Mr. Ron Goodall is a seasoned operations executive with an extensive background in high-volume manufacturing, global supply-chain management, wireless network deployment, and business development. Most recently, he was the vice president of manufacturing for Silver Spring Networks, an award-winning global Smart Grid networking company, building its world-class manufacturing organization Mr. Goodall started his 30-year career at Hewlett-Packard and Sun Microsystems before embarking on multiple start-up adventures that began with CellNet Data Systems, building and deploying high-reliability fixed wireless networking solutions for utility companies. He was co-founder and vice president of operations for SpeedInfo, a real-time traffic information data-services company, co-founder and vice president of development and manufacturing at Poa Sana, an optical touch-sensor company, and vice president of manufacturing at DIVA Systems, a video-on-demand technology and services company. Mr. Goodall also serves as a trusted business advisor and board member for other start-up ventures in the valley.
This search was conducted and completed by Mark Downing of Management Architects, Inc.