Company Profile

Finisar Corporation
Profile last edited on: 3/6/2023      CAGE: 1RUX5      UEI: WQG5JVTHCKR3

Business Identifier: Fiber optic subsystems and network performance test systems.
Year Founded
First Award
Latest Award
Program Status
Inactive (Acquired)
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Location Information

1308 Moffett Park Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
   (408) 548-1000
Location: Multiple
Congr. District: 17
County: Santa Clara

Public Profile

Briefly SBIR Involved with a DARPA Award in its early years, Finisar Corporation has been for facdes a global technology leader of fiber optic subsystems and components that enable high-speed voice, video and data communications for networking, storage, wireless, and cable TV applications. For nearly three decades, Finisar has provided critical optics technologies to system manufacturers to meet the increasing demands for network bandwidth. Finisar is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA with R&D, manufacturing sites, and sales offices worldwide. Finisar has acquired 22 organizations - the most recent acquisition being LightSmyth Technologies on Sep 18, 2014 - several of which were much small but also SBIR involved firms. As if to close the loop, in November 2018, Finisar was acquired by II-IV - also having been SBIR active in its early days and those of the SBIR Program . Acquisition

Extent of SBIR involvement

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Synopsis: Awardee Business Condition

Employee Range
Revenue Range
Over 50M
VC funded?
Publicly Traded
Stock Info
IP Holdings

Awards Distribution by Agency

Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount
1994 1 DARPA $99,996
Project Title: Optoelectric Module Technologies & Manufacturing

Key People / Management

  Jerry S Rawls -- President and Co-Founder

  Frank H Levinson -- Founder

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