Matt Van Haaren
Chief Executive Officer
Prior to joining Pixel in 2014, Matt served as Vice President and Division Manager at SAIC and Leidos for seven years. Since 1998, Matt has served in sales, operations, general management and leadership positions with Honeywell, Security Services and Technologies, Sensormatic Hawaii Inc., SAIC and Leidos. Matt has a Bachelor’s Degree from West Virginia University.
Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer
Heather Grisham manages the business operations including financial, human resources, legal, treasury, and production functions of the company. She has more than 20 years’ experience building early-stage companies, specializing in finance, operations and federal contract management. Prior to joining Pixel in 2005, Heather was the Controller for the Center for Automotive Research. She holds a BS from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Ross School of Business.
Chief Technology Officer
David McCubbrey is co-founder, VP, and CTO of Pixel Velocity, responsible for overall strategic technology development for the company. From 1978 to 2001, he held advanced technology development roles at the Environmental Research Institute of Michigan (ERIM, later ERIM International and Veridian Systems). Dave holds 16 patents in the fields of algorithms and architectures for machine vision and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Vice President of Business Development
Jason Slocum is responsible for the sale of Pixel Velocity’s solutions to the Energy and Industrial markets. He specializes in developing strategic relationships and implementing programmatic sales initiatives. Previously, Jason spent two decades as a successful serial entrepreneur. He has created and grown several multi-million dollar companies in the manufacturing, retail, and advanced technologies markets with combined annual revenues exceeding 50 million dollars.
Vice President & Product Manager
Rob Brannon is responsible for the end to end care of Pixel’s users and value added resellers and also oversees Pixel’s custom integration efforts. He has 20 years of engineering and integration experience and has the reputation of doing what it takes to get the job done. Mr. Brannon has two Bachelor’s Degrees in both Electrical and Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University and has patents in the area of media stream processing.
Vice President of Engineering
Ram Ramachandran is the Vice President of Engineering and is responsible for defining our Product Roadmap and Product Development. He has extensive experience as a software engineer, manager, and executive in leading the definition and development of highly innovative and successful products.