Michael Boroson

Co-Founder & CTO, OLEDWorks

Dr. Boroson is Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of OLEDWorks LLC, one of the world’s leading OLED lighting panel manufacturing companies. OLEDWorks is comprised of OLED experts from the former Eastman Kodak and Philips OLED business units. Dr. Boroson founded OLEDWorks in 2010 with Dr. John Hamer and David DeJoy, CPA, to create a world class OLED Solid State Lighting manufacturing company. Prior to founding OLEDWorks, Dr. Boroson was a member of the OLED program at Eastman Kodak Company from 1995 to 2010 where he held various roles within the OLED Business Unit.


Dr. Boroson holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a process development and scale-up expert and has critical expertise in manufacturing process improvement and implementation, encapsulation, thin film deposition and laser processing. He was a key member of the team that developed, designed, and implemented the world’s first AM-OLED products and the AM-OLED manufacturing line that introduced novel process steps such as linear organic deposition sources, precision alignment of fine metal shadow-masks, and glass to glass encapsulation. He has 30 years of experience in product commercialization, manufacturing process and equipment development, and technology transfer. He has over 50 US patents.