Dr. Yanming Liu is President and CEO of Salira Systems , Inc . He has held several management positions , including VP , Business Development at Optovia and VP , Marketing and Strategic Development at Walsin Management Company .
Prior to this , Dr. Liu was Director , Communication Electronics and Integration in Corning Incorporated . Prior to that , he held several management positions in Corning , as Manager of International Market Development Engineering , Program Manager of Metro Fiber , as well as Manager of Access Fiber in the Optical Fiber Division . Earlier , Dr. Liu was inventor and one of the principal developers of Cornings award-winning LEAF fiber . Subsequently , he led the international technical marketing of the LEAF fiber , which became a multi-billion dollar product line . LEAF fiber has been selected as one of the most important product developments in the fiber optics industry and deployed on 6 of the earths 7 continents .
Dr. Yanming Liu has an MBA degree from MITs Sloan School of Management as a Sloan Fellow ( sponsored by Corning ) and Ph .D . in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University . He also received M .S .E . and B .S .E . degrees in Precision Instruments Engineering from Tianjin University in China .