Peter Harteveld （President）
Peter has worked in the lighting industry for over 20 years. Before setting up Katerra Lighting, he was commercially responsible for Dangoo sales. Prior to Dangoo, Peter was SVP Retail Business at Lighting Science Group in USA. He started his career in Philips Lighting and held different executive positions in Asia and Europe, mostly in sales and marketing of LED Fixtures and CFL systems. Peter holds a MScBA degree from Erasmus University.
Churchill Leung （General Manager/VP Katerra Lighting）
Churchill joined Katerra in July 2018 as VP of Kattera Lighting. Prior to Katerra, Churchill worked for Flex (Flextronics) for over 20 years where he had R&D, manufacturing operations, supply chain and business segment Profit & Loss (P/L) responsibilities. Churchill had a BSEE and MBA degree, with in-depth experience in product development, test and manufacturing. During his years of career in Flex, his product development and manufacturing experiences span across commercial lighting, server/storage, semiconductor equipment, solar panel/energy inverters, home appliances and consumer products with IoT and wireless technologies.
Marti Willemsen （VP of Innovation）
An experienced operational & general manager with global exposure to Product Development, Marketing, China Manufacturing & Government lobby in several Business Development & Change Management functions. Proven skills in leadership & people management in European and Asian region.
Troy Armagost （Senior Director National Retail）
Troy comes to us with a sales background of building relationships with Hardware and Home Center customers. Before joining Katerra, Troy spend 20 years at Eaton Corporation in the Lighting Division. The last 10 years as Director of Sales, Home Depot. Prior to that he was Director of Sales, Lowe’s for 6 years. And for the 4 years prior to that he was National Account Manager, Hardware calling on all hardware customers in the U.S. and Canada.
Young Yan （Innovation Director）
Experienced Business Unit Head with a demonstrated history of working in the lighting market and lights manufacturing industry for 10 years. Fully responsible for LED product development, NPI process from market request to delivery for the success on the lighting business cases. Skilled in Thin Films, Materials Science, Spectroscopy, Semiconductor Industry, and Lighting portfolio strategy. Strong business development professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) focused in Condensed Matter and Materials Physics from Tsinghua University.
Nash Chen（Sales Marketing Manager）
12 years experience in lighting industry, and most are LED lighting for US & Europe consumer market. Reponsible for developing sales plan & strategy, identifying new business oppurtunities, customer relationship managment and people management.