MEET THE TEAM
The executive leadership team is comprised of proven industry experts in the billing, Business Support Systems (BSS) and Operations Support Systems (OSS) industries.
Chief Executive Officer
Kurt has more than twenty years of experience at both public and private technology companies, including Microsoft, Parallels, Worklight (acquired by IBM), MongoDB (now public), and Ubersmith. Previously, he was CEO of Ubersmith, a growing and profitable software company focused on subscription and usage management for the cloud. Kurt sold Ubersmith to the Lumine Group in July 2021.
Prior to Ubersmith, he helped build and scale three software startups – Parallels, Worklight, and MongoDB – into global companies worth $30 billion. Earlier, Kurt was a product management leader at Microsoft. He has independent board member and advisor experience at Code Climate, Datadog, IVEX, Kloog (acquired by Facebook), Lightyear, Quicksave Interactive, Wonderflow, and other companies.
Kurt has a Bachelor of Economics from the UVA and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Chief Technology Officer
Arthur has worked in the IT industry for over 20 years, performing various tasks, such as software development, project management and systems integration.
Arthur is also one of the founding members of Kansys, Inc. Currently acting as the Chief Technology Officer, Arthur is responsible for technical education, product development and direction and technology acquisition.
Arthur holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from DeVry University.
Amanda Tompkins, CPA, CA
Amanda has more than 20 years of experience in the fields of financial management, operations and administrative leadership.
She works with the entire leadership to ensure both financial and operational goals are met. Her focus is on strengthening operations to maximize performance and profitability.
Prior to Kansys, Amanda worked as Director, Finance at a variety of companies, including Lumine sister company Telepin.
Amanda is a Certified Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting from the University of Ottawa.
Head of Global Sales
Gunnar has more than 20 years of sales experience at both public and private technology companies, including Ericsson, BEA Systems (acquired by Oracle), Nokia, and Adaptive Mobile Security (acquired by ENEA). He has had a range of roles, including managing larger sales teams where he was responsible for more than $200M in annual sales.
Prior to Kansys, he was a Head of Sales at Ericsson where he also helped facilitate the divesture of the Enterprise billing solution, which was acquired by Kansys in 2019.
Gunnar has a Bachelor in Computer Science and Information Technology, which he earned in Sweden.
VP, Product and Service Delivery
With over 15 years of experience delivering quality software solutions, David has served in nearly all roles in the software development lifecycle.
David is responsible for working with the needs of our customers, establishing the necessary processes to provide high levels of customer service along with ensuring our teams are continually improving performance, service and product quality to deliver for our customers.
Prior to Kansys, David was an Engineering Manager at WellSky as well as the CTO of Pathfinder Health Innovations, Inc.
David holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from Florida A&M University.
VP, Managed Services
Brian Preston joined Kansys at its interception, bringing over 20 years of IT and Telecommunications experience.
His roles include lead architect of the Kansys solutions, client project management, design and development, as well as responsibility for the Kansys hosted ASP services and operations.
Brian has presented at numerous Telecommunication and Industry trade shows on topics ranging from Revenue Assurance, to Real Time Policy Management Rating and Billing, and much more.
Brian holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems from Kansas State University.