Execution Team

CAPT. JATIN S. BAINS
CAPT. JATIN S. BAINS
CEO

since inception in 2001. Previously President of Gulf & Orient Steamship Line a ship operator in the USA - Asia trade. Prior to that he was President East Coast Overseas NYC, representing Government owned shipping companies from Pakistan, Egypt, Algeria, Thailand, Indonesia, Korea etc. 10 years at Sea from Cadet to Ship Captain, Graduated from LBS Nautical College and SCI Institute. US DOS delegate to Asia Pacific Economic Forum on Maritime Security. Served on NORTHCOM, EUCOM maritime advisory groups. Speaker on Asymmetric Threats at Geospatial conferences. Creator of CATE™ (Computer Assisted Threat Evaluation). USPTO Patent 6625584 on eLogistics.

THOMAS L. FAGAN
THOMAS L. FAGAN
Executive VP

with 35+ years’ experience in the technical domain. He was the General Chairman of the IEEE International Radar Conference held in Washington DC. At ITT Defense he was responsible for the Gilfillan Radar Division's Business Development for long range air defense radars, coastal surveillance radars, and Air Traffic Control Radars. While at GE Aerospace, he was responsible for Business Development of ground based and airborne radars. He led the Center of Excellence for Network Centric Warfare at Drexel University. He served in leadership at Blue Chip Companies including Gould Defense Electronics, ITT Defense Electronics, GEC-Marconi C4I Systems, General Electric's Aerospace Group. He was staff on the Senate Armed Services Committee. His career has spanned classified military space, remote sensing and C4ISR.

CDR DENNIS PENDERGIST
CDR DENNIS PENDERGIST (USN RET INTELLIGENCE)
Opintel Chief

who is a former naval intelligence officer and maritime anti-terrorism intelligence chief with 25+ years’ experience in the maritime domain. Dennis also served onboard US Navy combatants in the Pacific and Atlantic fleets and worked with the intelligence and acquisition community on C4ISR systems operations and integration. Dennis served in the US Navy for two decades, acted as intelligence chief for the SeaHawk Maritime Task Force and Savannah River National Lab as an operational national security trainer.

JOHN S. BUECHELE
JOHN S. BUECHELE
Opintel Analyst

served for 20+ years as a Special Agent in the United States Secret Service (USSS) on both the Counter Assault /Anti-Terrorism Unit (CAT) and the Presidential Protective Detail, and a variety of other assignments. John also has significant maritime experience as an intelligence consultant and with the Department of Justice for six years as the Planning and Operations Chief and the Preventive Radiologic and Nuclear Detection (PRND) Deputy Chief for the Seahawk Anti-Terrorism Task Force. He holds a top secret security clearance and is focused on asymmetric threats from the maritime domain.

JORGE MARTINEZ
Artificial Intelligence

is a Junior Data Scientist responsible for handling performance optimization of multi-terabyte geospatial queries. He has extensive experience with data architecture and management to develop and scale SQL databases. His work also involves the configuration of servers and processes that automate tasks to improve reliability and cut down on development time. Jorge holds a BS in Mathematics from Florida State University, and MS in Applied Data Science from Syracuse University.

JOHN FIGUEROA
Java Developer

is a full stack web solution developer able to persist data from any resource to interact with server-side application code and persist data to the latest front-end web solution frameworks utilizing HTML, Javascript and CSS. John has worked for small start-up organizations and large commercial entities with hundreds of thousands of employees internationally. Utilizing his computer information systems degree from John Carroll University, John is able to persist crucial business information using multiple devices ranging from mobile units, remote clients/servers, and virtual machines alike. John is capable of taking any business process idea and make it into a fully supported web solution as standalone web applications or as hosted application programming interfaces.

MARK LITTELL
GIS Engineering

has 20+ years of experience in GIS design, security, and implementation with expertise in sustaining and supporting high volume mission-critical 24/7 GIS production environments. Mark has extensive experience with ESRI and supported SeaHawk Maritime Task Force, Charleston post 9/11. Recognized in 2019 with the US Coast Guard Certificate of Merit for the development of a web-based AIS GIS system utilized in USCG and Interagency operations.

SHAN GURUVADOO
SHAN GURUVADOO
Machine Learning

is a Data Scientist with focus in neural networks and machine learning. He has experience implementing advanced mathematical techniques for computation, and has worked across disciplines, from engineering to physical oceanography. His work includes tidal harmonics at NOAA, with lead authorship in its technical report. Shan holds a BS in Mathematics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and MS in Environmental Science from Bethune- Cookman University.

ALEX HALL
Geospatial Analyst

Currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in Data Science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. I graduated with my BS degree in Aerospace and Occupational Safety from Embry-Riddle in 2019. I’ve previously interned with Delta Air Lines and Textron Systems working in aviation safety. I have three years of experience with Python, two years of experience with SQL, and under a year for R and Javascript. My career ambition is working as a data scientist in either the aviation or tech industries. I also hold a private pilot certificate and plan on obtaining my instrument rating in the next year.

Jorge Sirias
JORGE SIRIAS
Programmer Analyst

BS in Information Technology from Florida International University Miami. He has a keen ability to assess, develop and maintain programming software. His Software development concentration allows him to quickly adapt to new programming environments and become a viable contributor to his teammates. Jorge is compounding his full-stack development skills working with various databases, server-side programming languages and front-end technologies gained from his experience working with Federal Credit Unions that will allow him to contribute strongly to every facet of the software development lifecycle here with Space-Eyes.

CHRISTINE ATHERHOLT
CHRISTINE ATHERHOLT
Administrator

for over 15 years. Since the early stages of our CATE™ technology development she played an integral role in managing contract compliance and product quality. She has a meticulous eye for detail when it comes to testing and delivering a high-quality user experience for our customers. She also leads all relationship management efforts with our data suppliers and technology partners such as IHS Markit, Defense Contract Audit Agency, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd, L3HARRIS etc.

MAJ (RET) YONG PONG HWA

based in Singapore has 35+ years’ experience in Military, Maritime Security and Sensor Technologies. His prior experience included business development for large prime contractors such as CAE and Lockheed Martin. He served in the Singapore Armed Forces. Maj (Ret) HWA has generated substantial interest in our ISR-PED offerings and remote sensing via his South East Asian relationships and presence.