Dr. Mason has served as President, Integrated Photonics Business, since September 2016. From January 2015 to September 2016, Dr. Mason served as Senior Vice President of R&D, Integrated Photonics Business. Prior to joining Oclaro, from February 2007 to January 2015, he served in a variety of management positions at JDSU Corporation, a company that designed and manufactured products for optical communications networks, communications test and measurement equipment, lasers, optical solutions for authentication and decorative applications, and other custom optics, most recently as its Vice President of R&D for Transmission Products. Prior to 2007, Dr. Mason served in a variety of technology management roles at Collinear, Finisar Corporation, Agere Systems and Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories. Dr. Mason holds a Bachelors degree in Engineering from the University of Waterloo in Canada, a Masters degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Toronto in Canada and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara.