Exclusive Interview with Eric Rondolat, Signify Chief Executive Officer

EXCLUSIVE:  MUST CREDIT EDISONREPORT. It was a busy night for Signify and Cooper Lighting Solutions but their respective leaders made time for a quick call with our US editor, Randy Reid. Here is the conversation with Eric Rondolat, Signify Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chairman of ...Read more..

Comments From Eaton Lighting President Kraig Kasler

Exclusive.  Must Credit EdisonReport.   EdisonReport spoke to Eaton Lighting President Kraig Kasler.  Mr. Kasler explained how excited he was that the lighting division would be spun off.  He said “This will be a 1.7 billion company and we will have much more flexibility once we are indepe...Read more..

Vernon J. Nagel: EdisonReport’s 2018 Person of the Year

Our US parent, EdisonReport names Vernon J.  Nagel, Chairman, President and CEO of Acuity Brands, Inc. its 2018 Person of the Year. Although Acuity are a US based lighting company, many of the points raised in the interview are applicable to the European market. The choice (and cost) of technology...Read more..

Edison Report Interview With Kaj den Daas, CEO of TCP

Watch this exclusive interview with Kaj den Daas, CEO of TCP. ...Read more..

Lighting’s Effect on Circadian Health

Circadian rhythms and the the effect that lighting can have on them is a hot topic right now. On this side of the pond, this topic featured heavily at the recent PLDC in Rome. And over in the US, the National Lighting Bureau's Board of Directors recently met in Washington DC to discuss different top...Read more..

Maury Wright Interviews Eric Rondolat and Amy Huntington of Philips Lighting

Eric Rondolat (ER): We announced, in September last year, the separation process. And we are on track. It will take place at the end of this year. The main reason is increased focus for both businesses - on the healthcare segment as well as the lighting business. I think our strategy is very clea...Read more..

The 2015 LIGHTFAIR Interviews

Every year at LIGHTFAIR our humble US based editor sits down and interviews key industry leaders on-camera. You can see the results of this years discussions below. Menko Deroos, Xicato Jim Benya, Benya Burnett Consultancy Sabu Krishnan, COO & President, Venture Lighting/ADLT Ste...Read more..

Charles Stone: “Bad Lighting can Ruin a Good Building”

According to Charles Stone, "Sometimes, the best lighting is no lighting at all. We are also darkness designers. Good lighting can't make a bad building better but bad lighting can ruin a good building. " The lighting designer was in Mumbai recently to launch the India-edition of an architectural...Read more..

Paris In The Right Light

The way Paris is lit at night is changing, both its monuments and plazas, and if you want to see this transformation first hand, Pont Saint-Louis is the best place to start. From there, the best nighttime views of Notre Dame can be found. The lighting reveals many architectural features normally mis...Read more..

An Interview with Jennifer Sethre, President, Lighting Science Group

The editor of our sister publication - edisonreport - sat down with Jennifer Sethre, President, Lighting Science Group at LIGHTFAIR. Below is the discussion. Randy:  What is the strategic direction for LSCG?  Jennifer:  There has been turnover in leadership… Randy:  Yes, I think five...Read more..

Exclusive Interview With Menko de Roos at Light+Building

This week at Light+Building your humble Editor had a chance to talk in depth with Menko de Roos, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, about the exciting times at Xicato and his challenges for the near future. We started my visit with a tour of the 'Shack on the Square'. As soon as you walk in ...Read more..

Exclusive Interview with Rick Davis, Current CEO, Lighting Science Group

**EXCLUSIVE:  MUST CREDIT EDISONREPORT.NET. The editor of our sister publication -, spoke to Rick Davis, current CEO of Lighting Science Group. Rick is from Pegasus Capital Advisors, who owns the majority of LSG stock. Here is what we learned: Pegasus Capital will hav...Read more..

Live Interviews From LuxLive Showfloor

20 - 21 November, 2013. London, UK. New this year Your humble Editors from and were at LuxLive conducting interviews live from the show. View them here. Do you have an opinion? Is there something about the lighting industry that really fires you up? What ...Read more..

Interview With Lumileds CEO – Pierre-Yves Lesaicherre

After an intensive 4 month handover period from former CEO Mike Holt, Pierre-Yves Lesaicherre took the reins of Lumileds in time to meet many customers at Lightfair in May. Taking time out of his busy schedule, Lesaicherre talked to Editor Julie Allen about how to accelerate LED adoptio...Read more..

Interview with Francois-Xavier Souvay, CEO Lumenpulse

Founded in 2006 in Montreal, Canada, Lumenpulse has seen rapid growth. Since its inaugural appearance at Lightfair 2010, the company has received a prestigious Red Dot Award for the design of its Lumenbeam LBX and was also recognized as a Top New Growth Company in Profit Magazine’s Hot 50 in 2011....Read more..