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TAG Optics Inc.

Using sound to shape light, we create the world’s fastest focusing lens. It enables new innovations in markets from machine vision to material processing apps.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Electronics / Instrumentation
  • Location Princeton, NJ, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2011
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

TAG Optics is the maker of the world’s fastest variable focus device, the TAG Lens™. Using its award-winning technology, the company seeks to become a world class supplier to users and system integrators across several vertical market segments. Customer include manufacturers of integrated optical systems which currently lack the ability to precisely control basic optical attributes such as focal length, spot size control, and depth-of-field.


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    Christian Theriault

    Co-Founder and CEO, has been involved in the entrepreneurship scenes in the Princeton area since 2006. Before spending 2.5 years in business and corporate development roles at a health care start-up, he completed an MSE at Princeton University with concentrations in Entrepreneurship and Engineering Management. Christian also received his AB from Princeton University where he majored in Molecular Biology with certificates in Material Sciences and

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    Craig Arnold
    Chief Technology Consultant

    Co-Founder and Chief Technology Consultant, is the originator of the technology. He is an Associate Professor in the department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton and performs extensive research in the field of laser processing and shaping laser material interactions. Holder of numerous issued and pending US patent, Craig received his PhD in physics from Harvard University and was a NRC Post-Doc at the Naval Research laboratory.


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