Hello. I’m David Schimmel, a Marketing Consultant for SCHOTT North America’s Advanced Optics division. I served as the Marketing Services Manager at SCHOTT’s Duryea facility for 20 years, and while there, I also functioned as the Art Glass Product Manager. In this position, I worked closely with SCHOTT’s artist in residence, Christopher Ries. I now serve SCHOTT in a consulting capacity and act as the North American representative for the Advanced Optics marketing team, working in advertising, sales promotions, and other similar areas. In my spare time, I love to read and travel the world with my wife.
Typically, we peer through optical glass in telescopes, binoculars, eyeglasses, microscopes, and more to closely examine everything from microbes to distant galaxies. But the same refractive and ... read more