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Management Team

Tony McGettigan

President and Chief Executive Officer

Tony McGettigan has over 15 years experience in consumer electronics holding leadership positions in manufacturing, product development, business development and business unit management.

Tony spent 7 years managing the projection display component business at Optical Coating Laboratory Inc. and JDS Uniphase. In addition, he is a prominent figure in the projection display industry and is a recognized expert in both the technology and commercial aspects of the sector. Prior to working in projection display, Tony held various management positions in the inkjet printing business at Hewlett-Packard where he drove the extension of their technology from desktop printing to digital photography.

Tony received his MSME and MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he graduated with full fellowship. He received his BSME (Summa Cum Laude) from University College Dublin.


Apurba Pradhan

Vice President of Marketing

Apurba Pradhan has 12 years of experience in leading product and marketing teams in the opto-electronics and lighting industries. Apurba heads up LUXIM’s product strategy, marketing, and applications.

Prior to joining LUXIM, he was a Management Consultant with Waterstone Group, a strategic advisory firm focused on serving technology and PE clients, delivering growth strategies for enterprise software and high tech companies. Prior to that, he headed up LUXIM’s Product Management and Applications teams as a Director of Marketing.

Apurba received his MBA from the Haas School of Business (UC Berkeley) and his MS in Optical Engineering from the University of Rochester. Apurba completed his Bachelor’s Degree from Clark University in Physics.


David Wetle

Vice President of Engineering and Technology

David Wetle brings to LUXIM over 25 years of technical leadership experience in the research and engineering of commercial networking solutions. David is responsible for LUXIM’s product architecture and development.

Prior to joining LUXIM, David spent 4 years as Vice President of Hardware Development at Soma Networks. He oversaw the RF design of microwave radio base station and customer premise equipment. Prior to that, he led the hardware development for Hammerhead Systems on a carrier grade-networking switch. David has also held Vice President of Hardware positions in optical switching and VoIP.

David received his BSEE from San Jose State University and an MSEE from Santa Clara University.


Bill McFarland

Vice President of Finance

Bill McFarland has over 30 years of experience in finance, accounting, tax, human resources and information systems. He held senior finance positions in technology companies ranging from Fortune 500 to venturefunded startups, including Raychem, Spectra-Physics, Silicon Graphics, S3/SonicBlue, Proxim, and Exalt Communications. He has managed systems implementations, process re-engineering, organizational change and mergers and acquisitions.

Bill received a B.B.A. degree from the University of Notre Dame and a law degree from Albany Law School.


Rob Amick

Vice President of Turnkey Manufacturing

Rob Amick has more than 20 years of experience in Manufacturing Operations and Quality. Rob is responsible for the Process and Product transfer and volume production of Luxim products at our China based manufacturing partners. Rob is also responsible for the material Supply Chain and Luxim Quality systems.

Prior to joining Luxim, Rob spent more than 4 years in a telecom equipment startup with responsibilities in both manufacturing and quality. Rob was at Intel for more than 6 years in several leadership positions in fab operations in both high volume production and development, and he started his career as a design/manufacturing engineer working in a variety of factories at Boeing in Seattle, Washington.

Rob has a S.M. in Management of Technology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan.

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