Steve Abely, CEO
Steve Abely joined LumaSense Technologies in July of 2012 as our CFO and became our new CEO in February 2013. He has over 25 years of experience leading technology and manufacturing companies. While President and CFO of StorMedia, Steve oversaw the company through its IPO and tripled the company’s annual revenue. Over his seven-year tenure as CFO of Bookham (now Oclaro), a leading supplier of optical components and subsystems, Steve led the company through several major acquisitions. Steve holds a BA in Business Administration from Northeastern University.
Joyce Irby, diretora sênior de gestão de pessoas
Joyce é profissional certificada em Recursos Humanos (gestão de pessoas) com mais de 20 anos de experiência na concepção e execução de estratégias de RH para organizações em múltiplos segmentos dos setores público e privado. Sua experiência constituiu-se desde suas atividades e projetos de iniciação científica (spin-offs) de grandes organizações de alta tecnologia, produção, educação, saúde e serviços médicos. Seus empregadores e clientes incluem Siemens/OSRAM, Stanford University, Tenet Healthcare, Teledyne Tecnologias, Inc. e Philips. Joyce é graduada em Psicologia Industrial por Canisius College, possui mestrado em Inglês pela Georgetown University, e é professora adjunta de cursos de gestão de recursos humanos para Menlo College, em Atherton, CA.
Brett Sargent, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) & Vice President/General Manager – Products & Solutions
Brett has over 20 years of experience working in various leadership roles in engineering, supply chain, manufacturing, quality, marketing and global sales with DuPont, Lockheed Martin, Exelon Nuclear and General Electric, where he was Global Sales Leader for the GE Energy T&D Products division. Previously he was VP of Global Sales at LumaSense Technologies for 5 years. He is Six Sigma Black Belt certified and a graduate of the Naval Nuclear Power School. Brett holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Widener University, an MS in Nuclear Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA in International Business from Georgia State University.
Diane Wotus, Vice President, Global Operations
Diane has worked in manufacturing her entire career. Diane spent the first 20 years of her career in the disk drive industry – manufacturing thin film media for Nashua Corporation and StorMedia and then leading the wafer fab team at Read-Rite Corporation. Her experience in wafer fabs led Diane to England where she was VP operations for Bookham Technology. After returning to the US, Diane worked at Varian Medical, Xyratex International, Immersion Corporation and most recently CAE Healthcare, where Diane held the position of Sr. Director US operations and Site Manager. Diane’s strengths are focused on building strong teams and implementing robust business solutions. Diane holds a degree in Chemical Engineering, Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.