Enlighted, Inc. Continues Aggressive Growth with Addition of Commercial Lighting and Building System Experts Bruce Pelton and Jim Sekinger
July 24, 2012 – Sunnyvale, CA – Enlighted, Inc., a leading provider of commercial lighting control systems, today announced that Bruce Pelton and Jim Sekinger have joined the company’s expanding team. These industry veterans bring vast knowledge and experience in energy-efficient LED lighting and control systems as well as in go-to-market strategies for commercial building systems. The new team members will be leading new market strategies. Both Pelton and Sekinger most recently held positions at Redwood Systems.
“Bruce and Jim bring deep understanding and expertise in lighting and building systems to key roles in our organization,” said Tushar Dave, Chairman and CEO, Enlighted, Inc. “Enlighted is rapidly expanding to meet the needs of our customers and develop extensible solutions that drive more energy efficiency and operating savings in buildings. We are thrilled to have both Bruce and Jim on the team to further drive our leadership and momentum serving Fortune 500 customers.”
“Enlighted is in a technology leadership category of its own compared to other lighting control systems,” said Bruce Pelton. “The company has built a superior solution which is enabling its customers to not only save more, but also add efficiencies and intelligence to building operations in new ways – in ways only possible due to Enlighted’s per-fixture advanced architecture. We are thrilled to be part of this company and its community of customers and partners.”
Bruce Pelton was most recently SVP Technology at Redwood Systems, where he managed the integration of Redwood’s light engine into LED fixtures. He has over 35 years of lighting experience with much of the last seven years dedicated to LEDs as the CTO at Tyco Electronics Lighting and GM at Samsung Electronics (SEMCO). He also was the Associate Director of the California Lighting Technology Center at UC Davis through their most successful expansionary phase.
Jim Sekinger was most recently SVP of Sales & Business Development at Redwood Systems, where he was responsible for development of global sales strategy, channel development, and strategic partnerships. As Managing Director of Philips Lighting Electronics’ NA lighting control business, he led development and market introduction of the first commercial wireless lighting control system. Prior to Philips, Jim was VP of Sales for Electronic Ballast Technologies (EBT), growing a start-up team through to $100M in sales and an eventual acquisition by Philips Lighting.
“I’m excited to be joining a company that has developed a sophisticated solution that can be delivered in a very simple, repeatable manner,” said Jim. “Enlighted provides enormous value for Fortune 500 companies by reducing energy consumption as well as helping to increase building utilization. I’m looking forward to further enabling Enlighted global partners with a high value and exceptional ROI opportunity that will delight their customers.”
About Enlighted, Inc.®
Enlighted, Inc. is the premier provider of intelligent lighting control systems. Its groundbreaking platform delivers unprecedented ROI for all types of commercial buildings. The Company has delivered 50 to 70 percent lighting energy savings for over 35 Fortune 500 customers. Its innovative solutions significantly reduce energy and operating costs, enhancing the value of commercial buildings. For more information, visit www.enlightedinc.com.