Mr. Fong is Director, Hyperspectral Imaging at HinaLea Imaging. He was previously Senior Vice-President , Life Sciences and Instrumentation and Business Development at Gooch & Housego and held technical and commercial leadership positions at ITT Cannon, Newport Corporation, Honeywell and Teledyne Optech. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Experimental Physics from York University in Toronto, Canada, an MBA from the University of Florida and is a Chartered Engineer. Mr. Fong is a published author and lecturer in the fields of precision light measurement, life sciences imaging, remote sensing, applied optics and lasers. He has served on the board of the OSA as well as Chair of the Public Policy Committee, Chair of the OSA Industry Development Associates and Contributing Editor to Optics and Photonics News, he is also an active member of SPIE as a former member of the Financial Advisory Committee and the International Commission on Illumination (CIE). Alex is the current president of the Florida Photonics Cluster.