Vancouver, WA January 24, 2006 – nLIGHT, a leading manufacturer of high-power semiconductor lasers, announced today that it has named Jason Farmer to the position of Chief Technology Officer. The changes reflect nLIGHT’s continued evolution to address new growth markets.
Jason Farmer, a co-founder of nLIGHT, has over 10 years of experience in the photonics industry and holds over ten patents in various areas of semiconductor laser technology. At nLIGHT, he has played an important role in defining nLight’s technical vision and developing a strategy to achieve that vision.
Scott Keeney, nLIGHT’s President and CEO commented, “Jason has led key aspects of our business and now will take on a broader role. Jason will be focused on the emerging applications for high-power semiconductor lasers that will drive exceptional growth in our industry over the next five years. This new role at nLIGHT demonstrates our commitment to developing the right technologies for these exciting new markets.”
Prior to co-founding nLIGHT, Jason Farmer developed key solid-state laser technology at Aculight Corporation. Jason Farmer holds an M.S. from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
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