Market Trends: Opportunities in Optics and Photonics
Tuesday, 7 May
Exhibit Hall Theater I
This presentation will review the current state and upcoming opportunities for the optics and photonics industry with respect to revenues, product areas, and regions. It will provide a quantitative look at recent performance, and examples of promising markets going forward.
Tom Hausken, Senior Industry Advisor, OIDA (OSA Industry Development Associates), USA
With over 35 years in optoelectronics, Dr. Hausken focuses on industry activities at OSA—the Optical Society. This includes OIDA (OSA Industry Development Associates, now a trade association activity within OSA), 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 PhD from the University of California at Santa Barbara, in optoelectronics.