Daniel Marrujo Joins AKHAN Semiconductor as Strategic Board Advisor

Government/Defense Technology Leader to Leverage Expertise on Behalf of Global Lab-Grown Diamond Application Provider

CHICAGO--()--AKHAN Semiconductor (AKHAN), a technology company specializing in the fabrication and application of synthetic, lab-grown electronics-grade diamond materials addressing semiconductor, industries and global markets, announced today that Dan Marrujo has joined the company as a Strategic Board Advisor. Marrujo will be collaborating with AKHAN to develop and disseminate industry innovations and best practices to Government and Strategic Defense technology providers to improve performance and financial outcomes for their organizations.

The former Chief Strategy Officer for the DOD (Department of Defense) DMEA (Defense Microelectronics Activity) working closely with the Trusted IC program, Daniel has provided technical expertise on multiple DARPA, IARPA and National Security Space programs. His subject matter expertise and consulting work has contributed to the success of the country’s leading semiconductor, aeronautics, military, and broader electronics industries.

“There’s a high mix of technology solutions integrated into today’s government that must perform in traditional and irregular environments,” said Daniel Marrujo. “There’s no doubt AKHAN’s Miraj Diamond® Optics and Electronics will be applied to various tech devices to operate at higher temperatures, be faster and more powerful.”

“As needs continue to outpace advanced power, RF and microwave electronic capabilities, diamond will play a bigger role in material design,” said Adam Khan, Founder of AKHAN. “Daniel’s experience in the optical, electronics and semiconductor industries is unique. His guidance will be invaluable to advance AKHAN’s value proposition and we’re thrilled to have him in this new advisory role.”


AKHAN is enabling the “Diamond Age” of electronics. The technology company specializes in the fabrication and application of synthetic, lab grown, electronics-grade diamonds for breakthrough applications across several vast markets including semiconductors, telecom/optics, consumer displays and others. AKHAN is headquartered in Gurnee, Lake County, Illinois. Additional information about AKHAN is available on the Company's website at http://www.akhansemi.com/.