American Lighting (Denver): This manufacturer of lighting products for residential, commercial and specialty projects added Xiaoguang Xiao and Megan Tepo to its LED product development team.
Xiao, American Lighting’s new product engineer, will lead product design and reviews and conduct extensive testing procedures to ensure design excellence. He will work in collaboration with the company’s quality control team to support the product inspection process and maintain constant oversight of global vendors. Prior to joining American Lighting, Xiao served as a mechanical engineer for the Johnson Electric Group and worked in research for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He focused on using IoT technologies to help improve energy efficiency in buildings, developing a people detection system, and designing indoor airflow monitoring systems.
As the new product manager at American Lighting, Tepo will be responsible for bringing the latest LED technology to market. Tepo, who was the prior manager of innovation marketing for Acuity’s Global business, also served as the development product portfolio manager, downlighting product manager, and senior specifier sales manager. She previously held the role of an associate product manager for outdoor products and an optical engineer at Cooper Lighting.