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George privalov


Dr. George Privalov is the Chief Technology Officer and responsible for the development and implementation of the company's technology offerings to include remote monitoring software as well as artificial intelligence relating to data analytics and video and thermal imaging.  Previously Dr. Privalov served as the CTO of axonX Fike and has developed the SigniFire video detection algorithms for flame and smoke.  He is recognized as a world expert in the video analytics field and remote software monitoring.  Dr. Privalov was the founder of axonX LLC and developed patented algorithms that include digital signal processing, pattern recognition, and neural network development.  Before axonX, Dr. Privalov founded Applied Thermodynamics LLC, where he designed the hardware, control, and analysis software for Nano-DSP Differential Scanning Calorimeters and Nano-ITC Isothermal Titration Calorimeters.  Dr. Privalov received his master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Moscow's Institute of Electronics and Mathematics and holds a PhD in Bio-physics from Johns Hopkins University.


Jen Bailey

Marketing / office manager

Jen Bailey has over 12 years of office administrative and marketing experience. Her main goal is to insure the daily operations run smoothly. She has been with the owners / officers since 2006 where she served as Office Manager at axonX and then axonX Fike Corp. Throughout her time with the team, she has worn many hats handling marketing, billing, accounts receivable, quality control, shipping, etc. In her free time, Jen creates and sells jewelry through her own company, WireStruck.

Chris Sengstacke

Director of IT

Chris Sengstacke has over 25 years of experience with systems administration and integration. He was formerly the President of DataScan Corp, a full-service document imaging company, which he founded in 1996 based upon an original systems design architecture that facilitated the exchange of imaged data over corporate networks. Prominent clients included Chicago Title Insurance Co., Stewart Title Guaranty Co., MedStar Physicians Partners, and the Aberdeen Proving Ground. Chris has also worked as an information systems consultant for OnCourse Learning, a nationally based learning management company. Chris graduated from Towson University and the Johns Hopkins University. 

Reynel Castelino, PMP, ITIL, TRIRIGA

Principal software engineer

Reynel is a Senior Software Engineer with domain experience in IOT, Enterprise and Cloud architectures, Security surveillance, Facilities management, Video analytics, Medical modeling. He also has expertise in IT application and project management for large-scale video security projects. He holds patents in Augmented Reality for Medical Simulation. He most recently served as a Solutions Architect for the Council of Better Business Bureau and regularly lends his expertise to the FDA for their Safety Reporting Portal. He earned his Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from Old Dominion University and Bachelors in Electronics Engineering from MIT, Manipal.

Mac mottley


Mac Mottley is the Chief Executive Officer and has responsibility for strategy, business development and overseeing the company's day to day operations.  Mr. Mottley has over 30 years of military and business leadership experience developing innovative organizations that provide a clear differentiation and added value compared to competitors.  Most recently Mr. Mottley served as the President of axonX Fike, and before that was the CEO of axonX LLC.  AxonX was acquired by Fike and is the leading supplier of video analytics for the video flame and smoke detection industry.  Previously, Mr. Mottley served as the President and CEO of Mottley Enterprises, LLC.  The company grew to be one of Ingersoll-Rand's largest air compressor distributors.  Mottley Enterprises, LLC was sold to Ingersoll-Rand in 2001.  Mr Mottley also served as the President of the Association of Ingersoll-Rand Distributors and was a founding board member of the Department of Energy's Compressed Air Challenge initiative.  Mottley Air Power was the leading compressed air vendor that participated in Baltimore Gas & Electric's Conserve 2000 Energy Rebate Program.  He is a certified energy manager through the Association of Energy Engineers.  Mr. Mottley is a distinguished graduate (top 5%) from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a BS in engineering and was awarded a Fellowship and MBA from the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.