David Sossen

Technology Licensing Officer

Mr. Sossen is a Technology Licensing Officer at M.I.T. His areas of responsibility include photonics, lasers, advanced materials and aerospace. He is the Founder and former CEO of TeraDiode, Inc., a venture he launched to commercialize direct-diode laser technology invented at M.I.T.’s Lincoln Laboratory. Before that, he held senior management positions with Arthur D. Little, yet2.com, and AlliedSignal. He also served as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President for the United Way of Massachusetts Bay after leaving McKinsey & Company. Mr. Sossen holds an S.M. in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B.A. in Chemistry from Case Western Reserve University