The VPI Team
VPI Technology, a Division of Ludlum Instruments
In January of 2023, VPI was acquired by Ludlum Measurements, Inc. (www.ludlums.com). As a division of LMI, VPI continues our 27 years of serving clients who need engineering, electronic product design, prototyping, regulatory testing, and manufacturing.
VPI has assembled a team of excellent product development engineers, test engineers, and manufacturing experts who have many years of experience designing, developing, testing, and manufacturing electronic and mechanical systems. From the diverse backgrounds of our employees working on many types of projects, VPI offers a wealth of talent and skills for your projects, products, and programs.
Meet the people who make VPI successful
Joining the VPI team in 2000 as an engineering intern, Jeremy Williams has engineered and developed numerous projects and fulfilled multiple leadership roles, including the management of VPI’s engineering teams. Stepping into the CEO position in May of 2019, Mr. Williams leads VPI with great vision and insight for continued growth and success. His leadership, high-level decision-making, and development of an excellent work environment inspire VPI employees to be the best version of themselves with confidence and trust. Jeremy now serves as the Managing Director of the VPI Technology division of Ludlum Measurements, Inc.
Senior Director of Engineering
For over 25 years, Mr. Hepworth has experience in developing real-time software and hardware systems and mission-critical applications software. At VPI he oversees all embedded systems firmware and real-time software development. He also has extensive experience in managing engineering teams.
Senior Director of Marketing
Gary Olsen oversees the marketing efforts of VPI Technology. Since 2000, he has been responsible for all of VPI’s marketing strategy including competitive strategy/positioning, new services/product introduction, and company branding. He oversees the planning, development, and execution of company-wide sales and marketing initiatives.
Senior Director of Operations
Jerry joined VPI in 2015 to oversee day-to-day business operations. He has more than 21 years of experience in operations management and administration. As the Senior Director of Operations, Jerry is heavily invested in building strong teams, programs, and services for the organization. Jerry holds a Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Business Administration.
Senior Director of Manufacturing
Kurt Jensen has led the successful product development of many products domestically and internationally in various small and large companies. Kurt loves to build things and it shows. He’s a hands-on thinker and doer with a strong emphasis on practicality. Kurt is tenacious in seeking out the solution to the problem with the stamina to keep digging until he hits bedrock.
Senior Director of Business Development
& Program Management
Mr. Olsen acts in a sales role in developing new business and maintaining and building relationships with future potential clients. He has been involved in technical sales and business development for over 25 years. His experience and insight drive new business opportunities for VPI Technology.