Founder, Chairman, Chairman of Scientific Advisory Board, CEO and President and Member of Audit Committee
Dr. Faouzi Zerrouk, Ph.D., is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Zecotek Photonics Inc. Dr. Zerrouk received his PhD in Theoretical Physics in 1987 from the University of Sussex, England. Through 19871993, he held research and faculty positions at various centers including the Clarendon Laboratory, University of Oxford, England, Siberian Academy of Sciences the Institute of Thermal Processes, Moscow . At the Institute of General Physics, Moscow, Dr. Zerrouk worked with the group of the Nobel Laureate Academician Prokhorov where he codeveloped RGB and UV microchipset lasers with large market applications. He also established commercially driven private RD labs based in Russia in the fields of crystals lasers, holographic, 3D displays, new materials, nanostructures, optical networks and communication subsystems. In 1989, he established the first foreign partnered, private, business oriented photonics research Lab in the ExSoviet Union . He duplicated the same model in three prestigious research institutes in Moscow. Working closely with the Ministry of Science and Technology Dr. Zerrouk acted as technology transfer advisor during the transition period to the Russian federation, providing Research and Development strategies for the new economy with prominent members of the Russian Academy of Science. He also coordinated a number of government level projects between Russia and, inter alia, China, Germany, USA, Malaysia, and Saudi Arabia. Dr. Zerrouk is a Canadian citizen and the principal founder of Zecotek Holdings Ltd. where he served as the Executive Chairman, President and Head of Research from 2002 to 2004 and CEO from 2004 to 2005.
Chairman Since 2005