Alexei Erchak is the CEO & Co-Founder of BeON Home. An entrepreneur with experience in engineering, lighting technology and start-up development, Alexei brings a wealth of tech and business savvy to BeON. Prior to BeON, Alexei founded Luminus Devices, a manufacturer of "big-chip" LEDs where he led a technology team that pioneered big-chip LED lighting, eventually enabling the world’s first LED TVs, projectors and specialty lighting applications. Alexei holds a Ph.D. in Materials Science & Engineering from MIT. He is the inventor on over 70 patents issued worldwide. He was also named one of "Tech's Best Young Entrepreneurs" by Business Week in 2006.