He previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Sprocket Media, Inc. in Pasadena, California as well as SolarBridge Technologies, Inc., a start-up solar micro-inverter company. Prior to SolarBridge, Kennedy was VP of Finance and Administration for Primarion, Inc., a leading mixed signal digital power semiconductor company later acquired by Infineon Technologies. He has also served as Director of Finance at publicly traded ValueClick, Inc. where he headed up Sarbanes-Oxley implementation, as well as senior finance and executive positions at Hotpaper.com, Inc., which was sold to publicly traded GoAmerica, Inc., CBR Systems, Inc. and GameTek, Inc. There, he was an instrumental member of the leadership team that successfully completed the company's IPO. He has also provided consulting services in the areas of finance, human resources, fundraising and administration to numerous start-up companies. Kennedy, who began his career at KPMG, holds a BS in Accounting and Finance from Elmira College in New York.
"I am delighted to announce the addition of John Kennedy as our Chief Financial Officer," said Brian Wong, TriLumina's CEO. "The addition of this industry veteran with his deep experience as CFO of multiple technology start-up companies greatly adds to our ability to drive the company to the next level of maturity and fiscal management."
TriLumina Corp., established in 2010 and headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a fabless semiconductor laser technology company that develops, manufactures and integrates among the fastest and most powerful semiconductor laser solutions in the world. TriLumina's near infrared (NIR) emitters are capable of high power illumination for LiDAR, depth sensing and smart illumination. The company is targeting LiDAR applications in Advance Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Driver Monitoring Systems (DMS) for cockpit applications in the automotive market, as well as, depth sensing and gesture control for the industrial robotics, commercial and consumer electronics markets.
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