Hello! I’m Todd Jaeger, the North American Advanced Development Sales Manager for SCHOTT Advanced Optics. In this role, I concentrate on business development and technical sales for SCHOTT’s line of active and passive laser components. I have been on the SCHOTT team for more than three years and have held various roles with a focus on laser glass and optical components. Prior to joining SCHOTT, I held a number of sales and marketing roles in the optics industry. I possess a bachelor’s degree in environmental chemistry from Missouri State University and a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Georgia. I am blessed to live and work in the Rocky Mountains, where I take part in a variety of hobbies and activities, such as hiking with my dog Rex, target shooting at the range out back, and even yo-yo collecting and practicing tricks. I‘m also a big sports fan, and can often be seen wearing red and black to support my Georgia Bulldogs.
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