Optelos expands executive team with addition of key sales and marketing executives, Ed Sztuka and Bruce Flory
Austin, TX, July 15, 2019– Optelos, the developer of the industry’s first enterprise platform designed to fully operationalize digital asset inspection, announced today the expansion of the company’s sales and marketing leadership with the addition of two seasoned industry executives; Ed Szutka, CRO, and Bruce Flory, CMO.
Commenting on the additions, Kevin McKeand, CEO, noted, “Bruce and Ed, with their wealth of experience commercializing enterprise technology, are critical to our growth plans as we launch the industry’s first patented enterprise solution for digitizing asset inspection. Our experience as a first mover in drone image management and analytics convinced us the future of digital asset inspection would rapidly lead to widespread transformation of how enterprises use asset images throughout the organization. For the past two years we have aggressively focused on developing a robust, scalable platform that enterprises can use to operationalize digital asset inspection. This year Optelos successfully completed implementations with enterprises across a range of verticals, and is now ready to accelerate market penetration. Having individuals of Ed’s and Bruce’s caliber join Optelos is a clear indication we are poised for rapid growth in the emerging enterprise market for scalable, digital asset inspection solutions.”
About the Optelos executive team additions
Ed Sztuka has a wealth of experience in business operations, strategic planning, product marketing and business development with over 20 years’ experience in building and operating businesses from start-ups to over $100M. He has also led the formation of strategic partnerships with several fortune 50 corporations. In addition, Ed is an experienced operator of multi-facility organizations, having led organizations with multiple R&D and production facilities throughout the US and internationally. Ed’s employment history includes CEO of CellWest Management Group, President of Mahala, a technology start-up in the mobile payments space, Vice President/General Manager within Danaher (DHR) Corporation’s Test and Measurement Platform, Co-Founder and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for DeskNet Systems. Ed also holds board positions with various companies. Ed holds a degree in electrical engineering.
Bruce Flory is a seasoned business leader, with 30+ years of enterprise and start-up experience. Bruce’s strengths lie in Strategy, Marketing Operations and Business Development. A technologist to the core, Bruce has had serial success translating technical innovation into business growth- across multiple industries, employing a variety of B2B and B2C models. Bruce’s Marketing philosophy was shaped by his leadership experiences at Intel, Tandem and Sterling Software, and honed by the creation of successful Take to Market strategies at various start-ups, including BuyerPath, Objectspace and FCS. Bruce holds an undergraduate degree and M.B.A.
Optelos is the leading enterprise platform for enabling digitalization of asset inspection. Utilizing patented image transformation technology, Optelos leverages AI, advanced image modeling/visualization and enterprise system and workflow integration to enable enterprises to fully operationalize asset visual inspection. Optelos allows Enterprise’s to lower inspection costs while increasing safety, speed and accuracy of inspections spanning oil/gas, manufacturing, agriculture, energy, telecom and virtually any other market segment where asset inspection is required.