CEO & Co-founder
Don has extensive experience in the executive ranks as a CTO, including running product and engineering organizations while executing on aggressive roadmaps internationally. Don was recently the CTO & GM for ISGN, managing several product lines and hundreds of international employees. Previously, Don operated as CTO & EVP for Yapstone, where he helped drive an $8MM company to over $100MM in just four-and-a-half years. He managed the VRBO relationship and innovating payments solutions such as instant underwriting, a new credit card tokenization patent, and a scalable payments system that worked in fourteen countries and four currencies. Don was also the CTO for ImproveNet, which led to an IPO, whose assets are now HomeAdvisor. Way back, Don was an engineering lead who worked on the Mac OS, A/UX (Apple Unix), the Finder, and the PowerPC proof of concept at Apple Computer.
Don has a B.S. in Physics from CSU Long Beach, an M.B.A. from the Graziadio School at Pepperdine University, and an M.S. in Distributed Systems from DePaul University. Recently Don received a Blockchain certification from M.I.T.
CTO & Co-founder
Mark, for over thirty years, developed complex and innovative IP. He designed massively parallel Machine Vision circuits implementing standard algorithms (e.g. LKT) as synchronal pipelines for maximum throughput at minimal power.
Mark designed and implemented proprietary ASIC production tools to reduce license costs. He built a worldwide collaborative system to keep tools running 24/7 with alternate staff in the US and the Far East.
Previously he consulted as a specialist in advanced technology development as well as recovery of many projects in disparate subject matter such as the CEVA Compiler (Google), DSL hardware (MachOne), legal evidence databases (Wolters-Kluwer), intractable memory leaks (VMWare), set-top box security (Microsoft), legacy processing (Stanford), Application Development (Tandem) and Communications (Apple). Mark joined Microsoft as the seventeenth employee in 1980 and has to his credit the development of MultiPlan, which eventually became Excel.
Vice President of Marketing
Jessica is fascinated with technology; she brings curiosity with a dash of creativity to Gigantor Technologies. For over twenty years, Jessica has managed the Marketing and Business Development departments within technology industries. She started her career at a mega marketing firm that taught her all the trade tips and tricks; she flourished in helping start-up firms design their brand, develop their marketing strategy, and implement their sales processes. Jessica worked with Don Gaspar at ISGN; she managed all the marketing and sales efforts. She also helped develop a start-up VoIP service FracTEL and managed an established Cybersecurity firm, Artemis IT’s, Marketing, and Business Development teams.
Jessica obtained a dual bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Management from Florida Institute of Technology.