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Chris Phare, Co-Founder & CEO

Chris has been focused on commercializing his research on nanooptics for years.  He received his PhD from Cornell, and was then a visiting researcher at Columbia University’s Lipson Nanophotonics Group for more than three years prior to founding Voyant.

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SteveN Miller, Co-Founder & CTO

Steven received his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell, and has been focused on the complete lifecycle of nanooptic sensor development ever since. Before co-founding Voyant, he was a visiting researcher at Columbia University’s Lipson Nanophotonics Group.

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Michal Lipson, Technical Advisor

Prof. Lipson pioneered critical building blocks in the field of Silicon Photonics.  She is the inventor of over 30 issued patents and has co-authored more than 200 scientific publications.  Each year since 2014 she has been named by Thomson Reuters as a top 1% most highly cited researcher in the field of Physics.

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Peter Stern, Business Advisor

After a career designing military LIDAR systems, Mr. Stern became a serial entrepreneur, founding, leading, and successfully exiting multiple tech companies. He continues to invest in and help create technology startups.