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Optica Photonic Devices Industry Summit at ficonTEC

05 - 06 September, 2023

Achim, Germany

Sebastian Skacel

Vanguard Automation, Head of Application Engineering, Support and Services

Next Generation Photonic Integration and Packaging Solutions with Photonic Wire Bonding (PWB) and Facet-Attached Micro-Optical Elements
About the Speaker

As Head of Applications Engineering, Support and Services, Sebastian oversees all of Vanguard Automation’ customer engagements including technical demonstrations, delivery of products and solutions as well as customer success. In this role he also spearheads many of Vanguard’s business development and strategic marketing efforts.

Prior to joining Vanguard Sebastian worked in academia as well as in the automotive industry (Harman International) in Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, and Russia. Sebastian holds a PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) degree in Physics from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technologies for which he was granted a scholarship of the Heinrich Böll Foundation. His research background is in superconducting quantum circuits such as qubits. Sebastian contributes extensive experience in nanofabrication, high frequency applications, project management, leadership and quality testing. Sebastian serves voluntarily as member of the selection committee for new scholars of the Heinrich Böll Foundation.

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