SOURCE: Semblant


January 01, 2016 11:01 ET

Semblant Appoints Donald Cunningham as Chief Commercial Officer

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 1, 2016) - Semblant, the market leader in protective nanocoatings and liquid damage prevention for electronic devices, today announced that it has appointed Donald Cunningham (Don) as Chief Commercial Officer and Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing. 

"We are delighted to welcome Don into the company," said Simon McElrea, CEO of Semblant. "Don brings exceptional commercial leadership to Semblant in sales, and critically, technology licensing experience. His leadership is especially valuable at this important juncture when our mobile phone customers are ramping Semblant's MobileShield nanotechnology solution into volumes exceeding one million units per day."

Don brings more than 30 years of executive sales and licensing leadership experience in the consumer electronics, semiconductor, printed circuit board assembly and materials industries. Prior to joining Semblant, Don was Vice President of Licensing and Sales for Tessera Technologies, where he led the company's highly successful turnaround licensing initiative. Before joining Tessera in 2011, Don led all microelectronics technology licensing activities at GE. Prior to GE, Don held various senior leadership positions at Texas Instruments and Amkor Technology.

Don holds multiple patents in semiconductor and cell phone technologies, and has a Bachelor of Science in industrial management from the University of Cincinnati.

About Semblant
Semblant is the global leader in innovating and deploying nanomaterials in the electronics industry. The company's unique nanotechnology solutions, backed by a broad range of fundamental patents, have been designed specifically to protect electronic devices from liquid ingress, corrosion and many other forms of damage. With thicknesses in the submicron range, Semblant's proprietary plasma-based conformal coatings and protective surface treatments provide remarkable improvements in product reliability, product lifetime, return/repair/resale economics and customer brand loyalty. The company's proprietary equipment sets are cleanroom compliant, high-volume-manufacturing-proven (greater than 1 million units per day capacity installed), and the resulting materials are entirely reworkable (solder-through) and ultra-green (including PFOA- and PFOS-free). To date, the company has provided solutions to the mobile phone, wearable, enterprise computing, network infrastructure, medical device, automotive and space-military-aerospace markets, as well as the printed circuit board and semiconductor/semiconductor packaging industries. For more information, visit us at

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