Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mobile Consumer Electronics
John Bayne is senior vice president and general manager, Mobile Consumer Electronics. In this role, Bayne has end-to-end responsibilities for the Mobile Consumer Electronics (MCE) Market-Access Platform, including Corning Gorilla® Glass, Advanced Optics, and Bendable Glass Program. He also has responsibility for identifying and developing new products and business opportunities in MCE-related markets.
Bayne joined Corning in 1995 as the Fallbrook plant controller, and in 1997 became an international business controller in the Optical Fiber division. From 1999 to 2003, he held several commercial management positions in Photonic Technologies. In 2003, he joined Display Technologies where he led the OLED program. In 2006, Bayne was named president, Display Technologies China. In 2009, he returned to the U.S. as director of strategy, Display Technologies. He assumed responsibility for a series of glass programs in 2010.
Beginning in 2012, Bayne was vice president and general manager for High Performance Displays (HPD). In 2014, he also assumed responsibility for the Advanced Glass Innovations group, a portfolio of early-stage programs focused on the display space.
Bayne joined Specialty Materials in 2015 as vice president and general manager, responsible for Gorilla Glass. In that role, he had responsibility for all strategic, operational, and financial elements of the business. In 2018, Bayne was appointed senior vice president and general manager of Corning Gorilla Glass.
Bayne holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell University, a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.