Erik joined Cree in 2015. He was previously VP of Sales and Marketing at LED lighting company Terralux, where he transformed their product portfolio and sales network from portable products to OEM LED light engines, retrofit kits, and fixtures. Erik also held strategic and product marketing roles at Philips Lumileds and sales and marketing positions with automotive lighting supplier Federal-Mogul. He holds a B.S. in Management Systems from Kettering University and an MBA from Oakland University.