Skip to main content

Executive Speaker Series Milton Chang

Executive Speaker Series

Sit down for an entertaining and informal conversation with luminaries from our industry as they respond to questions about their career paths, corporate observations and personal perspectives. Join us for these free events to get personal viewpoints from top leaders in the optics and photonics field. Plus, after each interview the audience is encouraged to ask questions directly of the interviewee.

Milton Chang

In the First Person - A Candid Conversation with Milton Chang, Managing Director at Incubic, LLC

Hank Gauthier

Interviewed by Hank Gauthier, IPG Board Member




Tuesday, 5 August 2014*
14:15 - 15:00
Pigott Hall, Building 260, Room 113
Stanford University, USA

*Seating is very limited for this event. Please contact Sandra Kim at if you would like to attend.

Milton Chang is the author of Toward Entrepreneurship ( He was president of Newport and New Focus, which he took public. And he has incubated more than a dozen company as an angel investor, which resulted in six IPOs and seven acquisitions; none failed.

He is currently a Trustee of the California Institute of Technology, and was a member of the SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies, Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the authoring committee of the National Academies’ Optics and Photonics: Essential Technologies for Our Nation. He writes a monthly business and management column for the Laser Focus World and spends his time mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs.

Watch Milton Chang's interview.

Siegman International School on Lasers