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.

lucy.jpgLucy Cheng - Chief Financial Officer
As the Chief Financial Officer of LIGHTMED, Lucy is accountable for all of LIGHTMED’s global finances and tax related issues. Lucy was appointed CFO 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.

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. 

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. 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.

itabashi-san.jpgYosuke Itabashi - Vice President & Clinical Product Manager, LIGHTMED Japan 
Yosuke was appointed Vice President of LIGHTMED Japan in April 2019. In this role, Yosuke is responsible for the day-to-day operations of LIGHTMED Japan. He drives the LIGHTMED Japan team and ensures they execute on the company's strategic direction. In addition, Yosuke focuses on sales and marketing and specializes in product  management and collaborating with physicians on clinical research projects. Prior to this position, Yosuke served 4 years in various management positions at LIGHTMED Japan, including positions in Sales, Clinical Marketing and Product Management. Yosuke’s expertise also spans across multiple medical laser and pharmaceutical companies where he served in Sales, Marketing and Project Management roles for 13 years. Yosuke holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from West Tokyo University of Science and Teikyo University of Science.

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. 


jeff.jpgDr. Jeff Lee - Engineering & Service Director
As head of the engineering and service departments, Dr. Lee is responsible for leading all R&D projects and ensuring they move through the production process efficiently and successfully. 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.

l-chen.jpgLouis Chen - Supply Chain Director
Louis was appointed Supply Chain Director of LIGHTMED on February 1, 2018. In this role, Louis is responsible for controlling and maintaining smooth supply chain operations, including consistently improving productivity, quality and operational efficiency. Before joining LIGHTMED, Louis served 2 years at Scandinavian Health Limited as a Supply Chain Logistics Manager, covering warehouse and 3PL Logistics Management. Prior to Scandinavian Health Limited, he served in various managerial positions, totaling 15 years at Ford and Foxconn, working in the fields of logistics, warehouse, material control and production management. Louis holds a B.S. Degree in Material Science and Engineering from Ohio State University and a Master of Science in Management (MSM) of Operations - Supply Chain from Case Western Reserve University.  

jo.jpgJo Chang - IT & Operations Director
As the Global IT & Operations Director, Jo is responsible for upgrading and maintaining LIGHTMED’s internal systems, ensuring infrastructure reliability and implementing associated supporting platforms, as well as ensuring the company's operations run smoothly and efficiently. Jo was appointed IT & Operations Director in September 2017. Prior to re-joining LIGHTMED in this role, 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.
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.