Scott Burroughs

Scott Burroughs

Sense Photonics

Scott is both Co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer at Sense Photonics, a leading Flash LIDAR company. He has more than 30 years of commercial and innovative product experience in III-V compound semiconductors and optics.

Before Sense, Scott served as Executive Vice President of Manufacturing and Technology development at Semprius Corp where he led the development of advanced multi-junction solar cells and modules, Vice President of Engineering at Santur Corporation, an advanced tunable laser company, Vice President of Technology at Optovia, an optical amplifier company, and as Vice President of Operations at CoreTek, a successful tunable laser start-up acquired by Nortel Networks.

Scott started his career at AT&T Bell Laboratories, where he helped to develop and manufacture GaAs semiconductor lasers for the world’s first commercial fiber optic communication systems.