Ocean Optics has appointed Steven Frey to the position of Vice President of Technology.
In his new role, Frey will drive the development of technologies for next generation applications of miniature spectroscopy. He will lead the company’s team of design and applications engineers in developing new products to meet global environmental, healthcare and resources challenges, promoting the power of spectroscopy to protect and improve the quality of life. He will also work with external partners in research to explore how new technologies can be developed into industrial solutions.
Frey joins Ocean Optics from FAZ Technology (Orlando, Fla.), where he was Senior Vice President of Product Development and Delivery. At FAZ, he directed a team focused on the development of unique sensing capabilities applying Fiber Bragg Gratings to spectroscopy, and other novel techniques.
Frey spent the early part of his career at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, where during his 27 year tenure he held multiple roles including Director, Applied Research and Laser Directed Energy, and Section Manager of Systems Engineering. He earned a Master of Science degree in Physics at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Rolla, Mo.) and a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Physics from Bradley University (Peoria, Ill.).