David Rueter

Founder and President
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David has more than 25 years of experience creating software for a variety of industries on a variety of platforms. He spent 5 years as V.P. of Technology for Bancard Systems, a Visa/MasterCard credit card processing company, and has served in lead developer, technology architect or V.P roles at AutoByTel, Ditech.com, and buy.com

Additionally David has led numerous contract software projects for a variety of clients including LADWP, RSI Home Products, David Taussig and Associates, and others.

In 2007 David created OpsStream, a configurable business execution system that has met helped many customer companies get lean and meet demanding business-critical requirements.

Terrence Yacap

Chief Lean Executive
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Terrence has over 20 years as an operations executive and management consultant. He served as managing partner at Ikon (acquired by Ricoh), and has lead several start-up or early stage companies. As a consultant has lead large complex projects across multiple industries, including technology, utilities, government, automotive and professional services.

His most prominent clients and partners have included: American Honda Motor Co., Southern California Edison, Los Angeles World Airports, City and County of Honolulu, UST Global, MWH Engineering and IBM Global Services.

His core competencies include: operational management and business process improvement: business analysis and performance measurement, Lean Six Sigma, process development, program and project management, change management, operational excellence, best practices, and strategic direction.

Don Hicks

Business Development
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Don is an experienced business development strategist and and senior sales executive with an extensive background in the software industry.

Don served as Executive Director of TechAmerica, and has been instrumental in the founding and leadership of Orange County Technology Alliance, and has helped many businesses through his work with Quantum Leaders.