Nicol brings over 40 years of business transformation and management expertise from The Boston Consulting Group to help support NUBURU’s growth objectives

Centennial, CO, — December 2, 2021NUBURU®, the industry leader in high power and high brightness industrial blue lasers, today announced the appointment of Ron Nicol as Executive Chairman.

Mr. Nicol also sits on the NUBURU Board of Directors and brings over 40 years of management experience to the company. He held numerous management positions within the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) where he led the firm’s North, Central and South American business, as well as the global technology practice. During his time at BCG, Mr. Nicol managed major business transformations with a number of Fortune 50 companies. He specializes in strategy development, organization transformation, merger and acquisition advice, and the development of major cost-reduction programs.

Prior to joining BCG, Mr. Nicol was an executive with Babcock and Wilcox. Mr. Nicol is a former naval nuclear submarine officer and graduate of the United States Naval Academy with a degree in Physics. He also holds an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Later in his career he served as Chairman of Fuqua’s Board of Visitors and was named Chairman Emeritus.

“NUBURU’s high power, high brightness blue laser technology will revolutionize the world of laser welding and 3D printing,” said Ron Nicol. “I am excited to continue working with the NUBURU team in a deeper capacity to further enhance the company’s market approach and strategic direction.”

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Founded in 2015, NUBURU® is leading the transformation to a world of high-speed, high quality metal machining and processing. NUBURU’s ground-breaking blue laser technology has defined a new class of high-power, high-brightness blue lasers, starting with the standard AO™ laser and the extreme-brightness AI™ laser, which each enable radical gains in speed and quality for metal processing. For more information, visit the company’s website at

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