Eric Lee - Chief Executive Officer
Eric brings more than 20 years of experience in the broadband wireless industry, in the areas of corporate management and product development. The product range includes unlicensed 2.4GHz and 5GHz PTP and multipoint, PTP Microwave, WiMAX, E-Band PTP and LTE. Eric is currently serving as CEO of Solectek Corporation, a position he has held for the last 15 years. Prior to entering broadband wireless fields, Eric was VP of Strategic Planning for tech investment firms in Asia and a research scientist in laser and semiconductor physics.
He holds a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University and B.Sc from Brown University in Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics.
Brian Wright - Chief Technical Officer
Brian brings more than 16 years of experience in the broadband wireless industry, including PTP Microwave, WiMAX, and LMDS. He has held technical management positions for leading systems suppliers, including Ceragon, Nera, Fujitsu, SpectraPoint, and Bosch Telecom. With his strong technical background, he has worked with customers in various industries to develop digital broadband network design and deployment strategies and supported many successful network builds and network life cycle QOS assurance.
Prior to entering the broadband wireless industry Brian worked for Texas Instruments in the Defense Systems Electronics Group as a design engineer for many Air Force and Navy airborne next generation FLIR projects, including the design and implementation for a Laser Control System for the Hellfire missile.
A 1989 graduate of Southern Methodist University, Brian holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Electrical Engineering.
Sale Lilly - Sales Director
Sale has over 25 years of wireless and associated industry experience, working in sales and business development for three start up businesses and two international companies. Prior to joining Cielo Networks, Sale served in senior business development & sales executive positions with Nera, Ceragon, Spectrapoint (Cisco/Motorola JV), and Bosch Telecom. Before these commercial wireless positions, Sale was a business development and sales director for the Defense Systems Equipment Group at Texas Instruments.
A 1978 U.S. Naval Academy graduate, Sale served as a Surface Warfare Officer aboard warships and was an Associate Professor of Naval Science at Auburn. He served in the Naval Reserve in Military Sealift units, retiring as a Commander in 1998.
A veteran of 20 years in the wireless industry, Gordon has held leadership positions in digital microwave and wireless equipment markets for leading systems suppliers. A proven start up executive, he built and led successful operations, marketing/sales, and tech support teams in both U.S. and international markets. Most recently, Gordon serves as CEO of Cielo Networks from 2006 to 2019. Prior to founding Cielo Networks, Gordon held senior positions with Nera, Ceragon, Digital Microwave Corp., Innova and Decibel Products/Allen Telecom. Immediately after Naval service he was a senior consultant in the classified telecom & national security practices at Booz Allen & Hamilton.
A 1983 U. S. Naval Academy graduate, Gordon served as a U. S. Navy Signals Intelligence and Electronic Warfare Officer. He led technical intelligence teams on classified submarine special operations, served on various warships, and led mission operations at the Navy’s largest SIGINT facility. He is a graduate of the Defense Language Institute and the National Security Agency’s Advanced Officer Course.