With over 30 years in optoelectronics, Dr. Hausken focuses on industry activities at OSA—the Optical Society. This includes OIDA (the Optoelectronics Industry Development Association, the trade association operated by OSA) where he held a position earlier in his career. For 13 years until 2012, Dr. Hausken led market research and strategy consulting for lasers, image sensors, and a range of other photonic products at Strategies Unlimited. He was also a telecom policy analyst at the U.S. Congressional Office of Technology Assessment, and held R&D and production positions at Alcatel and Texas Instruments in photonics and electronics. He has a PhD from the University of California at Santa Barbara, in optoelectronics.