CEO and Founder
Timothy is the original founder and chief executive officer of Tego. He is a resourceful and inventive contributor with a 20-plus year track record of success taking quantifiable risks to leverage strategic advantages in order to grow market share and assist companies in achieving profit-generating status. Tim has an MBA from the Wharton School and a master’s degree in international political economy from Northwestern University. Tego is Tim’s third technology company; prior to this he was CEO and founder of SiteScape. Tim’s dog, Finley, comes to work with him almost every day.
Su is co-founder and technology sales lead spearheading Tego’s solution sale in the aerospace industry. Su is an entrepreneur with emphasis in technical sales and engineering, helping grow start-up technology businesses. Su holds a Ph.D. from University of Manchester in chemical engineering and has a master’s degree in computing science from Imperial College of London, U.K. Prior to Tego, Su spent twelve years at Aspen Technologies building their sales team. Su enjoys raising chickens in his backyard for the fresh eggs they produce, which taste better than store-bought.
Leonid Mats, Ph.D.
VP of Engineering & Chief Scientist
Leo is vice president of engineering and chief scientist and an expert in wireless technologies. He is an experienced software and hardware development manager, helping to bring to market new technologies through customer partnerships and cross-functional teams in both startups and large organizations. Leo holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and a B.S. in computer science and electrical engineering. Prior to Tego, Leo was a research associate for the RFID Center of Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh, where he was principally responsible for a breakthrough in RF technology by integrating the antenna on a chip (“PENI Tag”). Leo enjoys kite-boarding in Miami when he is not working.
VP of Marketing
LaVerne is the vice president of marketing of Tego Inc. She leads the company’s go-to-market strategy for the Asset Intelligence Platform (AIP). LaVerne also oversees all integrated communications and champions the company’s mission to enable things to "tell their story” at the edge of the IoT ecosystem. LaVerne has more than 15 years’ experience as a marketing consultant focusing on strategic planning, market analysis, and product management across complex industries such as healthcare and aerospace. LaVerne holds an MBA from the Olin School of Business at Babson College and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. LaVerne previously worked at Partners Healthcare and BioBehavioral Diagnostics Company. LaVerne found her entrepreneurial footing early when, as a teenager, she owned a pool maintenance company that grew to four employees and 110 weekly customers.
President Hospital Division
Peter Allen joined Grifols S.A. in April 2016 as president-hospital division worldwide. Previously, Peter had joined Haemonetics in 2003 as president of the donor division. In March 2008, he was appointed Chief Marketing Officer. In October 2011, he was promoted to president of global plasma. Prior to joining Haemonetics, Peter was vice president of The Aethena Group, a private equity firm providing services to the global healthcare industry. From 1998 to 2001, he held various positions including vice president of sales and the oncology business at Syncor International, a provider of radiopharmaceutical and comprehensive medical imaging services. Previously, he held executive-level positions in sales, marketing and operations in DataMedic Inc., Enterprise Systems Inc./HBOC and Robertson Lowstuter Inc. Peter has also worked in sales and marketing at American Hospital Supply Corporation and Baxter International Inc. He is a graduate of Lehigh University with a B.S. degree in finance. Peter becomes a "master chef" who enjoys the extreme planning (recipes in spreadsheets and four-day preparation) involved in making a Thanksgiving holiday feast for his family.
Bill Stevenson is the executive director at Tego and has 30 years of experience in building professional services and technology firms. He was previously the executive chairman of Sanbolic for 12 years until it was acquired by Citrix in 2015. Bill started his career at Bain and Company, and then helped found and build Corporate Decisions (CDI), a growth strategy firm serving Fortune 1000 companies and private equity firms, which was acquired by Marsh & McLennan. There he led the business design innovation practice, and also taught at the Wharton executive education program. Bill graduated from Princeton University and then studied at the University of Cologne in Germany with a Fulbright Scholarship. He holds a commercial pilot license with a CE510S type rating, as well as a hot air balloon rating. As part of the chase crew, Bill has rescued wayward hot air balloons from many strange locations in New Jersey.
Drew Peck is an executive director at Tego. He currently serves in an advisory capacity on several semiconductor company boards, focusing on IP and finance issues. He has been involved in the semiconductor industry for 40 years, first in a research capacity at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, and subsequently working on Wall Street as an industry analyst. At MIT Lincoln, he authored or co-authored and published numerous papers in the fields of quantum electronics, far-infrared lasers and submillimeter astronomy. As an industry analyst, Drew was named to Institutional Investor’s All-Star Research Team, and cited as “Best on the Street” by the Wall Street Journal while heading the semiconductor research teams at Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette and Cowen & Company. In 2004, he co-founded Steel Horse Advisors, providing technology firms with company positioning expertise and helping maximize shareholder value. Drew finished every New York Times Saturday and Sunday crossword puzzle between December 2012 and March 2016, when he was tripped up by “imbrue.”