OSSC President, 2014-2015
Jack Latchinian graduated from the University of La Verne in 1992 with Bachelors of Science degree in Optical Engineering. He started working for Physical Optics Corporation in Torrance, CA, in 1993 as an optical engineer, where he did holography and was later involved with the production of the Light Shaping Diffusers. After Physical Optics, Jack joined Melles Griot (Photonics Group in Irvine, CA) as an application’s engineer, and while at Melles Griot, he transitioned his responsibilities to Sales & Marketing and became a Regional Sales Manager for the Photonics Group. At the peak of the telecom bubble, Jack shifted his attention to the telecom market and during the fast downward spiral of the market, he had short tenures at Telecom giant ADC Telecom (St. Paul, MN) and a few startups including Optoplex Corporation, and Auxora. In 2004, Jack joined MEMS Optical (Huntsville, AL) to promote sales of the Diffractive and Refractive Micro Optics on the West Coast. In 2008, Jack Latchinian joined Zygo Corporation (Middlefield, CT) as an Account Manager for Southern California.
In April of 2013, Jack came on board with 4D Technology as the West Coast Regional Manager for the Dynamic Interferometers.