Tom Chittenden is the President for Inovonics leading the next chapters of strategy development and growth of Inovonics high-performance wireless sensor network offerings with an eye to the future, offering cloud-based real-time indoor-location solutions. Chittenden brings more than 20 years of platform hardware and software experience to his new role. Prior to joining Inovonics, he served in various leadership positions at NCR. Most recently, as a Vice President and General Manager of Industry Solutions for NCR, where he drove the portfolio of hardware, software and IoT solutions globally. Prior to joining NCR, Tom held leadership roles in numerous capacities at GE, including driving the GE IoT strategy for the retail oil and gas segment. Tom holds an MBA from the University of South Florida and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Florida.
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Craig Dever is the Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Inovonics where he oversees domestic and international Sales as well as Technical Support and Customer Service.
Dever has been with Inovonics since 2003 and brings more than 20 years of sales and sales management experience. Prior to joining Inovonics, Dever held positions in product management and national account sales at Exabyte Corporation, a manufacturer of tape storage devices, and was a Regional Vice President of channel sales at Computer Associates, a provider of network and system management software applications.
Dever holds a B.A. in Chemistry from the University of Colorado.
Vice President of Finance & Accounting
Tom Bjorkman is the Vice President of Finance & Accounting for Inovonics where he oversees all aspects of the company’s accounting, budgeting and financial operations. Bjorkman joined the company in 2013 as its Controller.
Prior to joining Inovonics, Bjorkman worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for four years as an auditor and then as a Senior Accountant for four years at Renal Ventures Management, LLC, a dialysis provider based in Lakewood, CO. At Renal Ventures Management, LLC, Bjorkman developed the company’s technical accounting policies and accounting close procedures, along with preparing the company’s internal and external financial statements.
Bjorkman has both a B.S. and M.S. in Accountancy from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT, and he is also a Certified Management Accountant.
Debbi Serke, PMP®
Vice President of Operations and Program Management
Debbi Serke is the Vice President of Operations and Program Management, responsible for strategic new product development projects, corporate program management processes, and related improvement initiatives.
Prior to joining Inovonics, Serke spent 24 years at Motorola Solutions, leading professional services teams in systems integration, systems management, and warranty and post warranty services for Government and Public Safety customer accounts. Debbi also served as Program Manager on several multi-million dollar projects, managed global teams for strategic process improvement initiatives, and started her career in Manufacturing Engineering.
Serke has an M.B.A in Market Strategy from Regis University and a B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering from Bradley University. Additionally she holds a Project Management Professional Certification (PMP ®) from the Project Management Institute, has a Masters Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University, and is a Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt.
Vice President of Engineering
Lalit Pandit is the Vice President of Engineering for Inovonics, leading the hardware, software and firmware engineering teams. Lalit joined Inovonics in 2017 and led the successful development and launch of the cloud-based TapWatch submetering application. Lalit has over 30 years experience in engineering, test and program management at Hewlett-Packard, Qualcomm and Agilent Technologies managing several large teams for successful customer focused product development and deliveries.
Lalit holds a Bachelor of Technology degree from prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Delhi and a Masters of Engineering from Arizona State University.
Human Resources Manager
With over 20 years in human resource experience, Amy Neale is the HR Manager for Inovonics where she is responsible for providing strategic direction for all HR functions, including recruiting, legal compliance and employment law.
Prior to Inovonics, Amy was a HR Business Partner at a management consulting company, specializing in recruiting, employment law, acquisitions and compliance.
Received Bachelors of Science from Metropolitan State College of Denver, and Earned her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification in 2000.