Fredric S. Maxik, has served as Chief Scientific Officer of Lighting Science Group Corporation since June 2004 and has served as a director of Lighting Science Group since August 2004. In 2002, Maxik formed an environmental products company, which developed the intellectual property that eventually became the principal asset of Lighting Science, Inc. that was acquired by in June 2004. Maxik graduated Bard College with a BA in Physics and Philosophy and received an honorary PhD in Physics from the University of Hong Kong in 1993. Lighting Science is the world’s leading maker of advanced lighting products. By applying the science of light, our team outperforms the competition and delivers on the promise of LED technology for indoor and outdoor lighting projects. From outer space to major cities and now your home, Lighting Science products and solutions are environmentally friendly, save money and increase energy independence. LED lighting is the next generation of lighting technology. For years, LED lighting products have been just out of reach, but Lighting Science has pushed the limits of research and development to produce sustainable industry-leading lighting innovations for retail, infrastructure, commercial, and custom design lighting systems. Based in Satellite Beach, Florida, the company is staffed by thought-leaders in design, engineering and manufacturing who, by taking a holistic approach to R&D, turn ideas into intelligent LED lighting solutions; faster, better and more successfully than the competition. And that success shows, with consumers, cities, federal agencies, national retailers and global brands all choosing reliable Lighting Science products.