Jean-Louis Malinge
Venture Partner

Optics • Photonics • Materials

Jean-Louis is an accomplished Business Management executive with extensive experience as a General Manager in France and the United States. He also served in Boards of Directors. He is adept in formulating strategies to position or reposition numerous businesses, has led numerous acquisition projects and managed the creation of a successful Joint-Venture in Asia.

Jean-Louis was Kotura President & CEO from 2004 to 2013 when Kotura was acquired by Mellanox. Kotura, Inc., a worldwide leader in silicon photonics, designs, manufactures and markets CMOS optical components which are deployed throughout the communications network.

Formerly, Jean-Louis served as Vice President – Optical Networking Products for Corning, Inc. Jean-Louis’ prior experience include Technology Director with Amphenol and Thompson CSF in France.

Jean-Louis’ credentials include an Executive M.B.A. from MIT Sloan School in Boston, Massachusetts. He also holds an engineering degree from the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées in Rennes, France.