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Patrick Franzen

Council Title: 
Elected Council Member

Washington, USA

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.

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