Board Of Directors
Name: Georg Hinny
Based in: Switzerland
Name: Firas Bashee
Based in: UK
Name: Ahmed Bashee
Based in: UAE
Name: Patrick Storchenegger
Based in: Switzerland
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Firas has executive accountability for leading the management and strategy of ONVU Technologies and its subsidiaries, while being the Chairman of the Board of Directors. Prior to ONVU Tech, Firas spent 30 years as a member of a management team of a privately held fund. The fund invested in a Private Equity Capital Trust across a diversified portfolio on a global basis. He has a proven investment track record and has built, managed, and sat on the board of successful private companies, ranging from Property and IT to Aviation. He has also been a qualified Commercial Pilot and Instructor for 27 years, of which 10 years were with a global airline flying the latest airliners. He is married with 3 children and enjoys all sports and travel.
Chief Operating Officer
Scott is responsible for all ONVU Tech operations in EMEA, US, APAC and India. He has a focused consultative approach to business development across vertical markets with a passion for leveraging video and data for wider business operations beyond security. His knowledge base has been built over a 20-year career spanning diverse roles including engineering, project management and service management at organisations such as Sensormatic and Axis Communications. Scott lives in Nottingham, UK and is married with 2 children. He likes spending time with the family and enjoys cars and all sports, but his passion is for boxing and Manchester United.
Jon is responsible for product development for the ONVU Tech group, ensuring that the development of new solutions fit customer needs. With a vast experience in the video and technology space, his career has led him to diverse roles such as a consultant in multinational corporations as well as entrepreneurial roles. In 2012, Jon masterminded and led the technology, design and delivery of products at Screen Library which now part of ONVU Learning. He is based in London where he lives with his wife and two daughters. In his spare time, he enjoys upgrading the girls’ tree house with the latest technology gadgets.
Neil Boyce is responsible for Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Product Quality, S&OP and Business Intelligence Systems globally. He brings more than 25 years’ experience in end-to-end Supply Chain Management and joined the ONVU Tech group after spending 12 years in Consumer Electronics where he worked with OEM partners such as Samsung and Amazon. Neil lives in Milton Keynes, UK and is married with 3 children. He likes spending time with the family, cooking, running and watching football.
VP Program Management
Paul oversees the company’s Engineering, Support and IT functions and is also responsible for the coordination and implementation of various projects and strategic initiatives across the ONVU Tech group. With a background in Electronic Engineering, Paul has worked in technology for 20 years and has held a variety of roles in the security industry, working previously for Panasonic and Axis Communications. Paul lives in Northamptonshire with his family and in his spare time enjoys gaming, music and a good boxset.
VP Human Resources
Ragini has responsibility of leading and managing HR globally, while being the Office Manager for the UK. She works with all departments and is driven by ONVU Tech’s talented team and culture. She is keen to help continue making ONVU Tech a high performing and successful company. Ragini has over 10 years’ experience in HR in various sectors from engineering, technology to pharmaceutical, where she was responsible for talent acquisition, talent management, succession planning, reward and recognition and change management. Ragini is from Mauritius and has been in the UK since 1992. She lives in London and is married with 2 children. She enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, travelling, learning about different cultures and making exotic dishes.
Simon is responsible for ONVU Tech commercial teams, which include sales, business development, partners and marketing. He is a passionate commercial leader with over 20-years’ experience providing consulting and strategic leadership to technology companies across the world in the government, retail, banking, telecoms and education sectors. Simon lives in Hampshire with his wife, their two children. Over the weekend, he enjoys spending time with his family, cycling (in fair weather!) and following the Formula 1 racing.