Peter C. Schultz is co-inventor of the fiber optics used worldwide for telecommunications. He is an internationally recognized scientist and has received numerous awards for his technical achievements. In 1993 he was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame and, in 2000, received the National Medal of Technology, the highest technology award of the US government, from President Clinton for his pioneering accomplishments in optical fiber. In 1991, he was elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering. Dr. Schultz served as President and Chief Technology Officer of Heraeus Inc.
(1988-2001), VP Technology for SpecTran Corp (1984-1988), and Senior Scientist for Corning, Inc. (1967-1984).