picodeon_james_robson-blackwhiteJames Robson

Chairman of the Board

James Robson is Corporate Vice President and Regional General Manager of Applied Materials Europe, where he is responsible for achieving operational excellence across all businesses and support functions for Applied Materials in Europe. Mr. Robson has over 30 years of experience in Semiconductor, Solar, Large area Deposition and Roll to Roll equipment markets. He first joined Applied Materials in April 1989 as a semiconductor process engineer in Plasma Etch and went on to hold a variety of positions with increasing responsibilities in process engineering, sales, marketing and product management. Most recently he was Vice President and General Manager of Crystalline Silicon Solar Products in Europe. Before this he was VP of global sales for the Energy and Environmental Solutions group, as well as general manager of Applied’s Glass and Roll to Roll divisions. He previously served as VP and strategic account General Manager for Infineon/Qimonda and European Regional Accounts.

Prior to joining Applied Materials, Mr. Robson served as a line process engineer at Siemens Microelectronics in Regensburg, Germany and at General Instruments in Scotland.

Mr. Robson received an bachelor of science degree with honours in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Edinburgh.


Nikolai Danilov

Board Director

Managing director, Enso Ventures
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Seppo Siljama

Board Director

Seppo Siljama brings over 35 years experience in international banking, finance, and venturing to the Picodeon board. Currently Chairman of the Board at Septem Partners Oy, which provides advisory services on mergers and acquisitions in the Russian and Japanese markets, and he is Chairman of the Board of Lahti Precision Oy. Seppo is also a board member at Superson Oy, and Fennovoima Oy. He has also served on the board of NorthStar Corporate Finance Oy, Polar Group Oy, and Mint Capital Limited. A Finnnish national, he has worked extensively in Scandinavia and in the UK. He began his career at Kansallis-Osake-Pankki (Currently Nordea Bank), in 1978, and led a very successful career spanning 14 years there. Seppo was awarded his Master of Law degree from the University of Helsinki in 1978.


Kirill Mudrryy

Board Director

Investment Manager at Enso Ventures
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Fergus Clarke

Board Director

CEO of Picodeon
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