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Dr. Charles Li

CEO & Co-Founder
PlayNitride Display Co., Ltd.


Dr. Yun-Li (Charles) Li is the CEO and co-founder of PlayNitride, one of the most advanced MicroLED companies in the world. PlayNitride was established by Dr. Li and his partners in 2014. Under Dr. Li’s leadership, PlayNitride has steadily grown to more than 300 employees within 6 years and keeps the leader position in development of MicroLED display technology. From September 2019, PlayNitride starts running the first MicroLED production line in Taiwan to deliver products to customers.

Dr. Li received his Ph.D. degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (USA) with Prof. Fred Schubert in 2003. Dr. Li’s Ph.D. work focused on gallium nitride (GaN) based light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and LED-based applications.

In 2020, Dr. Li received Special Recognition Award from Society for Information Display (SID). It recognized Dr. Li and his team in development and commercialization of MicroLED technology. It also indicated that MicroLED has been identified as the new generation display technology and key development topic.

Company Profile

PlayNitride Display Co., Ltd.

PlayNitride has become a leading company of MicroLED technology through the breakthrough innovations and diverse business models with PixeLED Display, PixeLED Matrix, µ-PixeLED, and SMAR・Tech solutions. PlayNitride has strong capability to integrate all required technologies to realize MicroLED display applications.