Evolon is powered by proven technology and highly knowledgeable professionals who have extensive, empirical experience developing and implementing video surveillance solutions.

Kevin Stadler

Kevin Stadler

CEO and Board Member

Kevin is a seasoned software executive with 35 years experience with emphasis on areas of pattern recognition, forecasting, machine learning and artificial intelligence. He has managed groups in the United States, England, France, Sweden and India.

Kevin was most recently CEO of 4R Systems an ML/AI software-as-a-service provider in Berwyn, PA. Prior to that he lead a number of organizations including being CEO of Intactix International, CEO of Standard Analytics, General Manager of SAF USA and others.

Blake Pyle

Blake Pyle

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Blake Pyle is focused on accelerating growth and streamlining operations to support scalability while ensuring the financial health of Evolon. He has over 30 years of financial and operational leadership experience. Pyle most recently served in executive capacities as COO for a startup company, CFO of CRS Solutions and Senior VP of Finance for EVO Payments International. Previously, Pyle co-founded Encore Payment Systems and four affiliated companies between 2004 and 2013.

Pyle received his Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, where he was also co-captain of the baseball team.

Dave Dalleske

Dave Dalleske

Vice President of Sales and Marketing

As Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Dave Dalleske leads Evolon’s sales, business development, and marketing strategy and is focused on driving revenue growth for the company. He has over 27 years of  experience in video analytics, network video management, and video surveillance technology sales. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of Americas Sales for Synectics, a global provider of video surveillance and network-based security systems. He also held senior sales leadership roles with Avigilon, Pelco, Vigilant, and Ultrak.

Dalleske earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Marketing Management from the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Board of Directors

Douglas Kramp

Douglas Kramp

Managing Partner - ReignRock Capital Partners

Douglas Kramp is a Managing Partner of Dallas-based private equity firm ReignRock Capital Partners. He brings a wealth of experience to Evolon, and has a track record of leading, operating, and transforming public and privately held companies in industries varying from fashion accessories and home services to telecommunications and internet security. Previous experience includes Senior VP, Special Markets, Digital Direct and Marketing for Fossil, as well as serving as CEO of ZixMail.com, an internet security company Kramp took public along with two other executives.

Kramp graduated magna cum laude from Duke University with a B.A. in Economics and a B.S. in Geology.

Keith Archer

Keith Archer

Principal - Liquid Venture Partners

In addition to serving on Evolon’s board, Keith Archer also currently sits on the board of San Francisco-based CodeLogic, a developer of automated application dependency mapping tools. Prior to this Archer held several leadership roles with Mission Cloud Services, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner. Leading up to the creation of Mission, Archer managed all facets of technology, services, and operations culminating in the successful sale of the company to private equity in 2017. Prior to Mission, he held senior leadership roles with Activision Blizzard, Nissan Motor Corporation, Braun Consulting, and Ernst & Young.

Archer received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Southern California. He is a Project Management Institute certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and is AWS Certified by Amazon Web Services.

Founders

Craig Jeffries

Craig Jeffries

Evolon Co-Founder

Craig Jeffries is the co-founder and former CEO of Evolon.  Prior to Evolon, Jeffries held executive positions at global technology firms including Honeywell International (formerly Allied Signal), Exostar LLC, KLA-Tencor, Advanced Energy Industries, and  Hewlett Packard. He began his career as an engineering intern at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Jeffries has an M.S. Finance from the University of Denver, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine.

Mel Duran

Mel Duran

Evolon Co-Founder

As co-founder, Mel Duran developed Evolon’s patented technology and is responsible for leading the company’s technical vision and guiding the team in the development and continued enhancement of their robust solutions. He brings to Evolon more than 30 years of experience in the development and optimization of sophisticated imaging and detection instrumentation and systems. As a former Los Alamos Laboratory Division Leader, Duran also has over 15 years’ experience managing multidiscipline engineering groups. This technical experience and knowledge combined with a strong management and leadership background is a driving force in the company’s creation of industry-leading software.

Duran is a graduate of the University of New Mexico with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.