Business Line Leader
Tu Du is the Business Line Leader for OEM Laser Optics at IDEX. Tu joined IDEX in 2013 after successful roles in senior leadership positions at DuPont Innovalight, Advent Solar and Intel. He brings over 20 years of experience in technical manufacturing to his position with IDEX and has responsibility for the worldwide growth of the Laser Optics business within IDEX. He is recognized for being customer focused and a team player, working to build strong teams within his organization. Tu holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Mexico and a Bachelor of Science degree in Optics from the University of Rochester, Institute of Optics.
Dylan Swan is the Finance Manager for the Laser Optics Business Unit of IDEX. He has 15 years of experience covering roles in Operational & Commercial finance as well as Financial Planning & Reporting. After 10 years with Hewlett Packard, Dylan joined the IDEX Corporation with a solid foundation in financial expertise within the technology sector. In his role at IDEX, Dylan provides an unwavering commitment to honesty and integrity and is known for building great teams who do the same. A native of Northern California, he earned his Bachelors Degree in Business Finance at California State University at Chico and his MBA at the University of California, Davis.
Director of Operations
Brandon Ballagh is the Director of Operations for IDEX Boulder Colorado factory, Advanced Thin Films. Brandon joined Precision Photonics in 2006, one of the two companies merged to create the Advanced Thin Films brand. His experience includes manufacturing engineering, process development and process control in a variety of industries including electronics, thin film systems and medical devices. Brandon is passionate about technological and operational excellence and works tirelessly to nurture these values in the Boulder operation. Brandon holds a Bachelors of Science in Engineering from Montana State University and a Masters of Engineering Management from the University of Colorado.
Director of Sales
Jessica Black is Director of Sales for the OEM Laser Optics business of IDEX serving the Americas region. She developed her love of optics over 15 years ago working on world class products in the projection display industry at InFocus in Wilsonville OR where she held positions in engineering and project management. The transition into technical sales came naturally with a passion for not only technology but also customer service. Joining IDEX in September of 2014, she is committed to serving her customers with integrity and dedication to technological excellence. Jessica grew up in the Pacific North West and holds a Bachelors of Science in Ceramic Engineering from the University of Washington in Seattle.