Paul guides zSpace, Inc.’s vision of “Bringing zSpace to the mainstream.” Prior to zSpace, he was CEO for Chancery Software, the leading provider of Enterprise Student Administrative Systems. Paul built a successful team and profitably grew the business, resulting in the sale of the company to Pearson Inc. Paul has also held senior positions in general management, sales, marketing, and corporate development at Motorola Inc., Digital Equipment Corporation, and Inacom Corporation.
Joe has over 20 years experience in senior level financial positions with high-technology/high growth companies where he led financing efforts and designed, implemented, and managed financial and operational control systems focused on supporting overall growth and profitability. During his career, he has played a key role in developing international business strategy that improved revenues and profitability, ultimately leading to the integration of operations into publicly traded companies. Joe has also been responsible for manufacturing oversight and negotiating inbound/outbound product licensing transactions. Prior to joining zSpace, Joe was CFO for Virident Systems, WorkRite Ergonomics, Bay Packets (acquired by Genband), Pacific Microsonics (acquired by Microsoft) and ViTel International (acquired by Premier Global).
David brings 20 years of experience in start-up companies, working with technologies ranging from GSM infrastructure to laptops, printers, PDAs and smartphones, in both consumer and commercial product spaces. He has managed product development teams through the full range of the product life cycle, from initial concept to volume production. David has extensive experience working with suppliers and manufacturing partners worldwide, with a particular emphasis in Asia. He has held various positions in product development organizations such as pen-based computer companies GO & EO, Hewlett Packard, and Handspring.
Eric has more than 15 years of successful experience in sales, business development and corporate development with both start-ups and large public companies delivering software and services. Prior to zSpace, Eric led worldwide sales and business development for Google’s Cloud Platform. Eric has held executive positions with technology leaders including Microsoft and webMethods. Eric began his career at Accenture working on large scale ERP implementations.
Mike has more than 20 years of successful experience in general management, sales, marketing and corporate development with both start-ups and large public companies delivering high technology products and services. Prior to zSpace, Mike operated his own consulting company, Pathway for Success, LLC., focused on executive and strategy services. Mike has held executive positions as CEO, President and CMO with innovators including Fortisphere, Syfact, BNX Systems and USinternetworking, Inc. (USi), where he was instrumental in building USi from a start-up to the ASP market leader, growing the annual revenue in his business unit from zero to approximately $120 million. Earlier in his career he held leadership positions at Silicon Graphics and IBM.
James has background from the networking industry with over 25 years of technical and managerial experience in engineering. Prior to zSpace, James was in charge of engineering, customer service and manufacturing at Trapeze Networks, an 802.11 wireless LAN startup that was later sold to Juniper. James also held senior level engineering positions at Bay Networks and Nortel where he led the development of high-performance multiprotocol routers, network security software and appliances, WLAN and content caching products. He began his career at AMD as a senior field applications engineer responsible for disk drive firmware and networking products. James also brings extensive experience working with Taiwan and China based ODMs as well as offshore software development.
Kevin brings 23 years experience growing hardware and architecture teams for numerous industry leaders and start-up companies specializing in workstation, networking, and mobile electronics. He has managed product development teams through the full range of the product life cycle, from initial concept to volume production. He has extensive experience working with suppliers and manufacturing partners worldwide, with a particular emphasis in India. Morishige comes to zSpace from Hewlett Packard, where he was vice president of engineering responsible for leading a team of specialists in the areas of RF/antenna, display, WiFi/BT/NFC, touch, cameras, power, performance analysis/benchmarking and CPU architecture.
John brings 23 years of experience in start-up and established companies, working with technologies ranging from multimedia authoring software to RESTful web technology. He has worked on video editing hardware products, 3D authoring tools, enterprise DRM, professional software development tools, enterprise project management web-based solutions, a high-volume consumer facing web portal, and social games. His experience spans professional tools, shrink-wrap software, enterprise solutions, and consumer web products. John has built and managed multi-functional software development teams delivering over 50 shrink-wrapped products to market and hundreds of web releases. He has held various senior leadership positions in product development organizations such as Macromedia (Adobe) and iWin.com.