Randy Dewey, Chief Executive Officer
In early 2015, Mr. Dewey became the President and CEO of Baylin Technologies in addition to his role as Vice Chairman of the Board which he held since 2013. Prior to Baylin, Mr. Dewey was the founder and 10-year CEO of The Navistone Group (a consulting firm that specialized in business development and financial/operations management for global companies) where he served as CEO for SuomiTV in Finland, EVP and Interim CEO of Jameson Bank during the financial crisis, and Interim CEO of Artistic Innovations. Previously, Mr. Dewey was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for ArcelorMittal (a subsidiary of Dofasco Automotive Components), and he held executive positions in the UK, US, and Canada for IHDG, SAPPI Fine Paper, Domtar, and Fletcher Challenge. Since 2005 he has served on the board of directors for fourteen cross-industry companies across seven countries.
Mr. Dewey holds a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Baker College in Flint, Michigan and has continued his executive education at Wharton School of Business, the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, Queens University, and the Ivey Business School. He is also a Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Kaizen Major.
James Newell, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Newell has more than 26 years of CFO experience in both private and public companies and brings strong financial expertise and business acumen to the senior leadership team. Mr. Newell was most recently Principle and Owner of Ridgevale Services Inc. and prior to that was CFO at Icynene Inc., where he oversaw all operations relating to finance, strategic and business planning, treasury, tax, and information technology. Prior to his appointment at Icynene Inc., he served as CFO at Armtec Infrastructure, a Canadian materials and infrastructure construction company. During Mr. Newell’s four years as CFO at Armtec he was responsible for executive leadership of the finance department including overseeing acquisitions, strategic and business planning, public reporting, treasury and taxation. During this time period revenue grew from CAD$150 million to $450 million.
Mike Moon, President, Asia Pacific
Mr. Moon joined Galtronics in July 2014 moving from his thirty year career with Samsung in which he held increasingly senior roles culminating as President of Samsung Electro-Mechanics America and Vice President for Samsung Electro-Mechanics Corporate in Korea. As seasoned mobile technology sales and marketing executive, Mr. Moon brings multicultural and multilingual experience to the Galtronics team. Mr. Moon is noted for his sales and leadership capabilities as well as his extensive network of contacts in the antenna and components marketplace.
Jerry Kirshman, COO and President, Americas/EMEA
Prior to joining Galtronics in 2017, Mr. Kirshman was Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Communications Components, Inc. (CCI), where he lead CCI to become one of the dominant Base Station Antenna Providers to North American Wireless Operators. In the 3G era, Mr. Kirshman championed CCI’s growth with network-combining co-location equipment & power amplifiers thereby reducing tower equipment costs and operational expenses for operators at tens of thousands of cell sites. Previously, Mr. Kirshman was Vice President of Sales and Marketing at KMW where he led their entry into the Wireless Base Station market place for antennas and filters designed specifically for wireless operators and global OEMs. Mr. Kirshman was Sales Director, DAS and Ancillary Products for the Americas at Ericsson, where he successfully introduced Ericsson’s DAS Systems giving Ericsson their first major win and establishing an ongoing business in North and South America. Mr. Kirshman began his career as a Microwave/RF Engineer designing and developing Phased Array Antenna Systems, performing Radar System propagation studies and Radar Transceiver Design.
Mr. Kirshman holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from State University of New York at Farmingdale and studied marketing at Adelphi University.
Minya Gavrilovic, EVP Innovation and Product Strategy
Dr. Gavrilovic joined Galtronics in March of 2017. He was formerly the VP of Engineering and General Manager of CCI Antennas for over five years. In that role he led the development of a large portfolio of wireless network base station antennas approved by Tier 1 network operators worldwide. Dr. Gavrilovic previously managed the RF Test Facilities at the Canadian Space Agency, earlier led product management at TenXc Wireless and at the outset of his carreer designed antennas at EMS Technologies (now MDA).
Dr. Gavrilovic holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from McGill University.
Cliff Connors, Executive Vice President, Networking Business Unit
Mr. Connors has been an integral part of the Galtronics team since 2000. Prior to becoming EVP, Mr. Connors was the Global Product Manager and General Manager of Galtronics USA Inc. Mr. Connors worked with Litton Electro-Optical Systems from 1986 to 2000, culminating his tenure there as Director of Night Vision Systems, Engineering. From 1983 to 1986 he was a member of the technical optical physics staff at Hughes Aircraft Company.
Mr. Connors holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Duke University, a Master of Science degree from the University of Arizona Optical Sciences Center and has continued his executive education in the Executive Management Program at Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Mr. Connors holds 9 patents and has 7 publications.