Jack Rochel has extensive experience in managing companies. When Jack was in business school, he was top of his class and dreamed about one day becoming president of a company. When Jack Rochel graduated from university, he started working at different manufacturing companies and quickly learned that innovation is key in order to stay competitive. He knows that once companies don’t invest much in research and development, they are doomed to be killed by the competition.
Epsilon Electronics Inc., being a technology company, has to continuously be investing in research and development. Jack Rochel knows the key to his research and development team has to be in-house or else products will become sub-par to the ones they had from last year. This is due to the fact that the products will look generic and obvious it was not made in-house. Jack Rochel has other key strategies for innovation in his sleeve namely that of the influence it should have from countries like the United States and Korea.
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President of Epsilon Electronics Inc. (professional)
Recent team achievements include eight first‐place awards during the premier Spring Break Nationals Auto‐sound Competition, and four first‐place awards during 2012 IASCA, USACI, and INAC World Finals. Each year since 2009, the Spring Break Nationals organization honored Soundstream Technologies with its Bruce Terrell award, presented to the manufacturer exhibiting continuous "Commitment to Excellence and Growth of the Mobile Electronics Industry."
University of California, Los Angeles: Bachelor's Degree, Business Management 1987
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Steve Arnold, Operations | Epsilon Electronics Inc.
Jack Rochel is a valuable asset to the company. With his expertise, Epsilon Electronics Inc. has grown to what it is today.
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Epsilon Electronics Inc. Promises To Be The Next Big Innovator In The Automotive AudioVideo Industry
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Epsilon Electronics Inc. is a car audio and video products manufacturer that has been in business for over 30 years. President and CEO Jack Rochel learned a long time ago that innovation is key in order to stay competitive. Jack Rochel's experience dates back to when he was in business school. As a young scholar, Rochel once dreamed about one day becoming president of a company. From his experiences, Jack came to understand the key to being successful is to always keep learning. One can be a guru in something but the only constant in life is change, therefore it is important to keep ahead of new technology and new methods of working. He particularly loves the following quote and uses it as the basis for his work motto, "Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm". - Winston Churchill.
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CES2016 Las Vegas
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CES2016 is just around the corner! For those of you attending make sure to check us out at Booth #1525 - North Hall
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What is innovation
My team of researchers what to understand what is innovation in the eyes of Americans. This will help us dig deeper to what kinds of products and services they expect versus what kind of consumer they consider themselves to be and why
Universal vehicle headrest monitor supporting bracket assembly
A universal headrest mounting collar which is engaged with the rods of a headrest on a vehicle seat back and supports a video monitor thereon for viewing by a passenger in a rear seat. The bracket can be secured at a fixed vertical position on the headrest rods and collar assemblies surrounding the rods are horizontally slidable in grooves formed in the base of the bracket assembly to accommodate different spacing between headrest rods by different vehicle manufacturers. The monitor mounting element is universally adjustable to modify the viewing angle of the monitor screen.
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Detachable vehicle monitor
Epsilon Electronics, Inc. $10,000
A monitor-housing assembly designed to removably mount a video monitor to facilitate disengaging of the monitor from the vehicle backrest for storage or use in a different location thereby minimizing theft and maximizing monitor utility. Type: Grant
Epsilon proudly accepted several OEM contracts from well‐known Japanese brands including Kenwood, recognizing Epsilon's technology advancements in such short time. Epsilon has developed 4 unique models for Kenwood based on their specification and standards.
Epsilon Electronics, Inc. manufactures and markets audio and video systems for automobiles through its subsidiaries. Its subsidiaries include Farenheit Technologies and Power Acoustik Electronics. The company offers DVD (Digital Video Disc) players, Bluetooth systems, ceiling mount monitors, MultiProcessor Interrupt Controller (MPIC), and video accessories. It markets its products under Farenheit and Power Acoustik brand names. Epsilon Electronics, Inc. was founded in 1981 and is based in Montebello, California.
EPSILON ELECTRONICS INC PROMISES TO BE THE NEXT BIG INNOVATOR IN THE AUTOMOTIVE AUDIOVIDEO INDUSTRYPR Newswire
Montebello, CA Nov 11, 2015 – Epsilon Electronics Inc is a car audio and video products manufacturer that has been in business for over 30 years. President and CEO Jack Rochel learned a long time ago that innovation is key in order to stay competitive. Jack Rochel’s experience dates back to when he was in business school. As a young scholar, Rochel once dreamed about one day becoming president of a company. From his experiences, Jack came to understand the key to being successful is to always keep learning. One can be a guru in something but the only constant in life is change, therefore it is important to keep ahead of new technology and new methods of working. He particularly loves the following quote and uses it as the basis for his work motto, “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm”. - Winston Churchill. For this reason, Epsilon Electronics Inc. has continuously invested in research and development and stayed on top of the latest innovations. By employing an in- house research and development team, Epsilon has kept up with the latest trends in the automotive audio/video industry. Furthermore, Epsilon is always engaged with industry leaders, always listening and incorporating their suggestions into a new product line. This innovation is what has kept the company not only thriving, but also what promises to catapult the company further as an innovator in the automotive audio/video industry. ABOUT EPSILON ELECTRONICS INC Epsilon Electronics Inc. operates as a corporate umbrella for various brands that include Soundstream, Power Acoustik, Precision Power, and Farenheit. Name brand products are sold in over 2,000 locations across the USA. It is also a top 12 Volt brand in over 55 countries worldwide. In addition Epsilon is the second ￼￼ largest aftermarket car video supplier in the USA. As an innovator in the industry, Epsilon holds 13 key industry patents. Furthermore, each year they offer products with features that supersede previous models, as well as customers’ expectations. For more information log on to: http://epsilonelectronicsinc.com
Epsilon Electronics Inc Will Showcase Their New Soundstream Stealth Bluetooth Amplifiers At CES 2016PR Newswire
MONTEBELLO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Epsilon Electronics Inc will be showcasing their new Soundstream Stealth Bluetooth amplifiers at CES 2016. Epsilon is a car audio and video products manufacturer that has been in business for over 30 years. It is a respected corporation because the company has consistently created high quality products. One of its most recognized name brands under its umbrella is the Soundstream brand. Soundstream has been the leader in mobile audio engineering and performance for the past 20 years. The vision has remained constant throughout this period. "Bold engineering and unconventional thinking will bring out nothing but the best in both our product and our people." This vision has earned Soundstream over 90 industry awards for innovation and performance. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160104/318995 The new Soundstream Stealth Bluetooth amplifiers will be the newest rage to hit the car audio market. These little monsters provide the latest and greatest of class D full range technology which allows us to pack 10 lbs. of KICK YOUR ASS in less than 2 lbs. chassis. Once regarded as "dirty power," class Ds stable performance, thanks to high power capability, maximum efficiencies, and low tolerance components, rivals traditional full range applications. Minimal power requirements, ultra micro footprint, unbelievable sound quality, and easy install make Stealth amplifiers great for any car, motorcycle, boat, or off-road vehicle. Newest addition to the Stealth series amplifiers is a 500w 4ch model with built-in Bluetooth V3.0. Seamlessly connect your cell phone or other enabled smart device for continuous audio playback at your fingertips. A great addition to any off-road vehicles, motorcycles, or personal watercraft without a source unit. ABOUT EPSILON ELECTRONICS INC Epsilon Electronics Inc operates as a corporate umbrella for various brands that include Soundstream, Power Acoustik, Precision Power, Farenheit, and Epsilon-Pro. Name brand products are sold in over 2,000 locations across the USA. It is also a top 12 Volt brand in over 55 countries worldwide. In addition Epsilon is the second largest aftermarket car video supplier in the USA. As an innovator in the industry, Epsilon holds 13 key industry patents. Furthermore, each year they offer products with features that supersede previous models, as well as customers' expectations.