As CEO and lead software designer for Accelerated Innovations, Josh brings thirteen years’ experience in architecting and implementing software applications including building an online medical record system for the University of Minnesota Veterinary teaching hospital and serving as a consulting software engineer for the St. Paul, Minnesota-based Shavlik Technologies.
At Shavlik, a market leader in the simplification of complex enterprise network configuration, compliance and security systems, Josh worked on several projects for fortune 500 companies, including responsibility for user interface design and implementation for Microsoft’s Baseline Security Analyzer, an easy-to-use tool designed for IT professionals in small and medium-sized businesses to help determine their security state in accordance with Microsoft security recommendations.
In 2002, Josh created High Output Software, a company that focused on project-based software consulting for clients that included Agstar, Otto Bock Healthcare, Hunt Technologies and several Minnesota electrical cooperatives. After six successful years of operating and growing High Output Software, Josh formed strategic business partnerships to create Accelerated Innovations.
Josh has led Accelerated Innovations in establishing consulting relationships with the metering company Landis+Gyr and several utilities. In addition, Josh’s leadership ability has played a critical role in the development and advancement of Accelerated Innovations’ MYMETER™ and FAN CONNECTION NETWORK™ products.
Rick is a St. Paul attorney practicing in the areas of personal injury, workers compensation and subrogation since 1979. In addition to his duties as chief financial officer of Accelerated Innovations, Rick is president of Virtual Health Management; a partner in a concession foods and equipment company; and owner of CalcRite Products, Inc., a 10-year-old software company that develops and provides software products to lawyers and insurance companies dealing with calculation for no-fault benefits, workers compensation benefits and general litigation subrogation and interest areas.
Scott is an experienced Sales Professional with strengths and skills in client relationship management, marketing, process management and training. He has a proven track record in programs that exceed quotas and result in profit gains; over ten years experience working for IT consulting companies that focus in branding and identity, contract negotiations, national agreements, recruiting, vendor management and software sales. Scott has a Bachelors of Elective Studies, Mass Communications and Human Relations from St. Cloud State University.
Paul is a Certified Scrum Master and PMI member who has 20 years of experience as an Information Technology professional and 15 years of experience as a project manager leading diverse, multi-tier, cross platform development and integration teams. In the community, He is a member of the Scrum Alliance, Project Management Institute and Agile Project Management Group. He also donates time to organizational mentoring in project management.
Mike has more than 20 years experience of developing applications for small businesses and Fortune 500 companies. His extensive experience includes work on several AI product development projects and others to support most business functions; including manufacturing/operations, marketing, information technology, finance, staffing, and corporate offices of general counsel. Mike has a Bachelor of Computer Science degree from the University of Minnesota, Institute of Technology.
Aaron, a graduate of the Brown Institute with a certificate in computer programming, is the AI team leader for the development of a state-of-the-art Web-based solution for managing timber sales and timber auctions. Aaron has also been working in the Smart Grid space for over four years providing custom software solutions for Landis+Gyr.
A graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication, John Wodele (pronounced Woodley) is a consultant specializing in comunications, marketing, media relations, public relations and strategic communication and persuasion campaigns.
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