Ludovic Ferrigno, MSc, MBA
Partner, Tokyo, Japan
Printed Electronics, Nano Materials Business Development Expert
Brings solid understanding of specialty chemicals and nano-materials such as curable functional coating nano-composites and nano-dispersions. Focused on industries such as PCB manufacturing, optical coatings, printed electronics, automotive with 18 years of experience in Japan.
MBA (Hitotsubashi ICS, Tokyo, Japan) and Master of Science (Materials Science, ENSCBP, Bordeaux, France) with 18 years professional experience in Japan. Involved in scientific research, business development, local networking and collaborations with companies and/or universities, marketing and technical support to customers at Nikon Essilor, Solvay, Mitsubishi Chemicals and others.
Solid understanding of specialty chemicals and nano-materials such as curable functional coating, nano-composites and nano-dispersions. Focused on industries such as PCB manufacturing, optical coatings, printed electronics, automotive.
Problem solver and entrepreneur minded with understanding of cross-cultural communication.
Asia Sales Manager, GenesInk
Functional nano inks for printed electronics on polymer films : IoT, automotive, display industries.
Growth of sales and co-management of this technological Start Up specialized in the production of conductive and semi-conductive nano inks, for applications in printed electronics, EMS, display, IoT and OLED.
Researcher, Nikon and Essilor
Development of functional nano-composite coatings for optical articles and resins for 3D printing.
Improved coating chemical composition reducing troublesome light scattering by a factor of 10 (patent WO2017103640). Lead a Japanese/French collaboration which led to a technology transfer and hiring of additional staff. Established business relationships with over 30 Japanese companies for supplying of new cutting-edge chemicals.
Project Management associate, Rhodia Japan (Now Solvay)
Coordinated cutting edge material synthesis between Japan and Shanghai while consulting with Japanese universities and research centers.