JoeScan appoints vice president of engineering
JOESCAN, Inc., a market leader in 3-D laser scanning technology, has appointed Jason Farmer as vice president of engineering who will manage engineering, oversee product development and contribute to strategic direction.
“The market for JoeScan’s products is strong,” says Joey Nelson, president and founder of JoeScan. “The company has grown considerably over the past few years. Jason brings a wealth of engineering and management experience to our team that will help accelerate JoeScan’s growth.”
Farmer started his career at Aculight (now Lockheed Martin Aculight), where he led numerous technology development programs in solid state lasers and nonlinear optics. The success of these programs led him to co-found a spin-out company, nLight, with colleagues from Aculight. At nLight, Farmer held a series of technical and management roles in R&D, product development and business unit management. He was instrumental in helping the company raise venture capital from leading firms and growing the company to over 400 employees.
“JoeScan has a great core technology and a strong team,” says Farmer. “I am excited to work with them to enhance and accelerate JoeScan’s product roadmap.”
Farmer received his B.S. in Physics from the UCSB and his M.S. in Astrophysical, Planetary and Atmospheric Sciences from the CU Boulder. He has co-chaired technical conferences, been a principal investigator on numerous government programs, authored technical papers and is an inventor on over 20 patents.
Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, JoeScan develops reliable, easy-to-use 3-D laser scanning technology that improves recovery in sawmills.