Green Lighting Company Lunera Lighting Names Executive Chairman of the Board and CEO
Redwood City, Calif. (December 2, 2011) – Lunera® Lighting, Inc. a Silicon Valley company that designs, manufactures, and markets next-generation LED lighting, is pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Hickey as Executive Chairman of the Board and Michael Keddington as CEO.
Doug Hickey, Executive Chairman of the Board for Lunera, has more than 20 years of operational experience holding senior-level positions in the telecom, Internet and technology space. Most recently, he was a partner at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners and CEO of Critical Path. Previously, Hickey was President and CEO of Global Center, which became one of the first and largest providers of advanced web hosting. After selling Global Center to Frontier Communications in 1998, he was named President of Frontier Global Center and Executive Vice President of Frontier Communications Corporation.
“Lunera’s focus on improving building performance through the economic and sustainability advantages of its LED lighting systems paired with providing an enhanced quality of light for occupants, has positioned the company for considerable growth,” stated Lunera Executive Chairman of the Board Doug Hickey. “I look forward to enhancing Lunera’s leadership position in the commercial LED lighting sector as well as solidifying further partner innovation,” he added.
Lunera CEO, Michael Keddington is a proven leader with over twenty years of revenue, profit, organization and brand building experience for world class companies including Intel, Sanmina-SCI, Oracle and Symantec. Michael’s vision and expertise in building successful businesses in emerging markets make him an ideal fit for leading the $100B lighting industry to an entirely transformative technology.
“I am pleased to lead Lunera through its next phase of innovation and expansion. Lunera’s commercial luminaire platform is evolving to one that closely replicates sunlight, creating an immersive indoor visual experience. LED light is inspiring people by exciting our visual senses, impacting our productivity, and enhancing our indoor lifestyle. Lunera is poised to successfully implement its growth strategies and take full advantage of the market opportunities ahead,” commented Michael Keddington, CEO of Lunera Lighting.
Source: Lunera Lighting
Lunera Lighting is an award-winning technology innovator leading the transformation from analog to energy-efficient digital LED lighting. Manufactured in the USA, Lunera’s premium lighting fixtures are particularly attractive when seeking LEED certification, since LED lighting substantially impacts LEED points in “green” buildings. Elegant design, precision engineering, and beautiful light differentiate the company’s award-winning products. Since its initial product launch in late 2009, Lunera has installed lighting in over five million square feet of commercial real estate. For more information on switching to LED fixtures, visit the company at www.lunera.com or contact Lunera at 650-241-3875 or by email at email@example.com. Follow Lunera on Twitter at http://twitter.com/luneralighting.