Co-Founder / CEO
Kevin’s background includes 15 years of sales, marketing, and business development experience which has been vital to the long-term success achieved by M2 Optics. In addition to determining the vision of the company in his role as CEO, he manages the sales & marketing operations and initiatives that have helped M2 to achieve an average annual growth rate of 45-65% since inception.
Early in his career, Kevin spent several years in key sales roles for customer-centric organizations like Bronto Software, E-Z Data (acquired by EBIX), and Global Market Insite. Armed with knowledge gained during that time, Kevin was able to implement a similar approach at M2, which is widely known for it's consultative service and customized solutions.
Kevin received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA. He currently resides in Raleigh, NC and in his spare time, enjoys competitive sports and traveling with his wife and dogs.
Co-Founder / COO
Gary brings over 40 years of engineering and business experience to the company, with more than half of his career devoted to fiber optic communications. As the COO and Director of Engineering at M2 Optics, Gary has a critical role in both managing day-to-day operations, as well as the technical development of several highly successful product lines. His vast experience in fiber optics and electronics has been instrumental in helping M2 to offer solutions geared for next-generation optical communication systems.
Gary was involved in the R&D of early fiber optic systems and throughout the years has held several management positions at leading companies including Eastman Kodak, Times Fiber, Ipitek, and Olson Technology. He holds several patents in fiber optic communications for fiber-to-the-home delivery, optical switching, optical splitting, and satellite information transmission.
Gary received a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Penn State University and an Master’s in Industrial Administration from Union College. He currently resides in Holly Springs, NC and enjoys an occasional round of golf and taking on projects around the house.