Mr. Verheyen has over 23 years of lighting industry experience. He has lived and worked in Europe, Asia and North America and has held senior management roles in companies ranging from multi-nationals to technology startups. In 1991 Mr. Verheyen joined OSRAM GmbH in Munich, Germany as Regional Sales Manager Far East before relocating to Bangkok, as Managing Director of OSRAM Thailand Ltd. in 1995. In 1998 he became Managing Director Asia/Pacific for Vossloh-Schwabe GmbH which was acquired by Panasonic in 2002. In 2006 Mr. Verheyen moved to Pittsburgh, PA and became President of Vossloh-Schwabe North America. From 2011 until recently Mr. Verheyen was President & CEO of TerraLUX Inc. and is presently based near Boulder, Colorado from where he provides advisory and consulting services to the lighting industry. Mr. Verheyen is a 2013 graduate of the Energy Fellows Institute and has an extensive network of industry contacts and has considerable experience in the OEM, distribution and retrofit sales channels. He specializes in building efficient, market driven organizations with a focus on sales and marketing activities. Mr. Verheyen earned a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Munich, Germany in 1989.