About Apex Speed Technology
Combining over 20 years of prototype, custom and motorsports vehicle electronics experience, Apex Speed Technology is a single-point solution for any individual or organization requiring vehicle electronics solutions. Our experience ranges from hybrid/electric vehicle development to championship winning professional race cars, offshore powerboats, educational programs and more.
Apex Speed Technology is a factory-authorized distributor for most major manufacturers of vehicle control and data acquisition products, allowing us to provide the best parts and services for any application. We specialize in developing custom solutions by integrating parts & services from a variety of sources to meet each customer’s exact needs.
Apex Speed Technology’s staff has diverse backgrounds in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronics and wiring technology, mechanical installation and fabrication. Our team specializes in integrating with staff from other organizations to provide complex and high-quality solutions in fast-paced and challenging environments.
Meet the Team
Neel Vasavada – Founder & CEO
Neel became involved in motorsports while in high school in the Chicago Area.
At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he was involved in hybrid-electric vehicle development and internal combustion engine research. Neel later worked as Technical Support Manager for EFI Technology in Torrance, CA supporting teams in series including Champcar, IRL, ALMS, Speed World Challenge, and Grand AM.
In 2004 he founded Apex Speed Technology.
Alex Weissinger – Engineer
Alex attended Southern Polytechnic State University where he was a member of the 2007-2009 Formula SAE team.
Alex started at Apex in the beginning of 2009 as an intern. He has grown considerably in his time here, now responsible for system design and fabrication, as well as base vehicle setup and calibration. He’s quickly becoming one of the best techs in the industry, with a powerful knowledge of Pectel, VIPEC and MOTEC systems.
Meghan Kelley – Business Manager & CFO
As Apex’s business manager and CFO, Meghan is responsible for keeping things moving. She’s the talented, multi-tasking anchor of our team that makes sure that everyone has everything they need to keep things moving. She’s also responsible for vendor relations and works with new business development.
Tim Whitteridge – Systems Engineer
Tim’s risen through the ranks of Apex to become one of our key system designers, and is experienced in MOTEC, Pectel & Vi-PEC system setup and support. He’s also an excellent harness designer and builder who is exceptional working in the field. He’s a Russel Racing School graduate and also serves as a car chief for The Racer’s Group Grand AM program. Tim’s attention to detail and enthusiasm to learn is a major asset, he’s now responsible for some of our highest-profile projects!
DJ Uithoven – Production Manager
DJ joined the Apex team full time in the fall of 2010 after freelancing on several projects since 2008. He is a 2007 graduate of Motorcycle Mechanics Institute and has been a part of the Michael Jordan Motorsports AMA Superbike team since December of 2007. As part of the Jordan squad, he’s been a part of the 2008 Superstock Championship crew, as well as back to back Daytona Superbike wins in 2010. His passion for all things two wheels took him to Bonneville as part of Leslie Porterfield’s quest for Land Speed Records in 2010 as well. He is joining Apex Speed as the Production Manager with previous small business experience and a desire to broaden our market in the future.
2G-Engineering / Hal Glenn
2G Engineering is a privately held engineering services company based in Southern Wisconsin. Their team of Hal & Emily Glenn have become an excellent addition to the Apex team, providing custom electronics design, manufacturing and support. Combining Apex’s vendor relationships and services with 2G’s custom development capabilities allows us to provide just about any solution imaginable for our customer’s vehicle electronics needs.