Martin MellonHead of IT, Rennova HTS
Martin has 30 years’ experience in IT having graduated from Queens University Belfast in Languages and History. Following a notable career in General Management he made the change to IT in 1986 starting off as an Assembler programmer. Since then Martin seized every opportunity to broaden and deepen his experience and has created and lead multi discipline, multi geography Software Delivery units from 20 to 400 staff in Retail, Utilities, Telephony, Speech Technology, Finance, Insurance and Investment Banking. He has operated at Executive level since 1999 and completed a Post-Grad Diploma in Company Direction in 2001. Having set up and run wholly owned subsidiaries of US companies in Northern Ireland, he sat on several committees advising government on IT strategy and direct foreign investment and University liaison. Martin is also a Certified Lead Auditor for IT. Prior to joining Rennova he was a member of the Executive team at Citibank’s facility in Belfast where he ran the Global Transaction Services Group.
Thomas LaussermairVice President of IT Engineering, Rennova HTS
Thomas is responsible for all IT infrastructure and software solutions, including design, development, testing, and support for all products and services provided by Rennova HTS. He has 25+ years of experience in Software Engineering and Information Technology. He began as a software engineer and researcher with a focus on machine learning, then discovered his passion for managing and empowering highly technical people. Thomas has worked at large companies including Siemens, Microsoft and Citrix Systems, which gave him valuable experience with large-scale software development and international project management. Thomas is a multi-cultural leader with a passion for both people and technology, with deep experience in operational excellence and systemic optimization. He graduated from Technical University Munich in 1986 with a Ph.D in Computer Science and holds several patents.