Adam A. Kablanian

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Adam joined CYNORA in May 2019 to lead the company’s transition from R&D to commercialization.

A seasoned technology CEO, Adam’s forte is building successful global companies around disruptive science-based technologies, creating value for customers and shareholders. Previously, he led several Silicon Valley-based public and privately-held companies, where he productized complex technologies and built large infrastructures to support global customers. They include Virage Logic, an embedded memory leader he co-founded and took public before it was acquired by Synopsys. He also led PlasmaSi, an OLED encapsulation company when OLED displays began to soar ahead of LCDs as the preferred choice for smartphones. PlasmaSi was subsequently acquired by Aixtron.

Kablanian holds a B.A. in Physics from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University in California.

Michael Bächle

Chief Operation Officer (COO)

Michael Bächle is a co-founder of cynora GmbH and as COO is responsible for the areas of Administration & Operations. After completing his training at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), he acted as a researcher in the industry. Since 2008, Michael Bächle is part of the CYNORA management team. Until 2014, he worked as a technical director and before taking over the management of the operative daily business. Together with Thomas Baumann, he developed the technology platform of cynora GmbH and has actively prepared the company to enter the market.


Dr. Thomas Baumann

Chief Scientific Officer (CSO)

Dr. Thomas Baumann is Co-Founder and CSO of cynora. As such, he directs the research and development and is responsible for the IP strategy. As expert for organic chemistry, he has a broad scientific and technical background and in-depth understanding in the development of organic and organometallic compounds for OLED materials. Conducting TADF emitter development since 2009, he gained a profound knowledge in the field of organic electronics. He is co-author of several publications and co-inventor of a number of CYNORA’s patent applications. After his graduation on the University of Bayreuth, he completed his PhD in organic chemistry at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in 2007. After a postdoctoral position at the University of Cambridge, UK, he co-founded cynora in 2008 together with two colleagues.

Dr. Andreas Haldi

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

Dr. Andreas Haldi received his Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Sciences from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich, (Switzerland) and his Ph.D in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology (USA). After completing his dissertation, Andreas accepted a position as Customer Project Manager in R&D at Novaled in Dresden (Germany) before opening an office for Novaled in Seoul (South Korea) as Customer Support Manager. Andreas Haldi joined CYNORA in August 2016 to lead the promotion and sales activities of CYNORA´s products.