Mike DeMarco, QED Optics
About the speaker
Michael “Mike” DeMarco is the Business Manager for QED Optics™, a division of QED Technologies International Inc, in Rochester, NY.
After receiving his BS in Optics from The University of Rochester in 1987, he joined the Optical Engineering Staff at Perkin Elmer Corporation in Wilton, CT, working in optical manufacturing and optical assembly for several generations of deep uV, photolithography equipment. Mike went on to join the management team of what would become SVG Lithography in 1991 after negotiating the purchase of 4 MRF® machines including machine #2. During his time in Connecticut, he also attended the UConn School of Business where he earned an MBA in Operations and Marketing.
Mike made a career change, and moved his family back to Rochester in 2001 to join QED Technologies’ sales team. In 2011, after ten years of traveling the world introducing MRF and SSI® to the optics industry, he started the Optics division, which employs MRF, SSI and other novel solutions to solve manufacturing problems for customers throughout the precision optics industry.