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Michael Davenport

President, Rochester Precision Optics LLC

Years in current role: 2

Michael Davenport jumped at the chance to join the Rochester Precision Optics team and worked his way up from roles like director of product engineering and vice president of operations to his current role, president of the firm.

During his tenure at RPO, Davenport has been critical in advancing the company’s manufacturing capabilities for optical products to include machining and molding of glass, as well as polymer and IR materials.

Davenport was drawn to the complexity of the optics industry, and the challenge-driven atmosphere of the industry was the perfect fit.

This profile is part of Rochester Business Journal's Power 50 Technology list for 2022. Information used in this profile was sourced from the honoree. View the full list at


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