Timesys Management Team
Atul Bansal, CEO, is directing company strategy for LinuxLink, a development framework for building devices with embedded Linux. He has extensive experience in leading development teams, sales and marketing, product management and customer relationship building. Atul was Founder, President and CEO of Laurel Networks, where he led the company's growth prior to its acquisition by ECI Telecom in 2005. He was the COO of the Data Networking division within ECI before joining Timesys. Atul also held senior positions with FORE Systems and Digital Equipment Corporation. He holds MS degrees in Computer Science and Chemical Engineering from the University of Rhode Island and a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.
Al Feczko, Vice President of Sales and Field Engineering, is responsible for helping all of Timesys' customers and partners achieve maximum benefit from the use and deployment of Timesys products and technology. Prior to joining Timesys, he held a variety of increasingly responsible roles in project engineering and management of embedded real-time control systems in the process automation/control and defense industries. He received his MS in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University and his BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.
Brian Gildon, Vice President of Business Development, has had a long technical and business career in embedded software, with a background in software start ups. With responsibility for driving key business relationships for Timesys, Brian has held senior positions in technical marketing and business development and was responsible for a number of product portfolios critical to the acquisition of a number of software companies in the embedded systems industry. He holds a BS in Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics from the University of Texas at Austin.
Maciej Halasz, Director of Product Management, has 12+ years of experience in embedded computing with a focus on embedded Linux and real-time systems. He is the technical lead and creator of a number of Timesys offered tools and products, the creator of Timesys University embedded Linux workshops, and he is the co-host of LinuxLink Radio. Throughout his career, Maciej has authored numerous embedded Linux and industry articles. Maciej holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from ENST de Bretagne, France, a master’s degree in Telecommunication Systems from Poznan University of Technology, Poland, and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business.
Theresa Kisha, Director of Marketing is responsible for the execution of Timesys’ marketing strategy and positioning including its go-to-market and product strategies. Theresa brings more than 15 years B2B and B2C marketing and communications experience to Timesys. Prior to joining Timesys, she held account and project management roles for clients in innovative technology industries that included precision printed circuit boards, microscopy and nanotechnology, and audio and video conferencing. Theresa’s experience also includes Fisher Scientific where she managed the direct marketing creative team and was responsible for enforcing the consistent delivery of the company’s brand in the chemicals, life sciences, safety, healthcare and education markets. Theresa holds a BS in Marketing from Duquesne University.