Advisory Board

Lambert Ling has more than 30 years of combined engineering management, program administration, and diverse engineering design experience in consumer products, wireless applications, cellular platforms, and test systems. With a background in real time embedded systems and software development, Lambert has previously served in technical leadership roles at Qualcomm, Skyworks, and Conexant. Most recently, he was Director of Engineering at Nortek Security & Control, a manufacturer of Smart Home products including security, home automation, access control, and health & wellness platforms.  Lambert's expertise is in building and driving successful project teams, and is a huge advocate of good user-centered design and agile development processes. He channels his creative energy, problem-solving skills, and technical experience by working collaboratively with business and engineering teams to define, develop, and launch innovative new products.  Lambert received a BS EECS degree from the University of California Berkeley in bioelectronics, and did post graduate work in biomedical engineering at the University of Washington, Seattle.

Lambert Ling has more than 30 years of combined engineering management, program administration, and diverse engineering design experience in consumer products, wireless applications, cellular platforms, and test systems. With a background in real time embedded systems and software development, Lambert has previously served in technical leadership roles at Qualcomm, Skyworks, and Conexant. Most recently, he was Director of Engineering at Nortek Security & Control, a manufacturer of Smart Home products including security, home automation, access control, and health & wellness platforms. 

Lambert's expertise is in building and driving successful project teams, and is a huge advocate of good user-centered design and agile development processes. He channels his creative energy, problem-solving skills, and technical experience by working collaboratively with business and engineering teams to define, develop, and launch innovative new products. 

Lambert received a BS EECS degree from the University of California Berkeley in bioelectronics, and did post graduate work in biomedical engineering at the University of Washington, Seattle.

Rick Patch is a pioneering software executive and entrepreneur with over 35 years experience in IT and growth leadership. Prior to founding and serving as Managing Partner for Odyssey Partners, Rick served as President & CEO of LifePics, and was a founding partner of Sequel Venture Partners. Rick earned a degree in CBIS, Computer Science & Accounting from the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business.

Rick Patch is a pioneering software executive and entrepreneur with over 35 years experience in IT and growth leadership. Prior to founding and serving as Managing Partner for Odyssey Partners, Rick served as President & CEO of LifePics, and was a founding partner of Sequel Venture Partners. Rick earned a degree in CBIS, Computer Science & Accounting from the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business.

Don Kasica is a consulting industry executive and entrepreneur with 35 years experience in IT and growth leadership. Don was a founder of BoldTech Systems in 1996 where he served as President and CEO. Boldtech received numerous awards in recognition of their rapid growth and Don was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Rocky Mountain Region in 2001.  Boldtech was acquired by Perficient, Inc in 2007 where Don spent the next 8 years as a Vice President overseeing several of Perficient's consulting practices.  Prior to founding BoldTech System, Don served in a variety of roles in the IT and technology industry at US West Advanced Technologies, Bachman Information Systems, Cullinet and Electronic Data Systems. He has a B.S. degree from the Boston College in both Computer Science and Accounting. 

Don Kasica is a consulting industry executive and entrepreneur with 35 years experience in IT and growth leadership. Don was a founder of BoldTech Systems in 1996 where he served as President and CEO. Boldtech received numerous awards in recognition of their rapid growth and Don was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Rocky Mountain Region in 2001.  Boldtech was acquired by Perficient, Inc in 2007 where Don spent the next 8 years as a Vice President overseeing several of Perficient's consulting practices. 

Prior to founding BoldTech System, Don served in a variety of roles in the IT and technology industry at US West Advanced Technologies, Bachman Information Systems, Cullinet and Electronic Data Systems. He has a B.S. degree from the Boston College in both Computer Science and Accounting. 

Dermot O’Doherty has over 30 years experience empowering organizations to resolve their business challenges with smart solutions and strategies that result in higher revenue, greater productivity and stronger market leadership. He is passionate about digital transformation and specializes in leading technology companies to success with brand, product, go-to-market, sales and partnership strategies,  Dermot has held a series of executive leadership roles (including CEO, CIO, SVP Sales & Marketing and COO) in companies such as airSpring Software, Avoka Technologies, LANSA, Edifecs, DJO Consulting and Jabil.  Dermot has an honors degree in Physics from Imperial College London and is an associate of the Royal College of Science in England.

Dermot O’Doherty has over 30 years experience empowering organizations to resolve their business challenges with smart solutions and strategies that result in higher revenue, greater productivity and stronger market leadership. He is passionate about digital transformation and specializes in leading technology companies to success with brand, product, go-to-market, sales and partnership strategies,  Dermot has held a series of executive leadership roles (including CEO, CIO, SVP Sales & Marketing and COO) in companies such as airSpring Software, Avoka Technologies, LANSA, Edifecs, DJO Consulting and Jabil.  Dermot has an honors degree in Physics from Imperial College London and is an associate of the Royal College of Science in England.