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Marisa A. Edmund Named One of the Top 100 Individuals Driving Photonics Technology Forward

2/15/2023, Barrington, NJ USA   —

Marisa A. Edmund, Chairman of the Board and Chief Marketing and Sales Officer of Edmund Optics®, was selected to be included in Electro Optics’ inaugural edition of The Photonics100, a group of people honored by Europa Science, a publishing company serving the science and technology sector, as the most innovative individuals in the industry.

The list, which was compiled by the editorial team from nominations from readers, honors the people who are at the forefront of photonics progress. Marisa was recognized for her contribution, not only to Edmund Optics, but the future of the entire photonics industry. She established the Advancing Women in Optics Scholarship at the University of Arizona, advocates for various Women in Optics groups, and promotes other Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives both inside and outside of the company. Marisa also originated Edmund Optics’ Educational Outreach program, which visits schools and other STEM events to share the wonderful world of optics with students. These initiatives are growing our industry and driving it to become more diverse and inclusive.

Marisa is a third-generation owner of Edmund Optics and has over 25 years of professional contribution in the photonics industry as a global leader in direct marketing, sales, organizational development, and strategic planning. Her specialty is in global communications, human resources, integration of acquired companies, and expanding into emerging markets.

About Edmund Optics:

Edmund Optics® is a leading global manufacturer and distributor of precision optics, optical assemblies and image processing components with headquarters in the USA. Operating in more than a dozen major facilities around the globe, Edmund Optics employs approximately 1,250 employees and continues to expand. EO has a very large inventory of optical components for immediate delivery and offers products, standard or customized, in small quantities but also in volume for various industries. Request a quote or place your order through the website or contact us via phone +49 (0)6131 5700 0 or email [email protected] by reference to our catalogue.

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