We’ve assembled a team with years of deep experience in:
- Public Safety
- Aviation & UAS
- IoT Engineering
- Wireless Communications
- Military Intelligence & Operations
- Commercial Security
- Solutions Engineering
- Systems Integration
CEO & Co-Founder
Scott is the CEO & Co-Founder of both STRAX Technologies & STRAX Intelligence Group. Previously, he served as the Chairman of MobileHelp, a pioneer in the personal emergency systems (PERS) industry. MobileHelp developed the first ever Mobile Personal Emergency Response System (mPERS) for seniors and was acquired by Abry Partners in February of 2017.
A successful, serial entrepreneur, Scott was Co-Founder and President of Hiway Technologies, which grew to be the world’s largest web hosting company in just 3 short years by 1998. Hiway was acquired by Verio in 1999 and subsequently acquired by NTT Communications in 2000. A firm believer that success starts with education, Scott launched the Adams Center for Entrepreneurship and also helped create Tech Runway — both at Florida Atlantic University. Scott is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University and holds a BBA.
President Emeritus & Co-Founder
Rex is an experienced executive who has operated in both entrepreneurial and global public enterprises. As VP & Executive Officer for Viking Office Products, Rex helped launch and oversaw all marketing activities in 14 countries; fueling growth from $300 million to $1.7 billion. After merging with Office Depot, as SVP & Executive Officer, Rex helped to grow sales from $9 Billion to $13 Billion.
Rex then founded Graphic Packaging Solutions (GPS), a high tech worldwide packaging company, which merged with Unisource, a Bain Capital Company. Rex was also President & Co-Owner of Qzina Specialty Foods, acquired by The Chefs’ Warehouse (NASDAQ: CHEF). Rex attended Rochester Institute of Technology and Kellogg/Northwestern University Executive Study. Rex has also been a private pilot since 1986.
John brings a unique combination of software development and business experience along with an entrepreneurial spirit to his position at STRAX Intelligence Group. With 17+ years of software experience, and 6 years of RF hardware experience, he leads the development team and direction of the STRAX Platform. Prior to joining STRAX Intelligence Group, John worked at Modernizing Medicine and Campus Management Corp. He also developed a custom data analytics and financial forecasting platform for private medical practices.
During his active duty time in the U.S. Air Force, he installed, maintained, and managed satellite and air traffic control systems. John holds a Bachelor of Science in Financial Analysis from LSU and an MBA from the University of Florida.
VP of Product Management
Prior to STRAX Intelligence Group, Russ was Vice President of Product Development for an international vehicle security and fleet management company. Russ began his career delivering large scale software development solutions as an engineer and led diverse global teams delivering telecommunication systems and location aware M2M/IoT cloud-based solutions. Russ has a B.S in Computer Engineering from University of Florida, MS in Computer Engineering from Florida Atlantic University and a MBA from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
VP of Engineering
Eric has held senior positions including CTO, Co-Founder, and VP Product Management in both the large enterprise and start-up arenas including VeriFone, TELentice Global, Sea Robotics Corporation, and Advanced Machine Technology. He also was a Research Faculty member at Advanced Marine Systems, Florida Atlantic University. Eric holds 2 patents and a MS and BS from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T).
VP of Field Operations
In 2008 he transferred to the Royal Air Force to fly MQ-9 Reaper and served at Creech AFB in Nevada. Dean also served on exchange with the USAF at Holloman AFB where he was a senior instructor and evaluator on MQ-9 Reaper. Dean is a FAA and EASA Flight Instructor on both Helicopter and Fixed Wing aircraft.
Account Manager & S.W.A.T./Special Operations Liaison
Jim holds a BS in Social Science from Southern Oregon University. In his current role, he brings his wealth of experience and lessons learned to pre-planning and execution of missions using the STRAX Platform.
Director, Client Services
Tom holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and is a certified Emergency Number Professional (ENP).
Manager, Business Solutions
Her broad experience in Law Enforcement, both in communications and in the field, coupled with her background in software technology puts her in a unique position to understand the challenges and unique requirements faced by clients.