Bruce Berkoff, former CMO of LG Philips LCD, Joins SterraClimb’s Board (Sept 4, 2013)
SterraClimb is pleased to announce the joining of Bruce Berkoff to its Board of Advisors. Mr. Berkoff was the Chief Marketing Officer/EVP for LG Philips LCD for over 6 years, residing in Seoul Korea during his tenure, and is currently the Chairman of the LCD TV Association.
Steven Kamara, SterraClimb’s Founder & CEO, said of his induction, “We are privileged to be working with such a renowned veteran of the electronic industry as Mr. Berkoff. His deep insight and experience in the marketing and manufacturing of hardware is poised to help further guide SterraClimb in its trajectory to market. Our team and our board look forward to working closely with him as we enter the next phase of the company.” Mr. Berkoff is the newest addition to SterraClimb’s growing team of seasoned investors and advisors, all of whom are innovators or veterans in their fields.
Bruce Berkoff has a long history and a wealth of global experience in the technology industry, having held key marketing (CMO) positions at several leading display and solar related companies. Bruce was previously the CMO of the Energy and Display Systems group at Applied Materials (the world’s factory equipment leader in display, solar, and semiconductors), involved with their display, solar, LED, OLED and battery products. Prior to that, he was CMO of Ascent Solar. He has also been the CEO of a fables semi start-up in the video processing space and general manager of Philips Flat Display Systems software and electronics business unit. Other prior executive positions include UMAX Computer Corporation, Radius, SuperMac Technologies and ZD Labs.
Mr. Berkoff is well-known for his visionary keynote addresses, panel chairmanships and other roles at display and electronics industry events, including the the Conference and the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas Society, HDTV Forum, Asia SID (ASID), EuroDisplays (ESID), the U.S. Flat Panel Display (US FPD) Conference,, as well as moderating sessions and panels at marketing forums by Frost & Sullivan.
Mr. Berkoff holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in physics and biophysics from Princeton and the University of California, Berkeley, respectively.