At Thinfilm, Ernst is responsible for corporate strategy, strategic marketing, and business development. She was previously EVP, sales and business development for Thinfilm. Prior to joining, Ernst held several positions at PARC, a Xerox Company, including director, business development.
“FlexTech warmly welcomes Jennifer as our industry chair. Thinfilm is strategically positioned between the supply chain and the flexible electronics customer. Consequently, Jennifer can help guide FlexTech as we build business and technical services for both,” said Michael Ciesinski, president of FlexTech Alliance. “On behalf of the board and our members we extend appreciation to Keith Rollins for his outstanding leadership over the past two years.”
“The use of printed and flexible electronics is exploding across a number of applications, and driving some of the largest industry trends today. I look forward to chairing the FlexTech Governing Board and working with the FlexTech leadership, Governing Board and Technical Council to continue to expand the international ecosystem for these industries,” said Ernst.
Other members of the Governing Board include Om Nalamasu, Applied Materials; David Morton, Army Research Labs; Ilaria Grizzi, Cambridge Display Technology; Michael McCreary, E Ink Corp.; Robert Miller, EMD Millipore; John Batey, Independent; Anwar Mohammed, Flextronics; Malcolm Thompson, Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium; Surya Ganti, Qualcomm; and Ciesinski.