Meet Our Leadership Team
CEO / President
As the CEO/President of OptifiNow, John leads the company’s vision, culture, strategy, and growth. An entrepreneur at heart, John stays closely aligned with key customers, employees, investors and partners to drive innovation and growth.
Over the course of his career, John founded multiple corporations that span from manufacturing, ecommerce, and cloud applications. OptifiNow was founded to solve a common struggle of managing national and global sales teams with brand and legal compliant processes and communications. OptifiNow was built from the ground up by simplifying the complex needs of enterprise sales & marketing organizations. The result is a software platform that delivers a complete suite of cloud and mobile based solutions.
John has degrees in Engineering and Computer Science from Loyola Marymount University, and is a proud California native. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, and their 3 children.
Chief Operating Officer
As COO of OptifiNow, Mike works with John to develop and execute all key strategies for growth and operational initiatives throughout the company. He leads the corporate development efforts for OptifiNow, including strategic alliances, acquisitions, trusted advisors programs and strategic partnerships.
Mike’s career spans decades of successful leadership roles in global technology businesses. As Chairman and CEO of NIEC (TSE1;6974), Mike led this $350 million publicly traded Japanese Semiconductor Company from an enterprise generating losses to record revenues, gross margin and profitability. During Mike’s tenure NIEC was one of the best performing stocks on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
As EVP CFO Mike was member of the International Rectifier (NYSE; IRF) executive team driving the development of strategic direction and company objectives. During this period International Rectifier’s revenues grew from $200 million to over $1.3 billion. Mike raised over $2 billion in debt and equity financing, managed a billion dollar investment portfolio, completed 10 domestic and global acquisitions, and was a thought leader on wall street in structured finance.