Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> March 10, 2003

Ophthalmic & Medical Laser Companies: Irving Arons – Spectrum Consulting

IRVING ARONS, Managing Director of Spectrum Consulting, has specialized in consulting on ophthalmic technology for nearly 30 years. For the past 18 months he has concentrated on the assessment of forefront applications, market opportunities and new laser technologies in the emerging medical laser field. He formed Spectrum Consulting in 1994, and publishes a monthly newsletter called Executive Laser Briefing. Mr. Arons received a BS degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of Massachusetts and did graduate studies on Biochemistry at Northeastern University. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with an outline of your own personal

background and that of Spectrum Consulting?

Mr. Arons: I spent 25 years at the international consulting firm

Arthur D. Little as a