President and Chief Executive Officer
Kent Holiday founded Eleutian Technology in 2006. The company has earned endorsements from many world-class organizations and government divisions including the Korean Ministry of Education, Sumitomo Corporation, Incheon Metropolitan City Office of Education (Korea), Gwangju Metropolitan City Office of Education, Yoon’s English Academy, Spicus, and more. Kent has over 20 years of executive financial and operating experience in the technology and telecommunications sectors. Most recently, he served as an Officer and Vice President of KT (formerly Korea Telecom). As KT’s first appointed foreign executive officer, Kent led their global strategy and strategic partnerships. As Senior Vice President of Ericsson, Kent was responsible for the company’s Data Backbone and Optical Division. He has held senior positions at Cisco Systems, Inc., 3Com Corporation and US Robotics. Kent spent over 10 years of his career living in Korea and speaks fluent Korean. He received a B.S. in Finance from Brigham Young University.
Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Japan, Americas & Europe
David Thomas is Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Japan, Americas and Europe. Prior to joining Eleutian Technology, David led sales engagement teams with FranklinCovey for dozens of Fortune 500 companies on strategic execution, sales effectiveness, and leadership, as well as with BI Worldwide where he directed global sales force effectiveness initiatives with General Electric. Early in his career, David spearheaded a Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs initiative to create commercial and educational exchange relationships between states and provinces in the US, Korea, and China. David earned a B.A. in Japanese and International Relations from Brigham Young University.
Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Craig Holiday is also responsible for overall human resource operations. Craig began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he audited mergers and acquisitions for large telecom companies. He has served as Financial Controller, Director of Accounting and Chief Financial Officer in organizations ranging from international start-ups to mid-size growth companies in the technology and telecom sectors. His work experience includes operational, financial and reporting integration of mergers and acquisitions, and IPO preparation work. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Craig has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Brigham Young University.
Vice President of Operations
Audra Jewell is the Vice President of Operations for Eleutian Technology. Audra began her professional career with Sears Holdings and held various executive level positions, ultimately being elevated to Director of Marketing within the corporate office and holding this position for over 4 years. After Sears Holdings, Audra obtained the position of Director of Account and Operational Management with NSA Media. Audra received her undergraduate degree at the University of Utah in Organizational Communication and her MBA from Roosevelt University located in Chicago, IL. Audra comes to Eleutian Technology with a vast knowledge of operational efficiencies and effective problem solving techniques enhanced by strong analytical skills.