The VPI Team
VPI has assembled a team of excellent engineers who have many years of experience designing and developing electronic and mechanical systems. From the diverse backgrounds of our engineers working on many types of projects, VPI offers a wealth of talent and skills to your projects, products, and programs.
VPI has systems engineering and product development expertise to take projects and programs from initial concept to final manufactured product. Our engineers possess university degrees and experience in the following engineering disciplines:
- Electrical/Electronics Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Software/Firmware Engineering
- Manufacturing Engineering
Jeremy Williams, CEO
Joining the VPI team in 2000 as an engineering intern, Jeremy Williams has engineered and developed numerous projects and fulfilled multiple leadership roles, including the management of VPI’s engineering teams. Stepping into the CEO position in May of 2019, Mr. Williams leads VPI with great vision and insight for continued growth and success. His leadership, high-level decision making, and development of an excellent work environment inspires VPI employees to be the best version of themselves with confidence and trust.
Paul Hepworth, CTO
For over 20 years, Mr. Hepworth has experience in developing real-time software and hardware systems and mission-critical applications software. At VPI he oversees all embedded systems firmware and real-time software development. He also has extensive experience in managing engineering teams.
Gary Olsen, Chief Marketing Officer
Gary Olsen oversees the marketing efforts of VPI. Since 2000, he has been responsible for all of VPI’s marketing strategy including competitive strategy/positioning, new services/product introduction, and company branding. He oversees the planning, development, and execution of company-wide sales and marketing initiatives.
Jerry Scott, COO
Jerry joined VPI in 2015 to oversee day-to-day business operations. He has more than 21 years of experience in operations management and administration. As the COO, Jerry is heavily invested in building strong teams, programs, and services for the organization. Jerry holds a Bachelors of Science and a Masters of Business Administration.
Kurt Jensen, Vice President of Product Development
Kurt Jensen has led the successful product development of many products domestically and internationally in various small and large companies. Kurt loves to build things and it shows. He's a hands-on thinker and doer with a strong emphasis on practicality. Kurt is tenacious in seeking out the solution to the problem with the stamina to keep digging until he hits bedrock.
Kurt Olsen, Vice President of Business Development
Mr. Olsen acts in a sales role in developing new business and maintaining and building relationships with future potential clients. He has been involved in technical sales and business development for over 22 years, 6 of those years with VPI. His experience and insight drive new business opportunities for VPI Technology Group.