The AssurX Team

Tamar June

TAMAR JUNE
PRESIDENT & CEO

Tamar is an entrepreneur who has mastered the balance of technology, team leadership and customer-focused business throughout her career. Joining the two co-founders of AssurX in 2000, she helped to grow the organization from a lean startup to hundreds of thousands of worldwide users in companies across a variety of markets. Prior to driving the strategy and direction of the business as CEO, she served as Vice President of Strategic Marketing. She is a graduate of St. Joseph’s University and holds an M.B.A. from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh.

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Sal Lucido

SAL LUCIDO
CO-FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

As Executive Vice President and Co-Founder of AssurX, Sal has been instrumental in defining and setting the course for the product platform and growing the company into a global market leader. As EVP and unequivocal product evangelist, Sal is responsible today for product strategy, alliances, and business development. He has 20+ years of experience in software development, product management and has received his M.S. and B.S. degrees in engineering.

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John Kielty

JOHN KIELTY 
VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES

John serves as worldwide Vice President of Sales. Prior to his current role, John served as Regional Sales Manager for the Western Region. He comes to AssurX with 17 years of industry and software experience and a deep personal interest in helping his customers succeed. He has worked with some of the world’s largest businesses in FDA regulated Life Sciences; NERC regulated Utility and Energy, and other industries. Prior to AssurX, John used his industry expertise to successfully develop RSI ID Technologies’ business and helped customers improve business processes in areas of inventory control, asset tracking, supply chain management, logistics, warehouse management, RFID compliance & WIP, and facilitated systems integration to Oracle/JD Edwards, Baan, and SAP.

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Eric Cooper

ERIC COOPER 
DIRECTOR OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Eric is responsible for all levels of assistance to customers who are implementing AssurX solutions. He has over 17 years of experience in Information Technology as a software developer, department manager for a medical device company, and implementing AssurX software over the last 11 years. Eric is a former Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy and he holds a Master of Science degree in Internet Technology from Liverpool University and a Bachelor’s degree in Russian and East European Studies from the University of Michigan.

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David Vadas

DAVID VADAS
VICE PRESIDENT, SPECIAL PROJECTS

Dave joined AssurX in 2007 establishing and growing the professional services organization. His present role focuses on management of strategic enterprise implementations of the AssurX system. Over his 36-year career, he has held leadership positions in product marketing, product engineering, business development and solution delivery, covering a range of SCADA, CIM, MES, CMMS and QMS systems deployed throughout Asia, Europe, and North America. Dave is an Engineering Cum Laude graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology; a member of the Pi Tau Sigma and SME societies and an NYS intern professional engineer.

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Karl-Kleinkauf

KARL KLEINKAUF
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

As Director of Operations, Karl is responsible for all aspects of IT, Customer Service, and Support, as well as software validation. With more than 20 years’ experience in IT (over 16 years at AssurX), Karl not only oversees internal resources for development, validation, and test systems, but he also designed, architected and currently manages the AssurX OnDemand (SaaS) platform. He also oversees customer support and customer service activities, ensuring AssurX continuously receives high marks in customer satisfaction. Karl received his bachelor’s degree in journalism from California State University, Fresno.

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Mike Snowgold

MIKE SNOWGOLD 
DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

As Director of R&D, Mike is responsible for design and development of the AssurX platform and related software solutions. He has over 20 years of expertise in software development including web technologies, hardware automation, and reporting systems. This background includes extensive experience in regulated industries such as banking and medical device. Mike joined AssurX in a professional services role, which has allowed him to cultivate a customer focused development approach for the entire R&D team.

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Carol Katona

CAROL KATONA 
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

Carol leads AssurX’s marketing team blending traditional, content and social media strategies to build brand awareness, thought leadership, drive lead generation, and increase revenue. She wields over 20 years of experience in marketing, branding, and creative services consulting. In her career she’s worked closely with more than 70 B2B software, technology, and life science companies—ranging from pre-funding start-up to global enterprises with billions of dollars a year in revenue—to build and foster strong brands and marketing programs.

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Paul Fricke

PAUL FRICKE 
DIRECTOR OF QUALITY

Paul is responsible for management of AssurX’s quality systems. During his 25+ years of quality management experience, he’s held leadership roles in quality project management, validation, supplier management, continuous improvement initiatives and regulatory compliance. His expertise includes 17 years of experience in the life sciences industry in the areas of quality, corporate cGMP compliance, internal auditing, validation, supplier management, and international regulatory compliance. Paul is an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) and Quality Auditor (CQA). He received a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the Loyola University of Chicago.

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George Gross

GEORGE GROSS 
REGIONAL SALES MANAGER

George joined AssurX in May 2016 to lead sales and account management for AssurX’s eastern region. Prior to joining AssurX, George spent his prior 12 years with Relex and PTC covering a variety of sales leadership roles in risk management, reliability, quality, and compliance.  He studied computer science and engineering at Penn State and achieved his ASQ Certified Reliability Engineer certificate in 2007. George does business with the utmost integrity and transparency and has an unwavering commitment to his customers’ success.

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