Narinder Singh Kapany

Founder at K2 Optronics, Inc.

Narinder Singh Kapany

Narinder Singh Kapany

Founder at K2 Optronics, Inc.

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Career Highlights

K2 Optronics, Inc.

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775

Number of Boards

2

Interests

Artwork Collecting, Philanthropy

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Dean & Roy W. Carlson Professor of Engineering Emeritus at UC Berkeley - College of Engineering

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General Counsel at Venture Technologies Group LLC

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Special Advisor to the Chancellor for International Initiatives at University of California - Santa Cruz

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Member, Board of Trustees at University of California Santa Cruz Foundation

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Former Photographer-in-Residence at National Geographic Holdings, Inc.

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President at Loren Steck & Associates

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Former Chairman at California Democratic Party

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Member Emeritus, Board of Trustees at University of California Santa Cruz Foundation

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Chancellor at University of California - Santa Cruz

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President at Moss Group

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Narinder Singh Kapany
Founder at K2 Optronics, Inc.
Education
PhD
Class of 1955

The University of London is a collegiate research university located in London, England, consisting of 18 constituent colleges, 10 research institutes and a number of central bodies. The nine largest institutions of the federal university, usually termed the colleges, are Birkbeck, Goldsmiths, King's College London, the London Business School, Queen Mary, Royal Holloway, SOAS, LSE and UCL. Formerly a constituent college, Imperial College London left the University of London in 2007.

Advanced Studies in Optics

Imperial College London (officially The Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine) is a public research university located in London, England, specialising in science, engineering, medicine and business. A former constituent college of the federal University of London, it became fully independent on 9 July 2007, as part of the celebrations of its centenary.

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Memberships
Fellow
Current

The American Association for the Advancement of Science provides science related journal, program, and education services. The firm also promotes the responsible use of science in public policy. The company was founded in 1848 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Fellow
Current

To promote the generation, application, and archiving of knowledge of optics and photonics and to disseminate the knowledge worldwide.

Fellow
Current

As the UK’s national academy for engineering, we bring together the most successful and talented engineers from across the engineering sectors for a shared purpose: to advance and promote excellence in engineering. We provide analysis and policy support to promote the UK’s role as a great place from which to do business. We take a lead on engineering education and we invest in the UK’s world class research base to underpin innovation. We work to improve public awareness and understanding of engineering. We are a national academy with a global outlook and use our international partnerships to ensure that the UK benefits from international networks, expertise and investment. The Academy’s work programmes for 2011 to 2015 are driven by four strategic challenges, each of which provides a key contribution to a strong and vibrant engineering sector and to the health and wealth of society. Drive faster and more balanced economic growth The strategic challenge is to improve the capacity of UK entrepreneurs and enterprises to create innovative products and services, increase wealth and employment and rebalance the economy in favour of productive industry. Foster better education and skills The strategic challenge is to create a system of engineering education and training that satisfies the aspirations of young people while delivering the high calibre engineers and technicians that businesses need. Lead the profession The strategic challenge is to harness the collective expertise, energy and capacity of the engineering profession to enhance the UK’s economic and social development. Promote engineering at the heart of society The strategic challenge is to improve public understanding of engineering, increase awareness of how engineering impacts on lives and increase public recognition for our most talented engineers.

Career History
Founder
2000 - Prior

K2 Optronics, Inc. designed, developed and manufactured analog and digital transmission lasers for the cable television, telecommunications, sensing and test and measurement industries. It commercialized the concept of external cavity lasers (ECLs) into industry standard 14 pin butterfly packages. It was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2014 - 2016

Gravity4, Inc. provides software services. The firm offers a full suite enterprise apps aggregating social, web, email, mobile, CRM and location data for free and allows marketers to save millions of dollars annually and enhance automation across all consumer touch-points. It operates through the offices located at Chicago, New York, Bermuda, Dublin, Sao Paulo and Istanbul. The company was founded by Gurbaksh Chahal Singh and Dan Grigorovici in 17, July 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

The UC Santa Cruz Foundation is a not-for-profit, public-benefit corporation organized in 1974 to raise and manage private support for UC Santa Cruz. Working in close partnership with UCSC’s chancellor, administration, faculty and staff, the Foundation Board shares the university’s vision of academic excellence and its commitment to public service.

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2008

California State University, East Bay is a public university located in the eastern region of the San Francisco Bay Area. Founded in 1957, Cal State East Bay has a student body of over 13,000.[8] The university's largest and oldest campus is located in the Hayward Hills, with additional campus-sites in the cities of Oakland and Concord.

Political Donations
$500
1986
Investments
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Pyze, Inc. engages in the design, development and production of prepackaged software. The company was founded by Dickey Singh, Prabhjot Sing and John Chisholm and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

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K2 Optronics, Inc. designed, developed and manufactured analog and digital transmission lasers for the cable television, telecommunications, sensing and test and measurement industries. It commercialized the concept of external cavity lasers (ECLs) into industry standard 14 pin butterfly packages. It was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

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