Chief Technology Officer
Paul Pickard is a 21-year veteran of the lighting industry, having held technical leadership positions at Acuity Brands, LED Lighting Fixtures, Cree, and is currently CTO at Ecosense Lighting. He has provided technical leadership for a number of industry-first products, including the LLF LR6 downlight module, the Cree CR24 2x2 LED Troffer, the Cree LR24 LED Troffer family, and the first LED A-lamp offered below $10, the Cree 40W equivalent bulb. A Mechanical Engineering graduate from the University of New Mexico, his current areas of focus are strategic technology development, systems engineering, optical innovation and color science. He holds over 190 US patents, with many more pending.