Building Long-Term Collaborative Relationships With Our Clients
Shawn founded Ontronics in 2000 while studying business management at the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to founding Ontronics, he held an internship position at Nortel in Richardson; a part of his responsibilities included testing of mobile devices for the CDMA network. From there, Shawn joined Sprint PCS where he held a sales position in their small business sales group. While at Sprint, Shawn achieved several top performance awards given by the company, which led to an opportunity to start his own Sprint sales dealer program in Dallas. With the tremendous growth in mobile phone users, Shawn immediately envisioned secondary markets for used mobile phones. Shortly thereafter, Shawn launched Ontronics. Today, Shawn has successfully led Ontronics to a worldwide leader in secondary mobile device monetization.
Sochita has been a part of the Ontronics family since 2006. As Vice President, Sochita oversees the company’s finance operations. In addition, she plays a vital role in the daily management operations of the company, initiating several innovative programs which has fueled the growth of Ontronics. Prior to joining Ontronics, Sochita held various management positions with Wells Fargo. During her 5-year tenure with Wells Fargo, she received many leadership awards for her excellent performance. Sochita attained her graduate degree from the business school at the University of North Texas.
Vice President – Sales
Jesse had been part of the Ontronics family since 2004. As Vice President of Sales, Jesse leads the company’s global sales team. During his time at Ontronics, he has been involved in everything from supply chain and vendor management to procurement, budget development, strategic planning, contract negotiating, and analytics. Prior to Ontronics, Jesse spent several years in accessory monetization. Jesse holds both an undergraduate degree in Telecomm Engineering from Bangalore University and an MBA from the University of Bridgeport.
BRIAN BK KENNEDY
Vice President – Business Development
Brian, a.k.a. BK, joined the Ontronics family in 2017. As Vice President of Business Development, BK leads the company’s global initiatives for procuring used mobile device product. BK has a sincere passion for cultivating quality, long-term relationships with the company’s wireless carrier, OEM, and other strategic business partners. Prior to Ontronics, BK spent over 20 years in the wireless industry in various field sales leadership roles and several years in big box retail leadership. He earned a BS in Business Management from the University of Phoenix and holds a Master of Arts in Christian Leadership and Pastoral Ministry from Grand Canyon University.
Vice President – Operations & Compliance
Richard joined the Ontronics family in 2019. As Vice President of Operations, Richard leads the global service and operations team. Prior to Ontronics, Richard led Engineering Services and Quality Management for Samsung Telecommunications America for 18 years. Post Samsung, he was Vice President of Quality and Compliance with CVE Technology. Richard’s background in cellular telephone equipment and repair started in Dallas, Texas as an authorized agent for Metrocell in 1986. Richard studied at the University of Texas at Austin.
Senior Software Engineer
Brad joined the Ontronics family in 2018. At Ontronics, Brad is focused on our digital transformation by bringing technology solutions to our business. Prior to Ontronics, he worked for 13 years in the mortgage services industry providing IT solutions. Brad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Colorado State University.
Director – Sales
Wess joined the Ontronics family in 2017. At Ontronics, Wess leads the company’s e-commerce initiatives. Prior to Ontronics, he spent over 15 years in the telecommunications industry. Wess holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunications from Cal-State Hayward.
Director – Sales (Hong Kong)
Faisal joined the Ontronics family in 2010. At Ontronics, Faisal leads our Hong Kong team. Prior to joining Ontronics, he held a chief interpreter position at Hong Kong TransLingual Services. Faisal attained his graduate degree from the University of Portsmouth, UK.
Fassy joined the Ontronics family in 2004. At Ontronics, Fassy leads our technical research and development team, and has spent numerous hours studying quality to advance the quality standards for the company. He attained his graduate degree from the University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka.
Accounting Manager /Sales
Monika joined the Ontronics family in 2015. At Ontronics, Monika is primarily focused on assisting day-to-day accounting and shipping requirements. Additionally, she is a part of our dynamic sales team. Prior to Ontronics, she worked with Royal Bank of Scotland for two years. Monika holds a master’s degree in Business Administration.
Monica joined the Ontronics family in 2018. At Ontronics, Monica is a Sales Manager for our domestic and international business clients. Prior to Ontronics, she spent several years as a marketing and events coordinator. Monica holds a Master of Science degree in Communication from the Universidad del Sagrado Corazon, Puerto Rico.
Faria joined the Ontronics family in 2017. At Ontronics, Faria is a Sales Manager in our wholesale and eCommerce channels. Prior to Ontronics, she has worked in Accounts & Business Development. Faria holds a master’s degree in English Language from University of Karachi, Pakistan.
Mohammed joined the Ontronics family in 2018. At Ontronics, Mohammed is a Sales Manager for our international clients. Prior to Ontronics, he work for several companies, including Al-Haddad Telcom Company in Saudi Arabia, BDL Gulf, and HK J2 International.
MOHAMMED T. ARIF
Mohammed T. Arif joined the Ontronics family in 2011. At Ontronics, Mohammed leads the cadence and execution of the day-to-day operations of the facility team. Prior to Ontronics, he held a senior associate position with General Motors of India LTD Purchasing Department. Mohammed attained his MBA in Finance & HR from Bangalore University, India.
Aamir joined the Ontronics family in 2018. At Ontronics, Aamir leads the execution of the day-to-day operations of our Dubai team. Prior to Ontronics, he worked for Damac Hotels & Resorts. Aamir holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel Management, Catering Technology and applied Nutrition from the Institute of Hotel Management, Shillong, India).