PelicanCorp have established a highly skilled management team, which when coupled with our overall organisational capability, offers a strong competitive advantage and is a fundamental driver to our success globally.
"Individuals can and do make a difference, but it takes a team to really shake things up."
Chief Executive Officer
As CEO of PelicanCorp and a member of the company's board of directors, Duane has over 40 years technology industry leadership and executive management experience, with the past 29 specifically focused on damage prevention and the global One Call industry. Duane manages corporate direction and strategy at PelicanCorp and is the leading strategic head of all international deployments of the One Call solution. He is active in sharing PelicanCorp's mission and vision with clients, partners, and shareholders.
Chief Product Officer
As a founding director and board member of PelicanCorp, Marcus has been serving the One Call industry across the UK and Australia for over 25 years. As the Head of Product across the range of PelicanCorp technology solutions, he with the support of his team of product managers are responsible for the ongoing product management and roadmaps of the software systems globally. Prior to taking on the global Product role, Marcus was the Managing Director of PelicanCorp's UK One Call service LinesearchbeforeUdig.
Chief Information Officer
With over 30 years industry experience across a wide range of disciplines, Heinrich is responsible for PelicanCorp's technical direction and driving a "Security First" model across the organisation. As Chief Information Officer, he provides leadership for the continued development of an innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment. He manages the Technical and GIS Teams to deliver global infrastructure, applications, security and services for both internal and external customers.
Chief Finance Officer
Adam is a finance professional with extensive local and offshore experience across multiple sectors. With over 15 years' under his belt at PelicanCorp, Adam has an intimate understanding of the business and a deep appreciation for the importance of the asset protection industry. As an important component of the senior management group that has grown PelicanCorp into a multiple jurisdiction leader in its field, Adam places a strong emphasis on team work and the empowerment of staff.
Chief Marketing Officer
Denny brings over 25 years of innovative marketing and sales programs to PelicanCorp. Denny manages the end-to-end marketing strategy and operations: brand, messaging, corporate communications, product marketing, analyst relations, demand generation, field marketing, and event marketing. Denny emphasizes a creative work environment, empowering and encouraging his marketing team to deliver their best efforts.
Vice President Sales -
Thomas C. Young is a veteran business leader with 25 years of promoting best-in-class products worldwide. With a broad background in building customer relationships, he has led sales, marketing, and customer service teams in several technical arenas. As a former Director of Business Development in the Utility and Asset Mapping industry, he is involved heavily in underground damage prevention. Thomas emphasizes the importance of teamwork, integrity, and the building of long-term business relationships.
Sales Director - APAC
Being exposed to nearly every market PelicanCorp operates in over the past 20 years' has provided Nick with a wealth of knowledge and experience. The damage prevention industry is evolving and growing at exciting speed, requiring a new level of knowledge sharing and information exchange. Nick is working closely with the growing list of customers in Australia, New Zealand and throughout Asia with the local and international internal teams to ensure PelicanCorp are at the leading edge and adapting product strategies accordingly.
Sales Director - EMEA
Jan-Willem has over 30 years' of experience in the industrial automation and techonology industry. He has held several senior management positions at different globally operating companies. For over half of his career he has been actively operating in an international business growth environment. As the dedicated Sales Director across EMEA, Jan-Willem is bringing the value of beforeUdig to the region and building a loyal network of partners and clients.
Sales Director - Geolantis
Michael Pegam has been working in the utility industry for more than 20 years. He was founder and CEO of Geolantis-an Austrian based company developing cutting-edge, future oriented spatial solutions for the locating & utility industry. Their core focus is cloud enabled mobile solution to manage field crews in locating & surveying. The flagship product is called Geolantis.360. It is a cloud-based platform with mobile apps to manage mobile workforces and map & survey above and underground infrastructure. Michael is responsible for partnerships and the strategic growth of PelicanCorp's Geolantis products. His vision is a utility industry without accidents.
Chief Sales Officer - ANZ
John Young is a professional, experienced ICT executive with a successful track record in government and private domains spanning more than 40 years, as a senior manager, director and consultant covering engineering, project management, marketing, and business development roles. He served Ericsson for 15 years (9 years at Director level), and two years as a Vice President of Nortel Australia, as well as active participation on various internal and external boards. His more recent activities as a private consultant are focused on business and strategy development for a range of private clients including telecommunications service providers, consultancies, and e-health providers.He is currently the Chairman, and independent non-executive Director at Buroserv, a Sydney based wholesale and retail telecommunications provider.
Senior VP One Call Operations
Stephen began his career in 1978 as Manager of the Connecticut State “Call Before You Dig” program. An industry expert, Stephen is called upon to educate industry user groups and stakeholders, and will often find him presenting at various events, as he continues to work at both local and national levels with utilities and Public Utility Regulators to foster legislation revision and regulations that pertain to excavation near underground utility facilities.
General Manager - NZ
Andrew has an extensive background working with Local Government and Utilities delivering solutions across multiple departments. He is key to ensuring NZ utilities, central and local government capture the asset protection and H&S benefits of beforeUdig. Across NZ Andrew strives to bring a ‘next level’ of value and benefit to the industry, delivering innovative software solutions and programmes and promoting best practice for protection of infrastructure and life.
General Manager - Canada
Bryon has over 22 years' experience in the protection of overhead and underground infrastructure in the Province of Ontario. He has held Senior Management positions within the contracting industry, including the role as the first Centre Manager for Ontario One Call. As the General Manager for Canada Bryon often speaks at industry events on various topics and has participated as a government representative on several commercial Boards and committees.
Chief Technology Officer
Mario Bisson is a computer technician with an educational background in business administration from HEC Montréal. He worked for TelDig, a well-known damage prevention software company, from 1997 to 2018. He started his career as a Software Developer, and then became Technical Support Representative, Head of Operations and President. Since the acquisition of TelDig by PelicanCorp in November 2018, Mario is now the Chief Technology Officer at PelicanCorp.
Education Product Manager - USA
Sam has a passion for helping businesses and organizations identify and execute transformational change through innovative technology. Leveraging insights gained from years of experience working within the One Call Industry, SLED, and Manufacturing, Sam collaborates closely with his clients providing a wealth of industry knowledge as they achieve their business goals. Recently Sam managed the development and launch of Education Access, an e-learning platform designed to help PelicanCorp’s One Call clients modernize and expand their safety education programs.
CA – Service Delivery Manager - NA
Eric Blumhart started as a business analyst on damage prevention projects more than 15 years ago. With his experience and process improvement skills, he quickly made its way to Head of Technical support. Upon taking this role, he improved the department's overall workflow, targeting efficiency and customer satisfaction. He is now Service Delivery Manager for the North American region inside PelicanCorp. He is customer focused and always ready to go the extra mile to improve the customer's experience with the company's product lineup.
Call Center Manager - Kentucky
With over 12 years' at PelicanCorp, Eva is the Center Manager for the After Hours Emergency and Disaster Recovery Center, and with her team handles all calls related to underground utilities markings after hours. Her experience in the Damage Prevention industry affords the knowledge of preparedness, urgency and quality of service needed for an emergency and disaster recovery call center. She maintains the quality of her staff on call 24/7, as it's critical to the centers success.
Call Center Manager - Connecticut
Anthony manages the operations for Call Before You Dig (CBYD) in Connecticut. He built a foundation of knowledge on industry best practice and laws during his 8 years in the after-hours disaster recovery call-center in Kentucky. His knowledge of the call-center operation helps him drive innovation and development for the PelicanCorp software solutions, and he actively provides Damage Prevention education to contractors and utilities across the state.
Service Delivery Manager - APAC
Loretta brings to the team over 17 years’ experience in Managing a Contact Centre and her focussed responsibilities are on managing the daily operations of the Support and Contact Centre for across ANZ. Working closely with Utility members she is driven by motivating her staff members to provide excellent customer service. Her objectives are to analyse call centre metrics, ensure that the company and staff meet goals and always provide reliable, efficient support.
Business Development Team
Account Director - QLD/NT/WA/SA Australia
John has a master’s degree in GIS and is approaching 30 years' of experience in the spatial industry, including 25 years' of sales experience working with commercial organisations as well as local, state and federal government. He is the PelicanCorp Account Director with responsibility for QLD, NT, WA and SA; along with some key national accounts. John works directly with his clients to help provide them with the right solution to meet their problems and as a result aid them in driving value and benefits to their businesses.
Business Development Manager - China
As a former core product developer at PelicanCorp, Lonion has over 11 years' of experience directly within the One Call industry and provides the team at PelicanCorp with a deep understanding of the One Call platform and its surrounding solutions. With his Chinese background and extensive network resources, Lonion is now working as the Business Development Manager for China, to establish the One Call service in the region with key stakeholders in the market.
Business Development Manager - North America
Throughout 25 years' in North American damage prevention Jason has seen the industry from both client and supplier sides of the business. As one of the first employees at Quebec’s Info Excavation, he worked with the centre from the day one. Since then he has worked with dozens of One Calls, utilities and locators as a technology supplier. Jason works directly to engage the Canadian stakeholders and ensure the PelicanCorp solutions are easily integrated into the mix.
Business Development Manager – North America
With over 25 years’ sales and marketing experience in the software industry, Ricardo has a genuine passion for sales strategies with a view towards identifying areas for revenue growth and margin improvement. He is a member of the CCGA National Marketing & Education Committee, the CGA Tech Committee and the CGA Educational Programs & Marketing Committee. Ricardo holds an M.A. Economics at Concordia University specialising in Econometrics.
Account Director - VIC/TAS/NSW/ACT Australia
Sid has a Masters in Business Administration and brings well over 18 years of experience in Sales, Business development and Account management roles working across multiple industries including Telecommunications, Information Technology and Supply Chain / Logistics. This includes a wealth of sales experience working with senior stakeholders in Local, State, Federal Government authorities as well as commercial organisations and is the PelicanCorp Account Director promoted to look after the Southern region including NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS and some key national accounts. Sid is passionate about helping his clients achieve their organisational goals and maximise their investments by providing them with innovative cloud based solutions for the protection of their critical and essential infrastructure.
Business Development Manager - New Zealand
Richard is a proven and experienced technology executive with a wide ranging knowledge of the New Zealand marketplace built up over the last four decades. His background has covered most industry sectors with the most recent focus being on transaction based hosted solutions for the protection and management of essential infrastructure. He has a successful track record in helping clients improve productivity and business outcomes by providing industry leading solutions and developing long term trusted customer relationships. Richard is responsible for the New Zealand market.