Board of Directors

Howard Earhart, Chairman and CEO

Mr. Earhart started his career at Eastman Kodak, was President of Memorex’s Consumer Products Group and was the turn-around CEO of 15 high tech companies in the last 25 years. As Chairman and CEO of Power Integrations (NASDAQ: POWI) he led a turnaround of this analog semiconductor company in 1994 that resulted in an IPO in 1997. The business model for LensVector is patterned on the very successful model of POWI, which currently has annual revenue in excess of $300 million selling over one billion IC’s per year into consumer and industrial electronics markets. At the end of Q3 2013 POWI had a market cap that exceeded $1.5 billion.

Balu Balakrishnan, Director

Mr. Balakrishnan has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Power Integrations since January 2002. He has more than 35 years of engineering, marketing and management experience in the semiconductor industry, is the chief inventor of Power Integrations’ TOPSwitch, TinySwitch and EcoSmart technologies and holds 166 U.S. patents.

Jeff Flohr, Director

Jeff Flohr is a registered investment advisor and the founder of Flohr Asset Management, LLC. The Bellevue, Washington-based company specializes in alternative investments and has been serving clients in the Northwest since 1991.

For the past 25 years Jeff has helped to manage clients’ net worth and provide advice around investments in private equities and real estate. Jeff’s career includes leadership and advisory roles in various companies and he is a third-generation asset management professional whose family has been involved in the community and business development since 1909.