Executive Team

When it comes to mission-critical communications, you need a technology partner you can trust - one who isn’t just committed to your success, but passionate about it.

We are honored to support thousands of public and private sector clients globally. We do not take lightly the confidence they place in us and in our solutions. We take it to heart. Their success feeds our spirit and drives our innovation.

We sincerely welcome the opportunity to serve you, too, both now and into the future.

Mary Wathen, Vice President, Operations

As Vice President of Operations, Mary Wathen oversees operations for business units within Motorola Solutions, including Next Generation 9-1-1 and Emergency Notification systems.

Before joining Motorola Solutions in January 2004, Mary served as President of Nelco Technology for three years; General Manager for QLP Laminates (a division of Tyco/Amp) for six years; National Sales Manager for Polycad for six years; and President of Koboway for 15 years.

In 1987, Mary was selected, while serving as a board member of the American Electronics Association, to be a representative of Small Business for a congressional sub-committee hearing in Washington, DC.

Mike Pavick, Vice President, Sales and Channel Management

Mike's tenure with Motorola Solutions dates back to 2007, when he joined as Director of Channel Management, a position in which he managed the VESTA channel partner program. Today, Mike serves as Vice President, Sales and Channel Management for VESTA, and is accountable for all sales of the company's Next Generation 9-1-1 systems and Emergency Notification solutions.

Prior to Motorola Solutions, Mike was employed with Verizon for 29 years, during which he held the role of Regional Sales Director, responsible for national accounts in 10 western states and commercial accounts in three Middle Atlantic states.

Jeroen de Witte, Vice-President, Network Solutions

As Vice President of Network Solutions, Jeroen de Witte oversees the day-to-day business operations for our VESTA® NEXT portfolio of Next Generation 9-1-1 services. This includes its implementation and ongoing evolution, driven by his 25+ years' experience in engineering and research and development.

Jeroen joined Motorola Solutions in 2003 and has most recently served as the company's Chief Technology Officer for the VESTA portfolio. He has also served as Vice President and Director of Research and Development. His tenure gives him unique perspective and skills in all aspects of Next Generation technologies. In his roles, he has actively engaged in many of our most complex and forward-looking North American deployments. This includes New York City, where he acted as the company’s executive technical sponsor.

Before joining Motorola Solutions, Jeroen held various R&D management roles at leading telecommunications companies including Nortel Networks. He is a licensed Professional Engineer with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Ottawa, and has extensive knowledge in Ethernet, IP, SIP, ATM, DSL, radio dispatch and call processing. Jeroen is also the author and co-author of several patents.

Paula Pileggi, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

As General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Paula leads the company's legal and compliance teams for the VESTA portfolio and serves as Corporate Secretary related to these offerings. Her established expertise lies in the areas of risk management, commercial transactions, intellectual property, regulatory compliance and corporate governance.

Prior to joining Motorola Solutions, Paula was a partner with Pyle Sims Duncan & Stevenson, where she specialized in bankruptcy and business reorganizations as well as financial institution representations. While in San Diego, Paula was a recognized leader in the insolvency community as a founder of the Women's Insolvency Network and The San Diego Receivers Forum. She was a regular lecturer on insolvency related topics and served on numerous Practice Group boards.

Paula is a member of the California State Bar and is a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP)®. Paula holds a BA in Economics and Political Science from University of California, Los Angeles, and a Juris Doctor from University of San Diego School of Law.

Jeff Wittek, Vice President, Strategic Planning

Jeff Wittek has served the Public Safety industry for over 35 years. Since joining Motorola Solutions in 1998 as the Manager of Integration Services, Jeff's promotions have included Sales Engineering Manager, Director of Product Line Management, Vice President of Product Management, Vice President of Product Development and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Vice President of Corporate Business Development. Today, he serves as Motorola Solutions' Vice President of Strategic Planning for VESTA.

Jeff's industry background, prior to Motorola Solutions, is built upon the eighteen years he was employed with Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Rising from Deputy Director of Telecommunications to Director of Emergency Dispatch Services, he is experienced in all aspects of Public Safety management and has a broad understanding of the Public Safety marketplace. While in Montgomery County, Jeff was responsible for all operational, technological and strategic planning, as well as the integration of ever-changing telephony, radio and computer technologies. In addition, he founded and was President of the Keystone State National Emergency Number Association (NENA) chapter and remains an active member of both NENA and the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO).

Jeff holds a BSEE degree from Drexel University.

Louis Albatro, Chief Financial Officer

Louis joined Motorola Solutions in 2011 as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for VESTA, contributing extensive and global experience in business and financial strategy and planning. Prior to his current role, he served as CFO in several business units throughout Europe and Asia for Airbus Defense and Space. Other experience includes a position with Air France as Finance Manager in Great Britain and Ireland, where he was actively involved in the European call center implementation.

Louis earned his finance degree from the Institut Superieur de Gestion, Paris, and his Executive MBA from HEC Paris, one of the oldest and most respected business schools in the world.

Michael Molohon, Vice President of Product Development

As Vice President of Product Development, Michael Molohon is responsible for product line and program management, design engineering and system testing for the VESTA® portfolio of emergency management solutions.

Prior to Motorola Solutions, Michael held a wide variety of increasingly responsible positions in program management, international business development, portfolio management and engineering leadership. He has successfully directed global product development teams with industry leading firms such as Texas Instruments, Raytheon and Nokia. Michael is known for his outstanding and consistent record of meeting and exceeding business and team goals by working cross-functionally across geographically distributed teams.

Michael earned a BS in Computer Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point, a MBA in Engineering Management from the University of Dallas, a MA in International Management from the University of Texas at Dallas, and a ME in Systems Engineering from Texas Tech University.