San Jose, CA – LensVector, an innovator in Liquid Crystal Optics, announced today that its board of directors has selected Brent York as the company’s next president and chief executive officer, effective January 16, 2017. York succeeds Howard Earhart who will continue as chairman of the board of directors.
The selection of York as LensVector’s new president and CEO comes as the company prepares to introduce a new proprietary technology to Solid State Lighting that will allow users to effortlessly shape light. “Our dynamic solid state lens product is well beyond the conceptual and prototyping phases, and is ready to go to market,” said Howard Earhart. “Our goal now is to ramp up production and integrate our lenses into architectural lighting products with leading lighting fixture and lamp
companies – and Brent York has just the right experience to do this. Brent York brings over 30-years of innovation in the = lighting Industry, including the introduction of precision color tuning light engines as the founder of LEXEL technology, which was a key component of the acquisition of TIR Systems by Philips Lighting.”