Modulight appoints senior advisory board

Lafayette (CA), Oct 18th, 2005 – Modulight Inc. announces today business advisory board with following distinguished members of the photonics industry:

Dr. Mike Scott (Former CTO of Bookham, and VP Technology, Nortel Networks Optical Components), Dr. Jörg Neukum (World-wide Sales&Marketing Manager of Dilas/Germany), Mr. Don Spalinger (Senior VP of Southampton Photonics), Dr. Pekka Savolainen (Technical Advisor Modulight) and Dr. Hubert Jouve (Modulight board).

Advisory Board Member Dr. Scott says “I have watched the development of Modulight for several years. I am impressed by their management team and commitment to working closely with their customers to give significant differentiation. I am very pleased to have been invited to join their Advisory Board.”

“I am very pleased to have these experienced businessmen join our advisory board. I believe they will provide a remarkable contribution to Modulight, assisting us in becoming a significant player in the laser industry”, says Dr. Petteri Uusimaa, President & CEO Modulight.

“During the recent years I have been involved with the founding and the growth of several high-tech start-up companies in various European countries. I have found Modulight to be superior by its high level of organization and professionalism. Combined with its exceptional technology know-how, it permits the delivery of first-class products, in order to serve different high growth market segments”, comments Dr. Jouve, board member and advisor.

“The Modulight advisory board has already provided us with valuable inputs in many areas of business and we expect that this trend will continue. I believe the Board’s role in identifying interesting global markets will be significant. We are very pleased that such highly talented business leaders have consented to serve on our advisory board”, Dr. Uusimaa continued.

Mr. Spalinger, member of advisory board says: “In a very brief time, Modulight has made the dramatic leap from a fledgling start-up to a rapidly growing, profitable company, doing business around the world. It is a privilege to be included on the advisory board to facilitate acceleration of this phenomenal start.”

About Modulight, Inc.

Modulight, Inc. provides value-added solutions to optical applications for industrial, communication, medical, space, and defense industries. Modulight products include various types of lasers from visible to infrared wavelengths with output power levels from milliwats to over hundreds of watts. Modulight provides also laser solutions from design and manufacturing of laser diodes to OEM-based optical sub-systems and turnkey laser systems. Modulight owns and operates a semiconductor fab in Tampere, Finland and has fully owned subsidiary Modulight USA located in San Jose, California.

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