Founded in 1977 to help retailers demonstrate new consumer electronics categories, MTI has become the most successful merchandising firm in the consumer electronics retail category. MTI’s clients include six of the top seven U.S. retailers and many of the top international consumer electronic brands. The Executive Team leading MTI has decades of experience meeting the industry’s current needs while developing innovative technologies to solve the merchandising challenges of tomorrow.
Chris Remy, CEO
Chris joined MTI in 2007 and has served as both COO and President. He assumed the role of CEO in 2009. Chris came to MTI from Merix Corporation (Nasdaq: MERX) where he was an executive vice president overseeing global supply chain management, corporate development, IT, business strategy and integration. Prior to Merix, Remy led Accenture’s electronics and high-tech supply chain management practice for North America. He began his career at Maersk lines with his last role based in Singapore overseeing the South East Asian trade to the United States. Remy earned his BA in Economics from Willamette University.
Michael J. Highland, CFO
Michael has more than 19 years of finance, business operations and leadership experience with both public and privately held companies. Michael came to MTI after serving six years as COO and VP of Finance at ChannelForce, a division of MarketSource, Inc. the leading provider of field sales and marketing services within the consumer electronics retail industry. Prior to ChannelForce, Michael served in various financial leadership roles at Tripwire, Inc. and RB Rubber Products. Michael started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Portland, Oregon and earned his B.S. in Accounting from Oregon State University.
Lori Andersen, Vice President of International Sales
Lori has more than 25 years’ executive experience with significant success in the technology field ranging from startup to multibillion-dollar organizations. Most recently, Lori worked for Flir Systems as their Director of Worldwide Channel Sales and Sales Operations. Previously, Lori worked for Tektronix as the Director of Worldwide Sales Operations, and as Co-founder and President of ENTEK Solutions, a technical services firm serving global customers. She received her Business Degree from the University of Oregon and attended Stanford’s Graduate School of Business Executive Program.
Matt Haroldson, Vice President of North American Sales
Matt has spent more than 13 years managing productive sales teams, with extensive experience in the wireless industry. Matt spent nearly a decade managing sales for AT&T Wireless, including developing the distribution network for AT&T’s expansion into Curacao and acting as National Account Director for AT&T Mobility/Cingular. Before joining MTI, Matt was Director of Account Management at Vesta Corporation, a worldwide leader in electronic payment solutions. Matt graduated with a B.S. from the University of California at Berkeley.
Hunter Wylie, Vice President of Operations
Hunter has more than 10 years of experience in supply chain management and operations leadership, culminating in his promotion to VP Operations from his role as Supply Chain Director in September of 2008. Before joining MTI, Hunter was an Operations Manager at Intel. Hunter is a graduate of Oregon State University.
Henry Yeung, Director of Sales – Asia Pacific
Henry has more than 20 years of IT and telecommunications experience, primarily in the TELCO sector, with a deep customer understanding and knowledge that are respected across the industry. Prior to joining MTI, Henry was Arbinet’s Regional Sales Director of Asia Pacific for five years. Henry joined Arbinet after spending more than 10 years with France Telecom Group, where he was Sales Director of Greater China, handling telecom services and IT solutions to fixed network and mobile operators. Henry began his IT and telecommunications career at AT&T Network Services in 1992.
Alex Brundle, Director of Sales – EMEA
Alex Brundle has more than 12 years of experience in business-to-business sales channels and executive relationship management. Alex has worked with key global retailers to maximize their sales through security initiatives (EAS Technology solutions), and he has collaborated with financial and governmental institutions on secure software solutions. Before joining MTI, Alex worked with Checkpoint Systems (NASDAQ: CHKP) and held responsibility for the ALPHA UK line of business.