Sales Team

The team’s responsibilities are not only for sales and customer relations with respect to existing products, but also for prospecting and pursuit of new market opportunities. They have engineering backgrounds and a deep interest in the technologies and customer needs. The team covers all geographical areas with the help of distributors in a few specific areas (see contact us for details).

For general sales inquires please email istsales@iridian.ca or Tel: +1(613)741-4513 [Press Option #1]

Nikki Bulgarea

Manager New Business Development

Nikki was the manager of Sales and Marketing from 2002 to 2013 and more recently she has taken on the role of Manager for New Business Development for new markets and products in all geographical areas. Her main focus is Defense and Security, Aerospace and Automotive markets where Iridian is applying its expertise in custom optical and surface enhancement coatings to meet the needs of its OEM customers.
She speaks fluent: English, German, French, Romanian and Hungarian.

You can contact Nikki at nikki.bulgarea@iridian.ca  or by Tel: +1 (613) 741-4513 x 266

Xiaolun Zeng

Account Manager

Xiaolun joined the team in 2005 after many years of experience in the optical communications industry. He has lead responsibility for sales and developing markets in the Asian region and a strong interest in telecommunications products. Xiaolun speaks both Mandarin and English.

You can contact Xiaolun at xiaolun.zeng@iridian.ca or by Tel: +1 (613) 741-4513 x 290

Jason Palidwar

Account Manager

Jason joined the team in 2006 with a broad industrial background as a product manager in JDS Uniphase related to telecommunications filters. Jason has since taken a special interest in products for spectroscopic applications and specialty product lines such as entertainment sector (3D glasses and filter wheels) and mid-IR filters.

You can contact Jason at jason.palidwar@iridian.ca or by Tel: +1 (613) 741-4513 x 240

Hongbai Lao

Sales Engineer

Hongbai joined the team in Dec 2013 with a 15+ years experience in manufacturing and sales of coated optics and optical filters for telecommunications, fluorescence imaging and spectroscopy applications. Hongbai has brought this extensive experience to Iridian and can assist you with your optics needs in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

You can contact Hongbai at hongbai.lao@iridian.ca or by Tel: +1 (613) 741-4513 x 234