Our Team

Andy Stevens, PhD | CEO

Andy is a result-focused professional, offering comprehensive experience and visible achievements in the development and manufacture of opto-electronic, photonic and electronic products. He has a proven track record for building and leading successful product teams that take products from conception through to high-volume manufacturing. Andy is acknowledged for his ability to develop and maintain long-term successful relationships with partners, suppliers, and customers around the globe.

Iannick Monfils, PhD | VP Engineering

Iannick has over 17 years of experience in the Photonics and Telecommunications industry. He manages all aspects of Coherent Solutions’ product’s life cycle. Iannick has been responsible for inventing and bringing to market over 20 product families. He is passionate about digital signal processing and continues to develop algorithms for coherent communications.

 Jo van der Burgh | Director of Sales

Jo has forged a career developing successful sales strategies and managing high-performing sales teams. With 30 years experience in sales and business development in the I.T. industry, he is enthusiastic about building real partnerships with customers and delivering exceptional service.

SungHoon Im, PhD | Product Director – Coherent Test & Measurement

With over 10 years in the coherent optical communications market, SungHoon has worked with many leading technology companies from across the globe. His key role is to ensure our customers get the right solutions for their specific test requirements. This often involves on-site product demonstrations and extensive technical consultation to truly discover and understand customer needs.

Sanchit (Sam) Gupta | Sales Manager – Photonic Test & Measurement

Sam is dedicated to managing the sales channel and providing support to the distributors. He is the first point of contact for customer enquiries. Alongside Sung Hoon his purpose is to help potential customers understand, compare and contrast the solutions that are available for acquisition.

Aaron Kaplan | Sales Manager, North America

After beginning his career as a scientist in fiber-optic sensing, Aaron found his calling outside the lab, working directly with customers and building long-lasting relationships. Aaron has more than five years of experience understanding test and measurement requirements in optics and is committed to providing steadfast support to our customers and partners in North America.

Peter Liew | Director of Manufacturing

Peter is extremely customer focused and passionate about world-class manufacturing. With over 20 years of manufacturing operations experience in technology companies, he is a fierce practitioner of continuous improvement, strengths based leadership and the use of six-sigma tools. Peter’s focus on quality ensures we continue to exceed our customers’ expectations.