Mike Rubino, Departing CFO of A123 Systems, to Join Digital Lumens as Chief Financial Officer
Industry Veteran Brings 25 Years of Experience in High-Growth Companies
Boston, Mass., November 30, 2010 – Digital Lumens, developer of the industry’s first Intelligent Lighting System™, today announced that Mike Rubino will join the company as Chief Financial Officer. Rubino comes to the company from A123 Systems, where he has served as CFO and Vice President of Finance and Administration. He will take over day-to-day responsibilities at Digital Lumens in mid-January.
“Mike’s breadth of experience, which spans global operations, sophisticated government policy, and cleantech financing to accelerate new technology adoption, makes him a strategic addition to the team as we expand into new markets,” said Tom Pincince, President and CEO of Digital Lumens. “From venture-backed startups to public companies, Mike’s financial and operational expertise will be pivotal as we scale.”
“I am excited to be joining a growing company that has rapidly moved to the forefront of their industry by redefining the lighting marketplace and delivering new levels of energy efficiency which translate to real cost savings,” said Rubino.
Rubino will join Digital Lumens after more than six years as CFO and Vice President of Finance and Administration at A123 Systems, where he managed the company’s financing including successful capital raises up through initial public offering. Prior to A123 Systems he served as the CFO of Maker Communications (acquired by Conexant Systems after a successful IPO), Agile Networks (acquired by Lucent Technologies), Ellacoya Networks, and Telephotonics (acquired by DuPont).
About Digital Lumens
Digital Lumens develops LED-based Intelligent Lighting Systems that reduce industrial customers’ lighting-related electricity expenses up to 90% and transform lighting into a managed asset, improving efficiency, control and operational insight. Incorporating custom-designed LED-based luminaires, integrated intelligence, sensors, and wireless networking into a single system, the company is defining a new class of networked lighting solution for customers. Digital Lumens has recently been recognized as a 2011 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer and a 2010 Global Cleantech 100 Company. For more information, please visit www.digitallumens.com.
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