Team & Values

PhotonFirst is building an amazing team of true professionals to support you develop, build and apply state-of-the-art integrated photonics sensing technology. Below you find their names and unique faces. Do you want to meet them in person? Let us know!

Sr. Industrialisation Engineer

Elvis Wan

Project Manager

Oscar van Schijndel

Controller

Suzanne de Vries

Application Development Lead

Michael Haverdings

ESD & Cleanroom Coordinator

Maurice van der Meer

Office Manager

Heidi Beers

Business Development

Jan-Jurien de Rijck

Sr. Application Solution Engineer

Ivar Koren

Project Manager

Ewoud Velu

Researcher

Morris Cui

Administrative Employee

Emmy Kat

Marketing Manager

Mark Cremer

Development Engineer

Palak Singh

Tactical Buyer & Supply Chain Planner

Michael Sieval

Strategic Advisor

Nick Singh

Software Engineer

Bas Borgignons

Application Sales Engineer

Gideon Langedijk

Strategic Advisor

Rogier Vos

Researcher

Vincent Docter

Development Engineer

Michael Schenk

Management Team

Enabling these talented team members to deliver most value for our customers and continuously develop and stay ahead of their peers in the market, PhotonFirst is lead by a Management Team of three.

Managing Director

Leendert-Jan Nijstad

Director R&D

Thijs van Leest

HR&O Manager

Sjoukje Blom

Leendert-Jan Nijstad
Managing Director

Thijs van Leest
Director R&D

Sjoukje Blom
HR&O Manager

Values


The best way to characterize our team is through its values. We are passionate pioneers in integrated photonics sensing collaboratively shifting the paradigm of measuring strain, shape, temperature or pressure. We are persevering and determined to help our customers win in their end-markets with an open mind and friendly attitude.

PhotonFirst team