LED Industry Veteran Brings Seasoned Leadership to Growing Team
Boston, Mass., February 2, 2011 – Digital Lumens, developer of the industry’s first Intelligent Lighting System™, today announced that Fritz Morgan has joined the Company as Chief Product Officer. Morgan will lead the development teams responsible for all aspects of the Digital Lumens Intelligent Lighting System, including the Intelligent Light Engines (LED-based fixtures with embedded controls and sensors) and the LightRules™ lighting management software.
Morgan joins Digital Lumens from Joule Unlimited, where he served as Senior Vice President of Engineering. Previously, he was Chief Technology Officer of Color Kinetics, where he spent 11 years leading development of the company’s award-winning product lines and technologies, and helping manage the extensive IP portfolio, prior to and after its acquisition by Philips.
“Fritz’s depth of technical and leadership experience will be real assets to Digital Lumens as we scale our operations to meet growing customer demand,” said Tom Pincince, President and CEO of Digital Lumens. “His track record of building award-winning product lines and technologies will enhance our team’s ability to rapidly address real-world market needs for large-scale energy efficiency.”
“I am delighted to be joining the Digital Lumens team, one of the most experienced in the industry in developing complex LED systems, and look forward to contributing to and building upon the terrific work done to date,” added Morgan. “The company’s pragmatic, market-focused approach is a perfect fit with my own orientation and experience.”
Before joining Color Kinetics, Morgan was a research scientist at Mitsubishi Electric Research Lab, where he developed surgical simulators. He holds a BS in Physics, and an MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon with a focus in robotics.
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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