Meet the Team
Chief Operating Officer
John is responsible for the overall strategic direction and vision of the company; as well as leading the product development, professional services, marketing, channel and direct sales departments.
John has over 30 years of experience in the sales, marketing, and services of Manufacturing ERP and Supply Chain Execution software; marketing these technology products and services to high-growth, emerging, mature and competitive enterprises. His specialty is in building and managing sales and services organizations; both direct and through channel organizations. He has held leadership roles for a variety of software companies which has given him both industry expertise as well as extensive knowledge of available solutions in the marketplace.
Director of Professional Services
Stephen is responsible for managing the overall team of implementation, training and support services for the company.
Stephen has over 6 years of experience in ERP professional services. He brings expertise in the areas of finance, distribution, manufacturing and product configuration. Stephen excels in providing customers with high quality project management; including training, implementation and support services. He has logged thousands of hours implementing ERP systems and then supporting those systems to high customer standards.
Stephen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems from Ohio University.
Director of Technology and Development
Brendan provides management and architectural oversight for the JAAS Advanced Manufacturing Software development process.
Brendan has over 9 years of experience in both application development and the implementation of ERP systems for small, medium and large companies. He has extensive knowledge in developing software applications for the manufacturing industry and has been a team leader in several implementations of the technology he has helped develop. Brendan keeps up to date with the ever-changing world of software development and has achieved various certifications in multiple ERP systems through on-line programming courses.
Brendan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from DeVry University and a Master’s degree in Information Systems Management from the Keller Graduate School of Management.
Director of Marketing
Merrilee is responsible for the company’s strategic marketing efforts and maintaining media relations. Her ultimate goal is to provide brand recognition for both JAAS Systems and the JAAS Advanced Manufacturing Software.
Merrilee has over 25 years of marketing experience in the software arena, building marketing programs through brand awareness. Her specialty is developing comprehensive communications strategies for both direct and channel organizations. She also has expertise using social media to enhance the marketing strategy.
Vice President Asia Pacific & Country Manager Australia/New Zealand
Osman is responsible for the overall support of our MYOB Advanced VARs. He will assist with presales, sales, training, implementation and support of this important new component of the company.
Osman has over 30 years of experience in the Manufacturing ERP and IT industry in the Australian and Asian markets; holding a multitude of leadership positions in the software arena including applications consultant and sales and marketing executive. He specializes in the review of business processes and software applications with emphasis given to assessing whether they have met their original implementation objectives for the customer.
Partner Enablement Manager, Asia
Kristian is responsible for the education and support of our Partners in Asia.
Kristian has 7 years of experience in the field of operations management; including logistics and supply chain, ERP consulting, and business process management. He has recently led multiple successful manufacturing ERP implementations which grew the ERP practice within the Asia Pacific Region.
Kristian earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from the premier technical university in Indonesia, Institut Teknologi Bandung. He also graduated cum laude with a Masters of Management degree from Universitas Indonesia with a final thesis titled “Finding critical success factors in ERP Implementations”, a topic which he is passionate.