James Hillier

Secretary and Programming Co-Chair
Vice President, Investor Relations
IPG Photonics

James HillierJames Hillier is Vice President of Investor Relations at IPG Photonics, the world leader in high-power fiber lasers and amplifiers. In this role, he has developed and led the company’s investor relations program since January 2017. Previously, James served as Vice President of Investor Relations at Demandware, the industry-leading provider of enterprise cloud commerce solutions, which was acquired by Salesforce in 2016. He also served as Vice President of Investor Relations at PTC, a global provider of software to discrete manufacturers used to design, operate, and service complex products. Prior to his career in investor relations, James spent 14 years as a sell-side equity research analyst, 13 of which were at UBS, where he served as a Director and senior analyst. While at UBS, he specialized in the coverage of the global technology industry, both as a technology strategist and a research analyst covering the communications equipment industry. James holds a B.A. in Economics and English from the University of Pennsylvania..