Torgeir Mantor, CEO
Mr. Mantor is the founder of VisionMonitor Software and
provided the initial funding for the company. Mr. Mantor has represented
foreign investors in the United States since 1981 and has been actively
involved in making and managing investments in industries such as
Energy, Independent Power, Real Estate, Food Distribution and Information
Technology in the United States and Europe. Mr. Mantor is currently
a Board member of several companies in the United States, UK, Ireland and
Norway. Mr. Mantor has extensive knowledge of start up companies
and corporate turn-around situations. Mr. Mantor has founded companies
in the energy and technology sectors and has been actively involved
in managing those businesses. Mr. Mantor holds
an MBA from University of Wisconsin.
Alan Smith, CFO
Prior to joining VisionMonitor, Mr. Smith was Assistant
General Manager and CFO for the World League of American Football
Scottish Claymores located in Edinburgh, Scotland. Prior to that
Mr. Smith was President and CEO of a privately held investment company
representing European Investors in North America for 14 years. His
area of responsibilities included development of investment strategies,
identification of acquisition targets, start-ups and joint ventures
and management of these ventures through their complete life cycle.
These investments included operations in six different industries,
numerous corporate structures and domiciles in several countries.
Mr. Smith previously worked for the FBI and was an Officer in the
U.S. Army Special Forces. Mr. Smith holds BS degree in Accounting
from the University of Southern Colorado.
Chander Kasiraj, Chief Technical Architect
Mr. Kasiraj has over 20 years experience in the technology field
and provides the technology vision and strategy for the company.
Prior to joining VisionMonitor, Mr. Kasiraj was with IBM where he
architected and developed the award-winning Personal Information
Manager (PIM) for Windows and collaborated on many other projects
working closely with the IBM Watson Research Center. Mr. Kasiraj
was previously with Compaq Computer Corporation where he developed
enterprise system management solutions for Fortune 100 companies
working as the lead Microsoft interface for Compaq Enterprise Solutions
Group. He also worked on development of Compaq’s Insight Management
Server for Web-Based Enterprise Management. He has delivered several
major software products from inception to final shipment, published
several technical papers, received two major IBM awards for Outstanding
Technical Achievements and has received numerous U.S. and Worldwide
technology related patents.
Venkata “Kasi” Kasireddy, Vice President of
Mr. Kasireddy brings 12 years of experience in the information
technology solutions sector to VisionMonitor. Mr. Kasireddy also
brings significant industry specific solutions knowledge in Energy,
Insurance and Communications industries. At VisionMonitor, Mr. Kasireddy
is responsible for the adherence to solutions delivery methodology,
mentors consultants and participates on the executive team to determine
the company’s service offerings, product offerings and market
approach. Prior to joining VisionMonitor, Mr. Kasireddy worked for
a Big 6 consulting company in the areas of business process reengineering,
solutions architecture, and n-tier object-oriented application development.
Mr. Kasireddy holds a BE degree in Computer Engineering and MS degree
in Computer Science.
Ramon West, Director of Client Services
Mr. West is responsible for customer implementation and
account management at VisionMonitor. Mr. West possesses a strong
background in project management and client relations, and has comprehensive
knowledge in troubleshooting and problem solving. He possesses the
ability to offer creative solutions to a variety of challenges including
management of client expectations, project management, human factors
oriented design, user interface and navigation structures, and related technologies. Mr. West has
extensive experience in interfacing with clients, determining their
needs, and coordinating efforts to satisfy client and corporate
requirements. Previously, Mr. West has worked in the development and implementation of many types of monitoring systems including proactive monitoring of Safety Management Systems in the Aviation industry as well as environmental emissions monitoring for NOx, HRVOC, and Greenhouse Gas solutions. In addition, Mr. West has implemented compliance management systems, strategic planning tools, and a variety of EHS applications. Mr. West has international experience in customer relations, engineering management, and as a
liaison between technology development and business development. He has over 20 years experience in the technology sector.