John Dexheimer

President, LightWave Advisors

John Dexheimer is President of LightWave Advisors. He has been a past Laser Focus World contributor on business trends and investments in the photonics sector. As an investment banker, he managed the IPO of Uniphase, assisted in their early global acquisitions, and invested in and advised several other optical component firms that have since become part of Lumentum’s global business.

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Ewit Roos at the PIC Summit Europe 2022.
Executive Forum

Ewit Roos to leave PhotonDelta, join PhotonVentures

Oct. 24, 2023
With the announcement, the co-founder and CEO of the European integrated photonics accelerator reflects on the two organizations’ progress to date and plans for the future.
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Executive Forum

The drive for reshoring

July 24, 2023
In this editorial, John Dexheimer looks at whether the drive for reshoring is rhetoric and unintended consequences for the photonics sector.
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Photonics investing: Pivoting to the NBT-quantum

April 26, 2022
With nearly $2 billion invested in commercial quantum firms in 2021 and government programs committing over $30 billion in coming years, the accelerant fuel is here.