Ken Gayron CFO Numerex

Ken Gayron
Interim Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer

Ken Gayron
Interim Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer

Ken Gayron has more than 20 years of experience in corporate finance, accounting, mergers and acquisitions, and investor relations for technology driven organizations. As a key member of the executive team, Ken is responsible for managing and improving processes in financial planning, accounting, treasury, tax, investor relations and capital markets along with managing general administration including human resources and legal.  Moreover, Ken partners with the CEO and other executives in driving the strategy and execution of the business.  Prior to joining Numerex, Ken was Chief Financial Officer of Osmotica Pharmaceuticals, an international medical technology company. Ken’s experience also includes roles as VP Finance and Treasurer of Sensus, as well as Treasurer of Nuance Communications, a $2 billion technology company.  Prior to becoming a Financial Executive, Ken was an investment banker for 10 years at UBS and CIBC World Markets. During his time on Wall Street, Ken completed over 60 transactions where he provided capital raising and advisory services to technology and private equity clients.  Ken is a graduate of Cornell University (MBA) and Boston College (BS).

Kelly H. Gay 
Chief Operating Officer

Kelly H. Gay 
Chief Operating Officer

Kelly Gay is the past president of Security Solutions at Numerex Corporation. Kelly joined Numerex at the acquisition of Omnilink Systems in 2014 where she was the chief executive officer and president.
Kelly was also the past chairman, chief executive officer, and president of KnowledgeStorm, a top-ranked online marketing services company providing search, lead generation, and branding to the technology industry. Kelly led KnowledgeStorm from start-up to acquisition by TechTarget (NASDAQ: TTGT) in 2007.
Prior to joining KnowledgeStorm, Kelly led IBM in the media, entertainment, advertising, sports, music, publishing, broadcast, and cable markets as vice president of IBM's North American Media and Entertainment division. During her tenure, the IBM business unit grew to $1.2 billion in sales, with 18% annual growth over a three-year period.
Kelly has served and continues to serve on numerous private, non-profit, and governmental boards of directors. She currently serves on the board of directors of 1105 Media, where she is on the audit and finance committees, and OnBoard, where she chairs the governance committee and is a past president and chairman of the organization.
She also served on the board of directors of the Bank of Atlanta (acquired by State Bank, NASDAQ: STBZ) for ten years as a charter de novo board member and chairman of the compensation committee. She was appointed by Governors Barnes, Perdue, and Deal to the board of the Georgia Department of Driver Services, where she was the founding chairman. She is the past chairman of the 35,000+ member Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), where she served on the board for ten years, and continues to serve the organization as a member of the governing TAG finance committee. Prior board service also includes Omnilink, KnowledgeStorm, Ashworth, ReachForce, and Hands on Atlanta.
Kelly has recently been named as an inaugural Top Women of IoT by IoT Now, an Atlanta Top Entrepreneur by TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs), an inaugural Top Women of M2M by Connected World, and the first Inspiria Award winner by Pathbuilders. She has been named to the BtoB Media Business Who’s Who 100 in Business Publishing and Catalyst’s Top 25 Atlanta Entrepreneurs. Kelly was also chosen by Catalyst as one of Atlanta's Top Entrepreneurs for an unprecedented four consecutive years. She was spotlighted in Atlanta Woman as a Leader to Watch, Business to Business as an Atlanta Diva, and the Atlanta Business Chronicle in the annual Who's Who in Technology numerous times. She was also honored with the Atlanta Women’s Foundation Shining Star award for her leadership in the technology industry and commitment to mentoring women in technology.
Kelly is a magna cum laude graduate of Tulane University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics. She was the first Newcomb College recipient in the school’s history to receive the Murphy Prize in Political Economy, awarded by the Murphy Institute.

Wayne Stargardt
Senior Vice President, Operations

Wayne Stargardt
Senior Vice President, Operations

Wayne Stargardt is the Senior Vice President of Operations at Numerex, which he joined in 2010. Prior to joining the company, Stargardt was Chief Technology Officer at Current Energy. He has over 25 years of experience in the M2M and wireless data industry, including spearheading the development and launch of wireless data and vertical market telemetry services at RFM, SensorLogic, WebLink Wireless, PageMart and Pinpoint Communications. Wayne has a Bachelor and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, a Bachelor of Science in Management from the MIT Sloan School, and a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.

Shu Gan
Chief Marketing Officer

Shu Gan
Chief Marketing Officer

Shu Gan is responsible for product management, strategic market development and marketing for Numerex and has more than 25 years of management experience in the high-tech and wireless industries. Gan most recently served as corporate VP and GM of Strategic Solutions at Syniverse. Prior to Syniverse, he served as EVP at Aicent, a global leader in mobile data interconnection services, leading product management, marketing and global sales functions. Gan has also held executive positions for Danghong Technologies and FutureDial, both pioneering software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in physics from Peking University, a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech, and an MBA from University of California at Berkeley.

Eugene Hyun 
Vice President of Legal Affairs and Compliance

Eugene Hyun 
Vice President of Legal Affairs and Compliance

Eugene Hyun is the Vice President of Legal Affairs and Compliance at Numerex and has been with Numerex since 2014. Eugene has almost 20 years of legal experience handling a wide variety of commercial, technology and licensing matters, first in a law firm practicing intellectual property litigation and then as senior counsel at General Electric and United Technologies Corporation. Eugene has a Juris Doctorate from Fordham Law School, a Masters of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Florida and a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.