A recognized leader in the fiber optic sensing industry, JJ has been involved in some of the sector’s most significant milestones with OptaSense/Luna, as well as with the Fiber Optic Sensing Association.
Starting his career in the Ventures team of QinetiQ, a major UK defense company, JJ became part of the original OptaSense team in 2007. He established their Americas office in Houston in 2011, which has since become their largest business region. OptaSense was acquired by Luna Innovations Inc in 2020 (NASDAQ: LUNA).
JJ’s global team covers pipelines, highways, railways, mining facilities, borders and other infrastructure markets. Over the years he has developed a strong network of client and channel relationships around the world, with a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges within the industry.
JJ helped found the Fiber Optic Sensing Association (FOSA) in 2017, which now includes 30 member organizations from the industry. He was chairman of the Association in 2019 and currently sits on the board and as chair of the public policy committee.