Wayne Brisson, Founder & CEO
Wayne has been making his mark in maintenance management since graduating from the United States Naval Academy and serving as a Repair Officer aboard a U.S. Navy Destroyer where he was engaged in the intricacies of maintenance operations on a daily basis.
Before founding Aquitas Solutions in 2006, Wayne was instrumental in bootstrapping MRO Software’s Maximo Professional Services division into one of the most respected in the Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) industry. His domain expertise in a multitude of asset intensive industries coupled with his deep management and technical expertise built the groundwork for Aquitas becoming a highly respected software, services and training provider among the Maximo community and a Premier IBM Business Partner.
Wayne, who also holds an MBA from the University of Rhode Island, is a charter member of the Maximo Atlanta User Group, and supports an array of charitable foundations in the local area and on a national level.
Jeff Brown, Chief Operating Officer
Jeff joined Aquitas Solutions in 2011 and brings a storied career of fostering, driving collaboration, supporting and delivering enterprise software solutions. His deep domain expertise in IT infrastructure naturally complements the Company’s support and integration of IoT initiatives into deeply rooted EAM organizations.
Jeff, who has managed a wide array of Maximo projects among numerous vertical markets, previously led a consulting company focusing on process analysis and software configuration for ITIL and Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Planning as well as holding senior executive positions in the electric power and pharmaceutical industry.
Jeff, who is ITIL and Maximo certified, holds a BSBA in MIS from the University of Arizona and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. He is also a regular speaker at Maximo industry user groups and has presented at numerous Enterprise Asset Management events such as Pulse, Interconnect, and HDI.
Ray Miciek, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Ray has been the driving force behind Aquitas’ increased success in the Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) market and is responsible for the execution of the Company’s sales and go-to-market strategies. With over two decades of asset and service management experience, Ray has held various industry leadership roles that leverage his strong business acumen with his innate ability to articulate value creation and deliver solutions that truly meet the pain points of his customers.
Prior to joining Aquitas, Ray drove sales and business processes for numerous divisions of MRO Software’s industry leading Maximo solution and excelled in ensuring successful deployments and customer satisfaction. After IBM’s acquisition of MRO Software in 2006, Ray led a global Smarter Buildings practice that required coalition building among sales, services, training, and partners. The initiative received unprecedented recognition internally and in the marketplace.
Ray, who holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University, is very active in several Maximo user groups and industry affiliations.
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