• Author: Steve Buckley
  • Date: 21 August 2017

Flash Photonics Names Dr. Stephen P. Smith President

Flash Photonics is excited to announce that Dr. Stephen P. Smith will be assuming the role of President, effective immediately. Dr. Smith brings a wealth of experience to the role, both in advising numerous growth companies and in the development and distribution of photonic and spectroscopic systems at CYC Technology Group over the past 15 years. Stephen served as Director of North American Sales for Quantel USA during a breakout period of growth for the company, from 2008 to 2012. Prior to that, he managed Northeast (US) sales for Coherent for 15 years. Dr. Smith has a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Cornell University and is a long-time member of the Optical Society of America, American Chemical Society, ASNT, SPIE, and American Physical Society.

“I am excited to assume a leadership role at Flash Photonics,” said Dr. Smith. “The philosophy of exceptional customer service and exceptional product representation at Flash is the same philosophy that I have seen propel every successful venture forward. I am delighted to be working on behalf of our customers and growing the team at Flash.”

Dr. Steve Buckley will assume the role of CEO and will remain involved in facilitating both technical and strategic growth for Flash. He says, “Dr. Smith brings a wealth of sales and marketing knowledge to Flash, and is absolutely the right person to grow sales for our partner companies, while growing our sales team to match. He has an understanding of sales execution and partnership that is matched by few in the business. I am delighted that Stephen is joining the team.”

Dr. Smith can be reached at stephen.smith@flash-photonics.com. 

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