– our expertise –The Denison Team
Denison Technologies’ core management team has decades of experience in the technology industry:
Denison’s Team consists of innovators, collaborators, and problem solvers with a passion to deliver solutions. Bringing forth simplicity from complexity. Our innovative team works every day to collaborate with customers, OEM partners, industry, and university researchers.
Dianne has been a member of Executive Management teams for various technology companies and led complex teams around the world. She has negotiated contracts with global companies, universities and government for software, systems and components worth billions of dollars. Dianne built the Denison process to leverage the knowledge of operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) to help global customers become more cost effective and competitive in their space.
ICT’s team of deeply experienced advisors with experience in the Industrial Automation space working with and for some of the world’s largest manufacturing firms, global OEM technology providers and service companies. ICT’s knowledge of operations, engineering, rapid product development and delivery, and strategic insights are used throughout Denison’s organization.
Javad Khazei, PhD
MS/EE, Electrical Engineering, Power Engineering
Dr. Khazei received his PhD degree in electrical engineering, power and energy and has for many years’ instructed electrical engineering students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr. Khazei’s area of expertise and ongoing research span power system dynamics, microgrid operation and control, renewable energy integration, optimization of smart grids, and data acquisition and analysis supporting efficient and optimal use of power systems.
Director of Business Development
Tim Donaldson bring 25 years of industrial automation experience to the Denison team. Tim has lead marketing teams and built a strong sales pipeline for major automation vendors who develop, IIoT, SCADA and manufacturing intelligence software solutions. Tim’s vertical industry experience including manufacturing operations and utilities as well as working with resellers, integrators, OEM’s and end users has allowed Tim to excel in his business development role. Tim enjoys working with customers to find the best solution to maximize productivity and ensure operations are running efficiently.
Director of Administration
Blanca brings a wide array of management and administrative and experience to the Denison team. She spent the past twenty years in Executive Management, preceded by numerous analytical /financial positions in the oil and gas industry as a Senior Staff Analyst the twenty years prior. She has worked with business leaders and executives to achieve clarity about their organizational strategy and direction to improve results in ways that are sustainable over time.
Senior Engineer, Automation Specialist
With over 25 years of experience, AJ brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to the team. AJ’s experience in operations, controls, and systems has supported the design and build of programs and projects in control and automation systems for Fortune 1000 customers. Over several decades, AJ has worked in plant environments of every type, and is often considered as an extension of the maintenance staff due to his intimate knowledge of the customer’s operations. AJ works closely with plant managers, project and program managers, operations and maintenance staffs and coordinates closely with our technology team supporting IIoT applications.
Bill Blair has more than 20 years of experience in product and project management in the construction and operation of data centers, wireless networks and Internet communications at AT&T, Global Crossing, UUNET/MCI, TeliaSonera, Sprint/Nextel and CenturyLink. His expertise includes wireless 4G, undersea cables, internet networks, secure data networks and complex systems development and deployment. He studied engineering and chemistry at Princeton University and George Mason University, earning a Bachelor of Science.
Bill has broad experience, serving as Program Manager for Sprint/Nextel, CenturyLink and AT&T where he led the business development and technology strategy for the Product Management and Network Deployment teams. Bill developed and tested Sprint’s 4G network transport facilities, cell phones and mobile applications. At AT&T, Bill managed FTS2000, undersea cable construction, developing UUNet as the fastest growing account in AT&T history and deployment of VoIP for Federal Courts. At CenturyLink, he managed the migration to Data Centers of Fortune 50 clients. Bill works with clients and suppliers to develop cost effective solutions for communications systems onshore and offshore.
Tom Ward has more than 20 years of sales experience in the telecommunications and energy industries. Having worked with companies such as MCI, BT, TeliaSonera and other global telecom leaders, Tom has enjoyed great sales success in supporting Enterprise, Wholesale/Carrier and Federal Government clients. Services sold have included global data networks, IP Solutions and Data Center and Collocation. In the energy space, Tom has sold retail energy services in the deregulated markets and has also managed Demand Response solutions, which help to support the overall integrity of the nation’s electric grids.
Client Relations Manager
Nora is an ambitious individual with excellent communication skills who brings a vast experience as a Client Relations Manager. She builds and cultivates quality relationships with clients by addressing their needs and providing superior service to ensure satisfaction. She is responsible for providing support to the Denison team in all areas of marketing and communications to clients and prospects.
Marketing & Outreach
Dan works in support of our marketing initiatives, with a particular focus on branding, social media, events, and advertising. Dan is also responsible for the management of administration functions with the firm.