Jim Katsifolis

Jim Katsifolis
Jim Katsifolis
CTO - Technology Division, The Ava Group

Jim is an accomplished R&D leader with a 20-year background in photonics and fibre optic technologies. His specialist experience includes managing product lifecycles from research to in-market success and building and managing a complex patent portfolio. Since joining FFT in 2004, he has been instrumental in the development, commercialisation and patenting of FFT’s leading technologies, having led the end-to-end development of intrusion detection products. Prior to joining FFT, Jim was Development Team Leader at VPIsystems Inc., and Associate Lecturer in the Dept Electronic Engineering at La Trobe University.