My E. Chung, President and Chief Executive Officer of Luna Innovations Incorporated, joined the company in April 2011. He also serves as a Member of Luna's board. He has been an executive in both private and public companies in the communications industry. Mr. Chung has experience building strategic corporate direction and has a history of leading multifaceted organizations to profitability. He has a strong sales and marketing background, with expertise in capitalizing on high-potential commercial opportunities and bringing technologies to fruition. Before joining Luna, he served as the Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Sunrise Telecom Incorporated, where he focused on vitalizing relationships with key customers, as well as improving and managing Sunrise Telecom's worldwide channel. Prior to joining Sunrise Telecom, Mr. Chung was President and CEO of Circadiant Systems, Inc., where he was instrumental in the sale of Circadiant to JDS Uniphase Corporation. Mr. Chung also worked as Group President of Spirent Communications, where he developed and executed strategies that transformed Spirent into a market leader in the communication test and monitoring industry. Mr. Chung received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a brief historical sketch of the company and a picture of the things you're doing right now?
Mr. Chung: Luna Innovations (LUNA) was founded as a fiber-optic sensing company