The Management Team
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER & PRESIDENT
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Page Tucker – Chief Executive Officer & President
Page Tucker 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. Page was the founder of Impact Solutions, Inc., a Silicon Valley based company he formed to provide state-of-the-art digital mapping and customer acquisition solutions to the automotive industry. Page reorganized Impact Solutions and formed e-autobusiness, the pioneer in 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 author 13 patents based on geospatial, mobile and cloud technologies including the methods for capturing, recording and displaying the precise location of buried infrastructure and in 2014 founded ProStar®. In 2016 the Colorado Technology Association named him Entrepreneur of the Year for his efforts and innovations in the development of ProStar’s Precision Mapping Solutions®. Today, Page continues to serve as the company’s CEO and President.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
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Vasa Dasan – Chief Operating Officer
Vasa Dasan is a veteran of driving technical strategy and execution in cloud computing. Vasa joined ProStar from CU Boulder where he served as head of software development. Prior to that Vasa was the VP of Engineering at Symplified, a single sign-on startup acquired by RSA a division of EMC-DELL. Prior to Symplified, Vasa was the first engineering hire at Wayin, a mobile and web engagement platform founded by Scott McNealy. As CTO, Vasa built and led the team that developed Wayin’s services for iPhone, iPad and Android devices, social media applications including Facebook and Twitter, and Java backend services operating on Amazon Web Services. Vasa spent more than 15 years of his career at Sun Microsystems. He served a chief technologist for the company’s Cloud Computing Practice, and he spent more than a decade as Distinguished Engineer and CTO for Sun’s $5.1 billion SunService division. He joined Sun as a staff engineer for SunSoft and worked on Solaris Operating System. Before Sun, Vasa held engineering positions at Intergraph and Hewlett Packard. Vasa holds a BS. in Engineering Physics, a MA in Mathematics and Statistics and a MS in Computer Science from Bowling Green State University, and did his PhD work in Computer Science at Colorado State University. Vasa served as adjunct faculty at Computer Science and Engineering Management at University of Colorado at Boulder. Vasa has several patents and publications to his credit including the highly referenced US patent 5,761,662 on personalization of Web, and the Prentice Hall book, Hands-on Intranet. [email protected]
VP OF ADMIN SERVICES
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Carl Lashua – VP of Admin Services
Carl Lashua is a proven senior executive with extensive international experience building and leading information technology, operations and program management teams. Prior to joining ProStar 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. 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 as a board member for several organizations, including: The National Hospice Foundation, Canadian Payment Association; and the New York Cash Exchange. [email protected]
VP OF SALES
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Jason Martschuk – VP of Sales
Jason Martschuk brings over 20 years of Sales, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and Project Management experience to ProStar Canada. Jason started his career as a GIS Specialist and Project Manager at AMEC where he focused on water resources, environment, geospatial and infrastructure. After 11 years with AMEC, Jason’s in-depth industry knowledge led him to Hexagon PPM as Senior Account Executive where his responsibilities included business development and acquiring new clients throughout Canada. Following Jason’s success at Hexagon PPM, he was recruited by Oracle as Application Sales Manager for Oracle’s Construction & Engineering Global Business Units. Jason’s extensive sales experience combined with SaaS applications, GIS, and Project Management make him uniquely positioned to lead the sales efforts for ProStar Canada. Jason has a Bachelor of Science in Geography and GIS from the University of Calgary. [email protected]
VP OF MARKETING
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Matthew Breman – VP of Marketing
Matthew Breman is a results-proven leader with over 25 years of marketing and communication experience. Specializing in delivering new products and ideas to market with a very experiential and customer-centric delivery, he has helped a broad range of brands including, MTV / Nickelodeon, Disney Resorts, and Microsoft succeed. While the head of Cranium 360, he moved the company from start-up to a national award-winning marketing agency. He has worked closely with great clients and brands such as Johns Manville, Enstrom’s Toffee (if you have ever tasted it, you would understand), national franchisors, banks, and hospitals. Matthew’s experience, across a wide variety of clients, includes successfully bringing new products to market in industrial manufacturing, medical technologies, professional services, health, and beauty.
He earned his BA from the University of South Florida and his MBA from Rollins College. His civic involvement includes leadership position in the Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce, United Way of Mesa County, and most recently as an elected City Council Member for Fruita, Colorado. [email protected]
VP OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
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Bill McIntyre – VP 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. 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). [email protected]
CHIEF GIS SCIENTIST
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Peter Srajer – Chief GIS Scientist
Peter Srajer has 20 years of geomatics and engineering management experience leading teams in a variety of construction, industrial, and technology projects in a diverse range of domestic and international areas. He has specialized experience in project management and technical leadership in GPS, high precision surveying, deformation monitoring, programming, GIS, Remote Sensing, Ground Penetrating Radar, UAV, 3D Laser Scanning, AR & VR for a multitude of sectors including Oil & Gas, Pipelines Utilities, Engineering and Environmental works. Peter has been an invited speaker to international conferences on integration of large spatial datasets to AI, Machine Learning and the use augmented reality for visualization. Peter received his Master’s in Geomatics Engineering in 2008 and Canada Lands Surveyor Commission in 2011 and a PMP in 2017. [email protected]
POINTMAN PRODUCT MANAGER
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Ben Skogen – PointMan Product Manager
Ben is responsible for product planning and execution throughout the PointMan product lifecycle, including: gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with engineering, sales, marketing and support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. Ben is also responsible for ensuring that the PointMan product supports the company’s overall strategy and goals. Ben has been with ProStar for over 5 years, but prior to his position as a Product Manager, he served in the United States Air Force as an A10-C Thunderbolt II Avionics technician. Ben has his Bachelor’s in Computer Science, is a Certified Product Manager and is currently working on his Professional Land Surveyor’s license in the state of Colorado. b[email protected]
SENIOR DIRECTOR OF MOBILE SOLUTIONS
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KEVIN KOCH – Senior Director of Mobile Solutions
Technical Advisory Board
ProStar’s Technology Advisory Board provides integrated executive direction and guidance to identify and ensure that ProStar’s Solution remains a global leader in the industry and maintains industry data quality standards. The Technical Advisory Board engages with key industry leaders including engineering and surveying firms, state and federal agencies, regulators, academia, and data standards committees in order to understand their requirements and influence the direction of ProStar’s Solution.
P.G. (r), Dist.M.ASCE
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Jim Aspach – Technical Advisor
Mr. Anspach is a global expert in Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) and has been instrumental in the utility engineering industry with more than 40 years of experience, including in the US, Canada, UK, and Australia. Mr. Anspach was a founding governor and President of The American Society of Civil Engineer’s Utility Engineering & Surveying Institute (UESI). Additionally, he was elected as a Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers for his life-long eminence in utility engineering and utility damage prevention development, knowledge, and experience.
Former CEO and Founder of Virginia 811
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Rick Pevarski – Technology Advisor
Mr. Pevarski is the founder and former CEO of Virginia Utility Protection Service (VA811). VA811. Before serving as CEO for 20 years of VA811, Mr. Pevarski was employed for 17-years at Roanoke Gas Company in Roanoke, Virginia, as Vice-President of Operations & Marketing. While part of the gas industry, Pevarski served on the Board for the South Eastern Gas Association, was a member of the American Gas Association’s Gas Piping Technology Committee and served for 17 years on the US DOT Gas Piping Advisory Committee. In 2008, he received the Common Ground Alliance (CGA) Jim Barron Award for his contributions and dedication to the enhancement of underground damage prevention and public safety and later served on the Executive Committee of the CGA Board of Directors.
Program Manager – Utilities/Railroads at Colorado D.O.T.
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Rob Martindale – Technology Advisor
Mr. Martindale serves as Program Manager of Utilities and Railroads at the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Rules, Policies and Procedures Administrator. He also serves as Technical Council Chair on Utility Mapping, GIS & Data Management for the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO).