Daylight Solutions adds Frank Levinson to its Board of Directors


Sep 01, 2006 – Poway, CA (September 1, 2006) – Daylight Solutions today announced the addition of Dr. Frank Levinson to its Board of Directors.

Frank H. Levinson, Ph.D., was founder, CTO and chairman of Finisar Corporation from 1988 through 2005. Headquartered in Sunnyvale California, Finisar is a technology leader in fiber optic subsystems and network performance test systems. Dr. Levinson lead a dynamic team of talented technology and business professionals who helped build Finisar from a startup to ~$350 million in annual sales by 2006. He also worked extensively with manufacturing teams in Asia to help make Finisar a leader in high volume manufacturing of fiber optics components.

Before Finisar, Dr. Levinson developed fiber optic technologies at Raychem/Raynet in Menlo Park, California and at Bell Labs and Bellcore in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. In 1984, he founded Netek Corporation in Lincoln Park, New Jersey in partnership with AMP.

“Daylight Solutions is extremely pleased to have Dr Levinson join our Board of Directors as an independent director. His experience and passion for high volume photonics technology, launching and expanding successful product lines and executive team building will be quite helpful to the company as we grow. We look forward to working closely with him” said Dr Timothy Day Chairman and CEO.

Dr. Levinson earned a B.S. in Mathematics and Physics from Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana, and both an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Astronomy from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

About Daylight Solutions

Daylight Solutions was founded in January 2005 by industry veterans Dr. Timothy Day, Paul Larson, and Salvatore Crivello. The company is a developer of molecular detection and imaging instruments for both scientific and mainstream applications in multiple markets. Daylight Solutions’ platform technology consists of miniature, mid-infrared laser engines that are broadly tunable and operate at room temperatures. This enables small, hand-held, portable devices, which are extremely sensitive to the presence of very small amounts of molecules in real-world environments.

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