John Driver — Chairman & CEO
John acquired PacketVideo’s North American and European operations in 2015 and their Japan Connected Home Business in 2016 through his 100% owned company, JM Driver LLC (whose market-facing name is Lynx Technology). John was previously Chief Operating Officer and Chief Marketing Officer at PacketVideo. Prior to PacketVideo, he was Co-Founder & CEO of JoynIn, a mobile commerce technology start-up. He also led global field marketing at Serena, a $275M enterprise software company, where he managed marketing teams across eight countries. John also led the enterprise & mid-market strategy team at Sun Microsystems, a $13B enterprise computer hardware & software company (since acquired by Oracle), across 15 global sales regions. John received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. John works in the San Diego headquarters office.
Angela Scheller — Chief Technology Officer
Prior to her role as Chief Technology Officer of Lynx Technology, Angela Scheller joined PacketVideo in 2006 as Vice President of the Twonky Product Group. Prior to PacketVideo, she was head of the Competence Center for distributed multimedia applications at Fraunhofer FOKUS. In this position she was responsible for a number of multi-national research projects related to home networking. In 2001 she co-founded TwonkyVision GmbH, a spin-off of Fraunhofer Fokus that launched the first TwonkyServer back in 2004. She served as TwonkyVision CEO until the company was acquired by PacketVideo in 2006. Angela holds a Diploma in Computer Science and a Doctor of Engineering from the Technical University in Berlin, Germany. Angela works in the Berlin regional office.
Doug Pearson — Chief Financial Officer
Prior to his role as Chief Financial Officer of Lynx Technology, Doug Pearson joined PacketVideo in 2005 as Director of Finance. He has worked for more than 20 years in the technology industry, working with various worldwide operations in the U.S., Canada, Korea, Japan, India, Finland, Switzerland and Germany. Doug is responsible for Lynx Technology’s accounting, business support, finance, treasury and tax functions. Doug received his B.S. degree in Business from San Diego State University and he is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive). Doug works in the San Diego headquarters office.
Mike Llerandi — SVP Global Sales & Business Development
Mike joined Lynx Technology in 2015. Mike has 30+ years in Information Technology, and has been a senior business development and enterprise sales leader for over 20 years with Sun Microsystems, Loudcloud/Opsware, Oracle, and Ping Identity. His biggest challenges have been navigating massive changes in the infrastructure software space, with repeated selling success to established Fortune 500, Global 2000, and start-up companies in North America. His business development credentials include building a channel partner program at Ping Identity, where partner sales contributions grew from 0% of company revenue in 2011 to 23% in 2014. He received both a B.S. and M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University. Mike lives in Boulder, a suburb of Denver, Colorado.
Judie Endemann — VP Corporate Services, PHR
Prior to her role as Vice President of Corporate Services for Lynx Technology, Judie Endemann joined PacketVideo in 2014. She has over 17 years of administrative and human resources experience in the technology industry. She’s worked with a range of companies spanning early stage startups to publicly traded, $400m, international companies. Judie has supported executive teams through a variety of growth cycles and been part of several mergers and acquisitions. Her specialties include change management, employee relations, and risk management with a focus on enhancing individual and organizational success. Judie received a B.A. degree in Communications from the University of Southern California. Judie works in the San Diego headquarters office.
Patrick Turner — Senior Director, IT and Development Operations
Prior to his role as Manager of IT and DevOps for Lynx Technology, Patrick Turner joined PacketVideo in 2012. He brings over 18 years of IT industry experience, having worked in a variety of industries from telecommunications, SEO, insurance, as well as 10+ years at Amazon.com. His focus has been on building stable, scalable, and cost conscious IT infrastructure to meet the demands of the business. Patrick’s strategy of remaining platform agnostic and focusing on the most appropriate technology solution for a given situation allows for continued flexibility in an ever changing technology landscape. Patrick received a B.A. degree in German Literature from the University of Texas, Austin. Patrick works in the Berlin regional office.