President & CEO
...."Jay has supplied over $20 Million worth of industrial imaging equipment to leading U.S. organizations.."
Jay has helped numerous OEMs, military prime contractors, and U.S. government agencies with the selection, integration, and on-going use of standard and modified industrial cameras. He has supplied millions of dollars worth of high-end cameras to the most advanced commercial and military imaging systems. As President & CEO of Rice Camera Technologies, Jay is responsible for the company's strategic initiatives and management of the company's sales & marketing processes, and customer relationships. Jay formed Rice Camera Technologies to pursue innovative imaging technologies and better serve the imaging requirements of large OEMs and military prime contractors. Prior to starting Rice Camera Technologies, Jay was the President and CEO for the US subsidiary of another camera manufacturer headquartered in Europe. During his tenure there Jay grew the company into a highly profitable, multi-million dollar operation.
Jay has extensive experience in management, marketing, and business development positions at technology corporations. He has spent more than a decade creating mutually beneficial business relationships with Fortune 500 companies and other industry leaders. Jay’s experience in imaging includes providing imaging products and services to leading semiconductor manufacturers and military prime contractors. He has supported key imaging programs in applications ranging from interferometry to airborne targeting pods. Jay was also responsible for supplying CCD cameras for NASA’s first ever commercial camera system to detect heat shield integrity aboard the space shuttle.
Jay holds a Post-MBA Certificate of Advanced Management studies from the F.W. Olin School of Business at Babson College, an MBA from Bentley College, and a B.S. in Finance from MCLA.
Personal Note: 5 Things You May Not Know About Jay Rice:
- His father was in the Navy and Grandfather was a U.S. Marine
- He loves to travel and has been all over the world
- He has run the Falmouth Road Race 10 times
- He admits to being a science-fiction nerd
- He has a weakness for Ben & Jerry's ice cream
Bruce Radl is a key member of the Rice Camera Technologies technical advisory team. Bruce is a photographic scientist with extensive experience in optical system design, technical project management, and customer relationship management. He is adept at creating unique solutions to imaging systems problems and is proficient in computer applications for management and imaging. His areas of expertise include geometrical/physical optics, digital photography, graphic arts, photographic hardware, image science and radiation/illumination.
In service to several imaging companies including Kodak, Polaroid and Scitex, Bruce has designed or invented numerous components including camera back interface systems, CCD cameras, an electro-optic tunable filter for multishot photography, an anti-aliasing filter, laser scanners, currency scanners, film recorders, form readers, pupil expanders, optical viewers, and numerous illumination systems.
Bruce has 30 years experience designing imaging systems and bringing them to market. His past 5 years he has operated Mosaic Sciences, a consulting company and there developed unique solutions to imaging problems. These range from optimizing cell phone imaging for bar code scanning to LWIR/NIR spatial radiation modulator optical systems to 100% flaw inspection of web/sheet printed materials. Prior to that while General Manager of Mosaic Imaging he introduced the first 11 megapixel professional studio camera. Before that he has been a technical manager/contributor at Gretag Imaging, Sienna Imaging, Dicomed, Leaf Systems, Ektron and Eikonix.
Bruce has a BS and an MS in Photographic Science and Instrumentation from the Rochester Institute of Technology. In the imaging sciences he holds five patents and has one patent pending.