Executive Team

 

Don_MEET DONALD MCKINNEY
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Don McKinney is Chairman of the Board and CEO of Aplicor. He is responsible for the overall success and livelihood of the company. In his role, Don oversees the company’s worldwide operations, including product, finance, sales, marketing and customer care.

With a keen entrepreneurial mindset, Don has a solid track record for developing several companies from start-up stage through taking them public. One of his most successful launches was building International Network Services (INS) in 1991 from its inception, all the way to a public offering. Don served as the Chairman of INS from January 1996 until its sale to Lucent Technologies in 1999 for $3.7 billion. INS was the fastest growing company in Silicon Valley for the period of 1991 to 1995.

Prior to founding INS, Don served on several boards, including the Advisory Board at Broadview Capital Partners, Context Integration, and Mixman Technologies. Additionally, he has held numerous executive leadership roles with companies such as Tipping Point Technologies, C-Cube Microsystems Inc., Electronics for Imaging Inc., Silicon Graphics, Chromatics, and IBM.

He earned both a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Florida. Don is a champion offshore sports fisherman and spends a great deal of his free time fishing in the Bahamas and worldwide. Don is also an active woodworker.
 

Don_ZMEET DON ZEBE
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Bold. Gutsy. Daring. Don succeeds through people with amazing energy and optimism.

Don specializes in growing revenues with amazing customer focus. His guiding principles support the bedrock of Aplicor’s culture… at its core.

Don brings process development and execution strengths around three vital areas of Aplicor’s growth plan: sales, marketing and customer service. He joined Aplicor after successes as agents of change at Oracle, Baan and General Electric.

A colleague once said of Don, “He is to revenue what Vince Lombardi was to football.”
 

John_MEET JOHN VANDER WAGEN
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT – ENGINEERING AND SOLUTIONS

Tenacious. Pioneering. Entrepreneurial. John challenges the status quo.

He’s Aplicor’s guide to the future. John excels as an engineering change agent- looking for faster and better ways to innovate.

He combines the gifts of enthusiasm and optimism with practicality. That rare combination fuels fast-moving ideas…and results.

Every day, he leverages two decades of engineering wizardry to craft amazing technology to solve our customers’ supply chain problems. As a former Chief Information Officer, John has walked in your shoes… he knows what it takes to deploy effective I.T. strategy on the business battlefield.

He pioneered strategy. He champions business process re-engineering. And John drove teams to eliminate costs…with a vengeance.

John joined Aplicor from Rybovich Boat Company, serving as their CIO for 10 years. He mastered logistics and distribution while developing supply chain solutions for McDonald’s Corporation, as Director of Technology at Perlman-Rocque.

 
VirginiaMEET VIRGINIA WILLIAMS
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT – SALES, MARKETING AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Charming. Inspiring. Optimistic. Virginia has served as a champion for her customers during her entire career. At every company. In every part of the world. She reveres customers and practices the art of “Servant Leadership”.

Virginia thrives on motivating others to be the best they can be…generating excitement while growing revenue as a brilliant strategist and tactician.

A colleague once declared, “I’ve known and worked with Virginia for more than 20 years. She’s the most talented sales and marketing executive I know, anywhere. And she’s the finest person you’ll ever work for.”

Virginia joined Aplicor after successes at Printronix, Harris Corporation, Baan and General Electric.

 
Craig_TMEET CRAIG LEITNER
CONTROLLER

Craig Leitner is Aplicor’s Controller, where he leads all finance, accounting and human resources functions. He brings over 20 years of experience in all aspects of finance including budgeting, revenue recognition, account reconciliation and financial analysis. Craig’s in-depth experience in finance allows him the unique perspective to help Aplicor in defining how financial functions can affect other areas of a supply chain company and how we can build that into product.

Craig comes to Aplicor after being controller at Schaefer Entertainment Group International, Inc. He has been actively involved in a number of commercial activities and corporations as a Controller and CFO. These include Xpoint Technologies, Visionary Entertainment Group, Knight Enterprises and the World Roller Alliance.

Craig holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Michigan and is a licensed, Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida.

 

Board Of Directors


DON MCKINNEY
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
(FORMER CEO, INS)

ANDREW KINGSTON
SECRETARY OF THE BOARD
(KINGSTON LAW PARTNERS LLP)

JOZEF OPDEWEEGH
MEMBER
(FORMER CEO, NEOVIA LOGISTICS SERVICE, LLC)

RHYS WILLIAMS
MEMBER
(PRESIDENT, NEW WORLD ANGELS)

DAVID CARLICK
MEMBER
(FORMER CHAIRMAN, REACHLOCAL)

 

Advisory Board


ADAM HOUSE
FOUNDER CEO OF VELOCITUDE