Valentin Pavlovich Gapontsev

Founder at IPG Photonics Corp.

Valentin Pavlovich Gapontsev

Valentin Pavlovich Gapontsev

Founder at IPG Photonics Corp.

Overview
Career Highlights

Scientific & Technical Association IRE-Polus LLC
IPG Photonics Corp.
Bystronic Italia SRL

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267

Number of Boards

2

Birthday

1939

Age

82

Number of Awards

5

Estimated Net Worth

$1.6B

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Chief Operating Officer at IPG Photonics Corp.

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Chief Technology Officer at IPG Photonics Corp.

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Chief Financial Officer at IPG Photonics Corp.

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General Counsel, Secretary & Senior Vice President at IPG Photonics Corp.

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Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer & Corporate Controller at IPG Photonics Corp.

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Owner at IPG Photonics Corp.

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Former Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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President at IPG Photonics Corp.

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Non-Executive Director & Chairman of the Board's Nominating & Compensation Committee at NXP Semiconductors NV

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Chief Financial Officer at CloudFlare, Inc.

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Valentin Pavlovich Gapontsev
Founder at IPG Photonics Corp.
Education
Ph.D. in Physics
Class of 2001

Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, abbreviated MIPT, MIPT or informally Phystech, is a leading Russian university. Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT, Phystech) was created in 1946 by Leading Soviet scientists and Government as an advanced educational and research Institution with a primary concentration in Physics. MIPT quickly assumed a leading position in this field and became known internationally.

Career History
President & Managing Director
1991 - Current

Scientific & Technical Association IRE-Polus LLC engages in the manufacturing of industrial fiber lasers. Its products are designed for cutting, welding, heat treatment depositing, microprocessing and engraving, and applicable in materials processing, telecommunications, medicine and other industries. The company was founded in December 1991 by Valentin Gapontsev and is headquartered in Fryazino, Russia.

Founder
1990 - Current

IPG Photonics Corp. engages in the design, development, production and distribution of fiber lasers, laser systems, fiber amplifiers, and related optical components. Its products include beam delivery, medical, telecom equipment, product finder and components such as pump diodes, chillers, and mid-IR crystals. The company was founded by Valentin P. Gapontsev and Igor Samartsev in 1990 and is headquartered in Oxford, MA.

Co-Managing Director
Current

IPG Laser GmbH, part of IPG Photonics Corp., is a company headquartered in Burbach, Germany, that manufactures fiber lasers and amplifiers. Valentin Pavlovich Gapontsev, Valentin Fomin and Eugene A. Shcherbakov are the current co-CEOs of the firm.The company says this about itself: is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance fiber lasers and amplifiers for diverse applications in numerous markets, such as materials processing, communications, medical, and scientific and research.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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2006

The World Policy Institute is a forty-two-year-old independent think tank promoting scholarship and debate on international diplomacy and world politics.

$2,000 - $4,999
2006

Worcester Polytechnic Institute was founded in 1865 to create and convey the latest science and engineering knowledge in ways that are most beneficial to society. WPI's 14 academic departments offer more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science, engineering, technology, business, the social sciences, and the humanities and arts, leading to bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

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IPG Photonics Corp. issued USD Common Stock

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IPG Photonics Corp. raised money in a private placement transaction

Investments
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IPG Photonics Corp. engages in the design, development, production and distribution of fiber lasers, laser systems, fiber amplifiers, and related optical components. Its products include beam delivery, medical, telecom equipment, product finder and components such as pump diodes, chillers, and mid-IR crystals. The company was founded by Valentin P. Gapontsev and Igor Samartsev in 1990 and is headquartered in Oxford, MA.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #1290
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #1694
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #1533
2015
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
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