TriLumina is led by an experienced and proven executive team.

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 a variety of technology areas. He was Manager of Sandia’s successful VCSEL development program. Dr. Warren performed some of the earliest research on phase-locked arrays of VCSELs and pioneered the integration of VCSELs with diffractive and nanometer-scale optical elements to develop micro-optical systems for sensor and data communication applications. Dr. Warren has a PhD from the Optical Sciences Center at the University of Arizona.


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.