Tony Pisano has been with us since 2013 and has 20 years of experience in the laser industry primarily in roles of global business development, international sales and channel management, major account development, product line management and applications engineering in lasers, semiconductors & opto-electronics – Raydiance, Redfern Integrated Optics (RIO), Spectra-Physics Lasers, VideoJet Systems International – he holds degrees in Physics from University of Illinois – Chicago and in Business Management from St. Marys College, Moraga CA
Luksun Li has been with the company since 2007 as director of Fianium Asia and China operations. He has over 30 years of experience in the Photonics industry in specialty fibers, sensors, amplifiers and fiber lasers. Prior to NKT, he worked for Furukawa Europe for 12 years in various positions: R&D manager, sales & marketing, and a member of board of directors. Luksun holds a BA/MA from University of Oxford and a PhD from University of Southampton.
René Kristiansen joined NKT Photonics in 2001. He holds a M.Sc. degree from Technical University of Denmark and spent his first 6 years of his career in R&D, designing Gb/s electronics and optical amplifiers. Year 2000, he returned to NKT, doing business development and company start-up support. At NKT Photonics, René is involved in business development, key account management and sales. René is currently Product Line Manager for ultrafast fiber lasers.
Global Fiber Sales
Cato Fagermo joined NKT in 2002 as sales manager. He has primarily been working on the commercial side of PCF specialty fibers with focus on key accounts, strategic project customers and defense customers. Cato holds a M.Sc in physics from NTNU in Norway and an executive MBA from DTU in Denmark.