Robin Swain Joins Jenoptik’s North American Management

Jenoptik, an industry leader in high performance optical systems and healthcare & industry solutions, announces the appointment of Robin Swain as senior director of the Silicon Valley Application Center effective immediately.

Robin Swain as sr. director of the Jenoptik Silicon Valley Application Center (Source: Jenoptik /

In Mr. Swain’s new role, he will be responsible for developing and executing new business strategies to accelerate growth as well as head up the applications center in Fremont, California, which serves Jenoptik’s West Coast customers’ unique engineering, and product development needs.

“Robin’s proven leadership abilities and enviable track record of successfully implementing large scale programs and developing engineering solutions for customers will help Jenoptik meet the evolving demands of the global marketplace,” said Jay Kumler, President of Jenoptik Optical Systems, LLC.

Swain has a BSc in electrical and electronic engineering, a PhD in mechanical engineering, and an MBA in technology management. He has more than 29 years of experience in the photonics industry. Most recently, Swain served as general manager of integrated solutions business unit at MKS Instruments and previously senior director of engineering, vice president of engineering at Technical Solutions Group – now part of BAE Systems – and other roles at Newport (now part of MKS), Western Digital Corp. (now part of Hitachi), and Phase Metrics Corporation (now part of KLA-Tencor; source: Jenoptik)

Link: Jenoptik North America, Inc., Jupiter, Fla., USA

Further reading: Jenoptik Establishes Application Center in Silicon Valley,, 11th January 2018

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