Michael Watts
CEO and Founder
 

Mike is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Analog Photonics. He was also an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science with tenure at MIT where he was the principal investigator of the DARPA E-PHI, DODOS, and ViPER programs. At MIT he demonstrated state-of-the-art silicon photonic devices such as electro-optic modulators, optical filters, and large-scale optical phased arrays on the first demonstrated 300mm silicon photonics platform worldwide. Prior to MIT, he was a Principal Member of Technical Staff and Sandia National Labs where he led their silicon photonics effort. He is also the Chief Technology Officer of AIM photonics, the $600M public-private partnership to advance the state of photonic manufacturing in the United States.  Mike has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Tufts, and MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

DIGITIZED TREPIDATION

Truths are first clouds; then rain, then harvest and food.

DOOR OF WINDOWS

Anger is never without Reason, but seldom with a good One.

THE HEALER’S WIZARD

Nothing is said that has not been said before.

TOUCH OF FLAME

A good home must be made, not bought.

THE BARE TALE

Freedom of the press is limited to those who own one.

COURAGE OF SPIRITS

It is a great ability to be able to conceal one's ability.

REFINED NOTIONS

Bad artists copy. Great artists steal.

LUSCIOUS WORLDS

This is cartager on peaches with all the joebiggar be left.