CEO & Co-Founder
Brian Reale has more than 15 years experience managing high tech companies. Prior to founding Colosa in 2000, Mr. Reale was the General Manager of Unete Telecomunicaciones Ltda. (www.unete.bo), a long distance voice and data carrier in South America that Mr. Reale founded in 1997 and sold to a publicly traded US Telecom company in 2000. Mr. Reale also co-founded Spotless LLC, an entertainment technology company where Mr. Reale continues as an outside Director.
Mr. Reale is a regular speaker and panelist at technology conferences and published articles about VoIP and its applications in the developing world.
Mr. Reale graduated magna cum laude from Duke University in 1993 and was awarded a Fulbright scholarship in linguistics to perform research in Ecuador in 1994.
John Paul Martin
John Paul Martin-Rojas has more than 14 years experience in the areas of project development, strategic planning, and sales. Prior to Colosa, Mr. Martin-Rojas was General Manager of BSG, a consulting firm that developed and executed projects for the Inter American Development Bank (IDB), Corpracion Andina de Fomento (CAF), International Finance Corporation (IFC), and private companies in Latin America. Mr. Martin-Rojas worked for various multilateral organizations in Washington D.C. including the IDB as Representative of Bolivia to the Board of Directors of the IDB and the Bolivian Embassy in the US. He was the chief negotiator for commercial treaties between USA, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia and Bolivia (ATPDEA).
Mr. Martin-Rojas has a BA in Marketing and an MBA with two concentrations ( Entrepreneurship and Managerial Decision-making) from George Washington University in Washington D.C.
General Manager & Director of Professional Services
Adolfo Lang has more than 14 years experience in the areas of business development and consulting, general management, and operations. In addition to his role as Director of Professional Services for all ProcessMaker implementation projects, Mr. Lang is also the General Manager of Colosa. Prior to joining Colosa, Mr. Lang was General Manager, Senior Consultant and partner at CONSOL SRL, an IT Consulting Firm. He has an MBA from Catholic University in La Paz, Bolivia, a BSE in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a BS in Electronics Engineering Technology from the University of Southern Mississippi.
Fernando Ontiveros Lira
CTO & Co-Founder ProcessMaker Open Source Project
Fernando Ontiveros is ProcessMaker’s main architect. He has more than 15 years experience in Software Development. Prior to joining Colosa in 2002, Mr. Ontiveros was a Computer Analyst for Banco de Credito de Bolivia, one the major Banks in Bolivia, were he developed more than a dozen mission-critical applications like Home Banking, Online Banking, and Customers Service and Data Warehouse systems.
Mr. Ontiveros has a BS in Computer Science from the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés in Bolivia, and a MS of E-commerce from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in Spain. He also has a RHCT certification from Red Hat.
Director of Support & Training
Hugo Loza is the Support & Training Director for Colosa. Mr. Loza joined Colosa in 2005 as a Senior Programmer but he quickly ascended to assume the role of Product Manager and most recently to Director of Support. Mr. Loza overseas all aspects related to Support, Community Management, QA, and Training. Mr. Loza also leads our ISO and Quality initiatives inside Colosa.
Hugo has more than 15 years experience in Software Development. Prior to joining Colosa in 2005, Mr. Loza was a IT Administrator at Aquino’s University Bolivia, were he developed and implemented different Educational and Administrative systems. Mr. Loza has a BS in Systems Engineer from the Universidad de Aquino in Bolivia, MS of College Education of Universidad del Valle Bolivia and a CCNA 2 Certification.