Dr. Leonberger is the Principal of EOvation Advisors LLC, a technology and business advisory firm. He serves on the Board of Directors for a number of photonics companies, and is a Senior Advisor at the MIT Center for Integrated Photonic Systems (CIPS). He previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of JDSU, a leading optical components supplier, and was a co-founder and General Manager of UTP, an optical modulator company. Before that, he held photonics-research management positions at the United Technologies Research Center and at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and a recipient of the IEEE Photonics Award. Dr. Leonberger has authored or co-authored more than 160 papers and conference presentations, and holds more than 15 patents. He holds the Ph.D. and S.M. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the B.S. E. degree from the University of Michigan, all in electrical engineering.