Dr. Mark D. Vaughn is manager, Technical Talent Pipelining for Corning Incorporated's Technology Community and is the Lead for the Technology Community Office of STEM. In this role, Vaughn develops, implements and manages PK-20 science and engineering programs and initiatives in support of meeting the Technology Community’s near term and long-term technical talent needs.
Dr. Vaughn began his 32-year career with Corning in 1988 as a Research Technician. He holds a Bachelors degree in Physics from Alfred University, a Master of Science degree in Optics from the University of Rochester, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. Prior to his current role, Vaughn was a Research Associate in Modeling and Simulation where he was a noted expert in Optical Network Traffic Demand Modeling and Access Network Cost Modeling.
In addition to his primary role, Vaughn is a sought-after training program designer and facilitator and is a highly regarded diversity champion and community leader.
Dr. Vaughn is a native of Elmira, New York. He and his wife, Jeanette (who is an educator and entrepreneur), reside in Painted Post, New York and are the proud parents of 5 children (and have one son-in-love, one daughter-in-love and two grandchildren).