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ABOUT HEADWALL

Headwall is the leading producer of spectral instrumentation for OEMs and end users worldwide. The Company's focus is on diffractive optics, in the form of very precise holographic diffraction gratings. These components and the spectral modules/spectrometers they enable are available to OEMs in industries such as color measurement and bio-medicine.

Headwall also produces imaging sensors that cover spectral ranges from UV-VIS to SWIR, as well as completely integrated solutions for airborne, medical/biotech, and advanced machine vision applications.

 

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MANAGEMENT TEAM

DAVID BANNON -

CEO

David Bannon is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Headwall Photonics, responsible for shaping the Company’s vision and corporate direction. Through his entrepreneurial leadership, David has positioned Headwall as a worldwide provider of instrument-based spectral sensing solutions that touch many aspects of daily life. From precision agriculture and industrial food inspection to critical areas such as homeland security and military reconnaissance, David has helped bring the science of spectral imaging to new application areas and geographical regions while ushering in entirely new and affordable product categories.

DAVID BLAIR -

DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING

David Blair has extensive experience with government, commercial, and international customers through the delivery of high-technology products from prototypes to full-rate production. He has over 10 years with mixed-model manufacturing, partnerships with customers and suppliers, and a hands-on approach to leadership. Prior to joining Headwall, David was the Director of Operations at BAE Systems. During his time at BAE Systems, David held many roles across Operations, including factory management, supply chain planning, program/project management, strategic initiatives, and customer support.

PETE CLEMENS -

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Peter Clemens is Headwall's Director of Engineering and Development. He brings 30 years of engineering and applications expertise in the design and development of spectral imaging systems. Pete’s experience has been working in engineering and operations where he has taken over 50 different imaging products through design development into full-scale production.Before joining Headwall, Pete was the Technical Director of Operations for BAE Systems. While at BAE Pete held many roles within system engineering, engineering management and operations. Over that time period, the company transitioned several times, from Honeywell's electro-optics division to Loral infrared imaging systems to Lockheed-Martin imaging systems and finally to BAE Systems. 

KWOK WONG -

TECHNOLOGY MANAGER (spectral imaging products)

Kwok Wong graduated from Tufts University with a B.S.E.E. concentrating in Computer Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Master of Engineering focusing on pattern recognition, and Tufts University with a Ph.D. from the Electro-optics Technology Center. He spent over 20 years at BAE Systems in Lexington developing mercury cadmium telluride and microbolometer infrared focal plane array technologies including crystal growth, materials and focal plane characterization and integration. He presently works as Technology Manager for Headwall's spectral imaging products, focusing on new applications across the Company's core markets of remote sensing, machine vision, medical-biotech, and government/defense.

 

JIM GENNARI

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

 

FACILITIES

 

Headwall operates from three facilities. Two of these are located in Massachusetts' high-technology corridor. Primary Company headquarters are in Bolton, Massachusetts. Manufacturing, engineering, sales, marketing, and administration are all located here.

Nearby in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, Headwall has a clean-room fabrication facility for its holographic diffraction gratings. These highly precise, all-original components are produced for OEM customers and are also used in every Headwall Hyperspec® instrument.

European operations (Headwall BVBA) are managed in Belgium, near Brussels.

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ISO 9001:2015

 

Headwall is certified to the requirements of ISO 9001:2015, which covers the systems and processes that assure supply chain excellence.

Headwall has been ISO-certified for several years and is one of very few companies in the spectral imaging industry to reach this milestone continually.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CONTACT HEADWALL

 

580 Main Street

Bolton, Massachusetts USA 01740

Ph: +978-353-4100

 

UPCOMING TRADE SHOWS AND CONFERENCES

 

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GEOINT 2018

April 22-25, 2018

Tampa, Florida USA

Headwall Stand: #650

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International Association of Spectral Imaging

June 17-20, 2018

Seattle, Washington USA

Headwall Stand:

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IGARSS 2018

July 23-27, 2018

Valencia, SPAIN

Headwall Stand: #12

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WHISPERS 2018

September 23-26, 2018

Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

Headwall Stand:

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AGU 2018

December 10-14, 2018

Washington D.C. USA

Headwall Stand: #1351

 

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