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Joe Bokelman

Joe Bokelman is a self-professed tech geek who has worked in the lighting industry for over three decades. Once Joe bought his own Commodore VIC20 and Datasette tape drive in 1980, he was hooked on having the latest and greatest technology. He is currently experimenting on a Raspberry Pi system with his 8-year-old son and 11-year-old daughter. In the lighting world, his diverse experience includes lighting design, sales, product development and marketing roles, offering him a unique perspective on today’s industry trends. As a marketing manager in Eaton’s Lighting Division, Joe is focused on embedded wireless and sensing technology and unique applications for cutting-edge lighting systems. Joe is an active member of many professional organizations, including the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), where he is the chairperson of the Control Protocols committee, and the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD).