Niles, Ill.-based Luminii, a leading manufacturer of specification-grade architectural LED lighting systems, has appointed industry veteran Jeff Parker as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. In this position, Parker will leverage his deep and fundamental knowledge of complex LED technology ecosystems, global markets, and product innovation to further elevate the company and drive its next phase of growth.
“Jeff is an exceptionally talented leader with a long history of driving growth and innovation at leading LED technology companies,” says Laurentiu Vlad, founder and President of Luminii.
Prior to joining Luminii, Parker spent nearly 30 years managing companies in the display, LED, medical, and lighting markets, previously serving as CEO of Soraa, President of Rambus Lighting & Display Business, and CEO of Global Lighting Technologies. He has a proven track record of driving growth and market leadership by bringing innovative lighting products to market and has been granted more than 200 patents covering inventions in LEDs, displays, fiber optics, micro-optics, general lighting, and other optoelectronics applications.
“Jeff is a successful entrepreneur, proven thought leader, and pioneer in the LED and optical space,” notes Tim O’Keefe, Vice President of Luminii. “We’re excited to have him lead Luminii into the next chapter.”
“I am thrilled to join the Luminii team,” adds Parker. “Laurentiu has done a great job building and positioning Luminii for long-term growth and success, and I look forward to being a part of this exciting journey.”
Luminii Founder and President, Laurentiu Vlad, will maintain his role with a focus on product development to continue the company’s mission of enhancing architecture by delivering high-performance, high-color lighting products.