Dr. Gerry Fine is a Professor and Director of the Engineering Product Innovation Center at Boston University and Chairman of the Board of Emcore Corporation. Prior to that, he was President and CEO of Schott North America, a manufacturer of specialty materials, and Executive Vice President at Corning Incorporated. He has also served on the Board of Directors of six other public and/or private companies.
Gerry started his career at Corning in 1985 as a research scientist in the Research and Development Division. He holds a Bachelor's degree from Amherst College and a Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology. He holds nine U.S. patents and is the author of numerous articles in both technical and trade journals. Gerry was elected President of the CFCS Board in October 2012 and served in that capacity for three years; he rejoined the Board in 2016.