Seasoned public company CEO and Board Member who has generated significant long-term shareholder value through visionary technical leadership, strategic business development, and disciplined operations management. Founder and CEO of Elecsys Corporation, a pioneer of industrial wireless, M2M, IoT, and cloud data management solutions that was acquired by Lindsay Corporation (NYSE: LNN) in 2015. Previously President of DCI, Inc., Vice President of Operations at Airport Systems International, and Director of Manufacturing at Goodrich Aerospace. Member of the Castor Ventures Fund Investment Committee. An avid Angel Investor for years.
• Quintupled revenue and increased Elecsys (NASDAQ: ESYS) market cap more than 3,500%
• Named 3 times to Fortune’s “Small Business 100” list of fastest growing public companies
• Named to Forbes “America’s Best Small Companies” in 2014
• Spearheaded over a dozen business and technology acquisitions in the U.S. and Europe
BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MEng, Boston University
Former President of a $2 billion Verizon unit and experienced technology executive in both domestic and international markets. Over 20 years’ experience in senior leadership roles in sales, distribution, go-to-market, business development, and strategy. Technical expertise in wireless, IoT, PaaS, SaaS, and Cloud solutions. Previously Senior VP and Officer of Elecsys Corporation, Region President with Verizon Wireless, Director of B2B Sales, Director of Consumer Sales, and Director of Wireless Data Sales at Verizon Wireless. An avid Angel Investor for years.
• Increased sales from $1 billion to $2 billion in six years as a Region President with Verizon Wireless
• Personally executed revenue committed contracts with 25% of the Fortune 500
• Led a $250 million technology and infrastructure acquisition and integration project
• Lead negotiator and executive sponsor for a $7.7 billion long-term services contract
• Named to the Top 40 Under 40 Business Leaders
BA, Pomona College
MBA, Norwich University
Executive Programs at Harvard Business School and Stanford School of Business