Fred Kish, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, Optical Integrated Circuit Group

Fred Kish serves as our Senior Vice President responsible for our Optical Integrated Component Group (inclusive of both PIC chips and Modules).

Prior to this role, he served as our Vice President, PIC Development and Manufacturing since May 2001. From November 1999 to May 2001, Dr. Kish served as R&D and Manufacturing Development Functional Manager for the Fiber Optics Communications Division of Agilent Technologies, Inc., a measurement and technology company for communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis.

Dr. Kish holds B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.