Who We Are

VS Networks is the company behind SmartPlay. Specializing in cutting-edge digital and interactive signage, VS Networks designs fully manageable and scalable systems built to drive in-store sales and improve the customer experience.

MISSION

We design, build, and deploy innovative digital solutions that improve sales and on-premise communication for our clients.


VISION

COMMUNICATION. REDEFINED.

CORE VALUES

CUSTOMERS COME FIRST.

Working together, combining our diverse strengths and abilities, we are wholly dedicated to their satisfaction.

WE TAKE RESPONSIBILITY

for everything we do.

WE EMBRACE CHALLENGE.

We continually improve, innovate, and accelerate forward momentum.

WE ARE HONEST,

respectful, and diligent.

Locations

Map of Chicago Location

Chicago IL Office

VS Networks
1512 North Fremont Street #204
Chicago, IL 60642
Phone: 312-929-1411
Map of Lancaster Location

Lancaster PA Office

VS Networks
43 Industrial Road
Ephrata, PA 17522
Phone: 312-929-1411

Leadership

John Weinlader

John Weinlader

CEO & Co-Founder

John Weinlader has 10 years executive experience leading two firms, Superior Tech and VS Networks. With Superior Tech, John has grown revenue 30% annually. The challenges that John faced with Superior Tech led to the founding VS Networks in 2009. Under his leadership, the firm has been nationally recognized for their innovation in digital retail solutions. Prior to this work, John spent 5 years working as an Embedded Software Engineer for Motorola. John has an MBA from Northwestern University and a BS from Pennsylvania State University

Dan Weinlader

Dan Weinlader

CTO & Co-Founder

Daniel Weinlader sets the technical direction for VS Networks to ensure we build reliable and useful solutions for our customers. He has a diverse engineering background and a strong track record for shipping hardware and software products. He was the technical lead for a venture-backed chip design start, Accelerant Networks, that was acquired by Synopsis Inc. At Synopsis, he managed multiple development projects for high-speed communication ASIC IP, and was part of the USB 3.0 standards body. Customers for this IP included IBM, Apple, and Samsung. Dr. Weinlader holds a Ph.D. and MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State.

Tebe Williams

Tebe Williams

CFO

Tebe Williams has 12 years experience as a finance and strategy operator. Tebe spent 8 years in management consulting and investment banking before directing strategy for the Outerwall group of companies (Redbox, Coinstar, ecoATM) for 4 years. Tebe has an MBA from Northwestern University and a BA from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.