Our innovation and passion start at the top
Chief Executive Officer
Mike Scarbrough is the Chief Executive Officer of NexTraq®. Mr. Scarbrough’s leadership sets the strategic direction and vision of the company, creating an organization that combines innovation and technology to provide customers with the leading GPS fleet tracking solution offerings in the M2M and telematics marketplace. By providing a superior product offering through intensive research and development, customers connect GPS fleet management to real business results. Mr. Scarbrough holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Georgia and a Masters in Business Administration from Georgia State University. Read more about Mike on his Linkedin profile.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Gil Friedman is the Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of NexTraq. Prior to Joining NexTraq, Mr. Friedman served as Divisional CFO for Amdocs’ AT&T division, a market leader in customer experience software and as Director of Finance for Polycom, an industry leader in unified collaboration solutions. Mr. Friedman has 15 years of global finance and accounting experience including IPO, mergers, acquisitions and venture capital. Prior to Polycom, he was Corporate Controller with Accord Networks and spent five years in various roles at Price Waterhouse Coopers, LLP. Mr. Friedman is a certified public accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Accounting from Bar-Ilan University in Tel-Aviv, Israel. Read more about Gil on his Linkedin profile.
Chris Ferrante Senior Vice President & GM - Sales
Chris Ferrante is the Senior Vice President & GM of Sales of NexTraq. Chris has more than 20 years of executive sales leadership, business development, direct and channel sales experience in the computer software industry. In his Executive roles, Chris reported to the CEO in “growth stage” businesses partnered with world-class private equity firms (Board of Directors). Prior to joining NexTraq, Chris served as Vice President of Sales - MidMarket with Kaseya, a global provider of IT systems management software. Previously, Chris served as Vice President of Sales over the Americas with Numara Software growing revenues by 500% during his tenure, exceeded 50,000 customers milestone and achieved Gartner's rank of third largest IT Service Desk Vendor in market share. Chris has held additional sales leadership positions with leading companies including WebEx, Computer Associates and Symantec Corporation. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Science and Business from Florida State University. Read more about Chris on his Linkedin profile.
Vice President, Operations
Steve Pitsos is the Vice President of Operations of NexTraq. He brings extensive enterprise operations and business development experience to his role. He is responsible for all customer-facing initiatives consisting of daily execution of Customer Care, Customer Service & Support, Field Operations, Enterprise Implementations, Order Management and Production Supply Chain. Prior to joining NexTraq, Mr. Pitsos served in leading organizations including QAD, EDS, DuPont, Westinghouse with responsibilities in various roles: operations management, sales execution, worldwide EAM implementations, nuclear electronics engineering, product development and as a systems engineer for the Air Force. Mr. Pitsos holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology from Southern Illinois University and a degree in Electronic Systems Engineering from Community College of the Air Force. Read more about Steve on his Linkedin profile.
Vice President of Business Systems
Stephanie Harter is the Vice President of Business Systems of NexTraq. She is responsible for all internal business systems at NexTraq and the development, integration, and data analysis required to support them. Prior to joining NexTraq, Ms. Harter led all product development and managed quality assurance in the EAM division at QAD and worked as a systems engineer for GIW Industries, Inc. She has more than 20 years of experience with technology solutions for manufacturing and software companies. Ms. Harter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Math and Computer Science from the University of South Carolina, magna cum laude. Read more about Stephanie on her Linkedin profile.
Vice President of Hardware Engineering
Jeb Scarbrough is Vice President of Hardware Engineering of NexTraq. Mr. Scarbrough brings with him 15 years as an experienced IT executive with a diverse background in service oriented environments. He has proven and repeated accomplishments in transitioning strategic plans into actions and achievements. As a goal-driven leader dedicated to creating outcomes beneficial to an organization, he is committed to establishing corporate relationships that create partnerships for success. Prior to joining NexTraq, Mr. Scarbrough’s background includes serving as a consultant at Accenture in various management and technical capacities for a variety of Fortune 500 companies. He began his technical career at Navision Software (now Microsoft Dynamics NAV) and Internet Security Systems. Mr. Scarbrough holds Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from Georgia State University. Read more about Jeb on his LinkedIn profile.
Vice President, Application Development
Andrew Franklin is the Vice President of Application Development of NexTraq. In this role, Mr. Franklin leads the organization responsible for software development as it relates to the NexTraq portfolio of applications including its flagship product offering. He brings over 15 years of valuable experience in web application development and team leadership to the NexTraq organization. Mr. Franklin joined NexTraq from Daugherty Business Solutions where he served as senior consultant for a variety of projects for Fortune 500 clients. Prior to his position with Daugherty, he worked for another local company, Internet Security Systems. Mr. Franklin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Accounting from California State University, San Bernardino. Read more about Andrew on his Linkedin profile.