Peter Lindgren currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Otter Products LLC, a successful and recognized privately held company known for its global brands of OtterBox and LifeProof protective cases for mobile devices. Mr. Lindgren has guided Otter Products through two acquisitions and significant growth as a billion dollar global company while delivering strong financial performance and employee engagement.
Prior to joining Otter Products, Mr. Lindgren spent more than 25 years in the electronics manufacturing services industry in various leadership roles, last serving as executive vice president of global operations for Celestica, a publicly held product lifecycle solutions company. In this position, he was responsible for 20,000 employees operating in 27 sites throughout North America, Europe and Asia across nine market segments delivering $7 billion in revenue. Mr. Lindgren has an extensive background in growing successful businesses and is now serving on the Board of Directors for Packet Digital.
Linda retired as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of TDL Infomedia Limited in the United Kingdom. In 1997, she participated in a management buyout of the company and eventually sold the company to Seat Pagine Gialle, S.p.A. She served on the Group Executive Committee of Seat Pagine Gialle, S.p.A. (Italy) and on the Board of Directors of TDL Infomedia Limited (UK), Thomson Directories Limited (UK), TDL Infospace Europe (UK), Thomson Directories Pension Company Limited (UK), Mobile Commerce (UK) and Europages SA (France). Under Linda's leadership, Thomson Directories Limited was recognized as one of the "Times Top 100 Companies in the UK" and received the "Investors in People Award". The Thomson Directories Pension Company Limited was recognized for "Trustee Excellence" as well as being named the "Best Small Pension Scheme in the UK".
Prior to moving to the UK in 1995, she held a number of senior management positions at US West including Vice President-Small Business Services, Vice President-Business and Government Services and Vice President-Mass Market Service Delivery. Over the years, she was active in many community organizations and served on numerous boards.
Linda relocated to the US in 2007 and is currently Chairman and CEO of Mountain Capital, LLC, an investment company. She is President of the ELM Family Foundation and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Vail Mountain School and Chartrounds. Linda is also on the Board of Directors of the University of North Dakota Alumni Association and Foundation and is Co-Chair of UND's National Campaign.
Linda earned a BSBA in business administration from the University of North Dakota in 1976, graduating with honors. She also attended the JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University completing their Executive Programs.
Dr. John Cook
Dr. Cook has spent the last 21 years as an Associate Professor at North Dakota State University teaching. Through his past experiences of teaching industrial engineering courses such as work design, integrated industrial information systems, and healthcare management engineering, John has a wide range of expertise in the engineering industry.
Jeff Jonson has served as the Senior Vice President at Rainbow Energy Marketing Corp for 18 years, prior to working at Rainbow Energy Marketing Corp, Jeff served 11 years as the Manager at Rainy Lake Marine Service. Jeff Jonson offers a great range of expertise in directing companies' decisions.