Management Team

Michael Laugesen

President & founder

Michael started Icongroup following a career which started in Europe for Harmen International as a technical product manager. Coming back to California in the early 80′s, he worked in senior roles with  Apple, Wyse, and Synoptics to bring their technologies to international markets. This experience spans from designing and creating sound rooms to local data networks with over 1200 users. Michael understands the technologies and nuances that make the difference in a well connected home.

Dennis Laugesen

Director of sales and customer support

Dennis has a background in economics and telecommunications from the Bay Area. For the past 11 years he has worked with designers, builders, and clients to create some of the finest homes in the world. Dennis pays special attention to the wishes and inputs from the team, and is able to recommend solutions that work and perform to expectation. Dennis is certified in lighting system design, AV design, and ISF calibration from our leading manufacturers.

Peter Laugesen

Director of field operations

Peter is your man in the field. He holds the C-10 license and makes sure your system is well built. Peter is pretty much the perfectionist, nothing but neat and clean is acceptable. He understands the project and scope of work, and manages our field team to deliver in-order on-time. Peter can advise you on illumination options and lighting design tips that will help bring  cozy lighting effects to your home. Peter is also  certified in lighting system design, AV design, and energy efficiency design.

Dave McDonnell

Director of operations

Dave has 30+ years experience with Hewlett Packard and Agilent Technologies. In particular he held worldwide managment positions for the Microwave Semiconductor, Optoelectronic and Optical Communications Divisions. He has BS in Electrical Engineering and AB degrees from the University of Notre Dame. Dave looks after all operational, financial and planning aspects of Icon Group.