The Team

Jeff Roberts

Managing Director

Jeff Roberts has helped IBM, Oracle, Deloitte, Motorola, and 150 small clients add $700,000,000 in sales. He is a serial entrepreneur who has served as CEO of companies and organizations that benefit people and society as a whole. He graduated from Cleveland State University in 1972 with a Bachelor's in English and History.
He has served as the CEO of Capstone Marketing Services and Capstone Health Network. Prior to that, he was the Vice President of Business Development, Americas for Omniware and has considerable experience leading and growing software companies and startups.

Tina Sebastian

CEO

With a computer engineering degree from CUSAT in 2005 and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2010, Tina has 12 years of software engineering experience, consulting at companies including Verizon, Whirlpool and Proctor & Gamble. She is certified in Quantum Computing and Cybersecurity from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and is also a Certified Scrum Master (CSM). She is a lifetime member of Beta Gamma Sigma and Phi Kappa Phi. She was awarded the IndustryEra 10 Most Inspiring Women Leaders of 2021 and the Internet 2.0 Vegas 100 Top Tech Innovators and Influencers in 2021.

Barbara Dunn

COO

Barbara brings significant expertise in the supply chain, brand management, sales and analytics areas. She is skilled in negotiation, business planning, analytical skills, report development, advertising, and sales. Additionally, she is experienced in AP, budgeting, and invoice reconciliation with a financial background working at SalonCentric, a subsidiary of L'Oreal USA. She has strong experience in supply chain management across multiple channels of distribution and sales, working with up to 20 Brands and more than 10,000 SKUs at a time. She is also a strong marketing professional with a Bachelor of Art (BA) degree from Western Michigan University.

Vince Michels

Advisor, Supply Chain

Vince graduated from Columbia University and has decades of experience managing global supply chain operations, including 20 years as the Senior Director of Distribution & Purchasing at Freshens Fresh Food Studio and as Senior Purchasing Manager at Interra Foods. During his extensive career, he has managed supply chains, including overseeing a national network of copackers, vendors, and distributors, led sourcing, sales and operations planning, and transportation, supervised teams performing purchasing, logistics, customer service, and sales and usage analyses, supported brand overhaul by strategically sourcing on-trend items including organic, gluten-friendly, and clean label options. He was the Regional Transportation Manager for the Atlanta Commitee for the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games among 197 nations, 10,000+ athletes, 271 events and 8.5 million spectators. He is currently the Ambassador for the Sustainable Procurement Pledge and the Principal at AMDGSourcing in Atlanta.

Connor Cummins

Software Developer

Connor is a third year student at Ohio State majoring in Engineering Physics with a specialization in Computer Science Engineering and minoring in mathematics. In his previous role as an intern in the engineering department at the Prime AE group, he assisted civil engineers on several projects including road and air strip designs as well as utilized software and drafting to assist in design projects. He brings knowledge in classical mechanics, quantum mechanics as well as in electricity and magnetism. He is also trained in mathematical applications to classical mechanics as well as computer simulation and problem solving.

Santanu Ganguly

Advisor, Quantum Computing

Santanu has been working in the fields of data networking, quantum technologies, nanoscale silicon photonics, observational astrophysics, cloud computing and security covering research and industry for over 20 years in Switzerland and United Kingdom for employers which include various Silicon Valley vendors. He has an MSc in Mathematics from OU, UK and another MSc. in Observational Astrophysics from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), UK and is currently leading global projects related to quantum algorithms, post quantum security and applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence in various industrial projects. He was awarded PhD fellowships (Overseas Research Scholarship and Departmental grant) at University of Birmingham, UK for research in Nanoscale Optical Physics, a field in which he has a few publications. He left his PhD in order to join telecommunications industry in Zurich and engage in development of network services. He is also the author of the textbook Quantum Machine Learning by Apress.

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