Innovative Lighting

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Innovative Lighting continues to break barriers in the lighting industry with its GENISYS Power Over Ethernet Lighting Systems. GENISYS technologies have unlocked efficiencies never before possible by using Ethernet cables to power, control, and monitor LED light fixtures. Governed by advanced, integrated control software, the GENISYS system pushes energy savings to an unprecedented 90%. In the age of a networked world and the Internet of Things, GENISYS is the future of illumination.

Innovative Lighting was founded in 1993 in America's heartland, and is one of the original LED lighting manufacturers in the United States. It has been on the Inc. Magazine’s 500 list numerous times, and holds dozens of patents and trademarks. Innovative Lighting: Our name, Our passion, Our commitment.

Faces behind the system

Meet Our Team

Meet the colorful cast of characters who make up the GENISYS team. Feel free to reach out to us, we're always happy to hear from you!

GENISYS Jerry Handsaker

Jerry Handsaker Founder / Executive Chairman

After practicing law for more than 20 years, Jerry founded Innovative Lighting...

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GENISYS Patrick Meyer

Patrick Meyer President / CEO

As Innovative Lighting's President and CEO, Pat Meyer enjoys developing...

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Harry Aller

Harry Aller CTO

Already an accomplished entrepreneur, Harry joined the Innovative Lighting team as the owner of...

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GENISYS Wendell Strong

Wendell Strong GENISYS PoE Lighting Manager

Wendell is a three decade veteran of the Commercial Lighting Industry and...

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GENISYS David Andersen

David Andersen Director of Engineering

Mr. Andersen has been with Innovative Lighting for seven years, ...

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GENISYS Eric Arnold

Eric Arnold Electrical Engineer

A human Swiss Army knife, Eric is often called upon to handle engineering ...

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GENISYS Michele Iris

Michele Iris Senior Marketing Specialist

Michele creates all the "artsy fartsy" bells & whistles for...

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GENISYS Jason Manley

Jason Manley Project Manager

Jason has been with Innovative Lighting for 5 years and also holds the position of...

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GENISYS Rodney Barto

Rodney Barto Software Engineer

Rodney started with Innovative Lighting as an intern and quickly won over the staff with...

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