Term of office as Elected Council member
2021-2024 First Term
Patrick Franzen is Director, Publications and Platform at SPIE, the international society of optics and photonics. Pat is responsible for all of SPIE’s publications activities including proceedings and conference content, journals, and books, and oversees all editorial, policy, production, and sales and marketing operations. He sits on SPIE’s publications ethics committee and is a staff liaison on SPIE’s board-appointed committee on ethics and revocation. Prior to joining SPIE, Pat was the Senior Director, Professional Publishing for Lumina Datamatics, a global content, technology, and commerce company based in Plymouth, Massachusetts and Chennai, India. He received both his B.A. and M.A. in U.S. History from Providence College in Providence, RI where he was a four-year member of the men’s varsity swimming and diving team.
2021 competing interest statement for Patrick Franzen (PDF, 152 KB)