President and CEO
Timothy Duitsman was named as President and CEO in September 2019 after being appointed to the Westell Board of Directors in June 2019. Previously, Timothy served as Senior Vice President of Product Development at Klein Tools and as Vice President of Research and Development at Intermatic. Prior to Intermatic, Timothy served as Westell’s Vice President of Engineering and was Vice President and General Manager of Westell’s Telco Access Products business. Timothy earned an MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, as well as MS and BS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, respectively.
Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales
J.J. joined Westell in 2005 as Regional Sales Vice President with responsibility for AT&T and assumed the role of Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales, in 2016. During his tenure at Westell, J.J. served in a number of roles including Vice President, North American Sales. Prior to joining Westell, Swartwood served as a Director and Vice President of Sales at HyperEdge. J.J. earned a Bachelor of Arts in Telecom Management from DeVry University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Beloit College.