Ms. Carol Politi, President and CEO
Ms. Politi is a 20 year technology industry veteran with extensive experience in successfully bringing new technologies to market. Prior to TRX, Ms. Politi was the senior vice president for product management and business development at kajeet®, a cell phone service for children that delivered one of the first GPS-based mobile location products. She co-founded and served as vice president of marketing and product management for Megisto Systems (now Syniverse), delivering software infrastructure for mobile operators, and served as vice president of product management at Ericsson, leading IP infrastructure initiatives for mobile data networks. Ms. Politi holds multiple patents for innovations related to administrative control of mobile communications devices. She holds a M.S.E.E. from Johns Hopkins University and a B.S.E.E. and MBA from the University of Maryland.
Dr. Carole Teolis, CTO and Chairman
With over 15 years experience in technical management, Dr. Teolis is an expert in signal processing and control systems design. Dr. Teolis, who is responsible for the overall technical direction of TRX, has delivered innovative location technology and developments for the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute, the Department of Homeland Security, the US Army, DARPA, and TSWG. Prior to TRX, Dr. Teolis was vice president of systems engineering at Techno-Sciences. Dr. Teolis holds two patents for applications in gas turbine engine health monitoring and has multiple patents pending for the TRX location technology. Dr. Teolis holds a Ph.D. Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland.
Mr. William English, Vice President of Product Management
With over 18 years of computer systems development and engineering management experience, Mr. English heads product management and manages program deliverables for the National Science Foundation, U.S. Army, DARPA, Argon, Honeywell, and TSWG among others. As the former Software Development Manager and Software Architect at Techno-Sciences, Mr. English developed Maritime Domain Awareness solutions and Integrated Maritime Surveillance Systems which are the largest of their kind. Mr. English also previously managed the product development of network management appliances for storage area networks, IP-based networks, satellite ground systems, and biometric systems. He holds a degree in Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University.
Mr. Ben Funk, Vice President of Engineering
As an expert in tracking, sensor fusion, RF technology, and emergency warning systems, Mr. Funk is responsible for all aspects of development and implementation of the TRX Tracking System. Prior to TRX, Mr. Funk worked for Alertus Technologies, where he designed new early emergency warning systems for complex campuses and large area, high occupancy facilities. Mr. Funk has multiple patents pending for the TRX location technology, and holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland.
Mr. Barry Sandler, Vice President of Sales
With over 25 years experience, Mr. Sandler is a proven technology sales veteran with a track record of consistently delivering value for companies in mission critical industries including web, IT services, and navigation technologies. Most recently, Mr. Sandler was vice president of sales for TrafficLand, the largest authorized aggregator and distributor of live traffic video supporting web, mobile, broadcast, navigation and emergency response applications. Prior to that, Mr. Sandler was vice president of sales, mid-atlantic, for SunGard Availability Services, a $3 billion company providing disaster recovery and information technology services. Mr. Sandler began his career at McDonnell Douglas Automation Company as a Senior Account Executive. Mr. Sandler holds a MBA degree from Penn State University and a BS degree from the University of Maryland.