– our expertise –The Denison Team
Denison Consulting Group’s core management team has decades of experience in the technology industry:
Denison Consulting and Technologies Team consists of innovators, collaborators, and problem solvers with a passion to deliver solutions. Bringing forth simplicity from complexity. Our innovative team works every day to collaborate with customers, OEM partners, industry, and university researchers.
Dianne has been a member of Executive Management teams for various technology companies and led complex teams around the world. She has negotiated contracts with global companies, universities and government for software, systems and components worth billions of dollars. Dianne built the Denison process to leverage the knowledge of operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) to help global customers become more cost effective and competitive in their space.
Director of Administration
Blanca brings a wide array of management and administrative and experience to the Denison team. She spent the past twenty years in Executive Management, preceded by numerous analytical /financial positions in the oil and gas industry as a Senior Staff Analyst the twenty years prior. She has worked with business leaders and executives to achieve clarity about their organizational strategy and direction to improve results in ways that are sustainable over time.
Bill Blair has more than 20 years of experience in product and project management in the construction and operation of data centers, wireless networks and Internet communications at AT&T, Global Crossing, UUNET/MCI, TeliaSonera, Sprint/Nextel and CenturyLink. His expertise includes wireless 4G, undersea cables, internet networks, secure data networks and complex systems development and deployment. He studied engineering and chemistry at Princeton University and George Mason University, earning a Bachelor of Science.
Bill has broad experience, serving as Program Manager for Sprint/Nextel, CenturyLink and AT&T where he led the business development and technology strategy for the Product Management and Network Deployment teams. Bill developed and tested Sprint’s 4G network transport facilities, cell phones and mobile applications. At AT&T, Bill managed FTS2000, undersea cable construction, developing UUNet as the fastest growing account in AT&T history and deployment of VoIP for Federal Courts. At CenturyLink, he managed the migration to Data Centers of Fortune 50 clients. Bill works with clients and suppliers to develop cost effective solutions for communications systems onshore and offshore.
Senior Engineer, Automation Specialist
With over 25 years of experience, AJ brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to the team. AJ’s experience in operations, controls, and systems has supported the design and build of programs and projects in control and automation systems for Fortune 1000 customers. Over several decades, AJ has worked in plant environments of every type, and is often considered as an extension of the maintenance staff due to his intimate knowledge of the customer’s operations. AJ works closely with plant managers, project and program managers, operations and maintenance staffs and coordinates closely with our technology team supporting IIoT applications.
Marketing & Communications
Sara develops marketing content with Denison’s technical subject matter experts and provides high level editing services for press releases, newsletters, white papers, et al. Prior to joining Denison Consulting Group, Sara worked in the financial services industry as a securities principal and analyst where she supervised trading activity and advised on regulatory compliance issues, sales practices and client communications.
Marketing & Outreach
Dan works in support of our marketing initiatives, with a particular focus on branding, social media, events, and advertising. Dan is also responsible for the management of administration functions with the firm.
Director of Software & Platforms
Suma Kadur is accomplished Software Engineering leader with 20+ years of diversified experience in software product development in the areas of network software, engineering processes and tooling including driving strategic initiatives. A capable and innovative leader with a track record of team building and technical leadership on complex transformational projects. Quick to familiarize herself with new technologies and apply them to develop complex products. Accomplished leader with a track record of leading globally dispersed teams to achieve successful outcomes. Core Skills include: Software Engineering/SDLC, Network Software Development, Agile Methodologies, Data analytics and Operations.
Vishy has over 20 years experience in leadership roles for some of the world’s leading IT companies and global clients, including InfoSys, Ltd. and NASA, designing and implementing next generation solutions. He has led large, global organizations’ core computing, cloud/data centers and network architecture and has proven skills in delivering complex, highly available enterprise applications and cloud infrastructure solutions over a variety of hardware and software platforms.
Director of Operations
Clint W. Coldren brings 39 years of technical management, financial, operational and executive leadership to Denison. Clint has held a variety of positions within engineering and operations with increasing levels of responsibility, working for such firms as Gulf Oil, Chevron, CNG and other ventures before founding several successful ventures alone and with others. His involvement in managing complex technical and operations teams is well respected, along with his ability to lead teams to deliver complex projects working with outside partners and suppliers to affect large transactions. Mr. Coldren is well respected as an executive with desire to found and start new ventures through large growth phase. He is a graduate in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University, and obtained his MBA from University of Pittsburgh. Mr. Coldren also is very active within the technical and social community.
Senior Engineer | Industrial Controls and Process Management
John has over 20 years of experience with electrical control systems, processes and software engineering and turnkey controls systems, control panel design, build, and installation for automation and process control systems. His specialties include process modernization and turnkey control systems including pneumatic, hydraulic, lubrication, and electrical controls design and documentation. His additional specialties include machine tool and process equipment installation and supervision: including scheduling, coordination, and supervision of skilled trades, engineering, and supplier resources.
Thomas has over 27 years of engineering experience in the manufacturing sector. Holding both a BS Degree and an MS Degree in Computer Engineering as well as Minor Degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Mathematics, Thomas is continuing his education, pursuing a PhD in Computer Science and Engineering. Having a strong background in New Product Development, in the areas of Embedded Systems and Controls Engineering for most of his career, Thomas has been working on Network Security and Cryptography for many years. Thomas is pursuing these 2 exciting fields of study as part of his focus for the completion of his Doctorate’s Degree.
Senior Engineer | Power, Automation and Controls Specialist
Richard has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of power systems and control technology and brings with him a diverse, technical background that includes commercial and technical sales, client and product support, curriculum and formal training services as well as project and relationship management. An innovative problem solver, Richard has utilized his industry expertise to influence, develop and implement engineering solutions for the Automation Manufacturing and Power and Control Manufacturing industries. Recognized for his ability to communicate complex concepts and ideas to non-technical individuals, Richard also has extensive experience conducting a variety of product technical seminars in addition to seminars that focused on the development and implementation of customer training in areas such as Functional Safety, Program Development, System Application and Maintenance & Troubleshooting.