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sales and marketing executive

Robert Thomas Pitlak, American sales and marketing executive. Member Optical Society of America, Knights of Columbus (deputy grand knight).


Pitlak, Robert Thomas was born on May 4, 1938 in Jersey City. Son of John Francis Pitlak and Estelle Dorothy (Marciniak) Oesch.


Bachelor of Science in Physics, St. Peters College, 1960. Master of Science in Physics, Fairleigh Dickenson University, 1968. Master of Business Administration, Pepperdine University, 1979.


Optical engineer Bausch & Lomb, Inc., Rochester, New York, 1960-1961. Product manager Isomet Corporation, Palisades Park, New Jersey, 1961-1965. Program engineer Kollsman Instruments Corporation, Syosset, New York, 1965-1969.

Product line manager Holobeam, Inc., Paramus, New Jersey, 1969-1972. Field sales engineer Oretec division Edgerton, Germeshauser, and Greer, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 1972-1973. Manager sales/marketing Apollo Lasers, Inc., Los Angeles, 1973-1979.

Vice president marketing Interactive Radiation, Incorporated, North Vale, New Jersey, 1979-1981. Manager laser products Allied-Signal Corporation, Chatsworth, California, 1981-1986. President, Chief Executive Officer Pitlak Corporation, Thousand Oaks, since 1986, also board directors, chairman board.

Board directors Deltron Laser Corporation, Palo Alto.


Member Optical Society of America, Knights of Columbus (deputy grand knight).


  • Other Interests

    Magic, sports, reading.


Married Faith Sarah Phillips, June 30, 1962. Children: George, Sarah.

John Francis Pitlak Oesch

Estelle Dorothy (Marciniak) Oesch

Faith Sarah Phillips

George Pitlak

Sarah Pitlak