Werner Schairer - Consultant
Curriculum Vitae
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Werner Schairer

Curriculum Vitae

Name

 

Werner Friedrich Schairer

Parents

 

Dipl. Ing. Albert and Gretel Schairer, born Blessing

Birth date

 

April 9, 1941, Reutlingen, Germany

Education

   

College education

1947 - 1960

Grundschule, Progymnasium, Gymnasium

Abitur

1960

Johannes Kepler Gymnasium Reutlingen

University

1960 -1966

Student of Physics at the Universities of Tübingen, Berlin (FU), Frankfurt / M

Vordiplom

1963

Tübingen

Diplom

1966

Frankfurt/M

Promotion (PHD)

1970

Frankfurt/M, Prof. H.J. Queisser

Family

   

Marriage

1976

Carmen Bosch-Schairer, born Bosch

Children

1982 - 1986

3 Kids, Johannes Konrad, Sara Cornelia, Adrian Christoph

Profession

   

Scientific assistant

1969 - 1971

University Frankfurt/M, Professor H. J. Queisser

IBM fellowship

1971 - 1972

IBM Research Centre, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA

Scientific assistant

1972 - 1974

Max Planck Institut für Festkörperforschung, Stuttgart

Project Manager

1974 - 1977

AEG-Telefunken / Halbleiterwerk, development of short range glass fibre transmission systems for digital data transmission

Group Manager

1977 - 1989

AEG-Telefunken / Halbleiterwerk, development of light emitting diodes (LED), IR emitting diodes, and semiconductor lasers for the wavelength range 900 nm to 780 nm

Division Manager

1989 - 1998

Head of development of all opto-electronic components of AEG-Telefunken. Later the ownership of the company changed to UTC (United Technology Corp.), then to Daimler Benz and its daughter company TEMIC.

Device and process development specifically of LEDs and IREDs, integrated LED arrays, lasers, detectors based on Si and III-V compounds, opto isolators, opto sensors, remote controls, and integrated circuits for optical signal processing.

 

1998

Sale of TEMIC to Vishay Intertechnology

Vice President

1999 - 2001

Management of the business unit Infra Red Data Communication (IRDC) with the responsibility for profit and loss. Got to know and apply the specific financial control instruments of Vishay. Achievement of the worldwide market leadership with a complete range of IrDA compatible transceiver devices. Reached low production costs and extremely high profit margin in spite of high investments in production equipment and development.

Consultant

   
   

Left Vishay in order to become an independent consultant. Special focus areas: IR technology, IR communication, IrDA relationship, IR oriented marketing, financial control, production lines, quality, business relationships, and worldwide travelling (customers, sources, exhibitions, IrDA)


More than 30 patents and patent applications, some of the patents granted with more than 10 million $ yearly sales.
See List of Patents

About 30 scientific and technical publications. See List of Publications