Eamonn Ansbro has more than twenty five years experience in industrial optics, R&D, manufacturing and sales. He was founder and MD of OptiGlas (Ireland) in Dublin which manufactured high-volume advanced industrial optics to military specifications, including thin-film technology. The company employed over thirty staff and successfully exported throughout Europe.
Catherine Overhauser has fifteen years management experience. She has been involved in establishing organisations throughout Ireland and her native USA. Her training is not only in R&D management but also entrepreneurship. She has a wide range of organisational activities including marketing, sales, finance and strategy.
John is based in Scotland. He has over thirty years experience as a developer and manufacturer of high-precision scientific and optical instrumentation. He is Proprietor of Braithwaite Telescopes and has experience in both high-volume and one-off manufacture. He has being involved in R&D for the UK Department of Defence and has a number of patents in his name.
Dirk Foster – Sparksfly PR, USA
Dirk Foster has been working in the video game and consumer electronics industries for more than 15 years. For 7 years he was the Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Performance Designed Products (PDP), manufacturer of Pelican Accessories, the leading brand of peripherals in the United States. Dirk guided PDP’s brand message, resulting in National consumer awareness that directly contributed to the company’s phenomenal success.