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We are a world leader in high precision optical manufacturing, delivering custom optics to a wide range of innovators around the globe. Meeting these goals demands the right people. Teamwork, adaptability, and an enthusiastic approach to problem-solving are central to the Optimax culture. But what unites all our employees best is a hunger to continuously learn. We strive to find driven individuals who are committed to lifelong learning; who will continue to add value in their work throughout long and successful careers.



Joseph Spilman


Joseph (Joe) Spilman is the President of Optimax, and has worked for the company for more than 12 years.



Join us in congratulating Joseph Spilman on being appointed president of Optimax. He is the second president of Optimax in its 30-year history and brings more than 20 years of …

 Name: Joseph Spilman  Title: Sr. Business Development Manager  Role: Help leverage Optimax's expertise by identifying new business opportunities.  Education: BS, Optics, University of Rochester  Experience: More than 10 years of …



Joe holds a bachelor’s, in optical engineering from the University of Rochester’s Institute of Optics, and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at the Saunders College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT).



Joe has worked in the optics and photonics industry for nearly 20 years across a wide variety of roles, application spaces, companies, and geographies. Prior to joining Optimax, Joe was a member of the executive team at ArmorLine Corp. and II-VI and in industrial laser and defense.

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