Cathy Brunsting has over twenty years experience in all aspects of business analysis, systems development and project management, from project inception to customer acceptance.
Currently, she is Lead Business Analyst at custom software development firm, Geneca, and plays an instrumental role in the success of Geneca’s unique Getting PredictableSM approach to software development. Cathy is a past president of the Chicagoland IIBA and was a reviewer for the latest Business Analysis Body of Knowledge.
Morgan Hunter has devoted her career to creating high-performance IT teams that deliver with excellence and integrity.
Morgan has over 15 years of executive level experience in many areas including Organizational Change Management, IT Service Delivery, Software-as-a-Service, Data Center Operations, Server Consolidation, and Business Process Improvement. She has worked in diverse industries including Professional Services, Software Development, Telecommunications, Finance, and Utilities.
A motivational leader and trusted business partner, Morgan’s career represents significant achievements in maximizing business ROI from technology. She has also successfully managed the operational needs of start-ups, high growth and mature companies, as well as turnarounds and reductions.
Morgan served as Vice President of People at Geneca providing the guidance to scale people-related services and operations, as well as protect Geneca’s culture and values.
Gary Heusner has over 16 years experience in all aspects of software development He has successfully led software development teams from multiple industries in startups, midsize companies and the Fortune 500. Currently, Mr. Heusner is a Client Partner at the Chicago-based custom software development firm Geneca, and plays an instrumental role in the adoption and success of Geneca’s unique Getting PredictableSM best practices.
Michael is a diverse professional with 14 years in technology management, consulting and marketing. He’s worked with XP, Agile and Lean software development practices specializing in the recovery of troubled projects and the execution of broader organizational programs of change. Additional experience includes the operation of a sole proprietorship graphic design firm and video and audio production for the marketing of technology products and services. Michael currently serves as Director of Marketing for Geneca.
Alan Smith is a Business Analyst at custom software development firm, www.Geneca.com. He has experience leading requirements sessions in the E-commerce and Health Care domains. Alan can be contacted at email@example.com.
David Katauskas is an accomplished software veteran with deep expertise is in application architecture, framework development, system design and development process enhancement. David has enabled many government, corporate, and start-up organizations in diverse industries achieve their business objectives by leveraging software.
Prior to his role as Senior Software Architect for Geneca, David was Chief Technology Officer at Retail Vision Systems, an innovative leader in the retail merchandising software industry, and Director for the Professional Services Division at Advanced Distribution Solutions. At custom software development firm, Geneer, David was a Senior Application Architect and served as a leader in the Geneer Labs Group. Currently, David leads educational workshops on architecture and business and is a member of Geneca’s Architecture Review Panel.
Jessica Chipkin is a senior business communications professional who has worked with technology organizations for over 25 years. While she has been deeply involved with creating new market growth, product launches, and building brand visibility for both emerging and Fortune 500 companies, her particular strength is in communicating the value of technology to diverse audiences.
Phil Wijs is a Business Analyst at custom software development firm, Geneca. Phil is experienced in dynamic and challenging project leadership roles ranging from a large corporations such as AT&T to start up companies. Throughout his career, Phil has been involved in all areas of the Systems Development Life Cycle and has driven quality assurance, development and business analysis teams to successful software deployments. Phil has a passion for Business Analysis, career development, process improvement and emerging technologies.
Ketan Patel is an accomplished software professional veteran with deep expertise in software test architecture, test automation framework theory and execution, release management, project management, and software development lifecycle and Quality Assurance process enhancement.
Ketan has diverse industries experience in roles that range from project leadership for large corporations such as Lucent Technologies to start-up organizations. Prior to his role as Senior Quality Assurance Lead at Geneca, Ketan was Quality Assurance and Release Manager at Kaplan Financial, an education content and BPO partner for insurance and financial organizations.
Ketan has been involved in all areas of the Systems Development Life Cycle and has driven quality assurance, product development and business analysis teams to successful software deployments.