Executive Team

Connie Austin

Connie Austin

President / CEO

Connie Austin has served as President and Chief Executive Officer at ZNYX Networks since the Company’s founding. Austin is a computer industry veteran who has garnered more than 26 years of experience in strategic management, market research & analysis, operations, R&D, finance and corporate development. Prior to co-founding ZNYX, Austin served as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Mylex Corporation (acquired by IBM).

Alan Deikman

Alan Deikman

Chief Technology Officer

Alan Deikman has served as Chief Technology Officer at ZNYX Networks since the Company’s founding. Prior to co-founding ZNYX, Deikman worked at Mylex Corporation (acquired by IBM) in several management capacities, including R&D, sales and product marketing. Prior to Mylex, he co-founded and managed BDK Computer Design. Deikman has authored an UNIX programming book and several technical magazine articles.

Jeff Elpern

Jeff Elpern

VP of Software Business

Jeff Elpern’s Entrepreneurial experience includes founder/CEO of two high tech start-ups – Simtec, Inc. and MainSoft. His Silicon Valley experience also includes Sun Microsystem. Earlier in his career, as Vice President at the advertising agency BBDO, he ran the largest quantitative marketing operation on Madison Avenue. He completed his undergraduate work at UNR and received a Masters of Science in Quantitative Analysis with Distinction from Carnegie Mellon University.
Dave Parkinson

Dave Parkinson

VP of Hardware Engineering

Dave Parkinson has an extensive background in mechanical and electrical Engineering holding positions at Lockheed, Intel and Performance Technologies. A pioneer of technology, Dave was a design lead for early two-way communication devices while with Wireless Access. At Intel and Performance Technologies, Dave led teams of hardware, software and mechanical engineers to develop system-level communications and computing products, including x86 designs. Dave completed his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering at Caltech, and received his Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.