TriLumina is led by an experienced and proven executive team.


Comprised of world-renowned optoelectronics experts and seasoned business executives, the team has enjoyed success in the optical communication and semiconductor industries – Intel, and Texas Instruments LTV. Members of the executive team have founded multiple companies together and grown them through successful exits in the optoelectronic and other industries. TriLumina’s engineering and manufacturing team is comprised of former MODE, Intel and Sandia and Los Alamos Labs scientists.

Brian P. Wong, PRESIDENT & CEO

Brian Wong brings over 35 years of experience in the technology sector. He has been CEO of four companies; Board Director of Technology companies, Non-Profits, and Educational Institutions. As an entrepreneur…


John B. Kennedy, Chief Financial Officer

John B. Kennedy has over 26 years of diversified experience in the areas of finance and administration, with a proven track record with venture backed startup and growth stage companies in a variety…


Luke Smithwick, Chief Marketing Officer

Luke’s over 30 years of experience in business and technical leadership span semiconductors, software, hardware and core R&D with the past 12 years focused on the automotive industry. He joins…


Dr. Gianluca Bacchin, Vice President of Engineering

Gianluca has over 18 years of semiconductor laser diode experience with the last 5 focused on 3D sensing technologies.  He joins TriLumina from Lumentum (formerly JDSU), where…


Dr. Mial Warren, Vice President of Technology

Mial has over 26 years experience in VCSEL and Optical elements. He was previously with Sandia National Labs where he was Manager of the Photonics Research group and responsible for project management in…


Dr. James Foresi, Vice President of Product Development

James has over 21 years of experience in optical components, compound semiconductors and solar energy systems. Prior to joining TriLumina he was Vice President of Technology for Suncore Photovoltaics where…