Malcolm Thomson


Malcolm chairs the board of Directors at LBO and previously served as a Non-Executive Director

Malcolm is also President of MJT Associates, which provides High-Tech Business and Technology Consulting. He has over 25 years experience in the display industry and is a recognized worldwide authority. Dr. Thompson was Chief Technologist at the famous Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), responsible for the advanced development and commercialization of revolutionary new imaging systems.

His group produced the first desktop high resolution TFT LCD. He lived 2 years in Japan creating one of the first TFT manufacturing facilities. He eventually left PARC to lead one of these spin offs dpiX, Inc. as the President and CEO. dpiX Inc was involved in the development and manufacturing of high performance flat panel displays and medical X-ray imagers.

He was the founder and Chairman of the Board of USDC, now FlexTech Alliance. He was the founder of 3 companies and raised over $300m in private equity and government financing. He has been on the Board of directors of 3 public companies and several private companies.

Nic Lawrence

Executive Director

Nic leads the management team at LBO and is one of the founders of the company.

He is an experienced entrepreneur and technical manager with a background in product development, product management and business development.

He holds M.Eng. (Electrical and Information Sciences) and Ph.D. (Photonics) degrees from Cambridge University

Dr. Adrian Cable

Chief Technical Officer

Adrian is one of LBO’s founders, bringing with him deep expertise in diffractive optics and visual science. Adrian leads the Innovation Group that has been responsible for much of the patented innovation within the Company, driving the research and development effort behind LBO’s present and future product portfolio.

A graduate in Electronic Engineering from Cambridge University, Adrian’s PhD focused on holographic optics, projection technology, and design and simulation of novel optical system architectures.

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