AAOI - Applied Optoelectronics, Inc.

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Applied Optoelectronics, Inc.

13139 Jess Pirtle Boulevard
Sugar Land, TX 77478
United States

Full Time Employees3,054

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Dr. Chih-Hsiang LinFounder, Chairman, Pres & CEO899.32k22.42M1963
Dr. Stefan J. MurryCFO & Chief Strategy Officer471.67k571.05k1973
Mr. David C. KuoVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.276.92k92.07k1983
Dr. Hung-Lun ChangSr. VP of Optical Component Bus. Unit & GM of North America395.75k1.51M1964
Mr. Shu-Hua YehSr. VP of Network Equipment Module Bus. Unit & GM of Asia405.19k498.82k1966
Amounts are as of December 31, 2017 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells various fiber-optic networking products worldwide. It offers optical modules, lasers, transmitters and transceivers, and turn-key equipment, as well as headend, node, and distribution equipment. The company sells its products to Internet data center operators, cable television and telecommunications equipment manufacturers, and Internet service providers through its direct and indirect sales channels. Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas.

Corporate Governance

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of November 1, 2018 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 9.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.