Management Team

 
gary.jpgGary Lee - Chief Executive Officer & Executive Chairman of the Board
Gary was reappointed CEO on January 1, 2019 after focusing the previous 18 months on LIGHTMED's venture capital strategy. As CEO and Executive Chairman of the Board, Gary will lead and shape LIGHTMED’s strategic direction and vision. Gary has an extensive background, interest and expertise in medical laser technology. He founded LIGHTMED in 1997 and served as CEO for 20 years. During that time, he grew the company to 200+ employees globally with offices in Taiwan, Japan and the United States. Prior to establishing LIGHTMED, Gary served as an Engineer and Far-East Representative in the R&D Department of HGM Medical Laser System, Inc., the second largest eye laser manufacturing company in the world. Gary holds a B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from National Cheng Kung University and a double M.S. Degree in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University.

jo.jpgJo Chang - Chief Administrative Officer
As the Chief Administrative Officer, Jo oversees the daily business operations of LIGHTMED. She works directly with the CEO, the Board of Directors and the rest of the senior management team to formulate strategies, and then ensures those strategies are successfully implemented. In addition to the CAO position, Jo heads up the IT department and is responsible for upgrading and maintaining LIGHTMED’s internal systems, ensuring infrastructure reliability and implementing associated supporting platforms. Jo served as LIGHTMED's IT & Operations Director for 2 years from 2017-2019. Prior to that, she served 5 years as a Buyer for the Busch Taiwan Corporation where she was responsible for domestic and international material control for the Purchasing Department. From 2005-2007, Jo held various positions at LIGHTMED including Sales, Logistics and Customer Service Management. Jo holds an Economics Degree from National Chengchi University.

lucy.jpgLucy Cheng - Finance Director
As the Finance Director, Lucy is accountable for all of LIGHTMED’s global finances and tax related issues. Lucy was appointed Finance Director in February 2016. Prior to joining LIGHTMED, Lucy served 20 years as the CFO of Kuji Sport Group. From 2006-2015, she was assigned to the Board of Directors in Sunon Group. Lucy holds a B.A. Degree in Accounting Statistics from Shih Chien University.
 
 
 

eric.jpgEric Lin - Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs Director
As the Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs Director, Eric is responsible for leading and managing the development, implementation and constant improvement of quality control functions as well as directing the regulatory affairs team to ensure that global regulatory compliance strategies are achieved. In addition, Eric manages the sales and operations of LIGHTMED’s emerging Dental business. Prior to this role, Eric served as LIGHTMED’s Sales Director for 2 years. He also served 13 years in various global executive management positions at LIGHTMED including Operations, Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs, and Supply Chain Management. Eric holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Yu-Lin Institute of Technology and an MBA from Murdoch University in Australia.


jennifer.jpgJennifer Lee - Sales Director
Jennifer oversees global sales and sales strategy for all of LIGHTMED. She is responsible for the company’s customer retention, partner development and new customer acquisition. Jennifer was appointed Sales Director in August 2019. Prior to this role, Jennifer served 2 years as LIGHTMED’s General Manager of the Americas with responsibility for business development expansion projects and opportunities in the Americas. Before that, she served 6 years at LIGHTMED USA as the Director of Sales and Marketing for North and South America, while also managing customer experience related activities. Jennifer holds a B.S. Degree in BioMedical Engineering from University of California, Irvine, and a Masters in Business Administration of General Management from Nanyang Technology University in Singapore.


Ann Land - Marketing Director
Ann was appointed Marketing Director of LIGHTMED in June 2017. In this role, Ann is responsible for leading and managing the strategic global marketing needs of the company. When she joined, Ann was challenged with moving LIGHTMED's business operations online by creating a website and online store to meet the needs of customers worldwide while streamlining internal operations. Since then, she is focused on corporate branding and working with the sales team on various strategic marketing efforts for LIGHTMED’s Ophthalmology, Dental and Dermatology businesses. Prior to this role, Ann served 10 years in Marketing Management, Communications and Advertising in both B2B and B2C capacities at various financial and high tech companies including Digital Insight and X1 Technologies. Ann holds a B.A. Degree in Psychology with a focus on Business from Northwestern University.


Lance Loveless - Customer Relations Director
As the Customer Relations Director, Lance is responsible for optimizing customer service and managing distributor relationships. Lance was appointed this role in September 2018. Prior to this time, he spent 3 years as a distributor of LIGHTMED products in the United States, acquiring an impressive amount of experience in service, installation, training and customer care. In parallel, Lance has had over 10 years of experience in Ophthalmology, specializing in surgical microscopes and product development. Prior to committing to the field of Ophthalmology, Lance spent 12 years working with patients in clinical settings and managing products for the ENT specialty. Lance holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Sports Management from The University of West Georgia.


jeff3.jpgDr. Jeff Lee - Engineering & Service Director
As head of the engineering and service departments, Dr. Lee is responsible for leading all R&D projects with LIGHTMED's Laser System Research Center and ensuring they move through the production process efficiently and successfully. In addition, he is responsible for controlling and maintaining smooth supply chain operations with consistent improvement in productivity, quality and operational efficiency. Dr. Lee took on this role in January 2019. Prior to this position, he served for 12 years at LIGHTMED in various capacities, including 4 years as an R&D Engineering Manager, 3 years in the Global Service Department, 3 years as a Service Engineer and 2 years as a Production Engineer. Dr. Lee holds a Ph.D. Degree in Electron Physics from National Chiao Tung University.
 

kenny-chen.jpgKenny Chen - Product Development Advisor
Kenny was appointed Product Development Advisor in July 2019 to advise LIGHTMED’s product development and engineering teams. In this role, Kenny is responsible for researching the market potential for new product concepts and developing the design vision across LIGHTMED’s product portfolio. Before joining LIGHTMED, Kenny served as Chief Design Officer at AiQ Smart Clothing, Inc for 5 years where he specialized in design development and strategic planning for wearable technology products and e-textile. From 2010-2012, he was a Researcher at the Taiwan Textile Research Institute where he developed e-textile and new material & technology applications. Kenny has over 20 years of design experience and has won numerous international design awards including IF Design Award and Red Dot Design Award. From 2013-2016, he served as Juror of the Wearable Technology AG design competition. Kenny holds an Industrial Design degree from the University of Arts Berlin in Germany. 

jocelyn.jpgJocelyn Liu - Human Resources Director
Jocelyn was appointed LIGHTMED’s HR Director in September 2017. She holds global responsibility for all Human Resource programs such as benefits, compensation, strategic staffing plans, and training & development. Prior to this position, Jocelyn held a variety of positions at LIGHTMED, including 8 years as Senior Team Lead for Regulatory Affairs, 1 year as a Manager in Quality Assurance and 1 year as a Manager of LIGHTMED Administration. Jocelyn holds a B.A. Degree in International & Business Trade and a Master’s Degree in Visual Arts from National Pingtung University.