Al Lopez is a senior business management professional with international software industry experience in strategic planning, market research, corporate development, product management and engineering management. He was most recently Vice President of Strategic Planning and Corporate Development at Platform Computing.
Previously, Al co-led Autodesk's integration of Alias where he led key corporate functions including corporate development, market research, new product initiatives and business management of the industrial design business unit.
Prior to joining Alias, Al was General Manager of Sietec Open Systems - a Division of Siemens Nixdorf; Vice President of Unix Products development for Nixdorf USA; and held various business and software engineering management positions at Hewlett Packard, Apollo Computer and Digital Equipment Corporation. Al earned a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Computer Science at Pratt Institute in 1973 and has attained certificates of proficiency in market research methodology at the Burke Institute.
Ihor brings to Spatial View rich and valuable experience in strategic product management and in marketing multimedia software for the consumer market. Born in Canada and educated in Canada and the UK, he started his professional career in television at TVOntario, and a number of television production companies, with a focus on post production technologies.
In early 1996 Ihor joined MGI Software as Product Manager and became Chief Product Strategist. At MGI, he launched the first PC based consumer video editing application - VideoWave - which maintained major market share throughout its life cycle. He received patents related to video editing methods and processes, and launched the first PC based PVR in 2000 with Hitachi in Japan.
A speaker and presenter at numerous conferences and trade shows, he has won numerous industry awards. Before joining Spatial View Ihor was Director of Business Development of Imaging Products Group at iseemedia Inc., and instrumental in developing close relationships with major digital camera manufacturers, ODMs and OEMs. Spatial View will benefit from his excellent ability to evaluate market dynamics and trends, to identify the key players and to build relationships which enhance product market position and increase the value proposition to the customer.
Paul has held several senior positions leading the partnering activities for companies within the hi-tech space.
As Director of Business Development with Bridgewater Systems Paul was instrumental in developing partnerships with leading network equipment vendors to create joint solutions and new paths to market. As Director of Business Development with Research In Motion, Paul established reseller relationships with wireless operators across the globe for the distribution of the world's leading push e-mail solution, BlackBerry.
As a management consultant with Deloitte Consulting, Paul focused on helping his clients drive operational efficiencies through the implementation of new technologies and best practices within the finance and supply chain functions.
A skilled and perceptive professional, with a Master in Commerce & Finance and specialization in statutory audit and accounting expertise, David has over 13 years experience in international finance and business.
Building on his successful experience in the audit firm HLB International, he became a consultant to small companies. In that capacity, he helped establish, develop and manage the European headquarters for the subsidiary of an American transport industry leader. He successfully undertook a variety of other assignments related to the internal organization and management of a number of other startups in Europe, specifically helping in matters of takeover and ownership restructuring. In 2003, he joined a large group in the Energy sector to achieve his personal goals in International Financial Reporting Standards implementation, financial and operational processes, and organization.
David now helps Spatial View achieve the very high operational standards required of any successful organization.
With over 15 years of professional experience, Alexandros is an ideal member of the leadership group. After a few initial years as a business consultant in Greece, he moved to Belgium, first as an associate then as CEO and Chief Administrator of a "business angel" investment company.
He has primarily been involved with consulting advice to, and investment in, start-ups as well as follow-up financial help in IPO's and M&A. He has been instrumental in guiding a number of success stories to the market - the most notorious of which being a start-up that developed into the Expedia travel company.