Washington, DC, July 13, 2023 -- LiteTrace, a global leader in Bluetooth® Network Lighting Control (NLC) systems, today announced the appointment of David Weigand as Director of Product Management and Technical Services. In this role, Weigand will be responsible for leading the company’s product development strategy, providing project support, and ensuring that LiteTrace’s products meet the needs of its customers.
Weigand brings over 40 years of experience in the lighting and controls industry to LiteTrace. He has held various roles in product management, marketing, and sales at leading companies, including Leviton, Encelium, Ledvance, Form Lighting and Controls, and Nicor.
“We are excited to have David Weigand join the LiteTrace team,” said Fred Tai, CEO of LiteTrace. "David is a talented and dedicated professional who will be a valuable resource for our customers and partners. He brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the table, and we are confident that he will help us to continue to grow our business and deliver innovative lighting solutions to our customers."
“I am looking forward to joining LiteTrace during this dynamic time of growth and innovation,” said Weigand “I am eager to contribute to LiteTrace's mission of providing simple and reliable lighting control solutions. Together with the talented team at LiteTrace, I am confident that we will continue to shape the future of lighting technology.”
Based in Albuquerque, NM, Weigand will closely collaborate with LiteTrace’s China Engineering and R&D teams to strengthen the Keilton® brand as well as the OEM private label product offering. He will accelerate the already rapid adoption of LiteTrace’s commercial lighting control solutions. Weigand holds patents for lighting control, is active with IES, and was a past Northwest regional VP for IES. He is a Certified Lighting Professional (LC) and certified LEED Green Associate.
LiteTrace, founded in 2014 in Shenzhen, China provides software services and a complete package of luminaire sensors, controllers, drivers, and gateways for manufacturing brands, facility managers, installers, retrofit companies, lighting designers, lighting specifiers, and system integrators. LiteTrace is the first manufacturer in China to receive UL 1376 verification for security capabilities, and first to achieve full-stack, in-house R&D for networked sensors and controllers. LiteTrace’s Keilton® platform was one of the first systems listed to DLC’s Networked Lighting Controls (NLC5). For more information, visit www.litetrace.com .