TriLumina today announced the appointment of Dan Squiller as Executive Chairman of its Board of Directors. Dan’s experience in the automotive market further strengthens the company’s focus on the high-growth automotive ADAS semiconductor sector.
Dan joins TriLumina with a wealth of experience having served in various senior executive and C-level positions at Scientific Atlanta, St. Bernard Software, Invensys plc, PowerGenix, GT Advanced Technologies, and Verengo Solar. Dan has a broad-base of functional expertise, that includes roles in engineering, operations, product management, sales, marketing, and business development. He has held CEO roles in venture backed early stage companies and co-founded St. Bernard Software, while he has also led billion-dollar, multi-divisional global enterprises. As CEO of PowerGenix, Dan led the shift to a new market segment and achieved technology qualification with Tier1 automotive suppliers in less than 5 years, proving his ability to bring products to the automotive industry effectively. Dan has served on, and chaired, various Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards for industrial companies, business groups, and nonprofits. He currently serves on the boards of Verengo Solar, PowerGenix, and now joins the board of TriLumina.
“I am very excited to join TriLumina, a pioneering start-up developing disruptive VCSEL laser technology that is a true game-changer for the automotive industry,” stated Dan Squiller. “Already sampling their solid-state, scanning laser devices to multiple automotive Tier1s, TriLumina is enabling ADAS solutions spanning from driver monitoring to LiDAR systems for autonomous vehicles.”
“We are pleased to announce the addition of Dan Squiller as Executive Chairman of our Board of Directors,” said Lee Rand, TriLumina Board Member, “The addition of Dan to the Board brings experience in the automotive industry as well as broad leadership skills strengthening the focus on TriLumina’s target markets and supporting our senior leadership team by providing guidance to ensure successful execution on our industry leading laser semiconductor products.”
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.