Speaker Profiles

Cameron Gray, Managing Director - Investment Banking, MDB Capital Group

Dr. Gray joined MDB Capital Group in 2013 as Managing Director of Investment Banking. Dr. Gray’s background spans technical fields, business, investment and intellectual property law. Prior, Dr. Gray was Senior Vice President at ICAP Patent Brokerage, where he managed the life sciences business and Asia Pacific business. He brings significant experience in the intellectual property markets. Prior to his tenure at ICAP, Dr. Gray was Director of Strategic Development with IPXI, a financial exchange dedicated to intellectual property-related contracts, where he was an integral part of the management team and oversaw product development, outside counsel, deal sourcing and established strategic direction.

Dr. Gray also has served as an associate in Expert Testimony and Investments at Ocean Tomo. Prior to his focus on the intellectual property markets, Dr. Gray worked in the banking sector and fixed income trading. Dr. Gray has a J.D. from George Washington University School of Law, a Ph.D. in biophysics from the University of Virginia, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in physics from Princeton University.


Tom Hausken, Senior Advisor, Engineering & Applications, OIDA

With over 30 years in optoelectronics, Tom Hausken focuses on industry activities at OSA—the Optical Society.  This includes OIDA, where he held a position earlier in his career.  For 13 years until 2012, Hausken led market research and strategy consulting for lasers, image sensors, and a range of other photonic products at Strategies Unlimited.  He was also a telecom policy analyst at the U.S. Congressional Office of Technology Assessment, and held R&D and production positions at Alcatel and Texas Instruments in photonics and electronics.  He has a PhD from the University of California at Santa Barbara, in optoelectronics.

Vladimir G. Kozlov, LightCounting LLC

Dr. Vladimir Kozlov is the founder and CEO of LightCounting an optical communications market research company. LightCounting was established in 2004 with an objective of providing in-depth coverage of market and technologies for high speed optoelectronic interfaces employed in communications. By now, the company employs a team of industry experts and offers comprehensive coverage of optical communications supply chain.
Dr. Kozlov has more than 25 years of experience in optoelectronics, optical communications and market research. He also co-founded several other companies, including Fianium, LX Medical and Microtech Instruments, developing laser systems for medical applications.

Dr. Kozlov held market analyst, product development and research staff positions at RHK Inc., Lucent Technologies and Princeton University. Dr. Kozlov holds several US patents and has numerous publications in the area of optoelectronics. He received M. Sc. at Moscow State University in Russia and Ph. D in Physics at Brown University in the United States.

Natarajan 'Subu' Subrahmanyan, Senior Managing Director, The Juda Group

Natarajan ‘Subu’ Subrahmanyan, CFA is a Senior Managing Director and lead research analyst for communications equipment companies at The Juda Group, a division of Concept Capital Markets. Mr. Subrahmanyan’s research focuses on leading data and optical networking companies. He has been featured on the Wall Street Journal’s Best of the Street Analyst List, and was named the best up-and-comer in telecom equipment in the Institutional Investor polls.

Mr. Subrahmanyan joined The Juda Group in January 2003 prior to which he was lead research analyst for data and optical networking companies at Goldman Sachs. He holds an MBA from the Owen School at Vanderbilt University and a B.S in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Anna University in Madras, India.