Corporate Profile / Leadership
Peter T. Carellas
Peter founded Xcitex in 1999 with the goal of developing technology to enable video cameras to be used as measurement tools. Now in its nineteenth year, Xcitex has an excellent reputation within the high-speed community.
Due to his extensive experience in optical system design, lens design, and electro-optical system design, Peter has been selected to present the State of the High-Speed Industry address by Vision System Design magazine for the past 4 years (over 1000 attendees). Peter's other accomplishments include a 2006 Emmy Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement in Sports Broadcasting (High-Speed Video), various patents, peer-reviewed publications, and professional awards.
Peter has been President of Xcitex since 1999. He is a member of the Dean's Committee at the University of Rochester Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and he is an invited lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Rochester, and Colorado School of Mines. Peter holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Optics from the University of Rochester, where he was awarded the Hughes Fellowship.
Director of Operations
Leah's responsibilities at Xcitex include financial activities, operations, and marketing. Leah manages the worldwide dealer channel and designs and implements marketing materials including promotional materials, advertising copy, tradeshow booth design and presentations, workshops, and training classes. Another key area of responsibility is product planning and product marketing for software and hardware products, export compliance, process, and protocol.
Leah has been with Xcitex since 2006 and has 20 years of experience and expertise providing leadership and problem-solving for start-ups, early-growth, and Fortune 500 companies across many business sectors: software, banking, high-tech manufacturing, and defense contracting. She holds degrees from the University of Texas and Northeastern University.