Nextreme names John Goehrke as CEO

Oct. 11, 2010
Nextreme Thermal Solutions, which makes thermoelectric devices to cool photonic and other components, announced that John Goehrke has joined the company as CEO.

Durham, NC--Nextreme Thermal Solutions, which makes thermoelectric devices to cool photonic and other components, announced that John Goehrke has joined the company as CEO.

Most recently, Goehrke was CEO of siXis (Morrisville, NC), producers of silicon circuit-board technology, and COO of Luna Innovations (Roanoke, VA), where he was part of the executive management team that completed an IPO of the company in June, 2006. Before that, Goehrke was CEO of Luna Technologies, a VC funded start-up, where he led the company to profitability and then an acquisition. Before joining Luna, Goehrke was General Manager of Acterna's Access Division (Germantown, MD) and the Fiber Optics Division (St. Etienne, France).

Goehrke began his career in sales and marketing for American Photonics, a VC funded start-up, which was successfully sold to Siecor Fiberlan. He earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Connecticut and M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh.

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