Dr. Stan Farnsworth

CMO, NovaCentrix & Vice-Chair, OE-A

Stan Farnsworth is Chief Marketing Officer at NovaCentrix and has been with the company since its inception in 1999. He has held various roles in operations and business development, including successful venture capital, corporate, and federal grant fundraising efforts.  He also led commercialization efforts for the company’s nanomaterials for markets including optical coatings, life sciences, and defense.  He is been responsible for sales as well as strategic and tactical marketing for all NovaCentrix products, including the company’s PulseForge photonic curing tools and Metalon and PChem conductive inks, each of which has received numerous awards for innovation including the R&D100.  He is also currently serving as Vice Chair North America as an elected advisory board member of the OE-A, the leading international association for printed and large-area flexible electronics.  Previously, Stan held engineering and operations management roles at Applied Materials in both Austin and Santa Clara. He has an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Rice University and a master’s degree in heat transfer and fluid mechanics from the University of Texas in Austin.