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Ted Weverka

Advisor Greater Denver Area, US

Member of the Graduate Faculty, University of Colorado Boulder. University of Colorado Boulder grad.

Member of the Graduate Faculty, University of Colorado Boulder. University of Colorado Boulder grad.

7 vouches

Involved In


Network Photonics


Kapteyn-Murnane Laboratories (KMLabs) Inc.
Multiwave Photonics
Fiber and Integrated Optics (Journal)


Licensing Manager University of Colorado May 2006 - present
Member of the Board Kapteyn-Murnane Laboratories (KMLabs) Inc. January 2008 - present
Member of the Editorial Board Fiber and Integrated Optics (Journal) January 2007 - present
Expert Witness Self November 2014 - present
Founder, CTO Network Photonics 1999 - 2003
Member of the Graduate Faculty University of Colorado Boulder 2008 - present
Member of the Advisory Board Multiwave Photonics 2002 - 2004
President Dominion Engines June 2011 - December 2014
Member of the Advisory Board DataPlay 1999 - 2002
Founding Team Member of the Technical Staff ONI Systems 1997 - December 1998
Member of the Technical Staff Optivision 1995 - 1997
President Optoelectronic Data Systems 1993 - 1996
Student Chair for Engineering United Government of Graduate Students January 1992 - December 1994
Scientist Tetra Tech 1986 - 1989
Engineer Litton Industries Applied Technology Division 1982 - 1986
Technician California Institute of Technology January 1981 - June 1982
bassist Tres Brunos January 1980 - June 1982
cub Cub Scouts 1968 - 1972


University of Colorado Boulder EE, Optics 1989 - 2005
Caltech Applied Physics September 1979 - June 1986
Idyllwild Elementary School 1967 - 1973

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Transportation
  • • Green

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

R&d • Physics • Semiconductors • Startups • Fiber Optics • Photonics • networks • optical switching

Key Accomplishments

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Rainer Iraschko
We worked together  •  Principal Technology Architect, TELUS. University of Alberta grad. University of Toronto grad.
Ted is creative and intelligent with an entrepreneurial flair. He has experience not only working with start-ups, but is a founder himself.
Kristin Diamond
We worked together  •  Associate General Counsel, Covidien. University of Wisconsin-Madison grad.
Timing is everything when it comes to entrepreneurs. Ted knows this better than most, based on his own experience as a founder as well ... as his experience guiding founders. Ted is one of the smartest people i know, but it's the timing combined with his innovative ideas that will aid in his success.
Paulo E. X. Silveira
We worked together  •  VP of R&D, BSX Athletics. University of Colorado Boulder grad.
I had the honor to join one of the companies founded by Ted. He not only developed and demonstrated a unique piece of technology but also wa ... s successful in raising +$130M in funding. As an entrepreneurial CTO Ted also led a team capable of developing a valuable patent portfolio.
Michael Taylor
They're my friends  •  EVP - Corporate Development, ActiveVideo Networks. Previously SVP Business Development, ActiveVideo Networks. Emory grad.
Once, on a camping trip, Ted explained to me in elegant yet simple terms the inner workings of an optical switch. I'm an english major, and ... I understood. I think that says a lot.
Laura Oliphant
We worked together  •  Director, Intel Capital, Intel Capital. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Know what good ip is...
Andrew Goldstein
We worked together  •  Mentor, Advisor, and Consultant, Engineering and Operations Consulting.
Ted presents original ideas and often provides creative solutions to problems. He is an excellent mentor.
Richard Phillips
They're my school  •  Managing Director, FocalPoint Partners, LLC.
Ted is very bright and driven. He has a track record of developing innovative ideas and products.

Kate Tallman
We worked together  •  Member Board of Directors, Colorado Institute for Drug, Device and Diagnostic Development.
Kate has extensive experience mentoring entrepreneurs.

Laura Oliphant
Director, Intel Capital, Intel Capital. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Laura has great connections and strong business guidance.