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 Corporate Development & Investor Relations
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Joel Sutherland – VP Corporate Development and Investor Relations
Joel Sutherland CPA CFA has two decades of Wall Street experience including working at Merrill Lynch as both a Securities Analyst and an Institutional Sales role. Post Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Joel worked for almost 10 years at two Canadian Banks in the Institutional sales role. Graduated from Queen’s University with a degree in Economics and went on to pursue his CPA with PricewaterhouseCoopers. [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]
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]
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.