NeoPhotonics Named "Red Herring 100" List of Top Private Venture Technology Companies in North America for 2009

NeoPhotonics, a leading developer and vertically integrated manufacturer of photonic integrated circuit based components, modules and subsystems for use in telecommunications networks, today announced the company has been named to the "Red Herring 100" list of top private venture technology companies in North America for 2009.

Red Herring editors assess nominees on both quantitative and qualitative criteria such as: financial performance, technology innovation, quality of management, execution of strategy, and integration into their ecosystem. Past award winners include Google, Yahoo!, Skype, Netscape,, and YouTube.

“This recognition is emblematic of the company’s strong performance in recent years, despite the global macro-economic difficulties, and our deepening relationships with the world’s leading manufacturers of telecommunications equipment, including Huawei, Ciena, and, ECI Telecom” said Tim Jenks, NeoPhotonics CEO and Chairman. “In addition, the company’s advanced technology platforms and product designs for access/FTTH, agile and ultra-high speed network applications have the company positioned well for the future.”

NeoPhotonics Corporation products include active semiconductor, passive PLC and MEMS multi-dimensional switching functions in a single product. This integration is enabled by integration, nanomaterials and nanoscale design and fabrication technologies. Backed by leading venture capital firms and institutional investors, NeoPhotonics maintains headquarters in San Jose, California and ISO 9001:2000 certified engineering and manufacturing facilities in Silicon Valley and Shenzhen, China.

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