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Management Team

Yves LeMaitre | President

Yves spent the last two decades in the optical industry with a unique experience covering both the telecom, datacom/datacenter as well as industrial markets. Yves was most recently Chief Strategy Officer at Lumentum. Prior to this, Yves held various executive positions covering sales, marketing and general management at Oclaro, Bookham and Avanex. he was CEO of Lightconnect, an optical startup during the optical boom. Mr. LeMaitre earned a "Maitrise" degree in mathematics and computer science from Nantes University in France. He also holds a Masters degree from Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications (ENST) in Paris.

Lew Stolpner | VP Technology and Product Management

Lew has more than 30 years of R&D, product engineering, business development and business management experience in the optoelectronics, leading development and commercialization of the advanced products and technologies. Over the past 8 years with Redfern Integrated Optics, he led technology development and business development of novel narrow linewidth lasers for optical sensing and metrology. He has 5 patents and multiple publications. Previously co-founder of K2Optronics (hybrid laser company, acquired by EMCORE), Director of Engineering at Tyco/AMP, also worked at engineering and management positions at PhotoVac Technology, DuPont de Nemours. He has M.Sc. in Applied Physics from Vilnius University, Lithuania.