RocketOwl's Amazing TeamEdit
Chief Operating Officer-Jasvinder ObhiEdit
Dr. Obhi is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of combined R&D and senior management experience.
His contributions have had a high impact in a variety of industries, including the telecommunications, biometric-based security, and sustainable development sectors. Dr. Obhi formerly held the positions of CEO for BlueBear Networks, Inc. and CTO at IMC Security, Inc. After leaving JDS Uniphase in 2004, Jasvinder formed Strategian Inc., primarily focused on sustainable technology.
Dr. Obhi previously held the position of Chief Strategy Officer at Sunlogics, an innovative company that designs solar energy systems in the Alternative Energy Industry. Before joining Sunlogics, he was also Vice President of Project Development at Plasco Energy Group. As a Chartered Physicist with the Institute of Physics and member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), Dr. Obhi holds a PhD in Physics from University of London, UK and has over 50 publications along with several patents in the telecom field.
Chief Executive Officer-Graeme BarlowEdit
As Chief Executive Officer, Graeme brings a dynamic and energetic background to the company. With over 10 years of experience in social media, online marketing and community building, he is perfectly suited to help guide the ongoing development at RocketOwl.
Graeme began his career in online media when he founded Snow Currency, a network of gamers and programmers working to generate and sell game currencies around the world. Over the course of five years and through the use of automated programs (bots) in games, Snow Currency became one of the largest wholesale distributors of gaming currencies in Canada.
Most recently Graeme has served as the founder of Viewin Media Inc., an Ottawa-based consulting firm for social media and marketing. In addition, he co-founded Echelon Solar Inc. an Ottawa-based solar consulting group. Graeme has participated in the development and marketing of numerous online communities, several of which have grown to accommodate more than 150,000+ weekly active users.
Chief Software Architect-Hitzel CruzEdit
Hitzel Cruz was a co-founder and CTO of Formverse Inc. In this role, Hitzel was responsible for driving the product development and innovation effort on the FormVerse solution.
Mr. Cruz was previously an independent software architect and development consultant. He has also worked with enterprise clients including HID Global Corp, where he designed and developed state-of-the-art software for the smart card and photo id card industry; iSite Technologies Corp, where he led the R&D department and worked on the architecture and development of a distributed solution to bring virtual 3D environments to the Web; and Canada’s Department of National Defence, where he developed distributed software for the Microsoft .NET framework and Oracle back-end application and database servers.
In addition, Mr. Cruz has experience in developing massive online multi-player games and 3D rendering engines with Oceanus Communications. Hitzel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the Central University of Las Villas, where he also worked as an Assistant Professor and Researcher before immigrating to Canada