Press Release – Former IDT CEO Joins Spark Connected as an Advisory Board Member

Jeffrey S. McCreary, Spark Connected Advisory Board
Jeffrey S. McCreary, Spark Connected Advisory Board
Spark Connected, a leading technology developer of advanced and innovative wireless power system solutions, today announced that Jeffrey McCreary has joined Spark Connected as an advisory board member.

DALLAS, TEXAS (PRWEB) DECEMBER 05, 2018

DALLAS, TEXAS. December 4, 2018. Spark Connected, a leading technology developer of advanced and innovative wireless power system solutions, today announced that Jeffrey McCreary has joined Spark Connected as an advisory board member.

McCreary served as interim President and CEO of IDT and ISOLA during major turnaround initiatives. He is a former Senior Vice-President of Texas Instruments and managed the World-Wide Sales and Marketing organizations. At TI, Jeff contributed in several other executive positions, including General Manager of Advanced Logic Products and General Manager of Worldwide Military Semiconductors.

”The convenience and effectiveness of wireless power makes it one of the most important technological developments in the industry,“ said Jeff McCreary. “The complexity of the solutions, however, demand domain expertise and a commitment fortified by experience. The team at Spark Connected reflects these attributes and that is one of the many reasons I am pleased to join them as an advisor,” said McCreary.

Jeff is an NACD Board Leadership Fellow and a member of the board of directors of Benchmark Electronics (BHE). He previously served as a director of technology companies: Integrated Device Technology (IDTI); MIPS Technologies (MIPS); the Gennum Corporation (GND); and, the Isola Group.

“On behalf of the entire organization, we warmly welcome Jeff to our advisory board,“ said Ruwanga Dassanayake, Chief Operating Officer, Spark Connected. “Jeff brings broad industry experience and a track record of success having led global semiconductor companies. His counsel will be invaluable to Spark as we continue to innovate and grow in new wireless power markets and applications.”

Jeffrey S. McCreary, Spark Connected Advisory Board

The convenience and effectiveness of wireless power makes it one of the most important technological developments in the industry. The complexity of the solutions, demand domain expertise and a commitment fortified by experience. The team at Spark Connected reflects these attributes.”, said Jeffrey McCreary, Advisory Board Member at Spark Connected.

About Spark Connected

Spark Connected | powering the world, wirelessly
Spark connected is an industry leader specializing in multiple advanced and safe wireless power technologies that benefits a wide variety of applications in the Automotive, Industrial, Infrastructure, Medical, Robotics, Security, Factory Automation, IOT, Smart Home, and Consumer markets.
Spark is transforming wireless power delivery and intelligent battery charging with innovative platforms, disruptive technology and breakthrough products enabling an enhanced user experience for all. The company specializes in Product Development and Engineering Solutions with a team of passionate innovators with decades combined deep domain expertise.

AURIX™ is a trademark of Infineon Technologies AG.

Please forward inquiries to: sales(at)sparkconnected.com
For more information visit: http://www.sparkconnected.com
Spark Connected is a Full Member of the Wireless Power Consortium

Jeffrey S. McCreary

Jeffrey S. McCreary

JEFFREY S. MCCREARY

Jeffrey S. McCreary
Jeffrey S. McCreary, Spark Connected Advisory Board

Jeffrey S. McCreary is an NACD Board Leadership Fellow and a member of the board of directors of Benchmark Electronics (BHE). He previously served as a director of technology companies: Integrated Device Technology (IDTI); MIPS Technologies (MIPS); the Gennum Corporation (GND); and, the Isola Group.

Jeff also served as interim President and CEO of IDT and ISOLA during major turn around initiatives. He is a former Senior Vice-President of Texas Instruments, where he was the Manager of World Wide Sales and Marketing. At TI, Jeff contributed in a number of other executive positions, including General Manager of Advanced Logic Products and General Manager of Worldwide Military Semiconductors.

He received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in 1979 and an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering in from Rose-Hulman in 2004. Jeff’s book, “Creating the I in Team” was published in 2007.

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Trey Velvin

Trey Velvin, Spark Connected Advisory Board

TREY VELVIN

Trey Velvin, Spark Connected Advisory Board
Trey Velvin, Spark Connected Advisory Board

Trey Velvin is a finance professional with a successful track record in closing deals. He has spent twenty-five years in the real estate and private equity markets in a variety of positions to ensure transactions were efficiently and effectively negotiated, closed, and managed.

Trey is a former Senior Vice President of the Lone Star Funds, a global private equity firm that focuses on acquiring distressed assets, where he managed worldwide acquisition closings and financings of distressed asset portfolios. Additionally, he participated in fund raising activities for the organization.

After transitioning from the private equity business, Mr. Velvin turned his focus to private investments, philanthropic endeavors, and educational interests. He recently completed a Master of Liberal Studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.

Mr. Velvin graduated from Southern Methodist University in 1986 with a BA degree in Finance. In 1991, he earned an MBA degree from Southern Methodist University with a concentration in International Finance.

He currently serves on the boards of the Parish Episcopal School, KIIP Academy Dallas, Orphan Outreach, and Lovers Lane United Methodist Church. Trey and his wife Dee live in Dallas and have three children. In his free time, Trey likes to listen to books on Audible, landscape, and study languages.

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