August 10, 2005, Mountain View, CA--Milton Chang, managing director of Incubic Venture Capital, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the California Institute of Technology.
"I am truly honored by this appointment, considering how I had to work to get through school," he said. "What I acquired from Caltech during my formative years are problem-solving skills that are universally applicable, even in business situations, and the humility to realize that everyone has some valuable insights to offer."
In 2002, Dr. Chang was presented the Caltech Distinguished Alumni Award for "exceptional entrepreneurial accomplishments and outstanding business leadership." Incubic is a venture fund in Silicon Valley actively investing in new businesses related to physical and life sciences, including photonics.
Dr. Chang sits on the Boards of a number of companies, including Arcturus Bioscience, OpVista, Rockwell Scientific, and YesVideo. He is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America and the Laser Institute of America, past president of the IEEE Laser Electro-Optical Society, and writes monthly business columns for Laser Focus World and Photonics Spectra magazines.