John joined Xtalic in November 2007 to lead the commercialization of the Xtalic product lines and development of the electronic’s applications area. John has more than 20 years of experience in R&D and Commercialization of industrial materials. Prior to joining Xtalic he was the metallization manager for the newly formed Photovoltaic’s business group within the Rohm and Haas, Electronic Materials business unit. From 1994 until 2007 he worked for Shipley Company/Rohm and Haas in their Electronic Materials division developing and commercializing products and processes in the metallization, surface finish, and photolithography areas. John holds a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University.