Curt Weinstein has been vice president and general manager, Advanced Optics, Corning Specialty Materials, since August 2009. In this role, he is responsible for delivering profitable growth in the Optics, Specialty Glass, Optical Materials and Laser Technologies businesses, which serve the Semiconductor, Specialty Glass, Aerospace & Defense, Telecommunications, Glass Laser Machining and other emerging markets. In addition, he is responsible for identifying new opportunities that leverage Advanced Optics capabilities in materials, thin film coatings and surfaces, optical and mechanical design, and finishing.
Weinstein joined Corning in 1986 as an applications engineer in Optical Fiber, and subsequently held leadership positions in sales, marketing, and product line management in both Optical Fiber and Photonic Technologies.
In March 2003, he was named business manager for Diesel Technologies. In July 2005, he was named general manager, Corning Shanghai Company Limited, where he was responsible for commercial and manufacturing operations. He was named director for Heavy-Duty Diesel in October 2007 and vice president and general manager, Heavy-Duty Diesel Technologies, in January 2008.
Weinstein holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from Georgetown University, a mechanical engineering degree from Catholic University of America, and a Master of Business Administration from Syracuse University.