Xicato designs and develops high quality spot and linear light sources and electronics that enable architects, designers, facilities managers, and building owners to create beautiful, connected, smart spaces. Xicato’s light sources have set the standard for quality of light and are installed in thousands of locations around the world – they are the go-to option when people care about the quality of light. Xicato’s Bluetooth lighting controls are installed in a wide range of locations and are integrated with a range of luminaires and building management systems. Today they are delivering cost savings from installation through operation, and providing scene-setting capabilities that are second to none.

Xicato stands behind its products with superior customer service, the industry’s first color consistency warranty and an unmatched commitment to light and lighting controls that make the world a better place.

Amir Zoufonou Chief Executive Officer

Amir Zoufonoun
Chief Executive Officer

Amir Zoufonoun has served as CEO of Xicato since July 2018. With over 30 years of strategic and operational leadership experience as a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and technology visionary, Amir has conceived, spearheaded and launched multiple VC and PE funded companies focused on best-of-breed global brands, resulting in technology leadership, market leadership, revenue growth, multiple M&As and a $1B IPO (NASDAQ: WMUX). Selling directly and through local channel partners, Amir’s background includes selling to over 5000 B2B customers in enterprise, government, and service provider segments worldwide. He holds a BSEE, an MSEE, and an E-MBA.

David Derk
Vice President of Sales and Marketing

David Derk is a highly accomplished figure in the lighting industry, renowned for his visionary leadership and remarkable achievements in brand development and technology integration. With a keen eye for innovation and a strategic mindset, David swiftly ascended the ranks within the industry, leveraging his expertise to build some of the most successful architectural lighting brands known today. In 2009, David spearheaded a transformative integration of Xicato technology into his products, setting a new standard for lighting technology within the industry and changing the way we think of light. David was the first to publish the Macadam ellipse SDCM standard as well as TM-30 data on a fixture spec sheet and first to offer a 5 year "no color shift warranty" launching a revolution in light quality. His latest endeavor focuses on Xicato's new product development for the global Specification markets delivering world-class lighting fixtures and controls that redefine industry standards.


Xicato is changing the strategic direction of the lighting industry by connecting innovation with human perception and emotion. We’re connecting imaginative people with amazing ideas to the latest advances in light, lighting and connected controls.

If you’ve got the passion and talent to change the way we see and interact with the world, we’d like to talk with you.

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