Delivering high added-value solutions to our customers
Since pioneering the Force Sensing Resistor® (FSR) 35 years ago, Interlink Electronics has evolved into a leading provider of printed electronics, HMI devices, and sensor solutions. Today, we offer a full range of standard products as well as the ability to create custom solutions by leveraging our expertise in prototyping, materials science, firmware and software development, sensor fusion, system integration, and manufacturing.
We have developed sensor applications for numerous and diverse industries, such as the automotive, medical, industrial, and robotics fields. As a member of the LoRa Alliance ecosystem, Interlink is also active within the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT) sector, adopting the essential role of a full-service system integrator for IoT applications. Strategic investments in recent years have allowed us to expand our R&D capabilities and focus on innovation and the creation of new IPs. We will further bolster our IP portfolio by seeking complimentary acquisitions in the near future.
We work closely with all of our customers to ensure on-time and on-budget solutions. Headquartered in Southern California, Interlink Electronics benefits from possessing a truly global footprint, with presences in China, Singapore, and Japan—allowing us to react quickly to customer needs while ensuring the highest quality standards.
Senior Management Team
At Interlink Electronics, a seasoned management team drives corporate strategy and directs the development of the world's most advanced and innovative force sensing technology. Learn more about the people who have propelled Interlink Electronics from a small startup to a global leader.
Steven N. Bronson
President & CEO
Mr. Steven N. Bronson has over 35 years of business and entrepreneurial experience. His successful background in investment banking, operations, and management has led him to acquire meaningful stakes in several promising technology companies and assuming CEO roles.
Mr. Bronson became the CEO and Chairman of Interlink Electronics in July of 2010. In March of 2011, he also took on the role of President, bringing both his operational and financial expertise to the company. Since successfully returning Interlink's business to profitability, Mr. Bronson has focused on strategic matters, mission-critical decisions, and the identification of potential acquisitions and business partnership opportunities.
In July 2013, Mr. Bronson assumed the positions of President and CEO of Qualstar Corporation—a high-quality tape library manufacturer—and its subsidiary N2Power, a manufacturer of high efficiency power supplies for diverse electronics industries. He immediately initiated a turnaround strategy, implementing cost-cutting measures and aggressive sales efforts.
Mr. Bronson has held the position of CEO and Chairman of BKF Capital Group, Inc. (BKF), a publicly traded company operating through its wholly owned subsidiaries, BKF Investment Group, Inc. and BKF Asset Holdings, Inc. since October 2008.
In 1996, Mr. Bronson founded Bronson & Co. and served as CEO & Chairman until November 2014. Bronson & Co., LLC, is an investment banking firm that assists both private and public emerging growth and middle market companies with raising capital, mergers and acquisitions, and advisory services.
In addition, Mr. Bronson served on the board of Mikron Infrared Instruments, Inc. from September 1996 to July 2000. During a restructuring period spanning August 1998 to May 1999, he was appointed Mikron's Chairman and CEO. Mr. Bronson led the effort of recruiting a top-notch management team, eventually increasing the company's revenue by 500 percent; it was sold in April 2007.
Mr. Bronson currently holds the series 4, 7, 24, 53, 55, 63, 65, 66, and 79 licenses.
Ray M. Li
Chief Financial Officer
With more than two decades of experience in accounting and finance, Mr. Ray M. Li brings to Interlink a wealth of skills and expertise in operations, business development, M&A, budgeting, analysis, and investments—all in support of a global growth strategy. As CFO, he is a key member of the company’s executive team, helping structure initiatives, collaborations, acquisitions, and integrations.
Before joining the Interlink team, Mr. Li was VP of finance and operations for biotech firm Ambrx Inc., and before that, he was the CFO of Zensun USA. His background includes eight years at Emerson Electric Co., a Fortune 500 company, where he completed two significant acquisitions valued at over $500 million. He spent six years at K2 Sports, where he managed finance and international taxes. Prior to K2, he was a senior associate at PwC for four years. Li is fluent in Mandarin and a CPA in both the United States and China. His familiarity with managing multinational operations will be a vital asset as Interlink continues to grow its presence around the world.
Mr. Li earned a master’s degree in Accounting and Finance from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a master’s in Business Administration and Management from Fudan University. He is also a currently certified public accountant.
Albert Lu, Ph.D.
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Albert Lu joined Interlink on February 3, 2014 and is based in Singapore at our wholly owned subsidiary Interlink Electronics Singapore Private Limited. As CTO, Dr. Lu's responsibilities include developing strategic technology and product roadmaps, identifying synergistic R&D partnerships and funding opportunities, leading the internal R&D team, and maintaining Interlink Electronics' competitive advantage in the human-machine interface (HMI) technology landscape.
Prior to joining Interlink, for over 15 years Dr. Lu had made significant R&D contributions to the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), which develops high-value manufacturing technology and human capital to enhance the competitiveness of Singapore's manufacturing industry. SIMTech is a research institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). Dr. Lu's most recent role was Program Manager of the Large Area Processing Program, where he established and spearheaded Singapore's key R&D facility and pilot line for roll-to-roll manufacturing of functional films and printed electronics. In his other technology leadership roles at SIMTech, Dr. Lu has orchestrated R&D collaborations and industry consortia in disruptive and emerging technology platforms that included embedded passives, broadband communications, and electronics packaging with multinational corporations and local enterprises.
Dr. Lu earned both Ph.D. and B. Eng. in electrical engineering from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology in the U.K. Dr. Lu also received the Lee Kuan Yew Award for Mathematics and Science in Singapore and the Institution of Electrical Engineers Prize in the U.K.