Executive Team

Jonathan Hildrey – Director of Finance
Mr. Hildrey joined Janos in July, 2004 and is responsible for Finance, IT, and Purchasing. Prior to joining Janos, Mr. Hildrey was CFO at Precitech, Inc. for four years and was Finance Director of Smith Flow Control Limited for seven years. Mr. Hildrey has a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Cambridge University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England.

Tim Olsen – Director of Engineering
Mr. Olsen has been at Janos since November 2008. Prior to this position, Tim was the General Manager of Thorlabs, Optical Division in Newton, NJ. Thorlabs, designs and manufactures optics and assemblies in the photonics industry. Tim has held various leadership positions in the photonics and optics industry including DPC/Siemens, Lucent Technologies – Bell Labs and Rudolph Technologies. Tim has earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics from Stevens Institute of Technology and an MSEE in Electrophysics from NYU-Poly.

Kumar M. Khajurivala – Director of Coating Technology
Mr. Khajurivala has been with Janos since September 2007. Prior to this, Kumar was a consultant for thin film technology development, equipment acquisition and process set up. Has successful record of establishing state of the art coating businesses from scratch. Three in United States and one in Singapore. Kumar has held various leadership positions as Director of Optics Engineering, Director of Product development, Vice President of Operations and Sr. Thin Film Physicist in the Optics and Photonics industry at Acton Research Corporation, Deposition Sciences Inc., Precision Optics Corporation, Leica and FJW Industries. Kumar has earned a MS in Solid state Physics from University of Scranton.

Ted Nicholas – Operations Manager
Mr. Nicholas joined Janos in February 2011. Prior to transferring to Janos, he worked for Fluke Corporation in Everett, WA for 12 years. At Fluke, he performed various roles in operations, including industrial engineer, Danaher Business System leader, and manufacturing manager. In his last assignment at Fluke he managed the Printed Circuit Board Assembly department. Ted has a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Penn State University. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Physics from the College of the Holy Cross.