President & CEO
Laurie is a seasoned entrepreneurial executive with extensive expertise in growing technology companies over her 35-year career, including New Focus (now Newport Corporation), Silicon Valley Group (now ASML), and Raychem (now nVent). At Raychem, she helped establish the water leak detection market 30 years ago and has a proven record of successfully bringing new products and technologies to market. She is skilled in raising capital and loves to help customers solve big problems. Laurie graduated from Harvard Business School with an MBA in General Management, Stanford University with an MSE in Environmental Engineering and Duke University with a BSE in Civil & Environmental Engineering and French. She sits on the Board of Directors of NV5 Global, a publicly traded engineering services firm based in Hollywood, Florida.
Vice President, Channel Sales and Founder
Matt brings 25 years of experience in various aspects of the commercial restoration and construction industry. In 2004, Matt realized the need for a smoke alarm for water and created the forerunner to what is now The Detection Group, Inc. Currently an executive leader in the company, Matt focuses on business development and helping customers and potential customers to learn more about the Trident System. Matt is the RMO for The Detection Group’s Class B CSLB License. He has a Business Administration degree from San Diego State University.
VP Engineering & Development
David is a proven Engineering leader with 30 years of technical experience delivering commercial solutions for a variety of commercial and enterprise applications. David has broad and deep domain expertise in IOT, networking, radio, VoIP and lighting. Most recently, David served as VP Engineering at Altierre, providing connected IOT solutions for the retail industry. Prior to that David was VP Engineering at LUMA for industrial lighting products and VP Hardware at Soma Networks for global customer-premises equipment (CPE) and Base Station solutions. David earned an MSEE from Santa Clara University, and a BSEE from San Jose State University. He also has received a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification from Villanova University and is PMP certified by the Project Management Institute.