Stephen G. Anderson

Director, Industry Development - SPIE

 Stephen Anderson is a photonics industry expert with an international background and has been actively involved with lasers and photonics for more than 30 years. As Director, Industry Development at SPIE – The international society for optics and photonics – he is responsible for tracking the photonics industry markets and technology to help define long-term strategy, while also facilitating development of SPIE’s industry activities. Before joining SPIE, Anderson was Associate Publisher and Editor in Chief of Laser Focus World and chaired the Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar. Anderson also co-founded the BioOptics World brand. Anderson holds a chemistry degree from the University of York and an Executive MBA from Golden Gate University.    


Eyes in the sky...or not?

Aug. 1, 2011
The James Webb space telescope—successor to the Hubble space telescope—may be in serious trouble. Last month the US House Committee on Appropriations approved a plan to slash ...
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Lasers & Sources

Munich...and more

July 1, 2011
By the close of Laser World of Photonics 2011 at the end of May it was obvious that the event had shaken off the economic malaise surrounding the prior Laser conference held in...
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Abundant opportunities

June 1, 2011
We're almost halfway through 2011 and the imminent arrival of summer brings another set of solid financial reports from the public photonics companies.