The Rockstars That Make it Happen
Michael Fornander is CEO and Co-Founder of Neurilink. After developing and running the Idaho operations of Data Projections, headquartered in Houston, Texas for over 14 years, Michael acquired the local operations and created Neurilink. With expertise in video conferencing and infrastructure solutions, audiovisual design, consulting, and integration, interactive technologies, as well as other technology rich collaborative systems, Michael brings a wealth of knowledge to the ever-growing technology community here in Idaho.
As a Boise native Michael graduated from Capital High School, went on to acquire his BA from Washington State University in Elementary Education, as well as his Master of Science in Educational Technologies from Boise State University. He lives in Boise with his wife and two children. Outside of his passion for technology, Michael enjoys playing and coaching soccer and basketball, whitewater kayaking and rafting, skiing, yoga, and generally anything that gets him and his family out and active.
Jason has experience with starting and growing companies across several industries including furniture, flooring, technology and real estate. He graduated from BYU with a BS in accounting and received an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Bill is a co-founder and oversees the finances for the company. Bill holds a Master of Science, Accountancy from Boise State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. Bill spent 11 years with the regional accounting firm Eide Bailly LLP advising small to midsize businesses and non-profits. In his spare time Bill obtained his real estate license and looks for investment opportunities. Outside of work, you can also find Bill on the golf course, spending time trying to keep up with his three kids, or coaching soccer.
Design, Programming & Services
Isaac is a Design Engineer for Neurilink and has worked in the AV industry for the better part of the last 15 years. Working in the industry has allowed him to travel the globe working on four continents and across the seven seas. His hobbies are tinkering with electronics, enjoying the great outdoors and controlling small third world governments with his iPhone.
Ken’s background stems from over 9 years of working in the custom AV industry. He began Crestron programming in early 2008 in the commercial and residential AV integration sector. As a programmer he currently holds a Certified Crestron Programmer certification and a DSP audio design certification with Biamp systems.
Angela is a native Idahoan, attending Eagle High School and Boise State University. She has been with Neurilink since 2013 but has been working in customer service since the age of fifteen. Outside of work, Angela regularly fundraises and volunteers with the local chapter of the National MS Society. She also enjoys singing, scrapbooking, hiking and enjoying the great outdoors with her son and daughter.
Josh has been involved with several facets of the AV business since 1995. He’s worked for Warner Brothers Records, Panasonic, and Sejung international in positions from national sales manager, production management, and live audio engineering. He’s certified in IED and BiAmp and is an active front-of-house and monitor engineer for live concerts for performers at the national level.
Michael spent 13 years completing high end residential projects for a Dallas, Texas A/V Integrator. He then decided to follow his heart, which lead him to his wife here in Idaho. In Idaho, Michael continued to cultivate his technical skills by installing more A/V systems along with security and fire alarm systems. Michael is a modern day Renaissance Man, with a degree in the arts and a love of technology; he also devotes his time to raising rabbits and chickens. He is an Infocomm Certified Technology Specialist (CTS).
Sales & Marketing
Born and raised in Boise, Idaho, Ben graduated from Timberline High School in 2000 and went on to attend Lewis Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho from 2000 to 2005. While at Lewis Clark State College, he played baseball for Hall of Fame Coach Ed Cheff and won the 2003 National Championship. Playing baseball at all different levels afforded Ben the opportunity to travel much of Canada and the U.S., but he always knew he wanted to be in Boise. Upon his return, he became the Assistant Coach at Timberline High School. He also coach the Boise Gems American Legion team for three years. He married his beautiful wife in 2011 and he an expectant father. He spends his free time golfing, water skiing, and snow skiing. He is a new member to the Neurilink family and is excited to be part of the team and looking forward to the future. He reminds us that, “You can’t get away with the crunch, because the crunch always gives you away.”
Elliott joined the Neurilink team in 2017 and was one of our first hires in the Seattle Market. Elliott comes to Neurilink from the live events and hospitality side of the professional AV industry. He spent 5 years collectively in sales and management positions between Detroit (Michigan) and Seattle. Elliott is very passionate about technology and believes strongly in improving communication and collaboration internally(Organization) and externally(Customers). Elliott’s primary focus is being an asset to our corporate and healthcare partners in the pacific northwest.
Elliott loves living in his tiny downtown apartment with his wife Lauren, his Goldendoodle Dempsey, and two cats Marble and Zlatan. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, serving at his local church, and supporting Liverpool FC all the way from Seattle. Also, as a season ticket holder, you can count on Elliott being at every Seattle Sounders home soccer match.
Greg has five years of professional audio visual experience, managing accounts in the corporate, government and medical markets of Idaho, Oregon and Wyoming. Prior to the AV industry Greg worked in broadcast sales and international logistics for two different Boise based companies. A Boise State University graduate, Greg earned a degree in Marketing from the College of Business and Economics. Originally from Knoxville, Tennessee, Greg has called Boise home since 2000, and is a proud father of two beautiful daughters. He can also be found occasionally playing music in several downtown Boise establishments.
Kylie joined the Neurilink team in 2017 with six years of marketing experience in the wine and pharmaceutical industries. She has expertise in marketing strategy, market analysis, digital marketing, conference planning and design. Kylie attended Boise State and graduated with a BA in International Business.
When she’s not working you can find her exploring Idaho’s mountains with her husband and dogs.