Vavani Sarmah
CEO & Principal

At the helm is our fearless leader Vavani Sarmah. He co-founded ClearWin Technologies in 2008, after nearly a decade of being an AX consultant and solutions architect. Vavani has a vast amount of experience in designing and developing ERP, SharePoint and BA application architecture. He’s also a graduate from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. When Vavani isn’t spearheading new mobile technologies, he’s either donating his time to the Indian Cancer Care Network or relaxing with wife in Corona Del Mar.

 
Marcía Cox
Business Development

Marcia is actively involved in nurturing new business for our School Zone app product. She’s customer-centric and has been dedicated to promoting new opportunities within the technology sector for over 15 years. She’s got some real get up and go too, having lived on 4 continents, in 6 countries, on 2 islands, and in 8 states. Marcia is a graduate of both California State University and the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. When she’s not covering new territory you’ll find her smack-dab in the middle of the United States, hanging out in Kansas.

 

Jesse Kamekona (VP Sales and Marketing)– Jesse has 25 years of experience in sales, including 11 years as a Senior VP of Sales at Alta in educational management, sales, and recruitment. He trained and managed over 200 sales professionals and 20 managers. He is presently the Founder and CEO of Commonwealth Growth Management, a sales and growth management company located in Los Angeles.

Paul Marotta (Legal and Investment) - Paul Marotta has practiced corporate law in California for over 30 years. The Corporate Law Group is a San Francisco Peninsula law firm assisting emerging growth companies with organizing their business, structuring a board of directors, recruiting and compensating management, issuing stock, raising venture capital, merging, acquiring and selling, registering and protecting intellectual property, and engaging in international business.

Robert Coleman (VP Corporate Development) - President Pacific Venture Club, San Francisco Bay Area. Robert has extensive experience and facilitated and advised hundreds of entrepreneurs, start-ups, and growth companies. He has lectured on entrepreneurship and venture capital at San Francisco State University, advised the California Department of Corporations on the SCOR Investment Program, and was an Associate Investment Banker at Smith Bellingham Investment Bank.

Deep Medhi (Advisor and Board of member) – Prof. Medhi is one of the curators' Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA. He is also visiting professor at the Technical University of Denmark and Universite' Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), Paris, France. He was a visiting research fellow at Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden, a research visitor at University of Campinas, Brazil under the Brazilian Science Mobility Program and served as a Fulbright Senior Specialist. His short-term visits include Princeton University. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Springer's Journal of Network and Systems Management, and is on the editorial board of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, and IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials. His research has been funded by DARPA and NSF. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed papers, and is co-author of the books, Routing, Flow, and Capacity Design in Communication and Computer Networks (2004) and Network Routing: Algorithms, Protocols, and Architectures (2007), both published by Morgan Kauffman/Elsevier.

Karen Vega
Education Consultant

Karen has a variety of sales experience spanning from financial to real estate to technology. Though her expertise crosses many verticals her goal is extremely focused—drive new business, foster new relationships and increase company revenue. She graduated from the University of La Verne, and unbeknownst to most she’s an avid food connoisseur. When Karen’s not making it rain at ClearWin, you’ll find her spending time with family or watching movies with her dog. Woof!

 

Lauri DeNooy
Education Consultant
Lauri is a great addition to the SchoolZone team as she is the President-Elect of the Kansas PTA and has a passion for kids.  She holds a Masters in Business Administration and Masters in Public Administration w/ Government and enjoys learning and being challenged!! Her passion is making sure that ALL children have a voice and that parents, teachers and constituents have the necessary resources to make sure that everyone is successful. In her spare time, she and her kiddos enjoy going water skiing, knee boarding, surfing and swimming; as well as riding bikes, hiking and camping. They do stay busy!