Richard “Rick” Feldt has been named chief operating officer at TeraDiode. Feldt is a former CEO of Advanced Electron Beams and Evergreen Solar. He has also held management positions at SupplierMarket.com, Symbol Technologies, A.T. Cross, Eastman Kodak and Spectra-Physics. He has a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Northeastern University. TeraDiode develops high-brightness direct-diode lasers for industrial metal processing. For more information, visit www.teradiode.com.