Gudmund Knudsen, Senior Vice President, New Business Development

Gudmund Knudsen is Senior Vice President, responsible for New Business Development and IP.

Mr. Knudsen has been at OFS Denmark, including its preceding owners (NKT, NKT/AT&T (LYCOM), and Lucent Technologies), since he graduated in 1983. He started his career in NKT as Project Engineer and later as Project Manager and continued as Research and Development Manager for LYCOM from 1987 – 1989, where he was responsible for product development. He then became Vice President, Manufacturing and Engineering, and in 2000 he became Managing Director, first in Lucent Technologies Denmark and then in OFS Fitel Denmark. From 2008 until May 2014 he served as head of Specialty Photonics Division in OFS.

Mr. Knudsen graduated with a M.Sc.E.E. from the Technical University of Denmark in 1980 and finished his Ph.D. thesis in 1983. Since 2002 he has been member of the Board of Representatives of the Confederation of Danish Industries. He is married with two children and lives in Copenhagen.