Yonathan Dattner


Co-founder & ceo

Yonathan Dattner is an award-winning entrepreneur who has a track record of successfully commercializing innovative new technologies within the photonics industry. As founder and President of LUXMUX Technology Corporation, He has negotiated and secured capital from private, industrial and multiple government sources. In 2015, LUXMUX received the ASTECH award for outstanding Science and Technology Start-Up. 

Prior to founding Luxmux, Yonathan worked at Freescale Semiconductors and helped develop its I.MX application processors. In 2012, Freescale sold more than $2 billion worth of I.MX products, seen today in leading end products such as the Amazon Kindle 3, Sony PRS-650 and Kobo. 

Among his awards, Yonathan has received the Queen Elizabeth II Award and the Alexander Graham Bell Canada Award through the National Science and Engineering Council of Canada. 

Yonathan earned his B.Sc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion - Institute of Technology in Israel, his M.Sc at the University of Calgary, and was an external student at the University of British Colombia’s Microsystems and Nanotechnology Group. Yonathan is a professional member in the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.