Fred Yentz, President & CEO
Fred Yentz joined ILS Technology as senior vice president and chief operating officer in January 2007, bringing with him more than 20 years industry experience in the technology solution market.
Prior to ILS Technology, Fred Yentz served as Vice President and General Manager of RadiSys Corporation, a leading provider of embedded solutions for the telecommunications, enterprise data, medical equipment and the industrial automation marketplaces. While at RadiSys Corporation, Fred served in many capacities including the oversight of World Wide Sales, Marketing, Professional Service, Business Development in addition to General Manager of Enterprise, Communication and Commercial operating divisions.
Fred also worked for IBM where he held various positions with responsibility for Engineering, New Business Development and Management. Mr. Yentz is named as an inventor on two U.S. patents and has received IBM’s First Level Plateau Invention Achievement Award.
He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), National Science and Technology Education Program (NSTEP), and is chairman of the Industry Advisory Board for Florida Atlantic University's College of Engineering.
Mr. Yentz holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Michigan Technological University (1988), a Master of Business Administration (1996) from the University of Miami, and a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems (1997) from the University of Miami.
John Keever, Executive Vice President & CTO
John Keever founded ILS Technology and began serving as executive vice president and chief technology officer in October 2000, John has more then 28 years of experience in automation software engineering and design. Mr. Keever came to ILS Technology from IBM Corporation where he was IBM global services principle responsible for e-Production solutions architectures and deployment. Mr. Keever enjoyed over 18 years of plant floor automation experience with IBM, and is the former world-wide development and support manager for Automation Connection, Distributed Applications Environment, PlantWorks and Data Collection hardware and software products. His prior experience within IBM includes lead marketing and solutions architecture responsibilities for General Motors, BMW, Chrysler, Tokyo Electron, Glaxo-Wellcome, and numerous other global manufacturing companies. Keever has been awarded both hardware patents and software copyrights.
Mr. Keever holds a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University, a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering with minors in both Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from North Carolina State University and has completed postgraduate work in Computer Engineering and Operating Systems design at Duke University.
Bill Lintz, VP of Sales and Marketing
Jim Wert Jr - GM/VP Development deviceWISE & M2M
Stuart Perry, GM/VP Development secureWISE
Mr. Perry joined ILS Technology in March 2001, and is responsible for Product Line Management of SecureWISE and development for all ILS Technology software products. Previously, Mr. Perry served as a software architect for IBM’s Manufacturing Industries Solutions division for over 12 years designing object oriented frameworks and services. Mr. Perry’s framework designs are now part of IBM’s successfully installed SiView Standard and POSEIDON semiconductor manufacturing execution systems worldwide. Mr. Perry also has extensive experience in manufacturing automation and design. Prior to IBM, Mr. Perry served as program lead for several distributed processing projects at the National Security Agency (NSA), He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.
Mihai Voicu, Chief Security Officer
Mihai Voicu joined ILS Technology as senior software engineer in 2001. He worked on the initial architecture of the ILS Technology security product secureWISE Collaborate. Mr. Voicu is responsible for the design and implementation of comprehensive and technologically sophisticated corporate security strategies that safeguard customers and company's assets.
Prior to ILS Technology, he worked for Nortel Networks as R&D senior software engineer. Mihai Voicu holds a Master Of Science on Applied Electronics from Polytechnic Institute, Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications Bucharest,Romania. In 2007, Mihai Voicu earned his doctorate from University Of Agronomic Studies (Bucharest, Romania) with the thesis title "Research studies regarding implementation of the program 'Virtual Enterprises' and its utilization to improve business management". Mihai also holds CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) and C|EH(Certified Ethical Hacker) certifications, and is currently acting as vice-chair for TIA (www.tiaonline.org) TR-50 Smart Device Communications Security Ad Hoc.