Leadership

Leadership

President and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Product Line Management
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Vice President, Product Line Management, Telecom
Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development
General Counsel and Secretary
Senior Vice President, Research & Development
Senior Vice President of Global Operations
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Vice President, Product Line Management, Datacom
Senior Vice President, Quality and Functional Excellence, Chief Quality Officer
Vice President, Product Line Management, Commercial Lasers
Senior Vice President IT, Chief Information Officer
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 CCOP business segment from 2008 through its spin-off to form Lumentum. 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 his career at 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, Lowe 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.

Aaron Tachibana
Aaron Tachibana
Chief Financial Officer

Aaron Tachibana is Lumentum’s Chief Financial Officer. He joined JDSU in November 2013 as vice president of Finance and corporate controller, responsible for leading and driving financial close process improvements, enhancing organizational performance, as well as reducing operating expenses through establishment of a low-cost shared service center in Shenzhen, China. He was named Lumentum’s Chief Financial Officer in February 2015.

Prior to JDSU, Tachibana was Chief Financial Officer at Pericom Semiconductor Corporation, where he led Finance and Human Resources, partnered with the executive team to drive gross margin improvement, and also led the acquisition process for a fabless semiconductor company based in China. At Asyst Technologies, Inc. he held executive positions in Finance from 2004 to 2010, most recently as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Tachibana also held executive positions at Allied Telesyn, and began his career with General Electric Company.

Tachibana holds a BS in Business Administration and Finance from San Jose State University.

Jason Reinhardt
Jason Reinhardt
Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Product Line Management

Jason Reinhardt 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. He 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 of Business Administration degree 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 Chief Operating Officer

Vince Retort 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. His 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. He 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
Vice President, Product Line Management, Telecom

Doug Alteen is Lumentum’s 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. He 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
Chris Coldren
Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development

Chris Coldren is Lumentum’s Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development. He joined JDSU in December 2005 and most recent responsibilities included leading strategic merger, acquisition, divestiture and partnership processes, helping the company enter new markets and optimizing existing business lines. 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 PhD and Masters degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a BA in physics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Judy Hamel
Judy Hamel
General Counsel and Secretary

Judy Hamel is Lumentum’s General Counsel. 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 Masters degree in Business Administration from San Jose State University, and a BS degree in Economics and Finance from Southern New Hampshire University.

John Martinho
John Martinho
Senior Vice President, Research & Development

John Martinho was appointed Senior Vice President of Research and Development worldwide in 2016. Martinho has broad experience in product development, deep technology expertise, and is a seasoned executive adept at leading global research and development organizations. Mr. Martinho directs R&D for optical communications and commercial lasers.
  
Previously, Mr. Martinho was Vice President of Research and Development for transport products where he led a Lumentum team focused on architecting products for next generation networks. Mr. Martinho was also previously a Director of Subsystem Product Development for JDSU in the in Agile Optical Network (AON) division and prior to that directed the Instruments Group at JDS Fitel. Before joining JDSU, Mr. Martinho was a responsible for the development of satellite search and rescue ground stations at EMS Technologies, and at CAL Corporation.
 
Mr. Martinho holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from McGill University.

Dallas Meyer
Dallas Meyer
Senior Vice President of Global Operations

Dallas Meyer was appointed Senior Vice President of Global Operations in 2016. Mr. Meyer has responsibility for all global operations including Lumentum manufacturing sites as well as contract manufacturers.
 
Prior to Lumentum, Mr. Meyer co-founded Ten K Solar offering integrated low-voltage solar systems. Prior to Ten K, Mr. Meyer was Vice President of Engineering at Miasole. Before Miasole, Mr. Meyer was Vice President of Engineering and managed the Enterprise drive team in Minneapolis for the Seagate Corporation. Previous to Seagate, Mr. Meyer founded NanoMega a start-up company focused on MEMS magnetic recording-head designs and sold the Intellectual Property (IP) to Seagate. Before NanoMega, Mr. Meyer served as Senior Vice President of Operations at Finisar Corporation responsible for the manufacturing of high-speed optical transceivers and test equipment. Before Finisar, Mr. Meyer was Vice President of Engineering at Read-Rite Corporation, developing recording head technology for disc drives. Mr. Meyer holds almost 100 U.S. Patents. 
 
Meyer holds a B.S. /M.S. in Structural Engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Ph.D. in Engineering Mechanics, Mathematics and Materials Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Sharon Parker
Sharon Parker
Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Sharon Parker is Lumentum’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources. 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 OCLI, a company acquired by JDSU in 2000.

Chris Pfistner
Chris Pfistner
Vice President, Product Line Management, Datacom

Chris Pfistner is Lumentum’s Vice President, Product Line Management, Datacom. He joined the company in October 2015. Pfistner has over 20 years of experience in Marketing, Sales, and Product Line Management in the global fiber optic module and systems market. Prior to Lumentum, Pfistner held senior positions at Finisar, NeoPhotonics, Terawave, AFC, and Pirelli. During his career he has developed and launched several disruptive products based on innovative technologies and turned them into successful businesses. He also served as an officer in the Swiss Army prior to entering the fiber optics market.

Pfistner holds Ph.D. and MS., degrees in Applied Physics from the University of Berne, in Switzerland. He has authored over 25 international papers and presentations. 

Misha Rozenberg
Misha Rozenberg
Senior Vice President, Quality and Functional Excellence, Chief Quality Officer

Misha Rozenberg is Lumentum’s Senior Vice President, Quality and Functional Excellence, Chief Quality Officer and joined Lumentum in 2017. Rozenberg has extensive experience in 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. 
 
Mr. 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 and Electronics Engineering from San Francisco State University.

Alex Schoenfelder
Alex Schoenfelder
Vice President, Product Line Management, Commercial Lasers

Alex Schoenfelder is Lumentum’s Vice President, Product Line Management, Commercial Lasers. He joined JDSU in February 2001, holding a variety of executive product management positions. During his 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 Masters in Physics from the University of Karlsruhe in Germany. He also is responsible for more than 50 international published papers and patents.

Shreyas Shah
Shreyas Shah
Senior Vice President IT, Chief Information Officer

Shreyas Shah is Lumentum’s Senior Vice President IT and Chief Information Officer. He joined JDSU in January 2015 as SVP/CIO of the CCOP business segment. Shah has had a successful carrier in IT spanning more than 20 years. He has led numerous successful strategy, planning, and development programs for data centers and ERP/CRM deployments, and has created outsourcing initiatives.

Prior to joining JDSU, Mr. Shah served at RMS, NXP, Avago, and Agilent, demonstrating a strong record of success with information technology, software development, program management, and business development.

Shah holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.