BIOS, a NASA spinoff and leader in human wellness and horticultural lighting technologies, has appointed Deepak Savadatti as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. With a background as a global business leader in the semiconductor and life sciences industries, Savadatti brings a wealth of leadership experience to broaden the worldwide presence of BIOS.
Sean Tegart and Robert Soler co-founded BIOS in 2014. Tegart has taken on the new role of EVP of Business Development to scale sales while Soler, EVP of Biological Research and Technology, will continue to focus on new product innovations.
BIOS horticulture lighting focuses on how plants respond to sunlight to deliver the perfect biological energy source that plants need to thrive. BIOS showcases high efficacy, industry-leading light uniformity, and superior long-term performance.
“The LED lighting that we use today was created to enhance good vision and plant response while reducing energy consumption.” says Savadatti “The greatest disservice committed by the lighting industry is ignoring the impact of light on the health and wellness of human beings. BIOS is here to change that. I am excited to be a part of BIOS to help billions of people and plants around the globe benefit from lighting technology that not only lights up our rooms but will light up our lives.”
“Deepak is an impressive entrepreneur who has scaled companies from scratch as well as grown large organizations to higher profitability,” said Loren Roseman, Chairman of the Board for BIOS Lighting. “Deepak’s background in engineering, product development, marketing, and business development will enable BIOS to reach our full potential. We are thrilled to have Deepak as our CEO to help establish BIOS as the leader of the lighting world for humans and plants.”
The BIOS team continues to evolve new biological lighting solutions that bring the natural brilliance of sunlight indoors where it’s needed most—for human health, plant growth, and beyond.