LEDs Magazine 40 Under 40 Profile: Ekamdeep Singh

July 24, 2020
Ekamdeep Singh has led his startup, IKIO LED Lighting, to become the fastest-growing company in Indiana.

Ekamdeep Singh is yet another entrepreneur who started his company, IKIO LED Lighting, working out of a small garage in the US Midwest in 2014.

In the relatively short time since, Singh has led the operation to become the fastest-growing company in the state of Indiana and the second-fastest-growing manufacturing company in the Midwest, according to Inc.com. The company achieved 430% growth during the period from 2016–2018.

Singh’s team at IKIO LED has lauded his passion and leadership as he has grown the company to offer LED lighting across the application space indoors and out. Some of the latest work includes a patent-pending track-lighting system for retail applications, and high-bay luminaires that have paced the industry in efficacy reaching levels greater than 200 lm/W.

Singh earned an undergraduate degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from Purdue University.

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Carrie Meadows | Editor-in-Chief, LEDs Magazine

Carrie Meadows has more than 20 years of experience in the publishing and media industry. She worked with the PennWell Technology Group for more than 17 years, having been part of the editorial staff at Solid State Technology, Microlithography World, Lightwave, Portable Design, CleanRooms, Laser Focus World, and Vision Systems Design before the group was acquired by current parent company Endeavor Business Media.

Meadows has received finalist recognition for LEDs Magazine in the FOLIO Eddie Awards, and has volunteered as a judge on several B2B editorial awards committees. She received a BA in English literature from Saint Anselm College, and earned thesis honors in the college's Geisel Library. Without the patience to sit down and write a book of her own, she has gladly undertaken the role of editor for the writings of friends and family.

Meadows enjoys living in the beautiful but sometimes unpredictable four seasons of the New England region, volunteering with an animal shelter, reading (of course), and walking with friends and extended "dog family" in her spare time.

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Maury Wright | Editor in Chief

Maury Wright is an electronics engineer turned technology journalist, who has focused specifically on the LED & Lighting industry for the past decade. Wright first wrote for LEDs Magazine as a contractor in 2010, and took over as Editor-in-Chief in 2012. He has broad experience in technology areas ranging from microprocessors to digital media to wireless networks that he gained over 30 years in the trade press. Wright has experience running global editorial operations, such as during his tenure as worldwide editorial director of EDN Magazine, and has been instrumental in launching publication websites going back to the earliest days of the Internet. Wright has won numerous industry awards, including multiple ASBPE national awards for B2B journalism excellence, and has received finalist recognition for LEDs Magazine in the FOLIO Eddie Awards. He received a BS in electrical engineering from Auburn University.