VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Gary is responsible for the Business Development and Sales performance of Optikos Corporation.
Gary came to Optikos from Dynasil Corporation where he was responsible for the fiscal & operational performance of Optometrics, EMF, and Dynasil Fused Silica Corporations. Prior to Dynasil, he was General Manager of Excelitas Technologies’ Rochester, NY Division, and was the Chief Operating Officer of the Qioptiq U.S. division before being acquired by Excelitas in 2013. Excelitas Technologies is an optoelectronics systems manufacturer. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Qioptiq LINOS and President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of LINOS Photonics’ North American operations, before it merged with Qioptiq in 2009.
Earlier in his career, Gary served as Founder and Vice President of Jambalaya Technologies, and the Director, Eastern Ontario for the Information Technology Research Centre. He has also been a mentor for Canadian Entrepreneurs in New England.
Gary received his B.S. in Applied Physics from the University of Hull, his M.S. in Lasers and their Applications from The University of Essex, and his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from The University of Hull.