Steve Lydecker is the Senior Vice President of Applied Integrated Solutions at Acuity Brands Lighting. With more than 30 years of experience in the lighting industry, Lydecker has held lead roles in lighting controls, optics, luminaire innovations, software development as well as general management of luminaires and controls business units. His current role involves connecting nascent technologies to customers of scale to allow the next generation of LED lighting to achieve its full potential.
He is an inventor who is named on more than two dozen utility and design patents and other intellectual property for luminaire design, electronics, controls, wiring, digital communication, thermal transfer, LED color changing and renovation techniques, representing a significant portion of Acuity Brands lighting and controls revenue. Lydecker holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.