Jeffrey Curtis, General Manager and Vice President
Jeffrey Curtis has responsibility for the management and day-to-day operations of Luxul. This includes generating the company’s revenue growth through the development and management of Luxul’s sales, marketing and support organizations. Mr. Curtis also has responsibility for developing and managing customer relationships and insuring the highest degree of customer satisfaction.
Mr. Curtis is a demonstrated leader with more than 20 years of business-to-business sales and management experience in domestic and international markets. Prior to joining Luxul, he was Vice President Sales and Marketing for Helius, a Utah-based technology company that was acquired by Hughes Network Systems in February 2008. Jeffrey was VP North American Sales for Phobos Corporation and Director of Western U.S. Sales for SonicWALL. He was Director of Sales Operations for Novell. Throughout his career, he has directly managed sales teams, led the creation and development of marketing programs, and created sales development programs for channel and direct sales organizations. Mr. Curtis received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Utah State University.
Dan Haab, Chief Technical Officer
Dan has more than 20 years experience in Communication Hardware/System development including Antenna, RFIC and DSP design. He holds MSEE and BSEE degrees from Brigham Young University. Dan is the holder of multiple patents on designs ranging from communications to data acquisition and processing. Prior to joining Luxul, Dan held senior level positions at Micro Linear, S5 Wireless, Inari and Novell.
Mike Grubb, VP Marketing
Mike has more than 20 years of sales and marketing leadership experience in the consumer electronics industry. Mike has been a valuable asset to all of the organizations he has been part of, bringing his vast knowledge and relationships within the integration channels to support their growth. Mike has been a leader in the commercial and residential markets developing programs, managing teams, architecting and executing sales and marketing strategies.
Prior to joining Luxul, Mike held leadership roles with Sonos and Atlona. Mike’s grassroots experience as a Managing Partner of an integration firm in Southern California really allow him to connect with the needs of the integration companies and the individuals who are the heartbeat of the business.
Vaughn Staheli, VP Engineering
Vaughn Staheli has responsibility for all engineering and development of Luxul’s growing line of innovative products.
Mr. Staheli has 18 years of quality assurance, development, systems and engineering experience. He began his career in the QA department at General Dynamics working on the F-16. Prior to working for Luxul, Vaughn was the Systems Integration Director for S5 Wireless where he oversaw the productization of the hardware and deployment of the development network for their low cost, wide area location and telemetry technology. His design experience includes digital (FPGA and microcontroller based), RF, and communication (wired, wireless) systems. Having worked for several startups his experience covers conception to install, including definition, architecture, design, schematic, PCB layout, assembly, test, production, QA and installation. His duties have included that of Sales Engineer; this experience has given him unique insights into how wireless products are used in the field. Vaughn has a BSEET from Brigham Young University.
Kevin Hansen, VP Sales
Kevin Hansen is responsible for commercial sales. Kevin brings over 20 years of sales and marketing experience to the team, with an emphasis on sales channel development, sales channel management and business development. He started his career at industry pioneers WordPefect and Novell before joining and growing sales at upstart PowerQuest priot to it being sold to Symantec. There he was the General Manager of International. Later he held management roles at Altiris, a systems management software company also purchased by Symantec.
Kevin has his undergraduate degree in international finance and follow that up with an MBA, both from Brigham Young University.