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Please Join us in Welcoming Justin Spott

Posted on: December 18th, 2019

Avantes, Inc. is excited to announce the latest addition to our team! Justin Spott joins us as our new Regional Sales Manager for the US Central Region and brings with him a wealth of knowledge in the spectroscopy industry. Justin has a strong background in Chemistry holding an MS in this discipline and extensive spectroscopy experience as he previously worked both at Andor and Sciaps in Sales and Product Management roles.

Background and Biography

Justin is passionate about solving everyday problems with scientific equipment. He is experienced in sales and product development of scientific equipment, having helped Andor Technology achieve successful sales targets for the launch of their Kymera 328i and iStar sCMOS product lines, as well as leading the development of SciAps Chem500 handheld Raman analyzer. At Andor, he was the leading salesperson in 2018 and 2019, utilizing Python and concepts from data science to better understand sales trends and automate internal processes. He also is a contributor to multiple research projects through the development of algorithms and automation scripts. He graduated with dual degrees in chemistry and philosophy from Wilkes University in northeastern Pennsylvania in 2010 before completing his Master’s thesis in organometallic synthesis at the University of Wyoming.

Justin Outside of Work

In addition to science, Justin is takes advantage of the beautiful Colorado mountains as a rock climber, hiker, skier and general lover of the outdoors. An active member of the Colorado small business community, he promotes and supports local businesses to help them thrive in the economic environment. In addition to the outdoors, he is a lover of art and performance activities which account for his well-rounded interests and personality.