIC semiconductors through radar systems. Additionally, as a seasoned Program Manager, he strengthens Kopin’s ability to focus on customer success.
“I am thrilled to join the Kopin team and implement quality programs aimed at enhancing the Company’s exciting technologies and products. My experiences in semiconductor technology, complex mechanical-electrical assemblies, and the defense industry, as well as my passion for driving process and product-based quality improvements, will be an asset as Kopin expands its systems offerings for defense, enterprise, and consumer applications,” said Ray Schubnel.
Ray Schubnel earned his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering degree from Lehigh University and his Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School, and he is a certified Program Manager and Six Sigma Black Belt.
Kopin Corporation (“Kopin” or “the Company”) is a leading developer and provider of high-performance application-specific optical solutions consisting of high-resolution microdisplays, microdisplays subassemblies and related components for defense, enterprise, industrial, and consumer products. Our products are used for soldier, avionic, armored vehicle, and training & simulation defense applications; industrial, public safety and medical headsets; 3D optical inspection systems; and consumer augmented reality (“AR”) and virtual reality (“VR”) wearable headsets systems. For more information, please visit Kopin’s website at www.kopin.com.
Kopin is a trademark of Kopin Corporation.
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