Founder and CEO
Eistein Fosli has been instrumental in establishing Open iT, Inc. as a market leader through his innovative solutions in resource optimization, IT cost efficiency, and strategic organizational management. His extensive theoretical background, including a B.Sc. from the University of Manchester and a Master of Science in Informatics from the University of Oslo, synergizes with a decade of practical experience in operational support and training. Eistein has consulted for diverse companies such as Equinor, Hydro, Shell, Marathon, and GE, bringing a wealth of knowledge to each project. As a founding member and executive of Open iT, Inc., he not only guides software development but also plays a crucial role in the company's business development strategies.
Signe Marie Stenseth
Signe Marie Stenseth has been the driving force of Open iT Sales Team since 2000. Her tireless dedication to serving our customers has contributed significantly to the company's growth. Prior to joining Open iT, she worked in the oil and gas sector, and was an advisor to the Norwegian Government and the EU Commission in Brussels. Signe holds an MBA from NHH (Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration), with additional studies in Economics from the University of Mannheim in Germany and College of Europe in Belgium.
Borgar Olsen has played a key role in Open iT product development since its inception. He previously served as Lead Developer, which allowed him to plan, execute, and follow up on customer installations. He was also responsible for systems development in various languages, including Perl and C++. Borgar had participated in infrastructure consulting engagements for Hydro, Telenor, and Postal Bank, as well as development assignments for Statoil and Saga Petroleum. Borgar wrote his thesis on Programming Language Design for his master’s degree at the University of Oslo’s Computer Science Department, where he also used to teach.
Technical Director II
Rod Zamora, who holds a degree in both Civil Engineering and Computer Science, rose to the rank of Technical Director within only four years, thanks to his being an exemplary lead developer. He has successfully solved critical problems, developed innovative solutions, and ensured that the code base is highly maintainable and aligned with the latest industry best practices. An analytic and logical thinker, he possesses a wide range of technical skills covering mathematics, data analysis, programming, software development, and project management. He is also passionate about the latest advancements in science and technology.
Technical Support Manager
Allan Vendiola is a practical, hands-on Support Manager with a business programming background. While working for Intel in Manila, he acquired skills using C++ in a Unix environment. And as a business owner, he furthered his work experience in software development and database management, as he provided backend support. He is dedicated in providing quality customer support, and his results-oriented management of the Open iT Support Team ensures customer satisfaction. Allan has a technical degree in Electronics Technology from the Meralco Foundation Institute in Pasig, Manila.
President, Open iT Japan
Koichi Ohashi became President of Open iT Japan in September 2021 with a special focus on expanding Open iT’s business in Japan. Prior to joining Open iT, Koichi was a Director for Daikin Industries, Ltd., a Japanese multinational air conditioning manufacturing company headquartered in Osaka, Japan. Koichi gained extensive knowledge and experience in leading software development, go-to-market strategy and sales management as the head of the Daikin Comtec department which he led for several years. Koichi holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Fukui where he wrote a treatise on image recognition.
Director of Sales, Latin America
Tomas Gyarfas has worked in the IT industry for over 30 years in many capacities including Sales Director, Territory Manager, Managing Director and has worked closely with clients from various industries. He is passionate about helping businesses save money and become more productive through the use of technology. He has extensive experience in consultative sales. Tomas is an Electronic Engineer from the Universidad Simon Bolivar (USB) in Caracas, has a master's degree in Finance from UNIMET, and has participated in university extension programs, including the Accelerated Development Program at Rice University, and the Executive Program at IESA.
Director of Sales, USA
Chaim Lederman is a highly respected sales and marketing professional and has more than 15 years of experience in sales cycle management, account management, business development, and global sales strategy development. Prior to joining Open iT as the Director of Sales, USA, he contributed greatly to his previous company, leaving a solid record of accomplishments as its VP of Sales for 10 years. He also has a solid technical background and has worked at companies such as IBM, Dynatek Automation, and McAfee Inc. Chaim holds a BA in Computer Science and Statistics from the Tel Aviv University.
Director of Strategic Accounts, WH
Chen Shifrin has a proven track record of success as an established sales professional in the software industry. After working as a Clinical Trial Manager in Teva Pharmaceuticals, Chen built her expertise in the field of engineering software license management. For over 9 years, she developed her skills in global channel sales, direct enterprise sales and business development, and consistently delivered excellent service to her customers. Chen holds a master’s degree in Human/Medical Genetics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Massimo Dal Vecchio
Director of Strategic Accounts, EH
Massimo Dal Vecchio is a highly experienced business development professional with over 17 years of experience in the field. He currently serves as the Director of Strategic Accounts at Open iT, a worldwide leader in metering, analyzing, and optimizing the usage of software resources. Prior to his current positions, Massimo worked at CNH Industrial as a Senior Consultant, where he managed the design and implementation of IT infrastructure for APAC and EMEA regions. With a wealth of expertise in the industry, Massimo is the go-to professional for companies looking for efficiency and optimization in high-performance and scientific computing markets.
Data Scientist - Lead Advisor
Tom Rosenwinkel began his career as a full-time math professor for five years, launching courses in many areas of Applied Mathematics for growing private university. He then gained experience leading and coordinating support teams and software engineering projects for five years at the largest EMR provider in the US. He applies his research, teaching, leading, and implementing skills as the Chief Data Scientisti at Open iT, where he is the owner and lead developer for the LicensePredictor module.
Laddy Mhay Ayala
Laddy Mhay Ayala is committed to managing and supporting the team as the Development Manager. She ensures that technical projects are completed accurately and on time, and that the team is capable of working as efficiently as possible to achieve its goals. She also assembles and manages software developers working on specific projects, approves work estimates, and evaluates progress. Laddy holds a BS Computer Science degree from the University of the Philippines – Los Baños, Laguna.