As Chief Executive Officer, David oversees the operations, growth, and strategy for Wasatch Photonics’ gratings, spectroscopy, and OCT products. Trained as a laser spectroscopist, he brings a deep technical understanding of optical technology and applications to the company’s product roadmap and vision. Under his leadership, Wasatch Photonics continues to leverage its position as a technology innovator while expanding its systems and infrastructure to become a world-class OEM supplier.
David brings 15 years’ experience in sales, OEM business development, product development strategy, and marketing of spectroscopy, laser, and optoelectronic instrumentation. In his previous role as VP of Sales and Marketing at a leading spectroscopy company, he was responsible for significant year-on-year growth, as well as the development of several new spectrometer and application-ready products. He brings a strong OEM focus to Wasatch Photonics, having served in manager and director-level positions in Europe and globally for manufacturers and distributors of lasers, spectrometers, detectors and related systems throughout his career.
David holds a BS in Chemistry from the University of Leeds, as well as a PhD in Chemistry for his work in remote instrumentation for atmospheric sensing.