LEADERSHIP
AT ORION

Orion’s leadership is a perfect blend of creativity, visionary, strategic and innovative minds. Our passionate approach towards technology cascades down to the entire team thereby building a strong culture and instilling the same passion in every employee towards the common goal.

OUR CORE TEAM

MARC ASSELIN

FOUNDER & PRESIDENT OF ORION INNOVATIONS

Orion is a software development consulting company working in the AI, machine learning, and blockchain technologies, & commodities markets. Marc has over 30 years in software development, architecture, and management.

In addition to Orion, Marc assists a number of companies in a CTO and/or advisor capacity, assisting in technology vision and architecture, planning, staffing and hiring.

VERTICAL MARKET EXPERIENCE:

Cryptocurrencies, Fintech, AgTech, REITs, Unmanned Vehicles, Insurance, Food tech, & Commodities Exchanges for a number of industries.

JOHN RILEY III

VP OF BUSINESS SERVICES

John has over 18 years in the software application space working and has worked for enterprise organizations like Oracle and SAP. His diverse background and experiences allow him to connect with customers and establish strong relationships to understand their needs. He’s passionate about collaborating on new approaches and finding new ways to uncover the right solutions to address clients’ needs.

His passion for emerging technology has led him to become embedded in the Blockchain space. He’s spoken and presented at various Blockchain events over the past few years and run Blockchain meet-up groups.

He now focuses on:
-Consulting/Advising on what Blockchain is and where fits in organizations.
-Providing industry specific customized C-Level workshops.
-Giving digital transformation insight to help companies prepare for using Blockchain.
-Aligning with strategic partners to provide experienced support where needed.
-Educating on Blockchain case studies and Blockchain platforms.

DENNIS GARCES

VP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CANADA

Dennis is a seasoned executive with 25+ years experience at the senior management level. Extensive background blending relevant instinct with fact-based insight in traditional marketing and integrated digital marketing campaigns, government relations, brand strategy development, digital marketing strategy, digital marketing programs, consumer markets, business and product development, media planning, budget planning with strong knowledge of multinational organizations and start-ups. Veteran leader with strong team building and management skills: creative problem solver with P&L accountability and investment capital financing experience. Strategic thinker and relationship builder with extensive international network of Private Sector and Government Contacts. International experience in the Americas, The UK, Europe, Australia and Asia. Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.

BRANDON WEST

TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER & DEVELOPER

Provided App and smart contract development work for both private and public blockchains.

Our primary focuses at the moment:
+ Ethereum(Solidity)
+ Corda(Kotlin)
+ EOS(C++)
+ Backend (NodeJS+many libraries)
+ Frontend (React/HTML/CSS/Javscript)

Portfolio:
+ DigiTix.io – a Digital Ticketing Platform on Ethereum
+ RUON.io – Social Media Dapp
+ SovereignSky.io – Blockchain in space

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