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 to Solais, James was president of Wiedenbach-Brown – a premier national lighting distributor. James has an undergraduate degree in business from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from Columbia University.