Mr. McGarry has been involved in product development and the research of electro-optical systems and components for over twenty years.
McGarry was previously sales manager at Corning Rochester Photonics Corporation (CRPC) and Rochester Photonics Corporation (RPC) where he was since 1997. The corporation produces diffractive/refractive lens and lens arrays, micro-structured surfaces in Ni, polymer, Si, photoresist and SiO2. Manufacturing methods included reactive ion etching, single point diamond turning and laser pattern generation.
McGarry’s responsibilities included all revenue and annual sales forecasting. He was responsible for advertisement, trade show and conference activity. A key to his success is the commitment to developing profitable long-term relationships with new and existing customers at the senior-management level.
From 1991 to 1996, McGarry was project leader at LaserSurge Inc. Rochester, NY, where he was a member of the surgical team and worked closely with surgeons to develop surgical implantation procedures of prototype devices. He developed concepts, designed and supervised the production of surgical video display systems. As team leader he successfully managed tracheotomy device projects, and UV fluorescein based projects.
McGarry was a Senior Electrical Engineer for Burleigh Instruments, Inc. Fishers, NY from 1986 -1991, where he successfully served as liaison between the R&D group and the manufacturing team for new piezo micro-positioning products.
In his position as Electrical Engineer McGarry worked at Optel Bar Code Systems, East Rochester, NY from 1984-1986, he developed prototypes for laser-scanning-diode devices. He also supervised the production of new products released to manufacturing.
He holds 4 U.S. patents in the medical field and multiple European patents. He is a member of the following professional Societies; Optical Society of America (OSA), The International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE) and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
McGarry received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology.