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The Vision & Leadership for Success

Enablence’s professional management team has deep business and technical expertise. They are experienced leaders with proven track record of delivering solutions for the communications markets for our customers.

Jacob Sun, PhD

Jacob Sun, Ph.DCEO

Dr. Jacob Sun has over 20 years of experience in fiber optics and optical components. Dr. Sun was the President and CEO of ANDevices from 2003 to 2008 and joined Enablence when ANDevices was acquired by Enablence in 2008. Before co-founding ANDevices, he was the Senior VP of Operations of Axon Photonics. He started the Axon PLC team in 1999. Prior to joining Axon Photonics, he was Senior Director of Manufacturing & Engineering at PIRI, which was a joint venture between NTT, Battelle, and Mitsubishi International. He was one of three founding technical members that established PIRI and developed its core technology. PIRI was the leading supplier of fiber optic waveguide components. Prior to joining PIRI, Dr. Sun was a research scientist at Battelle Memorial Institute, a non-profit research institute. Dr. Sun holds a Ph.D. from the University of Rochester and an MBA from Ohio State University. He has over 30 publications and 6 U.S. Patents.


Evan Chen, PhD


Dr. Chen has been working in the optical communication industry for over 10 years. He has extensive experience in photonic devices and photonic integration technologies. Prior to joining Enablence, Dr. Chen is a research scientist at Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, which became Alcatel-Lucent, Inc. after merging with Alcatel. Prior to joining Lucent Technologies, he was a junior researcher at RIKEN in Japan. Dr. Chen received a Ph.D. degree from Tohoku University in Japan.

Todd Zhang


Mr. Zhang served as the chief financial officer at China TriComm Limited from 2010 to 2013, China Sports Interactive Media Holding Company from 2009 to 2010 and at China Bio-solutions Group from 2006 to 2008, responsible for the companies’ merger and acquisition, corporate finance, accounting,internal control and investor relationship related matters. Before that, Mr. Zhang worked as a manager and senior manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers starting from 2000. Mr. Zhang is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Account and the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Zhang received his bachelor degree in engineering mechanics from Shanghai Jiaotong University in 1994.