Light Based Technologies Appoints Michael Holt to its Board of Directors
Light-Based Technologies (LBT) has announced the appointment of Michael Holt, former Chief Executive Officer of Philips Lumileds Lighting, to its board of directors.
“We are extremely pleased to have someone with the experience and industry knowledge of Mike Holt join our board of directors. Adding a board member with his LED industry background will clearly strengthen and compliment our already strong leadership team,” says Richard McKellar, Chairman at LBT.
Mr. Holt was most recently the Chief Executive Officer and a Board Member of Philips Lumileds Lighting from its inception in November of 1999 until January 2012. Under his leadership, Lumileds established itself as an industry leader in all aspects of LED design, performance and quality.
“It is exciting to once again be involved with an early stage, disruptive technology. I believe that intelligent control and increasing functionality will become important differentiators in the lighting industry and LBT has the vision and capability to enable its customers in this regard,” said Mike Holt.
Mr. Holt has 28 years experience in the semiconductor industry across all key functional areas. He began his career in the Optoelectronics Division at Hewlett-Packard after graduating with a BSME from Notre Dame University.
Light-Based Technologies (LBT) develops intelligent power and control electronics that enable and optimize Solid State Lighting. Specializing in high quality deep dimming, ultra- compatible configurability and complete spectral control, LBT represents the future of solid state lighting control technology. LBT is making its technology available to the market through its line of LED drivers and proprietary ICs. For more information on the company, please visit www.lightbased.com.