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Meet the Digi Leadership Team

With decades of in-depth experience in the machine-to-machine (M2M) field, the Digi leadership team’s talent and track record translate into meaningful, measurable value for our customers and shareholders.
Ron Konezny

RON KONEZNY President and CEO

Mr. Konezny joined our company December, 2014, as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining us he was Vice President, Global Transportation and Logistics division of Trimble Navigation Limited, a global provider of navigation and range-finding equipment and related solutions. He had served in that role since September 2013. Prior to this position, he served from August 2011 to September 2013 as the General Manager of this division and as the Chief Executive Officer of PeopleNet, Inc., after PeopleNet was acquired by Trimble in 2011. Mr. Konezny was a founder of PeopleNet where he held a variety of executive positions since 1996, including Chief Technology Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and, from September 2007 through PeopleNet’s acquisition by Trimble, Chief Executive Officer. PeopleNet is a leading provider of telematics solutions for the transportation industry. Mr. Konezny also presently serves on the board of directors of Atlas Financial Holdings (NASDAQ: AFH).

Mr. Konezny has extensive experience in the wireless M2M industry working with solutions comprised of hardware and cloud-based applications. He brings extensive leadership experience in corporate strategy, manufacturing, operation, technology, finance and business development to the Board. Mr. Konezny was the 2009 winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® award in the Technology category.

Mike Ueland

MIKE UELAND President, IoT Products and Services

Mike Ueland is President, Digi IoT Products and Services. Mike joined Digi in October 2016 as Senior Vice President of Global Sales. In 2018, he was promoted to President, IoT Products and Solutions. With a proven track record and extensive experience managing M2M and IoT solutions businesses for more than 20 years, Mike oversees product management, engineering, sales and marketing for our products and solutions business. Prior to Digi, Mike served as President for Telit Americas, Telit Wireless Solutions. Earlier, Mike held leadership positions with Motorola and RAMAR Technology. He is a graduate of Kenyon College with a Bachelor of Arts and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in marketing and finance from the University of Chicago.

Kevin Riley

KEVIN RILEY President, IoT Solutions

Kevin is President of SmartSense by Digi. He joined Digi in January 2013 as Senior Vice President of Global Sales and was promoted to SVP & COO in January 2016. Digi launched Cold Chain Solutions and Kevin had principal responsibility for strategy development and M&A integration of the acquired companies. Four acquisitions later, the division was relaunched as SmartSense by Digi. In October 2018 Kevin was named President.

Prior to joining, Mr. Riley served as Senior Vice President – Global Markets for Infor Global Solutions, where he led five global business units to profitable growth. Prior to his time at Infor, he was Vice President and General Manager to Oracle from September 2008 to January 2010 and President of Global Knowledge Software from September 2002 to September 2008, when Global Knowledge Software was acquired by Oracle. He has also served as President and Chief Operating Officer for Learn2 Corporation. Mr. Riley is a graduate of Old Dominion University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

David Sampsell

DAVID SAMPSELL VP, Corporate Development, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Mr. Sampsell joined our company in April 2011 as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. In January 2014, Mr. Sampsell’s role expanded to include oversight of Corporate Development. Prior to joining us, Mr. Sampsell worked as corporate counsel at ADC Telecommunications, Inc. from December 1999 until March 2011. His most recent role at ADC was as Associate General Counsel overseeing corporate transactions and securities law compliance. Prior to joining ADC, Mr. Sampsell was an attorney in private practice from 1993 to 1999.

Jamie Loch

JAMIE LOCH Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer

Jamie Loch is Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer. He joined Digi in May 2019 with a history of helping businesses drive growth while building strong efficient teams focused on growth and customer value. Prior to Digi, Mr. Loch was CFO for Nilfisk, Inc., a provider of industrial cleaning solutions, where he helped develop strategy and improve profitability while overseeing all finance activities and reporting. Previously, Mr. Loch held a series of executive positions for more than 12 years with Honeywell, including vice president of sales and CFO for Honeywell Building Solutions America’s division. Mr. Loch is a CPA (inactive) and a graduate of Carleton College, with a Bachelor of Arts in economics.

Tracy Roberts

TRACY ROBERTS VP of Technology Services, CIO

Ms. Roberts has served as our Vice President of Technology Services, CIO since March 2005 and has been employed by the Company since June 1999. Prior to joining us, Ms. Roberts served as the Director of Human Resources at Novartis Nutrition Corporation where she served the medical nutritional business unit. Prior to her time at Novartis, Ms. Roberts had an extensive career with Cray Research (now Silicon Graphics) including various roles with Human Resources and Marketing.

Scott Wilken

SCOTT WILKEN VP of Technology

Mr. Wilken joined Digi in October 2017 as Vice President of Technology. Mr. Wilken previously served as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of KING, where he was responsible for Research and Innovation, Product Development and Information Technology. Mr. Wilken rebuilt the company’s development operations and defined an IoT-focused product roadmap. Earlier, Mr. Wilken was the CTO of MultiTech Systems, where he led all technology units and created systems to maximize the company’s innovation. Before MultiTech Systems, Mr. Wilken spent 13 years with Logic PD, most recently as Vice President of Engineering.

Terry Schneider

TERRY SCHNEIDERVP of Supply Chain Management

As Vice President of Supply Chain Management, overseeing all aspects of Digi’s global supply chain including strategic sourcing, manufacturing, quality, inventory management and fulfillment operations. Terry started at Digi as Vice President of Product Management, where he oversaw Digi’s hardware and software product portfolio managing market research, new product development and product management.

Prior to joining Digi in 2016, Terry held several senior-level leadership positions at PeopleNet and the Transportation and Logistics Business Unit of Trimble, PeopleNet’s parent company. With more than 20 years of experience leading companies such as PeopleNet, Renaissance Learning, Emerson and Eastman Kodak/Imation, Terry has distinguished himself in all aspects of product development and management, supply operations, materials management, engineering, production planning and inventory management.

Terry holds a degree in Finance from Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, Minnesota.