LEADING THE FUTURE OF RAIL

OUR EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP AND BOARD MEMBERS ARE CONSTANTLY LEADING AND SUPPORTING INNOVATION FOR RAIL AT WI‑TRONIX

Executive Leadership

Larry B. Jordan
Chief Executive Officer and Founder

Larry Jordan, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Wi-Tronix, is committed to a global vision of saving lives by improving the safety, service reliability, and operational efficiency of transportation systems for the rail industry. An inventor and innovator, Larry holds multiple patents in the area of locomotive control systems. He believes passionately that innovation can provide the future of rail safety. Today, Larry leads the Wi-Tronix team in providing remote monitoring, video analytics and predictive diagnostic solutions to railways, ensuring the most efficient and reliable movement of goods and people throughout the world.

Michael D. Heilmann
Executive Vice President, COO

Mike is the Executive Vice President and COO of Wi-Tronix, a leading provider of smart remote monitoring, visual intelligence, and predictive diagnostics solutions designed specifically for the rail industry. An active member of the Association of American Railroads Railway Electronics Standards, his work supports the development and deployment of the most advanced technology available for rail; edge computing, artificial intelligence, and cloud-based SaaS solutions, which give rail operators the ability to take real-time action on critical issues and use precise insights for strategic management across their operations. Currently, Mike leads Wi-Tronix Business Development efforts along with overseeing Wi-Tronix IT, Project Engineering, and Sales and Marketing groups.

Lisa A. Matta
Vice President – Product Management

As a leader in technology for nearly 20 years, Lisa Matta innovates solutions that solve critical issues faced by the rail industry. She combines a talent for invention with a passion for education, providing a pathway for future innovators and leaders in her field. As a co-founder of Wi-Tronix, Lisa is named in five patents and has been instrumental in spearheading the design, development, test, and launch of new software and products since the company’s beginning. Today, Lisa serves as Vice President of Product Development for Wi-Tronix. She continues to cultivate engineering skills in students at all levels through her volunteer work as a National Official with Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, active member of the Society of Women Engineers, and mentor in the STEAM youth organization, Destination Imagination.

Chad Jasmin
Vice President Sales and Customer Experience

As a goal-oriented leader with over a decade of experience, Chad Jasmin focuses on improving performance while reducing costs in the highly competitive rail industry. He combines his talent for planning and analysis with demonstrated leadership skills to consistently enhance customer satisfaction. His talents in resource management, business solutions and process improvements enabled him to serve in Product and Sales leadership roles before becoming the VP of Sales and Customer Experience for Wi-Tronix. Chad led the introduction of the Track Temperature Restriction Monitoring and Mobile Phone Detector. Today, working with executives and teams across the organization, he provides valuable customer focused perspectives in the development of new products that enhance overall customer satisfaction.

Gary Kaufman
Chief Financial Officer

Gary Kaufman has over 20 years’ experience working with early and growth-stage tech companies, ranging from pre-revenue to $50 million run rate. Most recently, Gary was President of CFO SaaS, LLC which provides CFO advisory services to B2B tech companies. Prior to this, Gary led the finance function for SpringCM (SaaS contract lifecycle management) before its acquisition by DocuSign for $220 million. Earlier in his career, Gary worked in corporate FPA for two manufacturing companies, and he began his career in Big 4 accounting with Arthur Andersen. Gary holds an Accounting degree from Northern Illinois University and a Masters in Management degree from Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.

Kimberly Sass
Vice President – Human Resources

A trusted coach and mentor with over 20 years of experience in the HR industry, Kim takes a genuine interest in developing the strengths and talents of the individuals she hires. Emotional intelligence enables Kim to understand and motivate the range of people she works with. Leveraging her talents across the enterprise, Kim is responsible for leading the ideation and execution of the HR Strategy for Wi-Tronix. Looking at talent first through the business lens and then the HR lens offers Kim a different perspective on building capability across the organization. Inspiring leadership at all levels of the organization, Kim respects and supports a diverse group of people who transform safety for the rail industry.

Board of Directors

Larry B. Jordan
Chairman of the Board
Michael D. Heilmann
Member of the Board, Corporate Secretary
Lisa A. Matta
Member of the Board
Johannes Emmelheinz
Member of the Board

  • CEO of Siemens Customer Services, Siemens Mobility GmbH
Michael Tyler
Member of the Board

  • CEO of Siemens Customer Services, Siemens Mobility, Inc.
Ed Harris
Member of the Board

  • Director of Duos Technology & Retired Executive VP of CSX Corp.

DJ Stadtler
Member of the Board

  • Executive Director at Virginia Passenger Rail Authority

Board of Directors

Larry B. Jordan
Chairman of the Board
Michael D. Heilmann
Member of the Board, Corporate Secretary
Lisa A. Matta
Member of the Board
Johannes Emmelheinz
Member of the Board

  • CEO of Siemens Customer Services, Siemens Mobility GmbH
Michael Tyler
Member of the Board

  • CEO of Siemens Customer Services, Siemens Mobility, Inc.
Ed Harris
Member of the Board

  • Director of Duos Technology & Retired Executive VP of CSX Corp.

DJ Stadtler
Member of the Board

  • Executive Director at Virginia Passenger Rail Authority