MicroVision Announces Addition of Simon Biddiscombe to its Board of Directors

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REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 19, 2018 — MicroVision, Inc. (Nasdaq: MVIS), a leader in innovative ultra-miniature laser display and sensing technology, today announced it has elected Simon Biddiscombe to its board of directors. 

Biddiscombe brings more than 20 years of management and financial expertise in leadership positions at growing technology companies.  He is currently Chief Executive Officer and board member at MobileIron where he leads the company’s overall business strategy and is responsible for day-to-day-operations.  Prior to MobileIron Biddiscombe worked in key leadership positions at several companies focused on technology innovation including QLogic where he served as Chief Financial Officer and eventually Chief Executive Officer; Mindspeed Technologies where he served as Chief Financial Officer and Wyle Electronics where he served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP including work at its Silicon Valley technology accounting and audit practice.  Biddiscombe holds a BA in business studies from the University of Glamorgan and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. 

“Simon Biddiscombe brings extensive leadership in business strategy, operations, finance and management and is a tremendous addition to the MicroVision board of directors,” said Brian Turner, Chairman and Independent Director at MicroVision.  “Simon has an impressive background in leading technology innovation at growing companies and we are very pleased to have Simon join our board.”   

“I look forward to serving on the MicroVision board of directors and working with Brian, my fellow directors and management at this exciting time,” said Biddiscombe.  “I am thrilled to have this opportunity to join the board and help MicroVision realize its vision of bringing innovative laser beam scanning technology such as interactive display and sensing solutions to market with major technology companies.”   

About MicroVision

MicroVision is the creator of PicoP® scanning technology, an ultra-miniature sensing and projection solution based on the laser beam scanning methodology pioneered by the company. MicroVision’s platform approach for this sensing and display solution means that its technology can be adapted to a wide array of applications and form factors. We combine our hardware, software, and algorithms to unlock value for our customers by providing them a differentiated advanced solution for a rapidly evolving, always-on world.

Extensive research has led MicroVision to become an independently recognized leader in the development of intellectual property. MicroVision’s IP portfolio has been recognized by the Patent Board as a top 50 IP portfolio among global industrial companies and has been included in the Ocean Tomo 300 Patent Index. The company is based in Redmond, Washington.

MicroVision and PicoP are trademarks of MicroVision, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

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