Lux Research Appoints Frank D. Brilliant as Chief Executive Officer

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Boston, MA, August 11, 2021 – Lux Research, the leading provider of insight and analysis that inspires, illuminates, and ignites, the world’s largest multinational companies in consumer product goods, energy, chemicals, industrial materials, and agrifood, today announced the company’s Board of Directors has appointed Frank D. Brilliant as Chief Executive Officer. He will assume day-to-day leadership of the company and become a member of Lux’s Board of Directors. 

Before joining Lux, Brilliant held leadership positions at Evaluate Pharma, Wolters Kluwer, Arch Wireless, and Forrester Research, overseeing exponential growth, an IPO, and a successful exit. 

“The Board and I are confident that Frank is the right person to drive Lux forward as the leader of the next generation of innovative sustainability,” said Pavan Tripathi, Lux Board member and Partner at Bregal Sagemount. “He is a seasoned executive with significant experience working with large multinational markets, operating efficiently at scale, and delivering value to clients and shareholders. We are excited to have him as our CEO and even more excited to support him and his world-class team in Lux’s next phase of accelerated growth.” 

“I am thrilled to take on this role at an exciting time in Lux’s evolution,” Brilliant remarked. “Staying on the forefront of emerging science and technology that drives sustainable innovation in the world’s largest product companies, is the single-fastest growing corporate priority in the global economy.  Lux is the world’s foremost authority on materials science and its commercial viability, positioning us perfectly to have a material impact on sustainability, serve humanity, and make the world a better place.” 

About Lux Research  

Lux Research is a leading provider of tech-enabled research and advisory solutions, helping clients drive growth through technology innovation. A pioneer in the research industry, Lux uniquely combines technical expertise and business insights with a proprietary intelligence platform, using advanced analytics and data science to surface true leading indicators. With quality data derived from primary research, fact-based analysis, and opinions that challenge traditional thinking, Lux clients are empowered to make more informed decisions today to ensure future success. For more information visit, connect on LinkedIn, follow @LuxResearch, or email   

About Bregal Sagemount 

Bregal Sagemount is a growth-focused private capital firm with $4.0 billion of committed capital. The firm provides flexible capital and strategic assistance to market-leading companies in high-growth sectors across a wide variety of transaction situations. Bregal Sagemount invests $40 million to $200 million per transaction into targeted sectors including software, digital infrastructure, healthcare IT/services, business and consumer services, and financial technology/specialty finance. For more information, please visit

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