Dan Mondor has over 35 years of telecommunications and media technology experience with global Fortune 500 and privately held corporations. Dan has received numerous telecommunications industry awards for innovation and market impact and was recognized by ExecRank as a top Micro-Cap CEO for driving shareholder value.
Prior to joining Inseego Corporation, Mr. Mondor provided corporate strategy and M&A advisory services to the telecommunications industry through his private consulting firm, from April 2016 to June 2017. From March 2015 to March 2016, he was President and CEO of Spectralink Corporation, a private-equity owned global company that designs and manufactures mobile-workforce telecommunications products for global enterprises, including Android powered WiFi smartphones. From April 2008 to November 2014, Mr. Mondor was the President and CEO of Concurrent Computer Corporation (Nasdaq: CCUR), a global company that designs and manufactures IP video delivery systems and real-time Linux based software solutions for global service providers, military, aerospace, and automotive and financial service industries. From February 2007 to March 2008, he was President of Mitel Networks, Inc., a subsidiary of Mitel Networks Corporation (Nasdaq: MITL), a global company that designs and manufactures business communications systems and mobile communications technology to serve the enterprise and wireless carrier markets. Prior to that, Mr. Mondor held a number of executive positions during his 16 year career at Nortel Networks, in general management, marketing, sales and product-line management. During a period of hyper-growth at Nortel, to become a $10B dominant market share leader, Mr. Mondor was VP and GM of Enterprise Network Solutions, VP and General Manager of Global Cable Operator Solutions, and VP of Global Marketing for Nortel’s Optical Internet business. Mr. Mondor holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Ottawa, a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manitoba, and executive education from the Cornell Graduate School of Management and Duke Fuqua School of Business.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Tom Allen joined Inseego Corp. on May 16, 2017 as Interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Allen previously served as the interim Chief Financial Officer for the Company’s predecessor company, Novatel Wireless, Inc., from June 2014 to September 2014. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Allen served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer for Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. a publicly traded national cable television network and production services company from July 2010 through September 2013 when the company was acquired by Kroenke Sports and Entertainment. Since September 2013, Mr. Allen has served as an independent business consultant, providing services in the areas of finance, tax and accounting. Throughout his career, Mr. Allen has held executive positions at major broadcasting and entertainment firms, including Virgin Interactive Entertainment and Fox Broadcasting Company. He has also served on the board of directors of public and private companies. Mr. Allen attended the University of Southern California and is a certified public accountant.
Chief Technology Officer
Stephen Sek is a veteran in wireless telecom industry having been involved in carving the evolution of various generations of wireless technologies as steering committee member, board of director, technical advisor and contributor to various worldwide standards and regulatory bodies. Mr. Sek has served as our Chief Technology Officer (CTO) since 2015. Prior to his appointment as CTO, Mr. Sek served as Vice President of Global Product, Vice President of Corporate R&D, and Senior Technical Advisor to the CEO from 2013-2015. He previously served as our General Manager, and held other senior positions from 2000 through 2006. Mr. Sek began his career at Motorola where he served in various senior research, engineering and managerial positions for the PCS Advanced Technology Labs, System Technology and Wireless Data Division over a 10-year span from 1990 to 2000 having pioneered some of the industry-firsts wireless packet data modem and PC cards that helped proliferate today’s mobile broadband industry. He spearheaded several Motorola corporate wide initiatives including 5Nines for all wireless devices, and inaugurated the wireless data system technology lab. From 2006 through 2013 he served as Chief Technology Officer for Axesstel, Inc., and pioneered new product categories in WLL/Fixed mobile converged devices with Orange and Telefonica, and Home Phone Connect with Verizon Wireless and Sprint. Mr. Sek holds a Masters of Science from University of Southern California, and a Bachelor of Science from Boston University.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Lance Bridges has served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel since May 2015. Mr. Bridges brings a wealth of experience to the Company in general business and corporate law matters, with a particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and financing transactions. Mr. Bridges joins Novatel Wireless from Entropic Communications a leading provider of semiconductor solutions for the connected home, where he served as senior vice president and general counsel from 2007 to 2015, overseeing the company's M&A activities, international legal affairs and strategic intellectual property organizations. Prior to joining Entropic, Mr. Bridges was a Partner at Cooley LLP, serving as outside general counsel to venture backed private companies and publicly traded companies across multiple industries. Mr. Bridges received his juris doctor from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall). Additionally, Mr. Bridges earned a master of business administration degree concentrating in finance and strategic planning from The Walter A. Haas School of Business Administration, University ofCalifornia at Berkeley. The Financial Times profiled Mr. Bridges for developing one of the 25 most innovative in-house legal teams in North America inDecember 2014 and he is professionally recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America and California by leading publications. He is a member of the State Bar of California and Business Law section of the American Bar Association.