of the keynote Speakers - Pervaiz
Lodhie, President/CEO of LEDtronics,
Inc. Engineering professional, entrepreneur
and businessman for 34 years.
to coming to the United States, Lodhie was responsible
for setting up a world class woolen carpet yarn spinning
plant for United/Axminister carpet manufacturer in Karachi.
He established LEDtronics in
1983 in Torrance California. Today, LEDtronics is
one of the worlds leaders in designing, manufacturing
and packaging of energy efficient, environmentally friendly
light emitting diode (LED) lamps to some of the worlds
largest Fortune 500 Companies.
a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering
from California State University at Los Angeles and was
honored as its Alumni of the year 1999. He was also the
recipient of the United States Small Business Administrations
Award of Excellence.
Lodhie founded and serves as Chairman of
the Pakistani-American Business Executives Assoc.;
is the Chairman of the Industry Advisory Board for
the College of Engineering, Computer Sciences and
Technology at California State University, Los Angeles.
He is also an Advisor to the Pakistan President
Development Fund and serves as an active
member of the US Trade Advisory Committee for Congresswomen
Jane Harman. Pervaiz was recently invited to serve
as a member on the International Circle of the World
Affairs Council, an honor he accepted with pleasure.