Spotlight Mark Kelly – February

Spotlight Mark Kelly – February

Spotlight On Talent

Engineering/Operations/Contract Placement

February 2024

Product Development Engineer

Highly experienced, multiple faceted lighting professional with successful specification-grade launch of 7+ products exceeding $50M in sales year 1. Results-driven background in architectural lighting including engineering, lighting design, targeted marketing/collateral generation, strong international and domestic lighting and controls market insight, product and systems development, and sales. Graduate education in architectural engineering with strong technical knowledge in applications, product design and differentiation, and human-centric solutions.


Director Product Management

An adept and results-driven executive with robust Operations and Product Management expertise within the C&I channel and at pivotal national accounts. Demonstrated history of achievements spearheading global P&L expansion from $50M to $70M by orchestrating the successful launch of >40 novel products. In 5-year span, elevated profitability margins by 15%. Proficient in steering diverse product lines encompassing Industrial, Hazardous, Suspended, Disinfectant, Linear, and sensor/control LED categories.


Senior Principal Engineer

Experienced Principal Engineer with a robust technical research and development background in compound semiconductors, lasers, and particularly LED Lamps. Authored multiple DOE proposals securing >$5M in total grant funding. Actively engaged as chair, secretary, or member in committees such as NEMA, IES, IEC, and ANSI, driving LED integration into traditional lighting markets. Holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering and has authored over 60 publications.


Director of Engineering

Intra-organizational engineering leader who optimizes customer-facing value. Experienced in leading technical teams and a named inventor on ~100 patents in luminaire design and controls. Efforts generated $100M/year in revenue for industrial, residential/commercial lamps, fixtures, and architectural LED products. Led development of over 40 pioneering product types yielding 6.3M shipped configurations of lighting products. Further experience in product management with $25MM P&L lighting products portfolio.


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    About Mark Kelly

    Mark Kelly is an Account Executive with Pompeo Group, specializing in recruitment for Engineering, Operations, and Contract positions for lighting manufacturers, distributors and energy service providers. His foundation in leadership was cultivated through his experience in the US Navy, GE, Seoul Semiconductor and Leff Electric. Mark earned a BS in Electrical Engineering, an MBA, and has over 20 years of technical and commercial expertise.

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