About Us

Dr. Jim Hsieh, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


  • 43 years of experience in the semiconductor laser industry.
  • Founder and President of Lasertron, Inc. from 1980 to 1995.
  • Recipient of IEEE's 1992 David Sarnoff Award for the invention and commercialization of the GaInAsP semiconductor laser for fiber-optic communications.
  • Founder and former Vice Chairman of the Board of Wuhan Telecommunication Devices Company (WTD), a joint venture with the Ministry of the Posts and Telecommunications in China.
  • Ph.D. in Material Science from the University of Southern California.
  • Recipient of five patents and author of countless technical papers.
Gary Sousa, President


Gary's expertise in creating and improving package designs allows systems manufacturers to compete effectively in the marketplace, and enables others to enter markets with new products.

  • Over 25 years of technical development experience in
    the laser diode industry (Presstek, Lasertel).
  • Author of over 30 patents laser diode chip design and
    optical packaging.




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