Our Americas team – give us a call

Got a question? Need a quote? We are here to help! Get in touch with one of our sales managers in the Americas below.

Karen Scammell

VP OEM Sales

Karen has significant experience leading sales teams globally to drive design wins, revenue growth, and deliver long-term delighted customers. Karen has worked in plastics, analytical instrumentation, laser micromachining for life science and semiconductor markets. Karen has a BS in Plastics Engineering and an MBA from Northeastern University.


Languages spoken: English

Phone icon Phone icon Phone: +1 978 761 7528

Sascha Häuser

VP Sales

With us since 2007, Sascha has more than 20 years of experience in the laser industry where he worked with solid-state lasers, disc lasers, CPAs, OPOs, frequency conversion, fiber lasers, and supercontinuum. In addition to his technical background, Sascha holds a diploma in Business Administration from FOM Essen.


Languages spoken: German and English


Phone icon Phone icon Phone: +49 221 99511 611

Dafydd Thomas

Senior Director OEM Sales

Dafydd has been in the laser industry for more than 30 years. During his career, Dafydd has been responsible for the sales of lasers, micromachining systems, and contract manufacturing services. Dafydd has significant experience in the fields of semiconductor and medical devices and holds a BSc in Applied Physics from Portsmouth University.


Languages spoken: English and Welsh

Phone icon Phone icon Phone: +1 408 598 5541

Chris Meyers

Director of Sales – Americas. Sales Eastern US and Canada.

With NKT Photonics since 2016, Chris has many years’ Scientific Research Sales and Sales Management experience. Chris is customer-focused and has extensive knowledge of Spectroscopy and Bio-Imaging applications.


Languages spoken: English

Phone icon Phone icon Phone: +1 609 577 7442

Martin Laging

Senior Sales Manager, Koheras OEM

Martin joined NKT Photonics in 2018. He has been working in the photonics industry sales since 2004 and served OEM and key accounts in the fiber laser market. Martin received his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of Göttingen in 2001.


Languages spoken: German, English, and Spanish

Phone icon Phone icon Phone: +49 221 99511 614

Lincoln Connor

Senior Sales Manager

Lincoln rejoins NKT Photonics in 2022 with 9 years of laser experience. With a background in service and application development, he has a broad background, including Material Processing, Spectroscopy, and Optical Clocks. He is eager to learn more about your application. Lincoln earned his MS in Physics from U Oregon.


Languages Spoken: English

Phone icon Phone icon Phone: +1 303 817 8799