About Osprey

Leadership Team

Osprey’s management is an experienced interdisciplinary team with expertise in video surveillance technologies, video analytics and cloud-based software, IoT, and industrial operations. The team has a proven track record in growing successful, innovative and customer-focused technology companies.

Rob Logan, Chief Executive Officer

Rob has been an investor in Osprey since June 2014 and in November 2016 joined the management as CEO. He has a strong vision for the company, its business opportunities and is impressed with the quality and commitment of its team.  He takes great pride in building innovative, world-class businesses that lead in new or developing segments.  Prior to joining Osprey, Rob was the CEO of CanGas Solutions (a Calgary-based Oil and Gas Services Company), was a seed investor and Board member in Strongwatch Corp. (a Tucson-based defence and homeland security visual intelligence company) and also held senior positions at Citigroup, Salomon Brothers and CIBC.  Rob holds a Jt. Hons. BSc. degree from University of Waterloo and an MBA (Dean’s List) from the Ivey School at Western University.

Jeremy Bernard, Chief Operating Officer

As COO, Jeremy is responsible for the day to day operations of the company and also plays a key role in marketing and partnerships. Jeremy’s background includes marketing, business development and corporate leadership. Prior to joining Osprey, Jeremy was an independent technology marketing consultant, Director of Sales at Lixar IT and co-founder of a biometrics security company. He was also an Officer in the Canadian Naval Reserve. Jeremy has an MBA from Saint Mary’s University.

Paul Ritchie, Vice President, Sales and Client Services

Paul is a proven leader in sales and business development in oil & gas technologies, specialized equipment fabrication and enterprise SaaS solutions. With over 20 years experience with organizations such as Evoco, Reuters and United Fabrication, Paul has worked closely with clients and sales teams across North and Latin America.

David Woods, Director of Development

Dave is responsible for implementing solutions to enhance how Osprey builds and validates software. As a seasoned industry veteran with 16 years of experience in software development, Dave has a track record of improving software processes that will result in higher quality. His recent experience at SMART technologies included leading a modernizing overhaul of product development practices and building up a top-class test team that was tightly integrated into the development process. His work experience includes handling the integration of software and hardware as an overall product offering. He has worked at companies both large and small, including those based in Silicon Valley, the UK and Germany and has lead distributed development teams. Dave hold a BSc. in Computer Science from the University of Victoria.

Celeste Ransom, Chief Financial Officer

As CFO, Celeste is responsible for financial reporting, planning, risk management and HR. Prior to joining Osprey, Celeste was the Manager of Financial Reporting for Centrica Energy’s Canadian operations. She has more than 20 years of experience in accounting and finance, including as a comptroller for a startup oilfield services company, and as an auditing manager with Deloitte. She holds a B.Com from the University of Saskatchewan and is a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA).

Lukasz Skalka, Co-founder and Chief of Engineering

Lukasz is responsible for ensuring success of critical engineering projects, from implementation and training through to long-term customer satisfaction. He has extensive experience in developing telecommunications, electronics and cloud technologies in both Silicon Valley and Calgary. As a consultant, he worked with energy companies to bridge traditional electronics engineering with emerging cloud technologies. Lukasz also has significant expertise in application development, including hardware-user interface development, machine-to-machine applications, video transmission, and OPC integration. He has a deep understanding of all aspects of product development, from strategic planning to UI design. Lukasz has a BSc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Calgary.

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