Corporate Officers

 

Patrizio Vinciarelli

 

Patrizio Vinciarelli
Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer


Dr. Vinciarelli has served in his current role since founding the Corporation in 1981. Prior to founding Vicor, he was a Fellow from 1977 to 1980 at the Institute of Advanced Studies in Princeton, New Jersey and an Instructor at Princeton University. From 1973 to 1976, he was a Fellow at CERN, the Center for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland. Dr. Vinciarelli received his doctorate in Physics from the University of Rome, Italy.


 

Sean Crilly

 

Sean Crilly
Corporate Vice President, Engineering, Power Systems
 

Mr. Crilly was promoted to his current role in June 2015, having served since December 2012 as Vice President, Engineering, VI Chip.  From 2006 to 2012, Mr. Crilly held the position of Director of Sustaining Engineering, and, from 2000 to 2006, the position of Manager, Test Engineering. Previously, Mr. Crilly held the positions of Project Manager, from 1996 to 2000, and Senior Test Engineer, from 1993 to 1996. Prior to joining the Corporation in 1993, Mr. Crilly was Vice President of Applications Engineering at Intepro Systems, specializing in power electronics test equipment. Earlier, he was employed in engineering roles at Schaffner and Nixdorf Computer. Mr. Crilly received a B. Eng. in Electronics from the Limerick Institute of Technology, Limerick, Ireland.


 

Phil Davies

 

Philip D. Davies
Corporate Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing
 

Mr. Davies has served in his current role since joining the Corporation in 2011. Prior to joining the Corporation, Mr. Davies was employed by the new Solid State Light Engine business unit of OSRAM Sylvania as Business Creation Team Leader Solid State Light Engines from September 2010 to February 2011. From 2006 to 2010, Mr. Davies held the position of Vice President, Sales and Marketing, with NoblePeak Vision Corporation, a developer of night vision camera cores. From 1995 to 2006, Mr. Davies served in various positions with Analog Devices, Inc., a manufacturer of high-performance analog, mixed-signal and digital signal processing integrated circuits, most recently as Director of World Wide Business Development. From 1987 to 1995, Mr. Davies served in a number of positions with Allegro MicroSystems, Inc., a manufacturer of high-performance power and Hall-effect sensor integrated circuits, most recently as Vice President, Engineering. Mr. Davies received a B.S.E.E. and a Masters degree in Power Electronics from the University of Glamorgan.

 

 

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Nancy L. Grava
Corporate Vice President, Human Resources


Ms. Grava was promoted to her current role in July 2015. From 2009 to June 2015, Ms. Grava held the position of Director, Human Resources. From 2002 to 2009, Ms. Grava held the position of Senior Manager, Compensation and Benefits and, from 1999 to 2002, the position of Manager, Compensation and Benefits. Previously, Ms. Grava held various other positions within Human Resources since joining the Corporation in 1993. Ms. Grava received a B.A. from the Massachusetts School of Liberal Arts and an M.B.A. from Bentley University

 


 

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Alex Gusinov
Corporate Vice President, Engineering, Power Components


Mr. Gusinov assumed his current role in June 2015, having served since 2006 as Vice President of Design Engineering for Picor Corporation. He joined Picor in 2004 as Director of IC Design.  Prior to joining Picor, Mr. Gusinov was employed by SIPEX Corporation from 1996 to 2004, most recently as Vice President of Design Engineering, Power Management.  From 1986 to 1996, he was employed by Analog Devices, developing integrated circuits for telecom, fiber optics, video, and related applications. Mr. Gusinov received a B.S.E.E. from Boston University and an M.S. in Engineering Management from Gordon Institute of Tufts University.



 

Joe Jeffery

 

Joseph A. Jeffery, Jr.
Corporate Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Mr. Jeffery was promoted to his current role in September 2015, having served since 2009 as Vice President, Applications Development.  From 1999 to 2009, Mr. Jeffery held the position of Director of Manufacturing Systems. Prior to joining the Corporation, Mr. Jeffery was employed for twenty-seven years by M/A-COM Technology Solutions, serving in a variety of technical and management positions in their microwave, millimeter wave semiconductor and IC business units.  Mr. Jeffery received an A-EEE from the Wentworth Institute of Technology.


 

Barry Kelliher   Barry Kelleher
Corporate Vice President, President Brick Business Unit


Mr. Kelleher has been President of Vicor’s Brick Business Unit since 2006. He earlier served as Senior Vice President, Global Operations and General Manager of Vicor’s Brick Business Unit (from 2005 to 2006), as Senior Vice President, Global Operations (from 1999 to 2005), and as Senior Vice President, International Operations (from 1993 to 1999). Prior to joining the Corporation in 1993, Mr. Kelleher was employed at Computer Products Inc., a manufacturer of power conversion products, since 1981, where he held the position of Corporate Vice President and President of the Power Conversion Group. Mr. Kelleher received a B. Eng. in Electronics from University College, Cork, Ireland and an M.B.A. from University College, Dublin, Ireland.


 

Mike McNamara

  Michael S. McNamara
Corporate Vice President, General Manager, Operations

Mr. McNamara assumed his current role in June 2015, having held the position of Corporate Vice President, Quality and Technical Operations since 2011. Previously, he held the positions of Vice President, Quality and Technical Operations of the Corporation’s Brick Business Unit (from 2008 to 2011), Vice President, Quality of the Corporation’s Brick Business Unit (from 2006 to 2008), Senior Director of Quality (from 2001 to 2008), Manager of Quality, Data and Analysis (from 1999 to 2001) and Senior Quality Engineer (from 1995 to 1999). Prior to joining the Corporation in 1995, Mr. McNamara was employed by Alpha Industries Inc. (the predecessor to Skyworks Solutions, Inc.). Mr. McNamara received a B.S. in Industrial Technology from the University of Lowell.


 

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Richard J. Nagel, Jr.
Corporate Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Mr. Nagel has been in his current role since 2006. From December 2007 to April 14, 2008, Mr. Nagel also held the position of Interim Chief Financial Officer. From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Nagel held the position of Senior Director, Corporate Controller and, from 1996 to 2005, he held the position of Director, Corporate Controller. Prior to joining the Corporation in 1996, Mr. Nagel was employed by Ernst & Young LLP, an international public accounting firm, serving in a variety of positions from 1982 to 1996, most recently as Senior Manager. Mr. Nagel received a B.A. from Amherst College and a M.B.A. from the University of Rochester.


 

Jamie Simms

 

James A.  Simms
Corporate Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Secretary


Mr. Simms has been in his current role since 2008. In February 2016, Mr. Simms was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of VLT, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Corporation that owns a majority of the Corporation’s patents. Prior to joining the Corporation, Mr. Simms career had been in investment banking.  Most recently, he had been a Managing Director with Needham & Company, LLC.  From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Simms was a Managing Director with Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, and, from 1997 until 2004, he was a Managing Director with Adams, Harkness & Hill, Inc.  From 2001 until 2014, Mr. Simms was a member of the Board of Directors of PAR Technology Corporation (NYSE:PAR), serving on the Audit and Compensation Committees and chairing the Nominating and Governance Committee.  Mr. Simms received a B.A. from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


 

Claudio Tuozzolo

  Claudio Tuozzolo
Corporate Vice President, President Picor Corporation

Mr. Tuozzolo has served in his current role since 2003.  Earlier, he held the positions of Director of Integrated Circuit Engineering (from February 2003 to November 2003) and Manager of Integrated Circuit Design (from 2001 to 2003).  Prior to joining Picor, he was a Principal Design Engineer for SIPEX Corporation (from 1999 to 2001), and held various engineering and project management positions in Cherry Semiconductor Corporation¹s Computer and Industrial Business Unit (from 1993 to 1999). Mr. Tuozzolo has authored nine U.S. patents in semiconductor design. He attended the University of Rome and holds a B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rhode Island.