Elecsys is a leading provider of innovative M2M (machine-to-machine) technology solutions and custom electronics for critical industrial applications. Elecsys systems enable customers to gain visibility and control of field assets to increase efficiency, enhance safety, and maximize productivity. Our award-winning products can be flexibly integrated into any system and can communicate via MODBUS into existing SCADA, or via cellular or satellite telemetry into our user-friendly data management system. With tens of thousands of systems deployed in over a dozen countries, Elecsys M2M solutions have been field-proven in harsh and remote environments to provide simple, yet powerful, end-to-end solutions incorporating rugged field hardware, wireless communication systems, data management applications, and flexible data interface options.
PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Karl has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Elecsys Corporation since July 2003, having joined the Company as President of one of its subsidiaries in February 2000. Prior to joining Elecsys, Karl served in corporate executive positions at Airport Systems International and Goodrich Aerospace. Karl has over 25 years of electronic system design, manufacturing, and corporate management experience. Karl earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Masters of Engineering degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Boston University.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Mike joined Elecsys as Vice President of Manufacturing in March 2000 and advanced to the role of Chief Operating Officer in October 2007. Prior to joining Elecsys, Mike served as an executive at Goodrich Aerospace for more than eleven years, last serving as Director of Manufacturing. After serving ten years in specialized technical roles with the United States Army, Mike launched his professional career as a design engineer and development manager of radar, communication, and building automation systems. Mike has over 30 years of electronic design, management, and operations experience.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Todd has been Chief Financial Officer of Elecsys since October 2002, having previously joined the Company as Vice President of Finance. Prior to joining Elecsys, Todd was Manager of Corporate Forecasting and Reporting for Epiq Systems, Inc., a publicly traded developer of technology-based products and services for the legal and fiduciary service industries. Prior to that, Todd held various accounting and financial management positions with Honeywell and Airport Systems International. Todd earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Kansas and is a Certified Public Accountant with over 20 years of public accounting and private industry accounting experience.
VICE PRESIDENT – SALES
Brendan joined Elecsys as Vice President of Sales in December 2015. Previously, Brendan served for over 7 years as Regional President for the Midwest at Verizon Wireless with responsibility for a business unit generating over $2 billion in annual sales. Prior to this position, Brendan served in roles of increasing responsibility within Verizon, covering over 12 states, including Director of Business Sales and Director of Wireless Data. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Pomona College, a Masters of Business Administration from Norwich University, and completed programs at both Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School. He has served on the boards of a number of charitable organizations.
DIRECTOR – BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Chuck joined Elecsys in September 2015 and is responsible for new business development and Elecsys product management, which includes strategic planning, concept development and go-to-market strategies and execution. Prior to joining Elecsys, Chuck served as Director of Mobile & Portable Navigation Device Marketing at Garmin International for 8 years where he led significant business development wins in the OEM, motorcycle, wireless carrier and rental car markets for Garmin. Chuck has over 20 years of combined business and product development experience. Chuck earned two Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Kansas and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
VICE PRESIDENT - ENGINEERING
Matt joined Elecsys in 2014 and was promoted to Vice President of Engineering in 2016 after serving as Director of Product Development. Prior to joining Elecsys, Matt served as Hardware Engineering Manager at Digital Ally, a manufacturer of video electronics for the law enforcement market, where he led the development of video electronics, optical devices, and wireless communication systems. Prior to that role, Matt served as a Design Engineer at Garmin International, where he designed marine radar systems. Matt earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Oklahoma State University.
VICE PRESIDENT – SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
Mark joined Elecsys in 2012 and was promoted to Vice President of Software Development in 2016 after serving as Director of Software Development and Chief Software Architect. Prior to joining Elecsys, Mark served as Technical Director at Thomson Reuters, a global provider of real-time financial news, information, and business analytics, where he headed the development of the Reuters Plus service. In this role, Mark was responsible for all development activities for Reuters Premier Wealth Management products supporting a client base of over 70,000 wealth management professionals. Mark earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business from Ottawa University and has over 30 years of experience designing software systems.