Leadership Team

Michael Garel

Michael Garel

Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Michael brings a track record of defining, executing, launching, and marketing award winning rugged analytical computing solutions.  As Xplore Technologies’ Director of Product, Michael performed extensive market research and drove the organization to develop and properly position their latest generation of industrial tablet PCs.  Under Michael’s leadership, Xplore signed on the largest utility company in the US as a customer.  Prior to Xplore, Michael was a lead mechanical development engineer of servers and notebook products at Dell, Inc.  Michael received his MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, and BS in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.  In his spare time, Michael enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and daughters, cycling, running and flying.

Jim Wang

Chief Technical Officer

Jim has an extensive background in enterprise systems development and integration, including a focus in online retail analytics and payment systems.  During his time at Dell, Jim designed and delivered a cloud based lead-to-cash sales solution extending the salesforce.com platform. The solution provides subscription based billing model for the next generation of cloud computing services.  Jim was responsible for Service Cloud customization with evaluation and integration of 3rd party products to expand the capability of the platform.  Jim provided long-term capability road maps for the solution to meet the demands and needs of future product offerings, mergers, and acquisitions.  Jim received his BS in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin.  Jim enjoys spending time on friends' boats and racing his Mazda Miata around various tracks in Texas.