The first meeting of the project "We have the contact"
The project " We have the contact " started on the 3d of December at ETU. Within its limits successful graduates of LETI share the secrets of their achievements
The project "We have the contact" started on the 3d of December in the videoconference hall of the ETU. Within its limits successful graduates of LETI share the secrets of their achievements. The hero of the first meeting was Alexey Kovsch, executive vice-president of "OptoGaN", CEO of Optogan Lighting GmbH and one of the founders of the company.
During the event, the guest told the audience about studying at the Faculty of Electronic Engineering (former name of the Faculty of Electronics), about his course of life and work experience abroad, as well as about characteristics of start-ups in high-tech. At the end of the conversation Alexey invited students to practice in "OptoGaN ".
Finally all present, including the hero of the meeting and representatives of administration, joined their hands according to the tradition of LETI. We have the contact!
Alexey Kovsch is the graduate of optoelectronics department of ETU of 1996, student of Alferov. He worked in Taiwan, Germany and the USA. In 1999 he defended his thesis at the Ioffe Institute. In June, 2011 Alexey was awarded of doctor degree in physical and mathematical science.
The company "OptoGaN", which specializes in production of LEDs and LED technology, was founded in 2004 in Helsinki. In 2008, the financial group "Onexim" acquired "OptoGaN" from venture investors. In November 2010, the factory of "OptoGaN"was opened in St. Petersburg.