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Max Lite Umesh Baheti770

Baheti Joines MaxLite in Senior Role

May 18, 2020
Baheti brings 15 years of experience in product and business improvement to MaxLite. Most recently, he was principal product manager at Amazon, where he developed and managed the product and software innovation roadmaps for Amazon Go retail stores.

MaxLite (West Caldwell, NJ):  Umesh Baheti was appointed as senior VP of product management, engineering and supplier relations. He will lead a cross-functional team to develop and bring to market product enhancements and new product ideas and technologies that will grow MaxLite’s market share in the commercial, industrial, residential, OEM and horticulture channels. Baheti brings 15 years of experience in product and business improvement to MaxLite. Most recently, he was principal product manager at Amazon, where he developed and managed the product and software innovation roadmaps for Amazon Go retail stores.

Baheti has held progressively senior leadership positions in product management, manufacturing-engineering and corporate development across diverse organizations ranging from startup to Fortune 10. As senior director of product management at Philips Lighting, he led a team of product managers in overseeing the growth of the company’s multimillion-dollar downlight and track portfolio for the Americas. Prior to that, he was director of business improvement, providing strategic guidance and data analysis for the company’s wide portfolio of product categories and business units.

Before joining Philips Lighting, Baheti was business development manager at VantaCore Partnerst UBS Investment Bank, Coherent, Viavi Solutions and Kennametal. Baheti holds an MBA from Yale University.