Elemental LED (Emeryville, Calif.): Steve Gensler, Ph.D., was appointed head of the Engineering and Technology department at Elemental LED. Elemental LED and its manufacturing and wholesale division, Diode LED, provides a wide variety of linear, task, and accent LED lighting solutions for both commercial and residential applications.
Gensler will be responsible for leading Elemental LED's technology, innovation and engineering initiatives making strategic, tactical and technical contributions to product development and emerging market penetration efforts. He has held several senior leadership roles at Nanosys, InVisage Technologies, Texas Instruments, Reflectivity, Novellus Systems and Alameda Applied Sciences. Gensler has a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Chicago.
“This appointment further strengthens Elemental LED's leadership team and continues to position us as a technology and engineering leader in the LED lighting industry,” said Eric King, Elemental LED senior vice president. “Steve has deep experience in these areas and his vast knowledge will be an extreme asset to the organization.”