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Board of Directors - Biography

Dr. Fred Leonberger
ex-CTO and Senior Vice President of JDSU

Fred J. Leonberger served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of JDS Uniphase Corporation, a leading optical components supplier, from 1999 until his retirement in June 2003. He previously held a similar position at Uniphase Corporation prior to its merger with JDS Fitel in 1999. He joined Uniphase in 1995 upon its acquisition of UTP, a company he co-founded and served as General Manager. He has been active in optoelectronics for over 25 years, and has also held a variety of staff and management positions at MIT Lincoln Laboratory and United Technologies Research Center. He presently is the Principal of EOvation Technologies LLC, a technology advisory firm, and serves on the Board of Directors of RF MicroDevices, Inc. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.