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Novasentis Founder, Ralph Russo, Returns as President & CEO

BURLINGAME, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Novasentis, Inc., leading developer of haptics and sensory feedback technology for OEM/ODM device manufacturers, today announced that its founder and first CEO, Ralph Russo, will once again lead the company as President and CEO. During a two-year period of extensive work to advance the areas of haptics and sensory technology, Russo, who founded the company in 2006, has remained a close advisor and a key member of the company’s management team.

Russo will return to his operational role just as Novasentis is experiencing growing demand for its Neo-Sensory Age haptics technology for consumer electronic devices.

“This is an exciting time in Novasentis’ 8-year history and I’m excited to continue the great momentum the company has experienced over the past year. Our micron-sized haptic actuators and advanced polymer manufacturing technologies are well positioned to help shape the future of consumer electronic devices and they are in greater demand than ever by the world’s leading OEMs and ODMs to enhance the design and UI of their devices,” said Ralph Russo, President and CEO of Novasentis. “I look forward to re-engaging with day-to-day operations and working with the company’s brilliant employees to become the leading provider of human interface solutions for a variety of markets.”

About Novasentis

Novasentis is the leading supplier of the world’s thinnest and most flexible polymer-based actuator technology. The patented electro-mechanical polymer (EMP) technology and products are ideal for creating rich haptic feedback and a completely new user experience for ultra-thin, portable consumer electronics including haptic keyboards, mobile devices and accessories. The versatile technology also has novel applications in industries such as medical and automotive. Founded in 2006, Novasentis is privately held and headquartered in Burlingame, Calif. with advanced manufacturing facilities in State College, Penn., and global sales offices in Korea and Tokyo. More information on Novasentis is available at


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