The Viviota Executive Management Team is comprised of successful start-up and Fortune 1000 executives. Viviota is an equal opportunity employer and strives to support our customers worldwide and our local community.


Eric Newman, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Newman is a technology startup veteran with more than 25 years experience building software products, teams, strategies and companies.


Barry Hutt, Chief Revenue Officer

Mr. Hutt is a visionary who has successfully brought early-stage companies to market and created new profitable ventures for FORTUNE 50 and other enterprises.


Darren Schmidt, Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Schmidt has made numerous advances in the field of Real-time Computing including architecting, designing and developing the largest real-time numerical simulator for high-speed acquisition, computation and control. Schmidt is a contributor to 18 patents. 

Brandon Somers Crop

Brandon Somers, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Somers oversees finance, accounting & operations at Viviota. Somers has experience in finance, purchasing, sales, and marketing.

Justin Young

Justin Young, Ph.D., Chief Architect

Dr. Young is an experimental physicist and expert in NI LabVIEW technology and NI SystemLink Enterprise Software.


Patricia Friar, Sr. Director of Marketing

Ms. Friar has 20 years experience leading marketing organizations for start-up and midsize technology companies.