Kelly R. Baker adds over 30 years’ experience to the TriLumina team as a finance professional managing the business disciplines of strategic and financial planning, accounting, treasury, human resources and information technology. His professional leadership roles include CFO, VP Finance, VP Treasurer and Controller. Mr. Baker has worked in the telecommunications, renewable energy, oil and gas, government contracting, satellite radio, water purification, SAAS, and export trade industries. He has a proven history of successfully growing start-ups and underdeveloped businesses and brands in both the public and private sectors. Over the course of his career he has developed and implemented multiple business models resulting in 12 new start-ups and more than $2.6 billion in capital raises. Mr. Baker’s capital markets experience includes bank financings; M&A transactions; venture capital and private equity investments; and, various private and public debt and equity offerings including an IPO for XM Satellite Radio. He holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a B.S. in Business Administration from Southern Utah University.
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.