Allen Joins Ocean Optics
DUNEDIN, Fla., Sept. 28, 2012 — Dr. Michael W. Allen has joined Ocean Optics as director of marketing and product development, the optical sensing products maker announced Thursday.
Allen comes to Ocean Optics from Thermo Fisher Scientific, where he served most recently as global marketing manager for its NanoDrop UV-visible and fluorescence products. Before that, he worked as a postdoctoral research associate at Louisiana State University, helping to develop microfluidic microdevices for bioanalytical applications.
In addition to directing marketing and product development for the company's miniature fiber optic spectrometers, optical sensors and other products, he will manage Ocean Optics' international marketing efforts, including trade shows, seminars and customer programs such as Blue Ocean Grants.
Allen earned a BA in chemistry from Bellarmine University and a doctorate in bioanalytical chemistry from the University of Kansas.
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