Telogis Leadership

Ralph Mason

Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder

Mr. Mason has deep expertise in professional software development, comprehensive systems analysis and design experience. His broad experience also includes dataset real-time databases, networking, large-scale system deployment and data integrity validation. Key project experience includes the development and implementation of a data warehouse for the London International Financial Futures Exchange. He also held the position of senior project engineer with South Pacific Engineering Design Associates (SPEDA) in embedded systems development.

Mr. Mason graduated from the business computing program at Christchurch Technical College.

A. Newth Morris IV

President, Telogis Route & Telogis Navigation, Co-founder

Mr. Morris brings a background in embedded systems design, systems engineering and enterprise sales to his role at Telogis. His past experience includes work for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), a non-governmental organization managing socio-economic studies of rural indigenous communities in Guatemala. His early years in product development and systems engineering began with Electronic Design Associates (EDA) in Costa Mesa, Calif., a sister company to the South Pacific Engineering Design Associates (SPEDA) in product development. His work experience also includes systems design and project management.

He is currently a member of the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO) and was named one of Orange County's 40-Under-40 by the Orange County Register along with Telogis co-founder, Jason Koch.

Mr. Morris earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the Colorado School of Mines, and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Jason Koch

President, Telogis Fleet, Co-founder

Under Mr. Koch's leadership, Telogis launched its flagship Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application, Telogis Fleet in 2001. Since then, Telogis has consistently upgraded and expanded its product portfolio to become one of the fastest-growing providers in enterprise location-based software. Mr. Koch speaks frequently at industry events, providing thought leadership with a combined engineering and business perspective. He was also named one of Orange County's 40-Under-40 by the Orange County Register along with Telogis co-founder, A. Newth Morris IV.

Prior to co-founding Telogis, Mr. Koch held engineering positions at Motorola and Texas Instruments in the semiconductor industry.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the Colorado School of Mines, and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Susan Heystee

Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales

With more than 25 years in enterprise software leadership roles, Ms. Heystee oversees Telogis' global sales, OEM business units and strategic alliances. She joined Telogis in 2010 from Novell, where she served as vice president and general manager of global strategic alliances. Ms. Heystee was also president of Novell Americas and vice president and area general manager for the Midwest region. Prior to joining Novell, Ms. Heystee was the executive vice president of worldwide sales and delivery at Baan, prior to its acquisition by SSA Global. She also spent more than a decade as a sales director helping to pioneer advancements and innovations in enterprise software at Software AG.

Ms. Heystee graduated with honors from the University of Waterloo, earning a degree in mathematics with business administration, and recently completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Ted Serentelos

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Serentelos joined Telogis from Novell Corporation where he served as the director of Identity and Security Management business unit. Prior to Novell, he held a number of consulting roles as a principal with Novell Consulting, the strategy practice at Cambridge Technology Partners and as a manager with Cambridge Management Consulting. Previously, Mr. Serentelos gained extensive experience in various supply chain, logistics and trading roles with Amoco Corporation and British Petroleum.

Mr. Serentelos earned a Master of Business Administration with honors from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago in strategic and financial management and a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Purdue University.

Chris Belden

Senior Vice President, Global Services

Mr. Belden brings deep and broad-ranging experience leading enterprise-class service organizations to Telogis from his time at Novell, Cambridge Technology Partners and Ramos & Associates. Over the past 20 years, he has driven business strategy and process engineering, program/project management, enterprise systems implementation and integration, customer training and support within Fortune 500 and Global 2000 companies. In addition, he has successfully advised early-stage companies in strategies and tactics to scale.

Mr. Belden earned a Bachelor of Science in speech communications and Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of Denver and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Colorado, Denver in organization and information management.