James Leahy

Lumenture was founded by James Leahy – a lighting industry visionary and innovator. Prior to Lumenture, James founded Solais Lighting – a venture-backed LED lighting company that achieved a breakthrough in design, engineering and sales success in the hypercompetitive early market for LED lamps and fixtures. Solais was sold to PowerSecure Lighting in 2012. Prior […]

Peter Colman

Peter is an experienced lighting professional with +17 years in the lighting industry.  In his current role, he will drive sales efforts drawing from his sales management, multi-channel and cross-platform background. Prior to Lumenture, Peter has held positions ranging from business development in New York City along with Lightolier National Accounts to global next steps taking him to […]

Brett Hilkemann

Brett Hilkemann leads the sales effort with his 18+ years of experience working for lighting manufacturers. He will build Lumenture’s commercial sales channel with agents and distributors from his home base outside Chicago. Prior to Lumenture, Brett was Director of Sales for Soraa and previously was at ConTech / Leviton Lighting as well as Cree […]

Karolina Purdy

Karolina Purdy is a supply chain professional with international experience gained from living and working in Lithuania, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and the United States. She is a graduate of Manchester Metropolitan University in the U.K., where she studied marketing and supply chain management. Prior to Lumenture, Karolina was the supply chain manager of […]

Kyle Rutkunas

Kyle Rutkunas is an experienced mechanical design engineer with a strong foundation in the lighting industry. Prior to joining Lumenture, Kyle worked for 5 years at Solais Lighting, where he became highly knowledgeable of the many manufacturing processes and methods that are required to bring reliable LED lighting fixtures to market. Working closely with international […]