Mark Krezowski – CEO, President, Sales Engineer
Mark comes from 34 years of semiconductor, system and entrepreneurial sales experience formally at intel, ST Micro and Sun Microsystems. Roles included sales and sales management up through president and CEO roles prior to his ownership in Customer 1st. Educated with mechanical, industrial and electrical engineering degrees as well as MBA and International Management degrees. Mark is committed to our customers and principals needs and success. Mark is our team lead for our enterprise and data center market place.
Tim Bischof – Founder, Sales Engineer
Tim has 39 years in the Semiconductor Sales and Engineering arena. Tim has a BSEE from the University of Minnesota. Professionally, his first 7 years were as a Electrical Design Engineer in the disc drive and aircraft navigation area with Control Data MPI group and Honeywell Avionics respectively. In addition, Tim was an electrical engineer at ADC and a Field Applications Engineer then Sales Engineer with National Semiconductor. In 1991 Tim co-founded and became President of Customer 1st. Tim is our team lead for our storage based market place.
S.J. de Plume
S.J. has 35 years in Semiconductor Sales and as a Principle Engineer. S.J. has a BSEE from the University of Minnesota. S.J. is our team lead for the high-performance computing and server market space.
Neal Enzenauer – Sales Engineer
Neal has his roots in systems engineering with a degree in Electrical Engineering specializing in Systems. He is an expert in Hardware, Software, Architecture and Circuits engineering disciplines. He has worked as an engineer in Avionics, High Speed Communications, Industrial Equipment, Test and Measurement, and Hand Held Portable Equipment. Neal has worked for Semiconductor Companies, and Distribution Channels as well as Customer 1st in Technical Sales. Neal is our team lead for our embedded and industrial marketplace.
Mike Solar – Sales Engineer
Mike has over 30 years designing and selling electronics of which 20 years has been working as a Sales Engineer with Customer 1st. Mike is responsible for managing our Kansas City based office, as well as OEM accounts and distribution for our southern territory. Previously with NCR (designing SCSI controllers) and then National Semiconductor in various sales roles. Mike has a BSEE from the University of Kansas.
Sharat Batra – SSD and Memory Architecture Technologist
Sharat has 25+ years experience as a technologist in high technology sensors and data storage devices. Sharat’s expertise is in hardware, software, computer and storage architecture, big data infrastructure, machine learning, high performance computing, program and product lifecycle management. Sharat has a PhD in Physics, MS in technology management and a successful track record in strategy and tactical management of emerging technologies. Previously Sharat was a technologist with Hitachi Global Storage Technology, Western Digital and Seagate. Sharat works with all of our customers who need SSD and Memory architectural expertise, as well Sharat works with all of our Sales Engineers.
Doug Caradonna – Sales Operations Lead
Doug comes from 10+ years of IT, consumer and marketing sales and sales operations. Doug has worked with infrastructure management solutions for Microsoft Sharepoint customers at AvePoint, workflow/contract management and cloud storage solutions for Salesforce customers at SpringCM and content marketing solutions assisting PR agencies for their customer needs at Brandpoint. Roles included account management, sales and sales management prior to his sales operations position here at Customer 1st. Educated with a BA in Philosophy and AA in Sociology, Doug is committed to our customers and supplier’s needs and success.
Susanna Siltanen – Operations Specialist
Susanna, comes from a highly successful career in marketing and sales with accolades for her service oriented approach. While at Goldman Sachs she completed their prestigious Global Leadership program. Susanna comes to Customer 1st from NYC where she studied business, marketing & accounting at Brooklyn College. She is proudly a first generation immigrant from Finland which accounts for some of her solid history of outstanding performance. She is committed to providing seamless customer service to her customers.
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