Dr. Damien Lambert brings to Skorpios over 19 years of experience in III-V crystal growth, III-V wafer fabrication and die fabrication. His experience includes fabrication of photonic components such as lasers, gratings, multiplexers, EMAmodulators, MZ modulators, and photodiode detectors. Before joining Skorpios, Dr. Lambert worked at Infinera, Inc. where he was responsible for management and technical leadership in the manufacturing of compound semiconductor Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC). Dr. Lambert was a key member of the technical team leading the development and integration of new generation of PICs including design, fabrication, and performance analysis. He helped transfer the technology from development to high volume manufacturing. Dr. Lambert has contributed more than 70 journal articles, book chapters and conference talks. He holds more than 10 granted US patents and has a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas, Austin.