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As a physicist and a business leader, Dr. Jeffrey Okamitsu is an accomplished executive with a strong background in key leadership areas including R&D and innovation, corporate strategy, general management, operations, sales and marketing, intellectual property management, human resources, and finance. Dr. Jeffrey Okamitsu has over twenty-five years of post-doctoral experience in a number of technology-focused industries including electronics, sensors and instrumentation, photonics and electro-optics, information technology, materials science, and physics.

Dr. Jeffrey Okamitsu has demonstrated time and again the ability to rapidly identify, qualify, and incubate new emerging technology, in corporate R&D as well as academic laboratories. Dr. Okamitsu possesses a keen ability to quickly transform innovative ideas into solutions that result in new products that lead to step increases in corporate performance and profitability. Dr. Okamitsu quickly develops winning innovation strategies, executing and implementing them in order to achieve results that exceed expectations. With over twenty years of corporate experience, most recently with NIITEK, Inc., Dr. Jeffrey Okamitsu is recognized as a visionary technology leader with demonstrated success in executive leadership roles in multiple high technology markets and applications. Dr. Okamitsu has the proven ability to envision possibilities, lead organizations from concept to highly profitable business, and provide top-level, innovative strategic vision as well as hands on tactical leadership during execution.

Dr. Jeffrey Okamitsu received his Bachelor’s degree in Physics and Mathematics Magna Cum Laude from the University of Colorado in Boulder; his PhD in Physics from Columbia University; and his Executive MBA from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Executive MBA

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Columbia University