Alan Lowe has been Lumentum’s President and CEO since its spin-off from JDSU in 2015 and was President of JDSU's Communications and Commercial Optical Products business segment that ultimately became Lumentum from 2008. 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. Mr. Lowe joined JDSU in September 2007 as Senior Vice President of JDSU’s Commercial Lasers group.
Before JDSU, Mr. 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.
Mr. Lowe holds bachelor's degrees in Computer Science and Business Economics from University of California, Santa Barbara and also completed the Stanford Executive Program.
Wajid Ali is Lumentum’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Ali will manage and drive all aspects of Lumentum’s finance organization. He brings an accomplished track record of directing global finance teams of publicly listed companies to Lumentum. Ali joined Lumentum in February of 2019.
Before joining Lumentum, Mr. Ali was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Synaptics. Before Synaptics, Mr. Ali was Vice President and Controller at Teledyne Technologies. Prior to Teledyne, he served as Chief Financial Officer at DALSA Corp., a semiconductor company that was acquired by Teledyne in 2011. Mr. Ali also held key financial management positions at AMD and ATI, overseeing the finance functions for large business groups.
Mr. Ali holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in Economics from York University; a Master of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business, York University; and CPA, CMA designations from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, Canada.
Grace Lee is the Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources and Diversity Officer at Lumentum. With over 25 years of HR leadership experience in the high-tech sector, Lee will lead the company’s HR organization and manage all facets of its programs and initiatives. Prior to Lumentum, Lee was Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources and Diversity Officer at Cubic Corporation. Under her tenure at Cubic, Lee’s cultural initiatives led to prestigious recognition from Top 2020 Workplaces Award to 2019 Forbes Best Employer for Diversity. Lee was named among the Top 50 Chief Diversity Officers in 2020 by the National Diversity Council.
Lee serves as an Independent Director on the Board of Asure Software, a human capital software and service company, where she is chair of the Nominating Governance Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee. Lee holds a master’s degree in Human Resources Management from the ILR School at Cornell University, a master’s degree in Global Leadership from the University of San Diego, School of Business Administration, and a bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of the Philippines.
Jason Reinhardt is Lumentum’s Executive Vice President and General Manager, Imaging and Sensing. Prior to this role, Reinhardt served as Executive Vice President and Chief Transformation Officer, and before that, he was Lumentum’s Executive Vice President, 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 (which he still serves as a member of the Board of Directors), 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 Master’s degrees in Business Administration from Babson College’s Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business and Early Childhood Education from Northern Arizona University, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Montana State University.
Vince Retort is Lumentum’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to this role, Retort served as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and General Manager, Telecom Transmission. Retort has been an instrumental leader running R&D, operations, and the 3D sensing business unit at various times since Lumentum’s spinoff from JDSU. Previously, he was the Senior Vice President of Research and Development at JDSU, which he joined in June 2008. Retort established a global R&D organization aligned with JDSU's technology and product portfolio for Optical Communications and Commercial Lasers and his strategic approach to R&D has resulted in the creation of disruptive and highly differentiated solutions.
Retort has also held executive positions in Engineering at NeoPhotonics, Seagate Technologies, and 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 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.
Chris Coldren is Lumentum’s Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer. Coldren also served as interim Chief Financial Officer in addition to leading Lumentum’s Strategy and Corporate Development where he directed 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. Prior to JDSU, 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.
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.
Nicolas Herriau is Lumentum’s Vice President and General Manager, Datacom. Herriau is responsible for leading and managing the continued growth of the Datacom business and advancing its strategic priorities. Herriau joined Lumentum in August 2022 through the NeoPhotonics acquisition as Vice President of Strategy for the Datacom business until December 2022.
Prior to joining Lumentum, Herriau was the General Manager of the Transceiver Business Unit, R&D, Product Engineering, and Vice President of Sales for hyperscale cloud customers at NeoPhotonics. Herriau also served as the Principal Engineer at DiCon Fiberoptics.
Herriau holds a Master of Science in Physics/Optics from Paris-Sud University and an Executive MBA from Kellogg-HKUST.
Andrea Milani is Lumentum’s Senior Vice President of Global Sales. Milani is responsible for the development and execution of Lumentum’s overall global sales and business development strategy. He oversees revenue growth by leading Lumentum sales, customer service, field application, and business operation experts in providing the best customer experience in the industries we serve. Previously, Milani served as Vice President of Lumentum's Europe, Middle East, and Africa region. Before that, Milani served in various sales roles with Lumentum and JDS Uniphase (JDSU).
Before joining JDSU in 2001, Milani served in different technical and commercial assignments within a multi-brand distributor of telecommunications test equipment and optical component products. Prior to that, he served in the military police force in Italy.
Caroline Pan is Lumentum’s Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Pan joined Lumentum in January 2023 and is responsible for leading Strategic Marketing, Corporate Marketing and Communications, and the company’s Lumentum Ventures initiative to drive market expansion through breakthrough innovation.
Pan is a global industry executive with nearly three decades of experience across the high-tech, industrial, and automotive sectors. Before joining Lumentum, she was the Chief Marketing Officer for Bright Machines, a venture-backed software and robotics company that provides intelligent automation solutions for discrete manufacturing.
Prior to Bright Machines, Pan was a Vice President at Honeywell International, where she last led Strategy, Innovation, and Ventures for the company’s $7B Safety & Productivity Solutions business. She also established Honeywell’s first Corporate Marketing function and led Strategy & Marketing for their Global High Growth Regions organization.
Pan also served as Global Vice President of Emerging Markets for Hewlett-Packard’s PC and Printing division, and spent 11 years with Intel Corporation, where she held a variety of leadership roles in their core product groups and corporate functions. She began her career as a design engineer and product line manager at Ford Motor Company.
Pan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.
Misha Rozenberg is Lumentum’s Senior Vice President, Global Operations, and Chief Quality Officer. Rozenberg was previously the Senior Vice President, Engineering and Quality, 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 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.
Wupen Yuen is Lumentum’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, Telecom Transmission. Prior to this role, Yuen served as Senior Vice President and and General Manager, Datacom. In 2022, he joined the company through Lumentum’s acquisition of NeoPhotonics where he had been Chief Product Officer since 2018, and Senior Vice President and General Manager since August 2014. From January 2005 to August 2014, Yuen held numerous leadership roles with NeoPhotonics including Senior Vice President of Product and Technology Development, Vice President of Product Development and Engineering, and Director of Business Development. From August 2002 until December 2004, Yuen served as Chief Technology Officer of Bandwidth9, a telecommunications tunable laser company.
Yuen holds a Ph.D. and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University. He has completed various executive education programs at Harvard Business School and University of Chicago Booth Business School in innovation, general management, finance, and leadership.