President of global technology group Jenoptik Optical Systems, Jay Kumler got his start in the defense industry designing and building reconnaissance lenses and has since been on both the buy- and sell-sides of M&A. He talks with Luminate Managing Director, Dr. Sujatha Ramanujan, about his successful transition from a startup founder to doing business internationally as part of a publicly traded company. Hear what exciting trends this Luminate board member is seeing in emerging technologies, insights from overcoming M&A challenges, and his advice for optics companies.
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Don Golini podcast mentioned by Jay: https://nextcorps.org/podcast/attributes-of-a-successful-startup/