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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.

Sascha Häuser

VP Sales

Sascha Häuser has been with us since 2007 and has over 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.

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 sales of lasers, micromachining systems, and contract manufacturing services. Dafydd has significant experience in the fields of Semiconductor and Medical Device and holds a BSc in Applied Physics from Portsmouth University.

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 within Spectroscopy and Bio-Imaging applications.

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 PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Goettingen in 2001.

Patrick Kolsch

Senior Sales Manager, US West Coast

Patrick collaborates with scientists along the West Coast Region to find solutions for their research applications. He did his Ph.D. at the Max Planck Institute in Germany and joined faculties at the Universities of Heidelberg and Washington, where he co-authored over 40 publications in the field of nonlinear optical spectroscopy and imaging.

Tim Gerke

Senior Sales Manager, US West & SW

Tim Gerke is the Technical Sales Manager for the US West and Southwest Regions. In 2011, he received his PhD in electrical engineering with a focus on lasers and optics from the University of Colorado, and has been with NKT Photonics since 2010. Tim helps researchers, who work with supercontinuum, ultrafast, and narrow linewidth lasers, achieve their goals.

Jason Reeves

Sales Manager, US Midwest & US AMO

Jason joined NKT in 2019 to cover the midwestern US territories. He holds a PhD from Stony Brook University where he studied atomic physics. Jason has over 9 years of experience with optical frequency combs, sub-Hz continuous wave lasers, and ultrafast lasers.


NKT Photonics Inc.

Boston office
23 Drydock Avenue
Boston, MA 02210, USA

Phone: +1 857 245 7400

Portland office
3514 N Vancouver Avenue, Suite 310
Portland, OR 97227, USA

Phone: +1 503 444 8404