Hilton, N.Y.—In 1975, Steven Sasson helped make history for Eastman Kodak by developing the first digital camera.
“I thought if we could just take pictures in a different way. It just might impact the way we take pictures,” said Sasson.
Mired in bankruptcy, Sasson views Kodak’s current state as a sad one.
However, he remains high on the company’s potential should it successfully emerge from bankruptcy.
“They are strong in material science and image science so they are focusing in on that,” explained Sasson.
Kodak recently filed a business plan with the Securities and Exchange Commission outlining plans for the future that focuses on consumer and commercial printing.
“It certainly is understandable for a company to use the assets that they do have to try to reinforce the future of their company which is going toward printing,” said Sasson.
Steven Sasson is an optimist, hopeful that his employer of 35 years has one transformation left.
“How people view images will hopefully remain a Kodak moment and that’s where they are focusing their assets and resources,” said Sasson.