New Ridge Technologies, LLC was founded in 2003 by Dr. Henry Yaffe. Dr. Yaffe serves as the President of NRT, overseeing the day-to-day operation of the company. He has over 25 years of experience in advanced technologies and business.
Before NRT, Yaffe was the founder of YAFO Networks, where he led the development of PMD compensation and technologies as chairman, CEO and CTO.Prior to YAFO, he had various responsibilities for network systems and optical technologies at CIENA. Yaffe has also held technical positions with Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, NJ and Norcross, GA.
Dr. Yaffe has a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Applied Physics from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, and a B.A. from Swarthmore College.