Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Ron Sege has served as a director of the company, President, and Chief Executive Officer since August 2010, and he has been Chairman of the Board of Directors since October 2011. Before Echelon, he served as President, Chief Operating Officer, and Board member of 3 Com Corporation from 2008 through its acquisition by HP. Earlier, Ron was President and Chief Executive Officer of Tropos Networks, Inc., a provider of wireless broadband networks; President and Chief Executive Officer of Ellacoya Networks, Inc., a provider of broadband service optimization solutions based on deep packet inspection technology, and Executive Vice President of Lycos, Inc., the Internet search engine. From 1989 to 1998, he served in a variety of senior management roles at 3 Com Corporation, including Executive Vice President, Global Systems Business Unit. Ron holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a bachelor's degree in economics from Pomona College.
Chief Technology Officer
Sohrab Modi, Chief Technology Officer, is responsible for leading Echelon’s Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technical strategy. An experienced technical executive, Sohrab held Vice President and CTO roles at both Sun Microsystems and Huawei. At FutureWei, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of Huawei, he led technical strategy and planning for Internet of Things/machine-to-machine (IoT/M2M), cloud, big data, software-defined networking (SDN), and other initiatives. At Sun, he explored new business and technology opportunities for the company and was VP and General Manager for N1 systems, an early cloud computing offering. Before Sun, Sohrab was an engineering manager at Novell, building and driving numerous networking projects. He earned a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Mumbai and a master’s degree in computer science from the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York.
General Counsel, Senior Vice President and Secretary to the Board
Alicia Moore brings extensive experience serving as inside and outside General Counsel at public and private technology companies across a variety of industries. Before Echelon, she provided independent strategic legal advice to a number of clients. Prior to that, Alicia served as Vice President of Business Development, General Counsel & Secretary for Extreme Networks. She has also held the VP General Counsel roles at AristaSoft Corporation and Adaptec, Inc., and she has served on the Board of Directors for Women's Capital Corporation. Alicia holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Stanford University and a Juris Doctor degree from the UCLA School of Law.
C. Michael Marszewski
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mike Marszewski, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has been with the Company since 1999. He has served in a variety of financial positions and played important roles in strategic projects including acquisitions, divestitures and private placement of securities. Prior to joining Echelon, Mike was Divisional Controller at Stanford Telecommunications, which was acquired by Newbridge Networks. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree at Santa Clara University in Accounting.
Vice President of Operations and Planning
Chris Jodoin, Vice President of Operations and Planning, is responsible for global product operation including direct responsibility over sales operations and financial planning. An experienced executive, Chris brings over 20 years of experience in sales operations and financial management with proven results. Chris’ previous positions include Vice President, Integration at inventive Health, Inc., Vice President, Global Sales Operations at Hewlett Packard and Vice President, Finance and Sales Operations at 3Com Corporation. Chris earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics at Boston College and M.B.A. at Northeastern University.