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EvoNexus Virtual Incubator Selection Committee Member
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Extel Technologies
Jeff Thomas Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Extel Technologies
Jeff joined Extel Technologies (Extel) in 2013 as Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer and has been instrumental in growing Extel’s global product development and manufacturing portfolio. His career in the electronics industry spans over thirty years with extensive international experience working in North America, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Europe and Scandinavia for multi-national OEM’s including NEC, ERG & Nokia, and Tier 1 EMS companies including SCI and Sanmina Corporation.
With a broad range of senior executive level experience in engineering, operations, business development, sales and marketing, and business management, Jeff has led businesses through significant transition and change.
Jeff has established global operations and driven international market expansion, strategic development, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions. He is a member of the Institute of Company Directors and is a qualified Mechanical Engineer and is currently an advisor to the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology Department of Telecommunications, Electrical, Robotics and Biomedical Engineering at Swinburn University.