Lighting Science Group (Satellite Beach, Fla.): Edward Bednarcik has been appointed CEO. He replaces Interim CEO Richard Davis, who will continue to serve as a director on Lighting Science’s Board. Bednarcik most recently served as CEO and president at Video IQ, an enterprise software company focused on providing video analytics for “big data” solutions globally, where he positioned the business for growth through revamping the company’s product portfolio and developing key industry partnerships to enable the rapid expansion of the company’s unique video surveillance solutions. Prior to that he was CEO and President of Wright Line LLC, a global supplier of innovative data center solutions for government and commercial customers, from 2007 to 2011. Bednarcik has also served in senior leadership positions at American Power Conversion Corp. and at A123 Systems.