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VP Sales and Marketing
As of January 3, 2011, Neal Stoker joins SemiNex as VP of Sales and Marketing. Neal comes to SemiNex with impressive experience having served as a sales and marketing executive in the laser market for over 25 years. His impressive market experience expands from the Americas, to Europe, to Asia and to government contracting. Neal’s technical expertise includes lasers, Raman spectroscopy, optical fiber, optics and telecom/ datacom components. He has worked at an array of well-respected companies including Loral Infrared & Imaging Systems Inc. as a marketing representative of components and missile sensors. He also worked at Pirelli Optical Systems (Cisco Systems purchased the assets of Pirelli Optical Systems in 2000) as the VP of sales and marketing for North America and at PD-LD Inc. as the Director of Marketing & New Business Development. Later in his career Mr. Stoker worked at JDSU as the Government Aerospace and Defense Manager, and also Avo Photonics as the VP of Sales and Marketing.
“SemiNex was overwhelmed with resumes from qualified candidates for our VP of Sales & Marketing Position,” Says President David Bean. “He is clearly the ideal choice for the VP of Sales and Marketing, and I know he will bring the highest level of service and support to our customers.”
As VP of Marketing for SemiNex, Neal will help SemiNex deliver meaningful products to an ever-expanding market for 14xx and 15xx laser diodes and capitalize on the market trends towards these longer wavelengths.
“Neal is the perfect addition to our team,” says President David Bean. “His drive for success, customer-focus, and market experience will greatly benefit SemiNex and our customers alike.”