About

Since 2005 Innolume is the premier manufacturer of GaAs-based laser diodes covering 780nm-1340nm spectral window. Combination of wavelength coverage with Quantum Dots Technology and advanced chip design enables a number of novel industrial, medical, and communications applications. Our Company runs full vertically integrated fab which allows fast turn-arounds in product development and modification of standard items for custom inquiries.

Mainly concentrated on the chip production (current throughput exceeds 10M chips/year) we hold highly reliable single mode fiber coupling technology.



Key People

Dr. Daniil Livshits, CEO

Daniil joined Ioffe Institute as semiconductor physics scientist being yet a student of the State Technical University in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1991. He received his PhD degree in the field of research of heterostructures and laser diodes working in the group of Nobel laureate Prof. Zhores Alferov.

Then he was working on similar topics in Industrial Technology Research Institute in Taiwan during 2001-2003.

Daniil together with a team of scientists from Ioffe Institute formed Innolume just at the initial stage of its operation in 2004. He was in charge of building of the fab and development of company technology in the beginning. After that he led formation of company products and markets serving as CTO. He assumed office of Managing Director of Innolume GmbH in 2015.

Sven Rüger, CFO

Sven joined Innolume in 2008. After finalizing his commercial apprenticeship at multinational Speciality Chemical Company Hoechst AG in 1980, Sven was selected for a corporate scholarship at the University for Applied Sciences in Mainz and obtained his degree in business administration, specializing in accounting, taxation and general management.

During his carrier of over 30 years at Hoechst AG, Aventis Corporate Research and Technology and Clariant International , Corak Consulting ltd. and various interims positions as CFO/managing Director in VC financed companies he gained extensive commercial and technical experience within in the areas of sales and marketing, logistics, management accounting, controlling, treasury, corporate planning, change management, commercial IT systems, research and development as well as spin off and merger activities. He acquired profound business management know how in specialty chemicals, laser as well as life science/biotech and also worked for over seven years in India as well as the US. Part of his family is American.