Ron Husey – Founder of Xogenous, Ltd.
Originally from Washington, D.C., Mr. Husey has held the full range of staff and executive positions with hi-tech firms for more than 40 years. His positions have ranged from Corporate Vice President and principal of a high tech consulting firm with a staff of over 400 programmers and systems analysts; working in a highly successful advertising and public relations firm; and, principal of a firm specializing in providing facility management services to manufacturing corporations and small businesses in northern Nevada. His career in IT began while serving as a systems programmer on mainframe computers for the American Bankers’ Association, NASA Goddard Manned Space Flight Center and as a contractor to numerous agencies of Federal and state governments. Mr. Husey has accumulated considerable experience in designing, implementing, and managing data centers for both government agencies and private industry.
He holds an MBA from the University of Maryland with concentrations in Organizational Development and Finance.
Marc Carignan – Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Marc A. Carignan is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who has led worldwide teams in several software, internet and mobile startups, within engineering, consulting, training, sales and support organizations. He is an executive and executive coach to technology companies and has traveled extensively while doing business in over 35 countries.
His roles have included those of software engineer, national seminar leader, implementation consultant, presales engineer, sales engineering director, and worldwide vice president of client services. As worldwide vice president, Marc managed a team of 250 staff members in 15 countries, leading the professional services, customer education, and technical support teams.
Marc has worked for several startup companies including Verity, Interwoven, EndPlay, and Joingo. He has also worked at larger technology companies including Northern Telecom, Digital Equipment, and Oracle. Marc operated his own business providing executive and life coaching for several years and continues to study leadership and management best practices.
He holds a BS in Computer Science, Cum Laude, from the University of New Hampshire with a minor in music. As vice president of sales and marketing at Xogenous, Marc is responsible for sales and marketing staff and activities.
Scott Ferguson – Director of Managed Services
Scott brings over 20 years of IT and business ownership experience to Xogenous. Working with companies such as MicroAge, Cendant, ProNet Solutions, and International Gaming Technology, he provides a wide range of skills to the Director of Managed Services role.
With a background in Industrial Engineering and Design from Arizona State University, IT certifications, and business owner experience, Scott handles the day-to-day needs throughout the company and triages all incoming work to the appropriate teams. Having held numerous IT managerial positions and possessing a renaissance background having travelled much of the world, Scott brings a unique set of skills bridging the most technical aspects and managerial roles within the company. Excellence is the goal of Xogenous, and Scott and the Managed Services team strive to exceed that expectation.
Jason Stoll – Project Management, Graphics, Web Design
Jason brings over 20 years experience in data operations to Xogenous. Beginning in the Bay Area’s Silicon Valley in 1990, Jason quickly established himself and worked his way up to Data Services Manager controlling a DEC ALPHA server bank for a large real estate company in San Jose, California. While there, he also completed Novell CNA/CNE training and then began working with Microsoft’s fledgling Windows Networking System to deploy a customer service based product line for real estate professionals. He assisted with development of a popular, easy-to-use CRM database for the San Francisco real estate community, eventually accepting a role as the product’s regional trainer holding demonstrations and tutorial classes for Realtors throughout the Bay Area peninsula. His ability to patiently listen, demonstrate, and bridge the gap between technology and a client’s needs helped ensure a highly usable database solution that is still in use among Realtors today.
Subsequently, as Senior V.P. of Information Technology for a national lender operating in 23 States, Jason designed and oversaw all network architecture together with implementation of business systems supporting their operations. He developed the firm’s business processes as well as WAN, LAN and VOIP telephony implementations. His familiarity with today’s network technologies and ability to understand the customizations required for each client helps Xogenous tailor their client solutions for best possible results.
Tim Russell – Web Software, Graphics, Photography
Tim is also exceptionally well versed in all Apple products and operating systems including MacBook, iPad, and iPhones.
Tim holds degrees in Aviation Maintenance, Visual Arts, and Computer Science.