Leadership

Leadership

President and Chief Executive Officer
Interim Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
Executive Vice President, Global Sales
Executive Vice President and General Manager, 3D Sensing
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Telecom Transport
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Datacom
Chief Strategy Officer
Senior Vice President IT, Chief Information Officer
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Telecom Transmission
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Senior Vice President, Engineering and Quality, Chief Quality Officer
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Commercial Lasers
Alan Lowe
Alan Lowe
President and Chief Executive Officer

Alan Lowe is Lumentum’s President and CEO. Most recently he was President of JDSU's Communications and Commercial Optical Products ("CCOP") business segment from 2008 through its spin-off to form Lumentum in 2015. Under his leadership, the CCOP business was transformed by focusing on the customer, investing in market-leading innovation and improving operational execution. Lowe joined JDSU in September 2007 as Senior Vice President of JDSU’s Commercial Lasers group, which was ultimately integrated into CCOP.

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 also held various sales positions at Microcom Corporation and IBM Corporation.

Lowe holds bachelor's degrees in Computer Science and Business Economics from University of California, Santa Barbara and also completed the Stanford Executive Program.

Chris Coldren
Chris Coldren
Interim Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Chris Coldren is Lumentum’s Interim Chief Financial Officer and a Senior Vice President. Prior to his interim Chief Financial Officer role, he led Lumentum’s Strategy and Corporate Development where he led strategic merger, acquisition, divestiture and partnership processes, helping the company enter new markets and optimizing existing business lines. Coldren joined JDSU in December 2005, and his previous responsibilities included Strategic Marketing, Business Development, and Technology Development for its optical communications transmission product business lines.

From 2000 to 2005, Coldren was Director of Technology and Business Development at Agility Communications, Inc., a leading tunable laser company. Coldren began his career at SDL, Inc. as a research scientist and developed advanced photonic technologies.

Coldren holds a PhD and Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a BA in physics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. ​

Jason Reinhardt
Jason Reinhardt
Executive Vice President, Global Sales

Jason Reinhardt is Executive Vice President, Global Sales. He was appointed Lumentum’s Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Product Line Management in 2016. Previously, he was the Senior Vice President of Global Sales. Reinhardt joined JDSU in May 2008 as Director of Sales for North America. He was subsequently promoted to Senior Director of North America Sales, Vice President, and Senior Vice President of Global Sales, holding the latter position from August 2010 until January 2014, after which he focused on charitable humanitarian work while holding a part-time business development position. Reinhardt returned to a full-time role in June 2015, serving again as JDSU’s Senior Vice President of Global Sales.

Before joining JDSU, Reinhardt served as Deputy Country Director of HOPE worldwide Afghanistan, Senior Director of North America Sales at Avanex Corporation, and Account Manager and Production Engineer at Corning Incorporated. He also served as an officer in the United States Air Force prior to those roles.

Reinhardt holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Babson College’s Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Montana State University.

Vince Retort
Vince Retort
Executive Vice President and General Manager, 3D Sensing

Vince Retort is Executive Vice President and General Manager, 3D Sensing. He was appointed Lumentum’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 2016. Previously, he was the Senior Vice President of Research & Development. He joined JDSU in June 2008 and established a global R&D organization aligned with JDSU's technology and product portfolio for Optical Communications and Commercial Lasers. Retort’s strategic approach to R&D has resulted in the creation of disruptive and highly differentiated solutions.

From 2004 to 2008, Retort was Vice President, Product Engineering, Reliability and Quality at NeoPhotonics Corporation, where he managed all aspects of the qualification of new network products developed in the U.S. and China. Retort also held executive positions in Engineering at Seagate Technologies and at Lightwave Microsystems Corporation with an emphasis on new product development and customer collaboration. Retort also had an 11-year career at Read-Rite Corporation, leading Product Engineering, Test Development, Failure Analysis and Program Management in his final position.

Retort holds an MS in Biological Sciences from Stanford University and a BA in Biology from West Virginia University.

Doug Alteen
Doug Alteen
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Telecom Transport

Doug Alteen is Lumentum’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, Telecom Transport. Previously, he was Vice President, Product Line Management, Optical Communications. He has been with JDSU since March 2003, leading Product Management and R&D teams responsible for the design and adoption of disruptive new optical products for top network equipment manufacturers. Alteen began his career at JDSU as Director of Sales for Canada, increasing revenue for optical communications sales with top-tier customers in the region.

Alteen also had a successful 18-year career at Nortel Networks, holding a number of senior positions in Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Customer Operations, and Global Product Support.

Alteen holds a BS in Computer Science from Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Judy Hamel
Judy Hamel
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Judy Hamel is Lumentum’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. She joined JDSU in August 2012 as Senior Corporate Counsel. Prior to joining JDSU, Ms. Hamel served as Vice President of legal affairs at Cortina Systems, Inc., a global communications supplier of port connectivity solutions to the networking and telecommunications sector. Previously, Ms. Hamel worked as a corporate associate at Silicon Valley law firms Cooley Godward LLP and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati PC.

Ms. Hamel holds a JD degree from Santa Clara University School of Law, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from San Jose State University, and a BS degree in Economics and Finance from Southern New Hampshire University.

Walter Jankovic
Walter Jankovic
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Datacom

Walter Jankovic is Lumentum’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, Datacom. In 2018, he joined the company through Lumentum’s acquisition of Oclaro where he was President, Optical Connectivity Business. He has broad leadership experience in strategy development, sales, operations, and finance from his 25 years in communications and enterprise markets.

Prior to Oclaro, Jankovic was at Celestica for 13 years where he served increasingly more senior roles including Senior Vice President, Advanced Industrial and Health Tech Markets, Senior Vice President, Communications and ISP Markets, and Vice President and General Manager, Cisco Global Business Unit.  Prior to Celestica, Jankovic was at Nortel Networks for 12 years where he served in a variety of financial and commercial leadership roles. He began his career at Deloitte.

Jankovic holds both his Master in Accounting and his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Honors Chartered Accountancy Studies from the University of Waterloo. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant.

Yves LeMaitre
Yves LeMaitre
Chief Strategy Officer

Yves LeMaitre is Lumentum’s Chief Strategy Officer. In 2018, he joined the company through Lumentum’s acquisition of Oclaro where he was previously Oclaro’s Chief Strategy Officer. Prior to that, he served as Oclaro’s President of Optical Connectivity Business and before that he held various sales and marketing roles within the company. Before joining Oclaro in 2008, LeMaitre was with Avanex, most recently serving as Chief Marketing Officer in charge of worldwide sales and marketing. Earlier in his career, LeMaitre was President and Chief Executive Officer of Lightconnect, a leading supplier of optical MEMS components and modules. He also worked for Alcatel and its joint venture with Sprint International in a variety of general management, senior marketing and engineering positions in the United States, France, the Netherlands, and Italy.

LeMaitre earned a Master’s degree in mathematics and computer science from Nantes University in France. He also holds an engineering degree from École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (ENST) in Paris.

Ralph Loura
Ralph Loura
Senior Vice President IT, Chief Information Officer

Ralph Loura is Lumentum’s Senior Vice President IT and Chief Information Officer. Loura joined Lumentum in October 2018 with a rich history of senior IT leadership where he directed IT organizations executing programs in business intelligence, operations, and customer-relationship management. 

Before Lumentum, Loura has served over 25 years as an IT leader with premier companies in technology and consumer products including Rodan + Fields, Hewlett-Packard (HP) Enterprise Group, Clorox, Symbol Technologies, Cisco, and Lucent Technologies.

Loura is a recipient of Computerworld’s 2012 Premier 100 IT Leaders and Consumer Goods Technology’s 2013 CIO of the Year. He holds a B.S. in computer science-mathematics from Saint Joseph's College and a Masters in computer science from Northwestern University.

Beck Mason
Beck Mason
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Telecom Transmission

Beck Mason is Lumentum’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, Telecom Transmission. In 2018, he joined the company through Lumentum’s acquisition of Oclaro where he was President, Integrated Photonics Business. Prior to that role, Dr. Mason served as Senior Vice President of R&D, Integrated Photonics Business. Before joining Oclaro, he held several management positions at JDSU most recently as its Vice President of R&D for Transmission Products. Dr. Mason has also served in a variety of technology management roles at Collinear, Finisar Corporation, Agere Systems, and Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories.

Dr. Mason holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the University of Waterloo in Canada, a Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Toronto in Canada and a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Sharon Parker
Sharon Parker
Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Sharon Parker is Lumentum’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources (HR). Her previous responsibilities included acting as the HR business partner for two JDSU business units. She also led two centers of excellence for JDSU HR that include Talent Management and HR Information Systems. Her solid grounding in operations served her well leading the integration of seven acquired companies, business unit restructuring, and the implementation of a cloud-based Human Capital Management System. Parker has also implemented leadership development programs that increased employee engagement and morale while reducing management costs.

Previously, Parker held a number of executive positions in Global Operations with a strong focus on cost control, empowerment, and accountability. She started in November 1972 with Optical Coating Laboratory Inc., a company acquired by JDSU in 2000.

Misha Rozenberg
Misha Rozenberg
Senior Vice President, Engineering and Quality, Chief Quality Officer

Misha Rozenberg is Lumentum’s Senior Vice President, Engineering and Quality, Chief Quality Officer. Rozenberg was previously the Senior Vice President, Quality and Functional Excellence, Chief Quality Officer. Rozenberg joined Lumentum in 2017 and has extensive experience in operations, engineering, supplier management, and quality. Most recently, Rozenberg was a Corporate Vice President at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) where he was responsible for global operations processes, supplier and factory metrics and systems alignment. Before HPE, Rozenberg founded and ran a near-field communications (NFC) mobile payment company. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President Operations for Flextronics, Russia Country Lead. Before Flextronics, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Quality Officer at Solectron and Maxtor and previously held senior engineering management positions at Apple and Quantum.

Rozenberg has extensive knowledge and expertise with Lean/Kaizen and Toyota Production System deployment to deliver best-in-class products and highly-efficient manufacturing processes for dynamic market requirements.

Rozenberg holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from San Francisco State University.

Alex Schoenfelder
Alex Schoenfelder
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Commercial Lasers

Alex Schoenfelder is Lumentum’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, Lasers. He joined JDSU in February 2001, holding a variety of executive product management positions. During Schoenfelder’s time at JDSU, he has collaborated with customers to develop product strategies, roadmaps, and new solutions to serve a wide range of industries that included Optical Communications, Commercial Lasers, Renewable Energy, and Consumer Electronics.

Prior to JDSU, Schoenfelder held a variety of research and product line management positions at SDL, Inc. from 1995 to 2000 until the company was acquired by JDSU. He began his career as a research scientist at Fraunhofer IAF in Freiburg, Germany.

Schoenfelder holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s in Physics from the University of Karlsruhe in Germany. He also is responsible for more than 50 international published papers and patents.