Meet the Team
Our leadership team is comprised of former executives of private equity, venture capital firms and Fortune 500 companies.
Aperio Insights has domain knowledge and operating experience in the wireless, software, Internet and digital media industries.
Michael Courtney is the founder of Aperio Insights, a consulting agency focused on marketing research and analysis for various industries such as telecoms infrastructure,mobile CE devices, medical equipment, digital goods and financial services. Mr. Courtney holds an MMR degree (Masters in Marketing Research) from the University of Georgia and has 20 years of marketing research and strategic consulting experience. His areas of expertise include new product development, market segmentation, volumetric forecasting and demand analysis. To view the full bio, click here.
John Ford has spent more than two decades in high-tech industries, working for leading companies such as Telcordia, Motorola, Nokia, ADC and Convergys. He has held leadership roles in strategy, product management, business development, program management, sales and market operations. John is focused on helping high-tech companies grow revenue and maintain market leadership by successfully orchestrating how they take new ideas to market and how they execute on product life-cycle management. To view the full bio click here.
Quyen Nguyen is a 17-year veteran of sales and marketing for Fortune 500 companies and has extensive knowledge of developing marketing and communication plans for consumer products, health & benefits and wireless/emerging technologies. Ms. Nguyen holds a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University. Recognized by Ad Age as a Top 50 Marketer, Ms. Nguyen’s campaigns have consistently included traditional media elements such as print, television, online, out-of-home as well as non-traditional elements including experiential and social media components. To view her full bio click here.
Carl Ott provides over 20 years of product development and go-to-market experience to Aperio Insights, from diverse companies including TerreStar Networks, Nokia, and Texas Instruments Defense Systems and Electronics Group. He has held leadership roles in product launch, device R&D program management, engineering management, system integration and system engineering. Carl brings passion to new product opportunities, and offers expertise to identify, chart and execute realistic product development and delivery plans. He holds an MSEE (Master of Science in Electrical Engineering) and is a certified PMP (Project Management Professional). Carl holds Electrical Engineering Degrees from Carnegie Mellon University and Southern Methodist University, and is a certified PMP (Project Management Professional).