Harold Covert was elected to the Lumentum Board of Directors in 2015.
Covert is currently an independent business consultant. He served as Chief Financial Officer of Imagine Communications Corporation, a multi-media software company, from 2019 to 2022 and as Chief Financial Officer of Harmonic, Inc., a multi-media appliance and software company, from 2015 to 2017.
Covert also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Lumos Networks Corporation, a fiber-based service provider from 2011 to 2014, and President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Silicon Image, Inc., a provider of semiconductors for storage, distribution, and presentation of high-definition content, from 2007 to 2010. Over the course of his career, Covert has been the Chief Financial Officer of eight technology-based public companies.
Covert holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Lake Erie College and a Master of Business Administration degree from Cleveland State University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant.
Pamela Fletcher was elected to the Lumentum Board of Directors in February 2023.
Fletcher is a seasoned executive with over three decades of experience across the automotive and transportation industries, with a proven track record of leading innovation, creating new, high-growth businesses, driving market expansion, and growing new revenue streams.
Fletcher is currently Senior Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer and Corporate Innovation at Delta Air Lines, Inc., where she leads Delta’s Sustainability and Innovation organizations in service of the company’s net-zero future. Prior to Delta Air Lines, she enjoyed a fifteen-year career at General Motors, where she held senior leadership positions such as Vice President of Global Innovation and Vice President of Electric Vehicles, among other roles.
Fletcher is a well-known innovator in the transportation sector, having been named in Motor Trend’s 2018 and 2019 “Power List;” on Automotive News’s 2020 list of “100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry;” and on Crain’s 2021 list of “100 Most Influential Women.” In addition to her role at Delta, she serves on the Board of Advisors for the College of Engineering at the University of North Carolina Charlotte.
Fletcher holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Kettering University and a Master of Engineering degree from Wayne State University. She has also completed Executive Education programs at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, Harvard Business School, and the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Isaac ("Ike") Harris was elected to the Lumentum Board of Directors in 2021.
Harris is a senior operating executive with over 30 years of experience in the technology industry. He is currently Advisor to the CEO at ZT Systems, a leading provider of innovative compute and storage solutions for hyperscale data centers. He previously served as ZT Systems’ Corporate Vice President of Global Supply Chain Operations from 2020 to 2022. Before ZT Systems, Harris spent over 15 years at Cisco Systems and Hewlett-Packard in executive leadership roles, including serving as Vice President of HP’s Global Notebook Supply Chain business and Vice President of Supply Chain Operations for Cisco.
Harris currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Trajectory Foundation and is an active member of the Executive Leadership Council. Additionally, he was recognized by Savoy Magazine as one of 2020’s Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America.
Harris holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium) School of Applied Economic Sciences, and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Loyola University Chicago.
Penelope Herscher was elected to the Lumentum Board of Directors in 2015.
Penelope Herscher is a seasoned technology public company board director, executive, and entrepreneur, with more than 15 years of experience as a high-tech CEO in Silicon Valley and more than 15 years of experience serving on public company boards.
Herscher currently serves on the Board of Directors of Faurecia SA, an automotive parts manufacturer, SMART Global Holdings, a technology solutions company, and Embark Trucks, Inc., a transportation technology company, and on two private company boards, Modern Health and Delphix Corp. Previously, from 2004 to 2015, she served as Chief Executive Officer of FirstRain, a privately held company in the unstructured data analytics space, and as Chief Executive Officer of Simplex Solutions, a publicly traded electronic design automation company. She also held C-level and senior executive positions at Cadence Design Systems, Inc. and Synopsys, Inc.
Herscher holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons), MA from Cambridge University in England.
Julie Johnson was elected to the Lumentum Board of Directors in 2017.
Johnson is an established industry leader with over 30 years of product management, product development, operations, and technology experience. She joined Zebra Technologies, a global leader in enterprise-level data capture and automatic identification solutions, in 2018, and currently serves as Vice President and General Manager of Mobile Computing. Prior to Zebra, Johnson held a range of executive roles including Senior Vice President of Product Management and Marketing at Verifone, Corporate Vice President of Product Management at Lenovo, Corporate Vice President of Product Management at Google, and Vice President of Product Management at Motorola.
Johnson also served on the Board of Directors of Superconductor Technologies, Inc. from 2018 until 2021.
Johnson holds a Master’s degree in Business Management from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), a Master’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering from M.I.T., and a Bachelor’s degree in Math and Physics from Albion College.
Brian Lillie was elected to the Lumentum Board of Directors in 2015.
Lillie is a technology industry veteran with 30 years of executive and board experience in high-growth companies. He is currently President of the Private Cloud Business Unit at Rackspace Technology, a leading, end-to-end multi-cloud technology services company. Prior to Rackspace, he served as Chief Product and Technology Officer at Zayo Group, a provider of communication infrastructure services, where he created and was responsible for executing the company’s product, network, and software technology strategy and roadmap.
Before Zayo, Lillie held several C-level roles at Equinix, a global provider of data center and internet exchange services, from 2008 to 2019, including Chief Information Officer, Chief Customer Officer, and Chief Product Officer. Earlier in his career, Lillie held senior IT, Strategy, and Sales roles at VeriSign, Inc., and SGI, and spent eight years in the United States Air Force in space operations.
Since 2020, Lillie also serves on the Board for Storj Labs Inc., and on the Board for St. Joseph Financial Services since 2019.
He holds a Master’s degree in Management from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, a Master’s degree in Telecommunications from Golden Gate University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Montana State University-Bozeman.
Alan Lowe was elected to the Lumentum Board of Directors in 2015.
Lowe has been Lumentum’s President and CEO since 2015, and since 2008 was President of the former JDSU Communications and Commercial Optical Products business segment that ultimately became Lumentum. Under his leadership, Lumentum’s business has been transformed by focusing on the customer, investing in market-leading innovation, entering new markets such as 3D sensing for consumer mobile devices, and improving operational execution. Lowe joined JDSU in September 2007 as Senior Vice President of JDSU’s Commercial Lasers group.
Before JDSU, Lowe was Senior Vice President, Customer Solutions at Asyst Technologies, Inc., a leader in automating semiconductor and flat panel display fabs. Prior to this role, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Read-Rite Corporation, a manufacturer of thin-film recording heads for disk and tape drives.
Lowe holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Business Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and completed the Stanford Executive Program.
Ian Small was elected to the Lumentum Board of Directors in 2018.
Small is an experienced technology leader who currently serves on the Board of Directors at Snapdocs, Inc., a venture-backed company in the mortgage automation space. From 2018 to 2023, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Evernote, a mobile and desktop personal productivity application provider.
Small served on the Board of Oclaro, Inc. from September 2017 until its acquisition by Lumentum in December 2018, and from April 2014 until July 2018, was Chairman of the Board of TokBox, a platform-as-a-service provider of embedded video communications. From 2013 to 2016, he held a variety of executive positions at Telefónica S.A., a global broadband and telecommunications provider, including serving as its Global Chief Data Officer. From 2009 to 2014, he served as the CEO of TokBox, which was acquired by Telefónica in 2012 and subsequently by Vonage in 2018.
Small holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Science from the University of Toronto.
Janet Wong was elected to the Lumentum Board of Directors in 2020.
Wong is an experienced business leader who currently serves on the Board of Lucid Group, a sustainable mobility company producing electric cars and electric powertrain systems, where she is Chair of its Audit Committee; and Enviva Inc., a leading global energy company manufacturing sustainable bioenergy, where she is Chair of its Audit Committee as well as a member of its Governance and Nominating Committee. Wong also serves on the board of Shine Technologies, a privately held company focused on next generation nuclear technology. From April 2020 to October 1, 2022, she served on the board of Allegiance Bancshares, Inc.
Wong is a retired partner with KPMG LLP, where she served as a National Industry Practice Lead Partner and gained invaluable experience advising Fortune 500 companies, as well as San Francisco-based startups which grew into successful public companies. In April 2022, the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) named her to its 2022 Directorship 100™, an annual honor for leading directors and governance professionals.
Wong holds a Master of Professional Accountancy from Louisiana Tech University and a Master of Taxation from Golden Gate University. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and a NACD Certified® Director.