FACULTY

LED Specifier Summit and LightShow West Distinguished Faculty members and Recognized Faculty members have contributed to the advancement of professional education in the lighting industry through their presentations at LED Specifier Summit and LightShow West events.

For educators to qualify as Distinguished Faculty and Recognized Faculty members, their presentations must meet the high standards set by these two shows and their educational committees and the expectations of LED Specifier Summit and LightShow West attendees as evidenced by high marks on speaker evaluations for:

1. Presenter’s Knowledge,
2. Presenter’s Effectiveness and
3. Presentation Content.

MEET OUR DISTINGUISHED FACULTY

LED Specifier Summit and LightShow West Distinguished Faculty members have presented at four or more events, including at least once in the previous three years, and consistently earned scores of 3.5 or more on a 4 point scale on evaluations from attendees, or they have achieved scores of 3.7 or more at a minimum of two events (effective beginning LightShow West 2011).

James Benya
Principal
Benya Burnett Consultancy
Deborah Burnett
Principal
Benya Burnett Consultancy
John Curran
President
LED Transformations, LLC
Gary Flamm
Owner
Gary R. Flamm Consulting
Steven Klein
Owner
Klein Lighting, LLC
Charles Knuffke
Western Region Vice President
Legrand / Wattstopper
Stan Walerczyk
Principal
Lighting Wizards
Randall Whitehead
President
Randall Whitehead Lighting Solutions
MEET OUR RECOGNIZED FACULTY

LED Specifier Summit and LightShow West Recognized Faculty members have presented at one or more events, including at least once in the previous three years, and received an audience rating of 3.5 or more on a 4 point scale (effective beginning LightShow West 2011).

Brett Andersen
Principal
Focus Lighting
Megan Arora
Regional Sales Manager, West Region
Digital Lumens
Jimalee Beno
Vice President – Strategic Specification Development
Acuity Brands
Carla Bukalski
Specification Regional Manager
Eaton
John Busch
LES Regional Sales Manager – Southwest
Leviton Manufacturing, Inc.
Terry Clark
Founder and Chairman
Finelite, Inc.
Andrew Cutcher
Director of Lighting Design
AUDIOVISIONS
Dawn De Grazio
Director of Customer Education
Lighting Analysts, Inc.
Noele de Leon
Designer
Lumen Architecture
Gwen Grossman
Principal
Gwen Grossman Lighting Design
Moritz Hammer
Senior Associate
/ Kaplan Gehring McCarroll Architectural Lighting
Eric Haugaard
Director, Product Technology
Cree Lighting
Joe Hebst
West Coast Regional Manager
Eaton
Paul Hixson
Principal Lighting Designer and Co-Owner
HELIUS Lighting Group
Archit Jain
Principal
Oculus Light Studio
Nelson Jenkins
Principal
Lumen Architecture
Eric Jerger
Director, Sales and Service
Eaton
Aaron Leatherwood
Program Manager / Lighting Specialist
Evergreen Consulting Group, LLC
Heather Libonati
Principal
Luminesce Design
Shannon Markey
High Performance Building Specialist
Legrand / Wattstopper
Sean McMurray
President
ALVA
Naomi Miller
Designer /Senior Scientist
Pacific Northwest Nat’l Lab
Paul Mitchell
National Sales & Education, Regional Sales VP
Sternberg Lighting
Pam Morris
Owner
Exciting Lighting Inc.
Michael Mutmansky
Associate Technical Director, Lighting
TRC
Scott Oldner
Owner
Scott Oldner Lighting Design
Giulio Pedota
Principal
Schuler Shook
Jarron Pew
Principal Lighting Designer and Co-Owner
HELIUS Lighting Group
Mark Phillips
Director – Strategic Specification Development
Acuity Brands
Andrew Pultorak
Senior Energy Management Engineer
Puget Sound Energy
Lauren Roberts
Healthcare Market Development Manager
Visa Lighting
Scott Roos
VP Product Design and Lighting Education
Juno Lighting Group
Lisa Rosenow
Senior Project Manager
Northwest Energy Efficiency Council
Ann Schiffers
Sr. Vice President Specification Sales
USAI Lighting
Michael Skurla
Segment Marketing Manager
Philips Lighting
John Sofio
President & Founder
Built Inc.
Robert Soler
VP Human Biological Research and Technologies
BIOS Lighting
Vince Tarango
Owner
LFA Lighting Design
Eric Van Der Net
Sales Manager
Lightheaded Lighting
Beatrice Witzgall
Founder and CEO
LumiFi