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Our team helps your business operations efficiently model, implement and integrate our GaaS® solution with your business practices. The ProStar integration services team of professionals includes experienced business process, data modeling and geospatial experts. Specifically, our team offers subject matter expertise in the following disciplines: SaaS, business analysis, GIS development, data interpolation, mobile development, system and technical architecture, training, testing, database administrating, project management and documentation.



Page Tucker - CEO & President

Page Tucker is a serial entrepreneur in every sense of the word and has an extensive background in technology start-ups, including development, marketing, recruiting, capital financing and executive management. Page first became known as a technology visionary in the automotive industry for combining data mining and predictive modeling with geographic information systems (GIS). Page was the founder of Impact Solutions, Inc., a San Francisco based company he formed to provide state-of-the-art customer acquisition and retention solutions to the automotive industry. Impact Solutions, Inc. successfully implemented its innovative database marketing services to both automotive franchises and manufactures throughout the United States. Page reorganized Impact and formed e-autobusiness which leveraged Impact products and services and pioneered the development of a web-based CRM solution that provided services to well over 900 dealerships throughout the United States before being acquired. Page went on to form ProStar Geocorp and in 2016 the Colorado Technology Association named him Entrepreneur of the Year for his efforts and innovations in developing Geospatial Intelligence Software.



Carl Lashua - COO

Carl Lashua is a proven senior executive with extensive international experience building and leading high performance information technology, operations and program management teams. Prior to joining ProStar as COO, Carl was with HSBC, one of the world's leading global financial services companies. Carl held various executive level positions in both North America and Europe including Program Director Global Change Delivery, Head of Software Delivery Europe, CIO France and CIO Canada. He has extensive experience leading teams providing business consulting, software engineering, enterprise technology deployment, change management and support services. As CIO of France and Head of Software Delivery Europe, Carl was responsible for leading the Information Technology & Services organization during a period of significant business and operational transformational change. As CIO of Canada, Carl led a team of 500+ software engineers and IT operations professionals with teams in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. He earned his Bachelor of Science (BS), Information Technology with concentrations in Economics and Business Administration from State University of New York College at Buffalo. Carl has proudly served many affiliations in a span of 20 years, including: National Hospice Foundation, Washington, DC Board Member and Treasurer; Canadian Payment Association Board Member; Western NY Center for Hospice & Palliative Care Inc. Board Member and Chair; New York Cash Exchange Board Member.



Dan Colby - Senior VP of Product Management

Dan Colby has over 20 years of geospatial technology experience and provides a deep understanding of the evolving geospatial markets as well as the emerging geo-analytical industry landscape. Dan was the founder of Sentinel USA and spent nearly 16 years as the President and CEO before he negotiated a successful acquisition of the company in February of 2013. Since its inception, Sentinel USA grew to become one of the leading utility GIS service companies in North America. Sentinel USA specialized in providing deep expertise in data collection and data compilation. As Senior VP of Geospatial Technologies, Daniel provides expertise in the areas of spatial data integration, application interfacing, interactive application design and mobile tracking technologies. His knowledge of open data standard modeling and application configuration using OGC's Open Geospatial Standards and XML technologies provides ProStar with the expertise to deploy spatial technologies for its unique and patented industry solutions. During Dan's professional career, he also co-authored several ProStar patents, including; "System and method for collecting information related to utility assets", "Distance correction for damage prevention system", "System and method for utility asset data collection and management", and "Precision GPS driven utility asset management and utility damage prevention system and method". In addition, in December of 2000, Dan was nominated to serve on the interim board of directors for the initiative known as the Pipeline Open Standard (PODS) where he served on the board until October 2008. Today, Dan represents ProStar as a OGC member in the creation a new and open data standard for the pipeline industry called pipeline markup language 'PML'. Dan also serves on the Utility As Built committee for ASCE 38.



Bill McIntyre - Vice President of Business Development

Bill brings over 20 years of IT services and SaaS solution business development experience. Bill first began his sales career selling IT business solutions & services with Origin Technologies, an ERP implementation and IT consulting division of Phillips. Bill successfully acquired several key corporate accounts such as AEP, Columbia Gas and Nationwide Insurance that resulted in over $8 million in increased annual revenues. Bill went on to ReSource Partners, an ASP provider of PeopleSoft, CRM and data center solutions where he was awarded for both highest revenue generation and most improved customer service management. As a result of his performance and accolades, Bill was recruited by FacilitySource Inc., a startup SaaS based facility maintenance management suite focused on multi-unit retailers and restaurants. During his tenure at FacilitySource, Bill was an integral part of their sales strategy, rebranding efforts and event management, resulting in increased sales from $2m to over $12m annually. Prior to being recruited by ProStar, Bill was the National Business Development Manager for Willbros Engineering, a leader in energy infrastructure design, build and management services. Bill holds a BS in Marketing from the University of Cincinnati and is certified by Miller Heiman - Solution Sales and KARRASS - Contract negotiations "The Win-Win" training. He is also an active member of several industry organizations including, CGA, AGA, OGA and CTC (Columbus Technology Council).



Mark Beckner - Senior Systems Architect

Mark Beckner is a Business Integration specialist who has delivered scalable, highly available EAI and B2B systems to Start-Ups, Midsize companies, Fortune 500 and the Nation's Largest Oil & Gas firms. Mark has helped to implement Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) architecture for integration with the major EAM and ERP systems, including SAP and Maximo. His extensive experience includes all aspects of the development life cycle, from initial client consultations and requirements gathering, through design, development, documentation, quality assurance, and support. Mark is responsible for architecting ProStar's SaaS Solution and The ProStar Hybrid Cloud. Mark has earned a number of awards and professional certifications from Microsoft, including Microsoft Certified Solution Developer for Microsoft .NET (MSCD.NET/MSCD), and has spoken at a variety of venues. Mark is considered an expert in BizTalk and has authored several books including, BizTalk 2010 Recipes - A Problem-Solution Approach (Apress - December 2010), Microsoft Dynamics CRM API Development (October 2013), BizTalk 2013 Recipes - A Problem-Solution Approach (Apress - December 2013), and Using Scribe Insight: Developing Integrations and Migrations (Apress - December 2015).



Kevin Koch - Senior Director of Mobile Solutions

Kevin Koch has been involved in software development for over 15 years and has provided services to meet a broad range of requirements. From addressing application needs of global Fortune 500 companies to conceptual functions of the small start-up, Kevin's vast experience in developing products covers the full software lifecycle of technology products into the global market place. Kevin provides extensive experience in mobile application development, including the Google Android OS platform. Prior to joining ProStar, Kevin was Senior Director of Technology for Thomson Reuters where he managed a large business unit responsible for all aspects of software development, web development, quality assurance, technical writing, project management and IT. While at Thomson Reuters, Kevin managed and rapidly scaled the group and was responsible for delivering innovative mobile, desktop and web based applications. Under Kevin's leadership the group delivered their fully featured flagship product 'Case Notebook' from inception to stable mature product.  Many of Kevin’s innovative solutions have been instrumental in the creation of IP portfolios, including both pending and issued patents. Kevin enjoys working on both backend systems as well as client facing user interfaces; from desktop software, to websites and services, to mobile devices and he is fluent in many computer languages that includes C++, C#, C, Java, JavaScript, Ruby, Perl, VB, SQL, ASP.NET, and PHP.



Scott Jones - Senior Software Engineer

Scott Jones has more than 25 years of experience in both the personal computer and embedded systems environments as a professional programmer and applications developer. Scott has significant expertise in code and database design, implementation and report generation. He is an expert in Windows Phone application development and is fluent with many languages including ASM, C, C++, the Microsoft .Net environment, Java, Web Services and a variety of application languages and scripting environments including Cold Fusion, ASP, PERL, SQL, PLC and LADDER. He is an author with credits for chapters and software contributions in Fun With Fractals, SYBEX © 1993 and, Stupid PC Tricks, Addison-Wesley © 1992. In addition, he has developed, written and marketed Recursive Realm and Miller, both mathematical modeling/education software packages. Scott holds a BA in Mechanical Engineering from University of Arizona.



Nathan Kannan - VP of Product Development

Nathan Kannan has over 10 years of GIS and Utility Industry experience. Prior to ProStar, Nathan served as the Director and Managing Partner of Sentinel USA one of the leading utility GIS service companies in North America specializing in providing deep expertise in GIS services and consulting to the utility industry. Under his leadership the company provided GIS technology solutions that helped many of the industry’s largest utility clients to successfully implement new and emerging geospatial technologies. His deep understanding of geospatial technologies and proven skills has helped clients turn their datasets with a geographic component into actionable intelligence. His skills and experience has contributed to the success of several new and emerging technologies within the GIS industry. His professional skills and contributions are in the fields of; Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Technology and Project Consulting, Data Modeling, Business Process Modeling, Software and Application development, Open Source Technologies and Global Positioning Systems (GPS).He holds both a Master’s Degree in Geographic Information Systems and Mapping (MS GIS) from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering (BE) from PSG College of Technology, India.



Krithika Narasimhan - VP of Software Development

Krithika Narasimhan is a GIS Technology and Application Development expert. Prior to ProStar, Krithika served as the GIS Program Manager at Sentinel USA before the company was acquired. She played an instrumental role in Sentinel USA's growth as an industry leader in the technology arena. She has extensive experience in Program and Project Management, Application Development, GIS Solution Implementations, Training and Delivery. She is very fluent with software development, open source and database technologies and scripting environments including .NET, JAVA, C++, C#, VB, VBA, SQL, VBScript, JavaScript, HTML, XML, GML, XSLT, SVG, Arc Objects, Python, MS SQL, Geodatabase, and ArcSDE. In addition, Krithika has a wide experience in Civil and Highway Engineering. Before Joining Sentinel USA, she served as a Bridge and Highway Engineer with WEC Engineering Firm. She holds both a Master’s Degree in Geographic Information Systems and Mapping (MS GIS) from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering (BE) from PSG College of Technology, India.



Scott Henley - Damage Prevention Specialist

Scott Henley brings a tremendous wealth of knowledge and expertise in all aspects of geographical analysis, management and systems implementation, including mapping and spatial data technologies. Scott has improved all levels of operations in the utility industry and One Call Systems for well over thirty years by providing management and consulting expertise at all levels of operations including, marketing, production and administration. With a specific expertise as a Product Specialist for Pipeline Mapping and One Call Notification Systems, Scott has served as a director as well as premiere provider of consulting services to One Call Centers throughout Canada and the US where he has been responsible for implementation, deployment and operational protocols as well as administration, marketing and management. Scott has extensive experience in presentations and negotiations with Provincial and Municipal Government as well as Utility and Pipeline executive management. Scott has also served as a contributing committee member for CGA (Common Ground Alliance), OCSI (One Call Systems International) and as the Executive Director of the BC Common Ground Alliance. Scott currently serves on several boards and committees including, Advisory Board Member of the Excavation Safety Guide & Directory and Damage Prevention Professional magazines, for which he also writes articles, and is a Technical Committee member for CSA (Canadian Standards Association) for S-250 "Mapping of Underground Utility Infrastructure" and CSA Z-247 "Damage Prevention for the Protection of Underground Energy and Utility Networks."



Jennifer Meinerz - Vice President of Product Quality

Jennifer Meinerz has been involved in software development for the energy industry for over 15 years. With experience as QA Manager, Technical Writer, Project Manager and Trainer, she brings to ProStar expertise in best practices and procedures for delivering quality software products and services. Prior to joining ProStar, Jennifer worked at P2 Energy Solutions as the QA Manager, managing the Denver QA efforts spanning five Oil and Gas software applications. In addition, she helped to define, streamline and manage the Software Development Lifecycle and practices for the Denver Development organization. She also worked at Energy Service Associates as Project Coordinator, Qwest as a Technical Writer and Project Manager as well as Trinity Petroleum Management. In addition to software lifecycle experience, she brings a wealth of knowledge in a broad scope of software suites and applications including: Excalibur, BOLO, Enterprise Land and Enterprise Upstream Oil and Gas systems, ESRI ArcGIS, Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio, Test Manager, SalesForce and SharePoint. Jennifer earned a BA in Writing from University of Colorado at Denver. She enjoys the outdoors where she spends her free time mountain biking and pack-rafting challenging terrain.



David McGee - Vice President of Operations

David McGee is an experienced project manager with a broad base of technical experience. David has a diverse background in all facets of software and hardware development as well as operations including, defense acquisitions, system integration, system test management, satellite operations, satellite ground control systems and satellite vehicle systems. David has been a project manager on several of the Nation's DoD systems that include the next generation of the Global Positioning System (GPS), Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP), and the International Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere, and Climate (COSMIC-2) Program. David's unique balance of project management and operational experience provide him with a refined ability to clearly understand and effectively address technical issues to meet project objectives. David holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from the United States Air Force Academy, an MBA from the University of Colorado, and a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI).


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Dylan Wooters

Dylan Wooters has extensive experience managing business-critical projects and systems integrations, serving large corporate clients and consulting firms as a business analyst, project manager, and developer. Combining project management acumen with a deep understanding of Microsoft solutions, Dylan has led successful implementations involving international teams and stakeholders. Dylan facilitates projects at every level by serving as an intermediary between management teams and IT and leveraging his knowledge of both back-end and front-end development as well as marketing, operations, and corporate IT strategy. He has worked with small companies to large global corporations and managed multiple upgrades and improvements of complex business environments involving rigorous analysis of business needs, multiple data migrations, testing, training, and rollout. In particular, Dylan has a deep understanding of SharePoint, BizTalk, SQL Server, and Dynamics CRM. Dylan received his Bachelor's degree in History from University of California, Berkeley and continues studies at New York University.



Jim Anspach, P.G.

Jim Anspach is considered a founder of the branch of civil engineering practice called "subsurface utility engineering." He is a founding Governor of the American Society of Civil Engineer's Utility Engineering and Surveying Institute. He was the 2009 winner of the FHWA's "Leadership in Utilities" award. Jim serves on national committees regarding utility detection, damage prevention, and standards, including utility standards for GIS systems. He was a prime consultant for the 1996 FAA Safety Study, "Cable Cuts - Causes and Preventive Measures," and the National Transportation Safety Board's Utility Damage Prevention Summit in 1994. He assisted in developing the 2004 FAA ANI-10 policy on utility damage prevention and utility mapping for FAA facilities. He has practical experience managing many large utility engineering projects with scopes including utility mapping, utility coordination, utility relocation design, and utility avoidance strategies. He has developed and taught classes in subsurface utility engineering for many universities, utility companies, and government organizations. He frequently serves as an expert witness in litigation involving utility damages. He served as Chairman of the American Society of Civil Engineer's Board Committee for Civil Engineering Codes & Standards. He is Chairman of ASCE's Construction Institute's Standards Council, and is Chairman of ASCE 38, Standard Guideline for the Collection and Depiction of Existing Subsurface Utility Data, and oversees the development of ASCE's new Utility As-Built standard. Additionally, he is a Board Liaison to ASCE's Infrastructure Resilience and Energy Divisions. He serves on NIST's Water and Waste Water Resiliency Panel. He served as the Investigator for 7 separate National Academy of Science (NAS) research projects involving utilities, as well as the U.S liaison to the U.K.'s Mapping the Underworld project. He is on NAS panels regarding geotechnical investigations, Utility Damage Prevention, Design-Build underground project risks.



Raymond Tabandeh

Raymond Tabandeh of Christie Parker & Hale is the company’s IP attorney on record with expertise in Copyrights, Intellectual Property Strategy, International Intellectual Property, Internet Law, Patents, Trade Secrets, Trademarks and Unfair Competition, Transactions and Licensing. He was admitted to bar 1998 (California); U.S. District Court, Central and Northern Districts of California; registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Education: University of California, Los Angeles (B.S., Elec. Eng., cum laude, 1981; M.S., Elec. Eng., with Honors, 1983); University of Southern California, (Advance Engineering Degree (Applied Ph.D.), Elec. Eng., with Honors, 1987; M.B.A., with Honors, 1989); Loyola Law School (J.D., 1998); Dean`s Honor List, 1994-98; Top Ten Brief, 1997 Scott Moot Court Competition; American Jurisprudence Awards, Contracts, Sales and Payments, and Remedies. Formerly, Software Development Manager, Senior Systems Design Engineer, and Integrated Circuit Design Engineer with Xerox Corporation including over sixteen years experience in management, research, and development of computer hardware and software.



Layne Tucker

Layne Tucker has extensive experience in oil field, compressor station and utility pipeline construction. Layne was the CEO and founder of two oil & gas construction companies that were based in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada before he came to the US to be a Co-Founder of Guardian ProStar, Inc. Layne is also the founder of EchoRFID, LLP which has a primary focus on discovering new applications for its patented RFID technologies to enhance the management of buried assets and prevent damage to buried utilities during construction activities. Today, Layne serves as CEO of EchoRFID and continues to be a valuable ambassador to ProStar.


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