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Lutron Joins Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors

Supports Continued Exploration and Development of IoT Standards for Residential and Commercial Products

Lutron Electronics joined The Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors this September, adding its expertise in lighting controls and automated shading solutions to work alongside other IoT leaders in bringing intuitive wireless to residential and commercial consumers.

Lutron is an international smart lighting and shading control provider for over 15,000 commercial and residential products, selling in more than 100 countries across the world.

“Lutron has a history of impressive innovation, smart business decisions, and respect for environmental impact,” said Tobin Richardson, President and CEO, Zigbee Alliance in a statement. “They’re an ideal addition to the esteemed collection of companies that currently comprise our board, our collective goals and interests, and the individual representatives that dedicate their time, resources, and energy to the open standards charge.”

“Lutron is focused on taking care of the customer and delivering value with superior goods and services,” said Pekka Hakkarainen, Ph.D., Vice President, Government and Industry Relations, Lutron. “We are passionate about creating great customer experiences that promote comfort and enhance well-being both in the home and workplace. We look forward to working with the Zigbee Alliance board to help shape the future of the IoT and deliver even more value to our customers.”

The Zigbee Alliance was established in 2002 and is the foundation and future of the Internet of Things. The Zigbee Alliance board of directors is comprised of executives from Amazon, Comcast, The Kroger Co., Landis+Gyr, LEEDARSON, Legrand, Lutron Electronics, MMB Networks, NXP Semiconductors, Schneider Electric, Signify (formerly Philips Lighting), Silicon Labs, SmartThings, Somfy, Texas Instruments, and Wulian.

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