Business News | Jul 30, 2010

Jeffrey Cassis appointed as Color Kinetics senior vice president and chief operating officer

Color Kinetics Incorporated , a leading innovator of LED lighting systems and technologies, today named Jeffrey Cassis as Senior Vice President and COO.

Reporting directly to Color Kinetics President and CEO Bill Sims, Cassis will focus on day-to-day management of numerous corporate divisions, contribute substantially to the company`s achievement of revenue projections, and assume responsibility for product delivery. In addition, Cassis will further develop the strategic direction of Color Kinetics in the fast-growing LED illumination business, and play an instrumental role in bridging the crucial steps between product conception, development and distribution.

"Jeff has a proven track record of delivering outstanding results in both top line revenue and operating efficiencies," said Sims. "We`re pleased to have found an accomplished senior executive and leader like Jeff, and we look forward to leveraging his broad range of skills to maintain our sharp focus on operational excellence. Our newly expanded executive team is determined to maintain Color Kinetics` leadership status in the LED lighting and technologies market."

"As demand for LED technology continues to grow and expand beyond existing professional markets into other vertical arenas, Color Kinetics is positioned to lead the way," said Cassis. "The leadership team has a strong and clear vision to take the company to a new level of success, and I look forward to being a part of that evolution."

Cassis brings to Color Kinetics more than twenty-five years of experience in serving the discrete manufacturing, semiconductor and electronics industries. He most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Millennial Net, a networking software company for wireless sensor and network applications. He was responsible for developing new market strategies and the general management of the company, and successfully positioned the company for acquisition. He previously held senior management positions at Brooks Automation, FASTech, Intellution, as well as product marketing roles at Analog Devices, Inc. and Foxboro Company.

About Color Kinetics
Color Kinetics Incorporated transforms environments through new, dynamic uses of light. Its award-winning lighting systems and technologies apply the benefits of LEDs as a highly efficient, long lasting, environmentally friendly, and inherently digital source of illumination -- reinventing light itself as a highly controllable medium. Color Kinetics also enables widespread adoption of LED lighting through OEM and licensing partnerships in diverse markets. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA with offices in the UK, China, and Japan.