Vice President of Engineering & Technology
Mike Janes was promoted to Vice President of Engineering and Technology in 2012. In his current role, Janes directs all technology for both the team's broadcasting and information technology departments. He also oversees the Trail Blazers' radio networks, broadcast production facilities and business technology. Prior to assuming his current position, Janes served as the team's Director of Engineering since 1999. A 34-year veteran of the Trail Blazers, Janes began working on game days in 1982. In addition to his work with the Trail Blazers, he performed video post-production and duplication for 11 years as Director of Engineering at Vaughn Communications in Portland. Janes has been a member of the University Club of Portland since 1989. An Oregon native, he is a graduate of the University of Portland and Jesuit High School. The proud parents of two young adults, Edwin and Marian, Mike and his wife, Ethel, make their home in Beaverton, Ore.