Mike joined VXi in 2008 with over 30 years of professional management experience, including 12 years of headset industry experience. Previously, Mike was the Senior Vice President of Sales at Portable Sound Labs, a consumer audio electronics start-up company, where he established a retail channel for the firm. Prior to that, Mike held various senior positions including Vice President of Sales and Marketing at GN Netcom US, the second largest headset manufacturer in the world, where he was responsible for driving the company’s growth. He attended Suffolk University and is currently a candidate for a Masters of Management from Cambridge College.
Phil has over 20 years of operational management experience with a focus on high technology manufacturing. Prior to joining VXi, Phil spent 11 years with GN Netcom US as Operations and Plant Manager, providing overall supervision of the US manufacturing, aftermarket service/repair operations and regional fulfillment. He was part of the team that managed mergers, acquisitions and the transition of manufacturing from the US and UK into a GN–built manufacturing facility in China. Before that, Phil was owner of Visual Computers, providing sales and repair services of X-display terminals. For 12 years previous, Phil was Director of Operations at Visual Technology, a manufacturer of computer terminals. Phil is a graduate of Century University with a B.S. degree in Business Administration.
Brian has more than 28 years of engineering and development experience in the telecom industry. Most recently, Brian was the Engineering Manager at Gentex Electro-Acoustics Corp., where he was responsible for the development of the company's audio communication systems—including designing noise-canceling microphones for extreme environments. Prior to that, he was Director of Hardware Engineering at Excel Switching, where he helped grow the engineering capabilities, infrastructures and processes of the company, resulting in Excel's purchase by Lucent in 2000. Brian also contributed to the engineering teams at Lightscan, a developer of fiber optic test equipment for the telecom market, Wilcom Products and Nortel. Brian is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire with a M.S degree in Electronic Engineering. He also holds a B.S degree
from Queens University of Belfast.