Our BoardCommNexus is a non-profit organization that is member supported. We rely on the sponsorship of industry companies, along with the participation of individuals from our community, to assist us in helping the San Diego technology community. Our Board of Directors is comprised of representatives from our sponsor companies and industry advisors.
At the heart of EvoNexus is a driven team working tirelessly to ensure EvoNexus provides startups with the support and opportunities needed to prosper and pioneer the future of technology.
Stephan van der Merwe
EvoNexus Irvine Committee
Director, Business Development, Extel Technologies
Stephan van der Merwe is the USA Director of Business Development of Extel Technologies, an end-to-end product life cycle services firm to high technology OEM firms. Extel provides a broad spectrum of services helping firms accelerate their innovation and get to market faster with emphasis on high complexity, high quality, high compliance type products.
With 15+ years working across a diverse range of technology industries and experience ranging from hands-on product development to market forecasting, Stephan has extensive knowledge to help launch electronics based products. He has specific interests in development and execution of agile product-innovation strategies that help businesses ensure the best chance of delivering results.