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Dex Kalana

President and CEO

Dex has 30 years experience in Information Systems and Technology. He started his career in 1987 as an apprentice, then completed an associates degree in Computer Science, Mainframe Operations in Houston. He then proceeded to obtain multiple industry certifications from Novell, Microsoft and Cisco. His work experience over the years has provided him hands on knowledge of complex heterogeneous computing environments, and led him to a BS program at University of Phoenix, with emphasis on IT Project Management. He completed this with a 3.77 GPA and obtained his IT Project Management (PMP) certification and is a standing member of International Society of Six Sigma Professionals (ISSSP), American Society for Advancement of Project Management (ASAPM/ IPMA), has been published 3 times in Marquis Who’s Who of America, and 1 time in Marquis Who’s Who of the World.

His career talents have been sought after as a Sr. IT Project Manager, and taken him to other countries around the world. His working knowledge of computer science combined with professional project management have been key to his successes including Exxon Mobile USA, University of Utah, Iomega, Microsoft, NetDocuments, Zions Bank, SuperValu, Teleperformance, Rio Tinto and more. David is a father, enjoys activities with family and friends, is a private pilot, plays golf, and enjoys boating and water sports. His easy going style and warm nature make him a favorite amongst those who know him. If you would like to learn more you can check out his personal website at davidkalana.com (adobe flash required)

Curtis Rasmussen

Rasmussen & Associates, Accounting Services

Curtis Rasmussen, the sole owner of Rasmussen & Associates, PC, has lived in Davis County for the past 20 years. Curtis obtained a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from Utah State University then later received his Masters of Professional Accountancy in Taxation from Weber State University. Curtis is a Certified Public Accountant licensed to practice in both Utah & Nevada. He is a member of the Utah Association of CPA’s and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

After graduating Curtis spent 6 years traveling around the Untied States as a Financial Systems Consultant for many Fortune 500 Companies. Curtis has now been in the public accounting arena for the past 15 years. During these years Curtis has become one of the leading tax strategist and business tax planners in the state. He takes pride in providing excellent service and treating each client as if they were his only client and a life-long friend.

Curtis enjoys what he does; he enjoys the association with all his clients and friends. He enjoys working for you and helping where he can. He invites you to visit his website at www.cparas.com

Johnny Samsky

Chief Technology Officer

Johnny Samsky was born in Grass Valley, California and has lived in Idaho since childhood. He graduated from Lewis Clark State College in 2008 with Presidential Honors and received an A.A.S. in Web Development. He is a member of the board of directors at Clearwater Web Solutions and works as CTO of SoftDev Solutions.

His skills include system and server administration, web programming and management. He manages a private server that is located at the DataBank Data Center facility in Salt Lake City, Utah. DataBank Data Centers are a top tier facility, with enterprise-class offerings. 100% up time network availability with multi-layered security at the physical locations are the benefits with DataBank. Operations include web hosting, Virtual Private Server management, website management and development.

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His hobbies include hunting, fishing, hobby electronics video gaming and custom computers.

Randell Young

Director, Business Development

Venture-Net Partners’ co-founder and managing general partner Randell Young was instrumental for both Accuray and Okeanos, which have been named by Fast Company as among the World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies. Randell Young has previously served as chief financial officer for portals MedNets.com (acquired by MD Home) and TheGospel.com (acquired by Maxx International) and participated as a director and early-stage investor in numerous other projects including Telephony International, Inc., a joint telecom venture with Lucent Technologies (ALU); Synodon, Inc. (SYD), developers of innovative pipeline surveillance technologies.

He has been the subject of interviews and articles appearing in the Los Angeles Times, The Orange County Register, Orange Coast Magazine and the Orange County Metropolitan. His commentaries and essays have been published in the Los Angeles Times, The Orange County Register The San Francisco Chronicle, USA Today The Wall Street Journal, The Orange County Business Journal, The Baltimore Sun and Inc. Magazine. His stock market analyses can be found at The Motley Fool where his All-Star-rated portfolio has consistently, on a daily and continuous basis, placed in the top one percent of all participants since August 2007, a span now of over 121 consecutive months.

Randell serves on the board of managers of Okeanos Technologies, The Musician Network, The Internet Tycoon and G20 Intel. As Director of Business Development, he brings world class expertise and experience to our team.

Tisha Vaculin-Palmer

Director, Public Relations and Marketing

Tisha brings a wealth of Public Relations and Marketing knowledge to SoftDev Solutions. She is educated in computer science, and holds multiple industry certifications as well. Her professional career includes working with the Hollywood elite, and various celebrities on multiple productions. Tisha has experience working to protect, enhance or build the reputation of SoftDev Solutions through the media. Her approach includes analysis of our organization, products and services, to find the positive messages and translate those messages into positive media stories. Not only does she preserve our company integrity, but she focuses on our clients as well, gaining understanding and support for them.

One of her strengths is the ability to listen to the needs of our customers, to influence opinion and behavior accordingly. She works with modern media outlets and tools, to communicate, build, maintain and manage our customer relationships. Her Marketing skills include managing all marketing for the company and activities within the marketing envelope. She will act as liaison in developing the marketing strategy for the company in line with company objectives; and coordination of marketing campaigns with sales activities. Tisha enjoys various activities such as time with family, friends and is active in her community.

Shahbaz Khan

Team Leader, Mobile Development

Shahbaz brings a strong skill set and experience to SoftDev Solutions. He has over 10 years of mobile application development experience. He is well respected by his team members and peers. His portfolio is extensive, and brings a sharp edge and the latest tools for our clients, products and services. His strengths include pre-sales consultations, requirements documentation, code build execution, quality assurance and feature design. He works daily with the top Mobile technology such as iOS, Android, Windows and cross platforms.

He is highly motivated and ambitious individual able to give timely and accurate advice, guidance, support and training to team members and individuals. Possessing excellent management skills and having the ability to work with the minimum of supervision whilst leading a team of five or more. Having a proven ability to lead by example, consistently hit targets, improve best practices and organizes time efficiently. Customer satisfaction is a core value for Shahbaz. He is responsible and makes sure that any gaps in performance or quality are quickly identified and addressed. He produces accurate reports on project performance for senior managers on a weekly basis.

Shahbaz make sure that the project team is motivated, monitored and measured in line with project targets and performance standards, and aligned with company goals. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and his favorite pastimes include playing and watching Football and listening to music.

Jamshaid Bukhari

Team Leader, Software Development

Jamshaid has over 10 years of experience working in Information Systems and Technology. For the past 3 years he has been a Technical Development Manager. While serving at this position, he has been an excellent problem solver with strategic and tactical skills. He is a strong leader who inspires confidence and trust in others and motivates project staff to perform at high levels to consistently meet project expectations. Prior to being promoted to a managerial post, he was in a Gulf (specify country?) country for 3 years, where he gained excellent experience working with people from around the globe.

His career includes leadership roles, such as: Project Planning, Research, Technical Lead, Development, Multimedia and Design. He has worked with nearly every web technology, as well as 3D Modeling, Flash Animations and Rich Applications Development. His background includes earning a Bachelor of Computer Science (BCS Hons.) degree. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and his favorite pastimes include playing foosball, ping pong and video games.

Who We Are

SoftDev Solutions, Inc is a software technology provider which began in 2011 with the goal of providing our customers with the highest quality of customer service in the industry. Our success has been in understanding the expectations and service requirements of our customers, then working diligently to exceed these needs. We partner with our customers to achieve their software technology objectives and exceed their expectation of service. We offer a wide variety of customized software development services and solutions. We value helping our customers with our industry knowledge, exceptional communication and outstanding customer service.

  • Mobile Applications - Just contact us with your specifics and we'll take care of the rest. We make all the arrangements to produce your app from inception to completion. We will coordinate the development and quality assurance according to your needs. With our team of expert programmers and developers, we can make sure your critical software project gets done fast, so no matter how big or small, we deliver results that get your project up and operating. We understand and can find the right solution for you and your budget.
  • Project Rescue - We can accommodate any needs your project may require to get back on track. In many cases we can even achieve complete recode projects fast and efficient, with less cost than competitors. Let us deliver for you and see for yourself, how well we can perform.
  • Project Management - Our 24-hour web-based system allows you to check on the status of your project on the fly - literally. If you can access the internet, you can log into your account and get all your project stats, including specialized reports according to your specifications.