Management
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Founders

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Rachel Alexander

CEO & Founder

Rachel is responsible for the technological vision and strategy of Omina Technologies. During her physics studies at Indiana University she became fascinated by the world of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Rachel has lived and worked in Belgium for the past twenty years devoting herself to helping companies navigate new technological advances and incorporating them seamlessly into their strategy. Before founding Omina Technologies Rachel worked as Global IT Director at Studio100 and in the management of CSC.

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Tom Vervust

COO Europe/US

Tom is responsible for Operations within Omina Technologies in Europe and the US. After graduating from the Catholic University Leuven with a cum-laude degree in civil engineering Tom went on to get a masters in general management from the Vlerick Business School. For over 10 years he has devoted himself to supply chain management, operational efficiency, change management and building strong delivery team within diverse consulting and client environments in an international setting. Tom has been living and working the past 7 years in Scandinavia and has introduced Omina to the Northern European working culture.

Lynn-Westall

Lynn Westall

VP Business Development Europe/US

Lynn is responsible for business development and expanding Omina Technologies in the US. After graduating from the University of Miami she has worked for more than twenty years in the US and has built up an extensive network in executive management roles. Lynn's vast experience and network will help make Omina Technologies a world player.

Advisors

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Freddy Van den Wyngaert

Advisor

After his studies, he joined ExxonMobil Chemical. In more than 20 years, Freddy held various management positions in IT and business. He worked in Belgium, France, the European and the US headquarters. In September 2000, Freddy joined the Agfa-Gevaert group at their headquarters in Mortsel, Belgium as Vice President and Chief Information Officer for the Global Shared Services of "Agfa ICS" (Information and Communication Services) and held that position until his retirement in 2016. Freddy was Board member of ADM, a Business/IT network in Belgium. In 2009, he became Chairman of the Board of CIOforum Belgian Business until his retirement in 2016 and in 2014 he became Chairman of the Board of the European CIO Association (EuroCIO).

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Luke Peterschmidt

Advisor

Luke Peterschmidt has been a professional in the gaming industry for the last 24 years as a game designer, brand manager, executive, company founder, fortune 500 consultant and paid speaker. He currently services his clients through his consulting firm Geek Dynasty, produces crowdfunded gaming product as a co-owner of Fun to 11, and is a professor of Critical Game Analysis at a Harrisburg University in central PA. He's best known for his work on the massive hit Bakugan, and selling his company Sabertooth Games to Games Workshop (GAW:LON) earning his investors a 500% ROI in 18 months.

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Johan Loeckx

Advisor

Johan Loeckx started as a micropreneur when he was 16, designing and selling software for lawyer's offices (1996). He received a MSc. in Electronic Engineering (2003), a MSc. in AI (2004) and a PhD entitled "Methods for Simulating and Analysing the Effects of EMC on Integrated Circuits" in 2010 from KU Leuven, Belgium. He co-designed the encryption system for securely exchanging patient information in the Belgian healthcare sector, for which a patent was filed by the Belgian government. In 2012, he was one of the co-founders of the second Flemish Freinet school in Brussels. He is an active musician. Johan is currently associate professor and lab manager at the Artificial Intelligence Lab at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium, responsible for the R&D strategy and business development.