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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Zouheir Mansourati, PhD

Zouheir Mansourati, PhD

Board of Directors

  • 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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Joseph Grech

Joseph Grech

Board of Directors

  • With more than 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, Joe is known for leading through innovation, growth, value creation, customer service excellence and team building
  • Joe has managed through explosive growth, acquisitions, integrations, divestitures, and service and business transformation with six premier organizations including Manufacturing (Nortel), Competitive/Emerging operators (Unitel Communications, Cable & Wireless), Wireline & Wireless Service Providers (TELUS Communications) and Broadband Services (Ledcor & AFL)
  • Joe has served at the President, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer levels
  • Globally, he has led teams across Canada, USA, Europe, Asia and Australia, including five years of working internationally
  • Joe is a graduate of the University of Toronto where he earned a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • He currently serves on two advisory boards and is the vice chair of the Foundation Fighting Blindness
  • Currently serving as the President of AFL’s network services business

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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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Brock Brown

Brock Brown

Servant Leader – Sales, Training, People

Brock spent 10 years with the Alberta Government and 13 years in various senior executive positions within the oil and gas industry, 10 of which were leading sales teams. He has over 16 years in the HR consulting industry providing leadership coaching, training and strategy to executive teams in the public, energy and technology sectors. Brock is a sought-after writer and speaker with a focus on developing and training leaders and their staff. With a Master of Arts Organizational Development and Leadership from Regent University and a CPHR Designation, Brock has a proven track record of successfully coaching corporate executives through high-pressure changes in corporate strategy and staffing. Since 2001, he has been the owner and principal consultant for Integrity Consulting Services out of Red Deer, Alberta. 

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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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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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Zachary Oleitschuk - Calgary, AB, Canada

Zachary Oleitschuk - Calgary, AB, Canada

Service Manager

Zach is passionate about transforming humanity for the better through the application of technology. He is especially fascinated with technology's potential to and ability to disrupt traditional concepts of work. Zach also enjoys the outdoors, CrossFit, board games, and dogs.

BSc Mech Eng., P. Eng. Univ of Toronto, 6 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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Zachary Zimbler - Denver, CO, USA

Zachary Zimbler - Denver, CO, USA

Designer, Business Analyst

Zach is hell bent on solving real problems to make the world a better place all while enjoying everything it has to offer: traveling to foreign lands, getting outside and playing, amazing live performance, and so much more.

BSc Penn State, 6 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. 

Trisha Escorpiso - Calgary, AB, Canada

Trisha Escorpiso - Calgary, AB, Canada

Data Migration

Trisha is very passionate about going to places she have never been and likes to try exotic food. She loves long drives and is not afraid to learn new things. She is crazy about house cleaning.

4th year Geomatics Engineering student at the University of Calgary. From Wilkie Sask. Canada

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.

BENJAMIN SIMON - BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

BENJAMIN SIMON - BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

PROGRAMMER

Benjamin is passionate about traveling and meeting new people. He enjoys swimming, playing football and playing the guitar. He is always looking for new things to learn. Computer Engineering from Universidad Nacional de Tucuman.