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Tom Hausken

Senior Industry Advisor, Optica

The Present and Future of Optics & Photonics

This talk will survey the optics and photonics market, across it’s breadth and top to bottom. It will emphasize the broad perspective of the market, rather than the details of marketing or specific opportunities.  We will discuss the future of optics and photonics, and how one can identify trends for your own needs.


About the Speaker
With over 35 years in optoelectronics, Dr. Hausken focuses on industry activities at Optica. This includes the industry side of Optica (formely OIDA), where he held a position earlier in his career. For 13 years until 2012, Dr. Hausken led market research and strategy consulting for lasers, image sensors, and a range of other photonic products at Strategies Unlimited. He was also a telecom policy analyst at the U.S. Congressional Office of Technology Assessment and held R&D and production positions at Alcatel and Texas Instruments in photonics and electronics. He has a Ph.D. from the University of California at Santa Barbara in optoelectronics.
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