Dr. Timothy Day is the Vice President and General Manager of DRS’ Daylight Solutions business. DRS Daylight Solutions is an advanced manufacturer of molecular detection and imaging products, serving markets that include industrial process control, medical diagnostics and defense and security using Mid IR lasers and sensor systems. Dr. Day has over 25 years' experience in both technical and business management in the photonics industry. He has led engineering, research, product development, manufacturing, and marketing operations.
Dr. Day started his career in 1990 as a cofounder of New Focus, where he served until the sale of the company to Bookham Technologies PLC in 2004. In 2004, Dr. Day cofounded Daylight Solutions where he developed extensive patent and product portfolios and transferred numerous products into production, both onshore and overseas.
Dr. Day holds both a BS and an MS in Physics from San Diego State University and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.