Mike Bell recently joined High End Systems Inc. in Austin, TX, as a senior product manager. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience after eight years at Vari-Lite in Dallas, TX, where he held the positions of engineering manager, program manager, and principal design engineer of the VL3000, VL2000, and VL2500 Spot luminaires.

In addition, Bell has five years of design and project management experience working for Texas Instruments developing military and commercial infrared night vision and DLP products. "I'm looking forward to working with Richard Belliveau and the engineering team to develop new and cutting-edge products," Bell says.

"We are thrilled to be working with Mike," says Belliveau, chief technology officer, High End Systems. "His wealth of experience in bringing new lighting products to market is a valuable asset to High End Systems."