Experienced Executive Veteran Kaynam Hedayat Joins as Vice President of Product Management, Cleantech Veteran Jason Hanna as Director of Software Products
Boston, Mass., March 25, 2015– Digital Lumens today announced strategic expansions to its team, with Kaynam Hedayat joining as Vice President of Product Management, and Jason Hanna as Director of Software Products. These new executives will help Digital Lumens expand its lighting and energy management solution portfolio, which brings the benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT) to commercial and industrial customers worldwide.
Kaynam Hedayat joins Digital Lumens from wireless power leader WiTricity, where he served as the Vice President of Product Management and Marketing, responsible for defining and driving product strategy. Prior to WiTricity, Hedayat was CTO and Senior Director of Product Management and Marketing at EXFO, a telecom infrastructure provider. Hedayat holds a Master’s of Engineering degree from Cornell University, and a B.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Northeastern University. He is also author of several standards n the area of computer networks and service assurance, and holds 9 patents.
Jason Hanna has been instrumental in the growth of the cleantech sector in New England. Hanna was most recently founder and CEO of Embue, where his teams developed HVAC and energy management products. Before Embue, he co-founded Greentown Labs, one of the world’s leading incubators for cleantech companies. As managing director at Greentown, Hanna built the leadership team and infrastructure for a non-profit organization that now houses 45 early-stage companies, having raised more than $50 million in funding. Hanna holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University.
“These strategic additions to our team will allow us to greatly extend our market share leadership in intelligent lighting and energy management,” said Michael Feinstein, Digital Lumens Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Our solutions use distributed intelligence, centrally controlled, to deliver the best energy savings of any lighting solution, and are some of the most tangible installations of IoT in commercial and industrial buildings. Kaynam and Jason bring the expertise and strategic leadership to help deliver new value-added applications to our customers and partners worldwide.”
About Digital Lumens
Digital Lumens is a global supplier of enterprise-scale intelligent LED lighting systems for leading commercial and industrial customers, delivering 90% energy savings and a platform for building intelligence. With deployments of 200 million square feet (20 million square meters) of coverage across 40 countries, Digital Lumens brings the tangible benefits of Internet of Things (IoT) to commercial and industrial lighting environments. For more information, please visit www.digitallumens.com.
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