Full Name
Nicholas Harris
Job Title
Founder and CEO
Company
Lightmatter
Brief Biography
Nick Harris is the CEO and co-founder of Lightmatter, where his team is leading the evolution of computing, reducing its impact on our planet, and enabling the next great leaps in human progress through silicon photonics. Prior to founding Lightmatter, Nick was an Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Fellow and National Science Foundation Fellow at MIT, where he received his PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Nick has authored 67 academic articles and 13 patents, and his doctoral thesis was titled “Programmable nanophotonics for quantum information processing and artificial intelligence.” Nick was previously an R&D engineer working on DRAM and NAND circuits and device physics at Micron Technologies.
Nicholas Harris