Ken Neeld brings more than 20 years of engineering and management experience to the company. He began his career in engineering at Hughes and Raytheon where he designed embedded software and hardware products for advanced ground-based radar and display systems.
After a successful 12-year career in aerospace electronics engineering and management, Neeld founded Delphi Display Systems where he applied his broad range of experience as a seasoned engineer and manager to build the company into the leading manufacturer of ruggedized outdoor display systems. Neeld has hands-on experience with all aspects of product development including system design, hardware, and software development and holds multiple U.S. Patents in the areas of high-performance parallel computing and signal processing. He earned Bachelor and Master’s degrees in electrical engineering from California State University, and an MBA from University of California – Irvine.
Joe Schuchert is a principal in the managing general partner of Eaglestone Investment Partners I, L.P. (“Eaglestone”), a Long Beach, California, based private equity investment firm, in which he is actively involved in the oversight of portfolio company investments. Previously, he was a partner in the law firm of Keesal, Young & Logan, where he specialized in securities litigation and the representation of national investment firms. Mr. Schuchert currently sits on the Boards of Directors of Toolz and Expresiv Technologies.
Dave Snope has been an active board member of Delphi Display Systems since it was spun-out of Delphi Engineering Group, Inc. He also serves on the Boards of Delphi Engineering Group and Critical I/O. Dave is currently President & CEO of Delphi Engineering Group where he oversees all operations and is focused on rebuilding and focusing the company business model. Prior to that, Dave served as Vice President of Engineering of Delphi Engineering Group, where he was responsible for building the engineering team through a period of rapid growth, and managed the Engineering Services business. Dave has over 20 years of experience managing and designing sophisticated electronics systems for the aerospace and defense industries. Dave has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland.
Michael Ker is the founder and CEO of Acceleration Leadership, a global executive coaching company focused on growing the leadership skills of technology executives.
Acceleration Leadership helps technology executives recognize their unrealized potential by focusing on strategies to improve their effectiveness and success.
Prior to founding Acceleration Leadership, Michael was President and CEO of three different companies. He is known for driving strong profitability through innovative sales, marketing and revenue growth models.
Michael’s leadership skills and accomplishments have been recognized by the leading industry services providers in winning such awards as “Business Person of the Year”, Deloitte & Touche’s “50 Best Managed Companies” three years in a row, and a Finalist for the Ernst &Young “Entrepreneur of The Year Award” three separate times. Michael swam the 1500 freestyle in the 1976 Summer Olympics and earned his Business degree from USC.
Mr. Brecher is currently the President of Apriso International and the Executive Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations for Apriso Corporation, a provider of adaptive software solutions for global operations execution. Apriso serves more than 150 customers in 50 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, powering more than 800 installations worldwide. Its customers include General Motors, Volvo, L’Oreal, Lockheed Martin, Google, Hitachi, Saint¬Gobain, Tesla, Cummins, Philip Morris International and Bombardier.
Chris brings over 22 years of sales management experience to Apriso, most recently as global account director with SAP’s retail solutions business from 1998 to 2000. In this role, he helped grow annual revenues from $5 million to $85 million and the customer base by 500 percent. He has also held executive and management positions with Siebel Systems, Lawson Software and GERS. A Certified Public Accountant, Brecher earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University and a Masters in Business Administration degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.