Stephen Fantone, President and Chief Executive Officer, Optikos Corporation
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Optikos Corporation
107 Audubon Road Bldg. 3
Wakefield, Massachusetts 01880
United States

Company Description: Optikos is the world's largest manufacturer of equipment for the measurement of optical image quality. As the recognized leader in the fields of MTF and MRTD...   more
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Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Ph.D. , Optics
    Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester
  • Bachelor of Science Degrees , Electrical Engineering and Management
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Dr. Stephen D. Fantone Independent Director Member of the Audit, Compensation and Nominating Committee
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Dr. Stephen D. Fantone Independent Director Member of the Audit, Compensation and Nominating Committee
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Stephen D. Fantone has been a member of the Company's Board of Directors since October 2005. Dr. Fantone is President and CEO of Optikos Corporation, an organization he founded in 1982. He is also a Senior Lecturer at M.I.T. Previously, Dr. Fantone served as a director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Benthos Inc., until its sale in January 2006. Steven D. Fantone received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and Management from M.I.T. and a Ph.D. in Optics from the Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester.
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Dr. Stephen D. Fantone
Independent Director Member of the Audit, Compensation and Nominating Committee
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Stephen D. Fantone has been a member of the Company's Board of Directors since October 2005. Dr. Fantone is President and CEO of Optikos Corporation, an organization he founded in 1982. He is also a Senior Lecturer at M.I.T. Previously, Dr. Fantone served as a director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Benthos Inc., until its sale in January 2006. Steven D. Fantone received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and Management from M.I.T. and a Ph.D. in Optics from the Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester.
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Dr. Stephen D. Fantone President of Optikos Corporation Director of Zygo Corporation
The Hertz Foundation Board of Directors
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Stephen Fantone, PhD Director
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Stephen Fantone, PhD Hertz Fellow 1975 - 1978 University of Rochester
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Stephen is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Optikos Corporation. He has Bachelor of Science Degrees in Electrical Engineering and Management from MIT, and a PhD in Optics from the Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester. While at the Institute of Optics, he was awarded the College of Engineering Fellowship in 1974 and the Fannie and John Hertz Fellowship from 1975 to 1978.
In 1982, Stephen founded Optikos Corporation, an engineering firm that develops optically-based products and manufactures a proprietary line of optical metrology systems. He designed the optics for many commercial and industrial optical products ranging from photographic systems to medical instruments and toys. In the late 1990s it was determined that over one-half of American households had a product that Optikos helped design and over 500 million optical components designed by Optikos had been manufactured. Optikos-designed products can be found in homes and laboratories around the world. An accomplished inventor, he has been awarded more than 60 U.S. patents and in 2008, Optikos was the recipient of the Massachusetts Small Business Administration's Exporter of the Year Award.
Stephen is a director and Treasurer for the Hertz Foundation. He has also served as Chairman of Benthos, Inc., a NASDAQ listed manufacturer of oceanographic instrumentation and packaging inspection equipment, from 1997 until its sale to Teledyne Technologies in 2006. Currently, he serves as a director of several organizations: Rofin-Sinar Technologies, Inc. a NASDAQ (RSTI) traded global manufacturer of CO2 and other high power lasers used for material processing; Zygo Corporation, a NASDAQ(ZIGO) traded manufacturer of ultraprecision optics and optical metrology products; the Pioneer Institute, a Boston, MA based think tank whose mission is to bring free market principles to the delivery of government services; and the Sea Education Association, an educational non-profit that provides maritime educational experiences to both high school and college students. Since 1996, he has served as a director and Treasurer of the Optical Society of America.
Stephen is also a Senior Lecturer in the Mechanical Engineering Department at MIT.
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Stephen D. Fantone, Ph.D.
PRESIDENT CEO Stephen D. Fantone is the founder and president of Optikos Corporation, headquartered in Wakefield, Massachusetts. Dr. Fantone attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he received bachelor's degrees in both electrical engineering and management. In 1979 he was awarded a Ph.D. degree in Optics from the Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester. He began his career with Polaroid Corporation and later went on to found Optikos. Dr. Fantone is a Senior Lecturer in the Mechanical Engineering Department at MIT, serves on the boards of Zygo Corporation, Rofin-Sinar Technologies,Inc., the Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research, the Hertz Foundation and The Optical Society (OSA)Foundation. He has been an OSA member for over 40 years and has served in several volunteer capacities - most notably as Treasurer from 1996 to 2013 - and was also awarded their Distinguished Service Award. In October, 2013, The Optical Society honored Dr. Fantone by renaming that award to the Stephen D. Fantone Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Fantone is a recognized expert in optical engineering and optical product development, has served on numerous program review panels, has provided expert testimony on patent infringement and trade secret litigation cases, and has been awarded over 65 patents covering a broad range of optical technologies. View a Hertz Foundation video of Dr. Fantone, who discusses his Hertz Foundation fellowship and its important influence on his career.
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Stephen D. Fantone, Ph.D.
Management & Directors - ZYGO
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Dr. Stephen D. Fantone Founder, CEO, and President, Optikos Corporation
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