WOBURN, MA — Innovations in Optics Inc. (IOI) has hired Karen Allardyce as a Customer Success Engineer. Allardyce will report directly to the VP of Business Development, Kevin Carr.

Allardyce brings knowledge and experience in applications for optics to her new position. She earned a B.S. and M.S. in Optics with Thesis from the University of Rochester followed by post-graduate studies at both Harvard and UCLA. In her role as Customer Success Engineer, Allardyce will serve as a senior liaison connecting customers and products to ensure the mutual success of both buyer and supplier.

"We are very excited to have Karen join the IOI team," said Kevin Carr. "She brings outstanding leadership skills and dedication to our customer-centric operation. Her experience and high energy level will play an instrumental role in our expansion and continued success.”

"I am thrilled to be joining the IOI team," said Allardyce. "The company has a cutting-edge core technology, compelling vision for the future, synergistic culture, engaged leadership and is growing rapidly. I look forward to enabling IOI to be world class in quality, efficiency and responsiveness to our customers.”

Founded in 1993 and located near Boston, Innovations in Optics Inc. offers high-power LED light sources for science and industry that provide maximum photon delivery, illumination uniformity and stable optical power.