Sam Rubin is President and Chief Executive Officer of LightPath Technologies, Inc. Before LightPath, Mr. Rubin had a senior executive role at Thorlabs, where he was responsible for Thorlabs’ Imaging Systems Division, a standalone organization with its own sales and marketing, as well as global responsibility for all of Thorlabs’ life science activities. Among the roles he upheld at Thorlabs, Mr. Rubin founded and grew Thorlabs’ operations in China, and spearheaded its entry and significant growth in the life sciences market. Mr. Rubin also led new strategic initiatives for Thorlabs, including new product lines, acquisitions and growth into new markets. Prior to that, Mr. Rubin co-founded XLight Photonics, an optical communication startup, which was later sold to a telecommunications private equity firm. Mr. Rubin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electronic engineering from Ben Gurion University, a Master of Business Administration degree from New York University, Stern School of Business, and is a graduate of the Executive Education, Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School.