NeoPhotonics Appoints Senior Vice President and General Counsel

NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE: NPTN), a designer and manufacturer of advanced hybrid photonic integrated circuit based modules and subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high speed communications networks, has announced the appointment of Barbara Rogan as the company´s Senior Vice President and General Counsel, reporting to Tim Jenks Chairman and CEO of NeoPhotonics, the company said.

Ms. Rogan brings 20 years of legal experience in technology in both public and private companies. Prior to joining NeoPhotonics, she served as General Counsel at Velodyne Lidar, Inc. where she was responsible for Velodyne´s worldwide legal operations.

Rogan received her LL.M. in Intellectual Property degree at Santa Clara University School of Law, her Juris Doctor degree from the University of California Hastings College of the Law, and her bachelor´s degree from Claremont McKenna College.

In connection with Ms. Rogan´s joining NeoPhotonics as the new Senior Vice-President and General Counsel, NeoPhotonics granted a special inducement equity award to Ms. Rogan under the NeoPhotonics 2011 Inducement Award Plan. NeoPhotonics granted Ms. Rogan a restricted stock unit (RSU) award grant of 62,500 shares which vests 25% on each anniversary of Ms. Rogan´s employment start date, subject to Ms. Rogan´s continued service.

NeoPhotonics is a developer and manufacturer of lasers and optoelectronic solutions that transmit, receive and switch high-speed digital optical signals for Cloud and hyper-scale data center Internet content provider and telecom networks. For additional information visit