Industry Leadership

Industry Leadership

OIDA (OSA Industry Development Associates) Council

OIDA (OSA Industry Development Associates) Council

Interested in joining the committee? Email industry@osa.org.

The OIDA (OSA Industry Development Associates) Council represents the technical and commercial interests of the industry community within OSA. The Council ensures the value of company membership in OSA through the development and provision of relevant programs, benefits and business opportunities. Its activities include, but are not limited to, the following functions:

  • Advises the OSA Board of Directors on issues of importance to the Industry Members.
  • Serves as representatives of the entire corporate membership.
  • Recommends programming, products, and services that would be of interest to the industry community.
  • Provides liaison to the Executive Forum Planning Committee, which assists staff with the planning and program topics for the annual Executive Forum.
  • Identifies new benefits that would be universally accepted by the industry membership.
  • Reviews and recommends membership dues changes to the OSA Board of Directors.

The Council consists of ten members selected from among the Industry Membership. The council membership reflects the makeup of the entire Industry Membership representing size, geographic, and industry diversity.

2018 OIDA (OSA Industry Development Associates) Council Members

  • Claudio Mazzali, Corning Incorporated, United States, Chair 
  • Alex Fong, Gooch & Housego, United States, Past-Chair
  • John Dexheimer, Lightwave Advisors, United States
  • Amy Eskilson, Inrad, United States
  • Christoph Harder, Harder and Partner, Switzerland
  • Inge Kabert, Thorlabs, Germany
  • Fred Leonberger, EOvation Technologies, LLC, United States
  • Martin Seifert, United States
  • Debbie Wilson, Lumentum, United States