Fresnel Software

"Each one of us at Fresnel Software is a leader in some area. For many of us it is not natural to lead through service, however, I believe it will be the key to our success and invite you to join us on the journey of defining our culture in this way.- Bryan McIver, President & CEO

Board of Directors


Terry Mochar

Terry Mochar

Board Chairman

  • 23 years as Director of Global Business Development with Reckitt Benckiser plc (an FTSE 100 company) with operations/sales in 200 countries, $14B revenue, $52B market cap
  • Oversaw $2.5B annual trade investment
  • In the last 10 years of his corporate career company revenues grew by +253%, operating profits by +529% and the share price increased by +455%
  • Co-authored publications focused on global commerce standards for establishing operating frameworks
  • Served on Executive Board of the Global Commerce Initiative in Brussels
  • Currently CEO at Worldplay and engaged in philanthropy and international organizational development

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Dean Coons

Dean Coons

Board of Directors

  • 17 years as Group Vice-President of Network Information Systems at The Boeing Company
  • Held President and COO positions at several large telecommunications EPC vendors in NA, including North Star, Ledcor and ALTA Telecom
  • Founding partner in creating Ledcor’s $125M telecom enterprise over a 5 year period and positioning it as the premier “Managed Services Company” in NA
  • Established AFL’s Global Integrated GPON Solution, including a $1B contract award with Telus
  • Provides strategy and consulting advice to telecom executives around the globe
  • Currently serves as Corporate Director and Member of the Board of AFL, as well as a Board Member for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Jody Gallagher

Jody Gallagher

Board of Directors

  • President and Chief Executive Officer at AFL, where he’s built an impressive track record of results and growth over the past 35 years
  • Elected to Fujikura Ltd.’s Board of Directors at their Annual Shareholders meeting in Tokyo
  • Led AFL’s Optical Fiber Systems business prior to assuming role as President in 2003
  • A graduate of Clarkson University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Actively involved in a number of civic organizations, including the Upstate Alliance and United Way
  • Honored with the South Carolina Ambassador for Economic Development in 2015 and United Way of the Piedmont’s Chairman’s Award in 2011

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Executive & Management


Bryan McIver

Bryan McIver

Servant Leader – Corporate & Financial Affairs

As President and CEO, Bryan oversees corporate and financial aspects of Fresnel Software.

Bryan brings a wealth of experience to the design and construction of local access fiber networks and general telecom outside plant construction management. His proven track record of delivering projects on time and on budget, is further complemented by a strong background in business administration and information systems design and development. Bryan earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta.

Career highlights include leading the project management team responsible for deploying the first private GPON network in North America (2006 to 2008), as well as designing and building one of Canada’s first brownfield, municipally owned, FTTP networks, in Olds, Alberta (2012).

Prior to founding Fresnel Software, Bryan spent 3 years overseeing a 400 person engineering, construction and procurement team, responsible for the deployment of local access fiber networks passing more than 300K premises.

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Brody Todd, PhD

Brody Todd, PhD

Servant Leader – Product Development

Brody has spent the last three years leading teams focused on software product development, sales and consulting, providing services to energy companies, enabling them to assess, optimize and focus on corporate strategies, with a specific product focus on developing a technical modeling environment to address unconventional oil and gas planning. Brody has successfully delivered software solutions in academics, construction, business operations and network infrastructure and has a PhD in Engineering Management from the University of Alberta.

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Zouheir Mansourati, PhD

Zouheir Mansourati, PhD

Servant Leader - Chief Growth Officer

  • 28 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry with expertise in the areas of voice switching systems, data communications, and IP/optical networking
  • Past Vice President Product Management at Olympus Microsystems America, Inc. (OMI) with responsibility for optical switching product management, marketing, and business development
  • Began his career with Bell-Northern Research (BNR) where he occupied several senior executive roles in product management, customer network planning, and business development. He helped to launch Movaz Networks (optical transport and switching equipment supplier)
  • He has authored numerous papers on optical networking and has been published by the Quarterly of Applied Mathematics and the Canadian Applied Mathematics Society
  • Zouheir holds a Maîtrise ès Sciences Mathématiques from Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, and M. Sc. and Ph. D. degrees in mathematics from Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
  • Currently serving as Vice President Broadband Implementation, at TELUS with a focus on commercializing technology

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Victoria Harris

Victoria Harris

Office Administrator

Victoria is a seasoned administrator with nine years of industry experience, five of which are in FTTx Construction. She is a certified Fiber to the Home Professional and holds a diploma in Business Administration. She has held previous positions as the Manager of Administration for AFL Canada as well as their Billings Manager. Victoria manages day to day operations out of our Calgary office as well as all financial and Human Resource matters.

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Justin Reid

Justin Reid

Servant Leader - VP Sales Excellence

Justin has spent 15 years in international consulting and business development between North America, United Kingdom, and China. Most recently, Justin led the expansion of a Deloitte Fast 50 SaaS company into Western Canada and United States markets. Success in developing effective channel partnerships and direct market solution-sales initiatives, Justin’s teams secured multiple Fortune 100 Enterprise clients and disrupted the technology SaaS market. With a Masters in International Management and further post-graduate certifications from Stanford University, Justin has brought creative solutions to complex business and sales environments.

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Allan Schaefer

Allan Schaefer

Servant Leader - Director of Finance

Allan started his career in the pharmaceutical industry before transitioning to energy services, where he has spent the last 12 years. Allan is a designated CPA with over 5 years in various leadership roles and is experienced in operational finance, budgeting, internal audits, working capital management, and financial reporting. Allan has a proven track record in driving organizational optimization and process improvements within large teams to manage working capital and enhance customer service.

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Development Team


Jimmy Barranco - Calgary, AB, Canada

Jimmy Barranco - Calgary, AB, Canada

Programmer

Jimmy is passionate about his family, traveling, trying new things and meeting people.

M. Commerce & Business APEC University, Dominican Republic. 13 years experience.

Bruno Calzetta Larrieu - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Bruno Calzetta Larrieu - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Systems Architect

Bruno is very passionate about playing and watching sports, no matter which kind!

MSc Comp Sci. University of Buenos Aires, 14 years experience. 

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Jessica Racanelli - Ibiza, Spain

Jessica Racanelli - Ibiza, Spain

Designer, Business Analyst

Jessica is passionate about traveling and visiting as many countries as possible; to her: the more you travel, the smaller the world becomes.

MSc Info Tech Pace University NY, 14 years experience.

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Igor Rizzaro - Calgary, AB, Canada

Igor Rizzaro - Calgary, AB, Canada

Programmer

Igor is passionate about his family, building physical and virtual things, and meeting people and listening to their stories.

Bachelor of Business Administration & IT Diploma, 6 years experience.

 

Erik Khalimov - Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Erik Khalimov - Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Quality Assurance

Erik is very passionate about his family, traveling and different kinds of sport.

MSc, Mech Engineering, Moscow Open State University, Russia, 7 years’ experience. 

Johnathan Schein - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Johnathan Schein - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Programmer

Johnathon is passionate about spending time with his family and friends. He likes reading and watching good movies.

Computer Engineering at University of Buenos Aires, 16 years of experience.

Miguel Igarzabal - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Miguel Igarzabal - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Programmer

Miguel is passionate about his family, reading, surfing and swimming.

6 year degree on computer science engineering from Universidad de Buenos Aires.

 

Ray Still - Raymond, AB, Canada

Ray Still - Raymond, AB, Canada

Quality Assurance

Ray is obsessed with learning new skills, improving old ones, and paying attention to all the little details.

BSc Electrical Eng. University of Alberta,  Certified Tester. 

Danilla Gallo - Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Danilla Gallo - Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Programmer

Danilla is passionate about travelling, staying with her family and friends and meeting new people. She likes swimming and running.

She is studying Systems Engineering at Nacional Technological University.

Luis Medellin Garibay - San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Luis Medellin Garibay - San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Programmer

Luis is very passionate about music, learning new things, dogs and sports.

Studied  Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosí (UASLP) Mexico.

MIKE BUSS - VICTORIA, BC, CANADA

MIKE BUSS - VICTORIA, BC, CANADA

UX DESIGNER/BUSINESS ANALYST

Mike is passionate about learning anything. Some of his interests include economics, physics and psychology. MDes from the University of Alberta, 7 years experience.

David Buss, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

David Buss, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Programmer

David is passionate about finding problems and solving them. He enjoys rock climbing, snowboarding, and hiking. B.Sc. CS from MacEwan University. 3 years experience

Manuel Ramos, Tucuman City, Argentina

Programmer

Manuel is passionate about how things work, he likes to know how technology changes the work and how we can use it to solve problems. Manuel is a big basketball fan and has been playing it since he was a kid. 6 years experience.

Derek Tanner, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Derek Tanner, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Quality Assurance

Derek is passionate about biology and SCUBA diving.  He enjoys outdoor activities, and spending time with family and friends. BSc Simon Fraser University, BHSc University of Calgary. 2 years experience. 
 

Customer Success Team


MEAGHAN HUTCHISON, CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA

MEAGHAN HUTCHISON, CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA

TECHNICAL WRITER

Meaghan is passionately curious about many things, especially those which lie at the intersection of art and science. She enjoys drawing, hiking, working with her hands, and SCUBA diving.

 

Jordan Neustaeter, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Jordan Neustaeter, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Help Desk Agent

Jordan is passionate about how things work, and using communication to enrich others lives. His other interests include tech toys, cars, gaming and exploring new places and activities. 7 years experience.

James LaRiviere, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

James LaRiviere, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Customer Success Manager

James is passionate about providing a human touch to service in an increasingly automated age. His other interests include basketball, travelling, cooking, technology, and longform journalism. 5 years experience