Management Team

Thomas Burns
Chief Executive Officer

Tom Burns

Tom joined Resonetics in 2012 as CEO, bringing 25 years of experience in the medical device and contract manufacturing industries. Prior to joining Resonetics, he was V.P. Business Development at Tegra Medical, a diversified contract manufacturer providing precision metal machining services. Before Tegra, Tom was V.P. Sales & Marketing at Web Industries, a contract converter serving the in vitro diagnostics, aerospace and consumer products industries. Tom spent nine years in sales and marketing leadership roles at both Accellent and two of the companies it acquired. For the first 11 years of his career, he worked in various sales and marketing roles at Genzyme, Edwards LifeSciences and Johnson & Johnson. Tom graduated with honors from Northeastern University with a B.S. in Business Administration.

Glenn Ogura
Senior Vice President, Market Development

Glenn Ogura

Glenn has been with Resonetics since 1998. He led the development of the lifesciences business, leveraging his technical knowledge of laser micromachining and applying it to medical device and diagnostic applications. Glenn started his laser career at Lumonics, where he served in various technical roles. While there, he designed excimer lasers for scientific and industrial applications before becoming the industrial excimer lasers product manager. He relocated to Lumonics Europe, where he spent four years in Munich, Germany to drive excimer, CO2 and dye laser sales. After Lumonics, Glenn moved to Belgium and spent two years developing the market for Optec, a manufacturer of portable laser micromachining systems. Glenn graduated with honors from Queen’s University in Canada with a Electrical Engineering.

Karen Scammell
Vice President, Sales and Customer Service

Glenn Ogura

Karen is the latest addition to the leadership team, joining the company in 2014. She brings a long track record of success in technical sales and sales management. Most recently, Karen was V.P. Sales at A. Schulman Custom Compounding, a $2 billion global manufacturer of custom engineered thermoplastic resins, performance-enhancing concentrates and specialty filled compounds. Prior to that, she spent 12 years at Axsun Technologies as Director of Sales. There she had global responsibility to first develop channel monitors for telecommunications, and then to develop new markets for NIR spectroscopy and for selling optical coherence tomography for medical imaging. Subsequently, the company was sold to Volcano Corporation. Earlier in her career, Karen had various sales and marketing roles at Active Control Experts (purchased by Cymer) and Lasertron and started out at DSM Engineering Plastics. Karen graduated from the University of Lowell with a B.S. in Plastics Engineering and received an M.B.A. from Northeastern University.

David Fogaren
Senior Vice President, Operations

David Fogaren

David joined Resonetics in 2013 and is responsible for manufacturing, systems, the Lightspeed ADL™ and facilities. Prior to Resonetics, David served as V.P. Site Operations at Symmetricom, a leading designer and manufacturer of precision time-keeping technologies and instruments for the telecom, aerospace and military markets. David had responsibility for five operating sites over his 11-year career there, and also led the integration of two acquisitions and championed the company-wide Lean Six-Sigma program. He spent four years with Honeywell as Director of Operations at the Data Instruments division after its acquisition by Honeywell. He had served as Divisional Operations Manager and in other leadership roles over six years at Data Instruments before the acquisition. David gained his first medical device experience working at Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Division for four years in materials management and cost accounting. David graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, with a B.S. in Accounting.

Michael Hawkins
Senior Vice President Finance, Chief Financial Officer

Mike Hawkins

Mike has been the CFO at Resonetics since 2009. During that time, Mike led implementation of ERP and cost accounting systems. In 2012, Mike received New Hampshire Business Review’s Financial Executive of the Year award in the small business category. His prior experience includes manufacturing, banking, and consulting. Mike started his career at Arthur Andersen & Co in Boston as a licensed CPA. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a B.B.A. in Accounting.

Sergey Broude, Ph.D.
Vice President, Technology

Sergey Broude

Sergey joined Resonetics in 2000 as V.P. Technology bringing 25 years of experience in the development of laser methods and systems. He leads the development of advanced micromachining methods, introduces new lasers and applies his material science expertise to micromachined life sciences products. He also leads the Intellectual Property program at Resonetics. Prior to joining Resonetics, Sergey was Director of R&D at QC Optics, where he was involved in laser methods of defects detection on critical surfaces in semiconductor, optical and magnetic media industries. Sergey also worked at BASF, GCA, and Digital Ink, Inc.; taught physics at the graduate level; and is an inventor on 15 U.S. patents. He obtained his B.S. and M.S. in Physics from the prestigious MPhTI in Moscow and holds a Ph.D. in physics from the U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences.

Pascal Miller, Ph.D.
Vice President, Systems

Pascal Miller

Pascal has been at Resonetics since 1997 and manages the systems engineering group, a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and technicians. He is responsible for the design and development of capital equipment for internal use as well as for external markets. Pascal has over 20 years of experience in the capital equipment business. Prior to joining Resonetics, he worked in the graphics art equipment industry at Optronics (currently owned by ECRM), designing state of the art computer-to-plate laser imaging equipment, including laser imaging systems for large format external drums. He also worked at QC Optics, as Director of New Product Development, managing the design of state-of-the-art laser inspection equipment for the semiconductor and disk drive industries. Pascal holds a degree in Engineering from the Free University of Brussels, Belgium and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Massachusetts. He is the author of 12 U.S. patents and multiple technical publications.

Rong Gu
Director, Lightspeed ADL™ Application Development Lab

Rong Gu

Rong has been with Resonetics since 1996 and works directly with clients on applications and development projects. He works closely with the business development team and systems engineers to lead and develop most of Resonetics’ laser processing projects. Before joining Resonetics, Rong designed and developed laser micromachining processes at the Institute for Micromanufacturing at Louisiana Tech University. He also worked on laser applications in optical instruments such as surface profiles at Shanghai Institute of Laser Technologies. Rong obtained his B.S. in Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering from Nankai University, a M.S. in Optics from Shanghai Institute of Laser Technology and then continued his studies in the U.S., adding a M.S. in Physics and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University.

Dave Wall
Director, Technical Sales Support

Dave Wall

Dave joined Resonetics in 1994 as Director of Sales and Marketing after 20 years in the laser and analytical instrument industry. Since that time, he has served in both sales and marketing roles and has managed the Applications Development group. His current role is to act as a high level technical interface between clients and Resonetics’ Applications Development, R&D, Quality, and Manufacturing Engineering groups. Prior to joining Resonetics, Dave was Director of Sales and Marketing for Laser Photonics Analytics Division, and prior to that, held a number of sales and senior technical staff positions at Spectra-Physics. Dave also worked at Laser Analytics and Digilab. He is an inventor on four U.S. patents. Dave is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Chemistry.

Scott Marchand Davis
Director, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs

Scott Davis

Scott joined Resonetics in 2013 with responsibility for Quality Assurance and Regulatory activities. Before joining Resonetics, Scott led quality information systems integration efforts at Haemonetics associated with the acquisition of Pall’s whole blood business. Prior to that, Scott led the Quality organization at Kiva Systems before and after their acquisition by, building the quality system that led to Kiva’s ISO-9001 registration and developing the quality department for manufacturing, quality systems, and corporate training. Scott’s previous experience also includes quality, regulatory, and product development roles at Symmetricom, a leading company in precise time and frequency equipment; Lutron Electronics, the world-leader in lighting controls; and the US Navy’s Office of Naval Reactors, the regulatory organization for nuclear ships and submarines. Scott holds a BA in Physics from the University of Chicago with Honors, American Society of Quality certifications as a Six Sigma Black Belt and Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence, graduated Summa Cum Laude from Babson College with a MBA, and is currently pursuing a MS in Regulatory Affairs at Northeastern.