Executive Management

John Prot, Chief Executive Officer

John Prot has 25 years experience in business development, operations, and finance. Before joining Stromasys, he held several management positions at Vassilakis Group in Greece and managed the Hertz Greece car leasing team with a fleet portfolio of 15,000. Prior positions in the group include restructuring as CEO two airport logistics companies of c.1000 staff that were facing operational, commercial, cashflow, or labor distress.

Between 2000 and 2006, John served as investment director at Global Finance, a leading regional private equity institutional investor. He started his career in the US in 1988 as investment analyst at The Prudential and later at Barings.

John is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and has a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University.

Matt Barker, Chief Marketing Officer

Bringing more than 20 years of marketing, sales, and executive leadership experience, Matt Barker joined the Stromasys’ team in 2017. Prior to joining Stromasys, Matt served in marketing and sales leadership roles with Telehealth Services, Cox Communications, Hosted Solutions, and as a Board member for multiple innovative technology providers and growth-phase software companies.

In addition to his professional experience, Matt has served on the Executive Committee for NC Healthy Start, and is a nationally recognized public speaker for multiple marketing organizations around digital marketing and lead generation. Matt received his bachelor’s in Business Marketing from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and also carries two masters’ certifications in Digital Marketing and Lead Generation Marketing.

Kathryn Carson, Chief of Staff

Kathryn joined Stromasys in August 2018. She spent many years at BBN Technologies, a research subsidiary of Raytheon. Her latest role there was program and product manager in their Quantum Information Processing unit, where she worked with a team of scientists and physicists to advance quantum computing theory and experiments. In that capacity, she was responsible for program budgets and finances, staffing, milestone tracking, customer relationships, and program roadmaps. Kathryn has also worked with an affiliated company in business development, legal, and corporate governance roles.

Kathryn received her Masters in Business Administration from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the State University of New York at Albany.

Tinh Dang, Global Head of Finance

Tinh Dang started her career as a statutory auditor. She worked in Singapore then Vietnam before moving to Switzerland where she changed her path to accounting and finance. Tinh was appointed as Global Head of Finance after four years after joining Stromasys as an accountant. Her broad experience of international trade and finance, blended with high-energy working capacity, offer stakeholders the best compromise with reliability and efficiency.

Tinh is an ACCA affiliate, have earned her accounting degree from Oxford Brookes University.

Celia Millet, Global Human Resources Manager

Celia Millet joined Stromasys in June 2015 bringing her experience in international management of HR. Celia began her career in executive placement with Alec Allan & Associés SA in Geneva before joining the global flavor and fragrance creator Givaudan. At Givaudan, she occupied many different positions of increasing responsibilities culminating in the position of HR Business Partner Coordinator in charge of the production division for the Geneva site. In 2012, Celia joined the mobility unit of ITX, a leading expatriate management company where she managed expatriation in Latin America, and where she developed a taste for dealing with worldwide human resources legislation and management.

Celia received her Master’s Degree of Psychology specializing in work and organizational psychology from Aix-en-Provence University in France.

Thomas Netherland, Global Head of Alliances & Channels

Thomas Netherland brings to Stromasys over 30 years’ sales and channel experience working with industry leaders such as IBM, CA Technologies, Ingram Micro, EMC, Cisco, and VMware, as well as smaller startups in the IT space. He joined Stromasys in 2017 to structure, build, and leverage the partner ecosystem.

Thomas began his IT career with IBM in 1987.  In 2001 he added channel management to his skill set at Computer Associates (CA Technologies), and from 2012 to 2014 he helped increase Ingram Micro’s VCE annual business working with industry leaders VMware, Cisco, and EMC. Thomas received his Master of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University/Cox School of Business in Dallas, Texas, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geophysics from University of Louisiana at Monroe.

Gregory Reut, Chief Operating Officer

Since joining Stromasys in 2006, Gregory Reut has held roles in customer support and project implementation, support and implementation team management, and product marketing, as well as serving as sales director for the EMEA region. Prior to his current role as Chief Operating Officer, Gregory was manager of global support and product management of emulation solutions for DEC systems.

Before joining Stromasys, Gregory worked as a capacity planning analyst for Phillip Morris International in Lausanne, Switzerland and as a system administrator for Globix in New York. He also held the position of deputy IT director in a prominent Russian financial services company, as well as various other system administration and management positions early in his career.

Gregory received his degree in mechanics and mathematics from Lomonosov Moscow State University, specializing in symbolic logic and theory of algorithms.

Eduardo Serrat, Chief Technology Officer

Eduardo Serrat has 30 years of experience in IT and has been involved in design and development of Charon virtualization solutions since 2009.

Prior to joining Stromasys, he worked for the Argentinian Air Force Flight Testing Center where DEC equipment (PDP-11, VAX, and Alpha) was used for Data Acquisition Telemetry systems and analysis. He also represented Stromasys in Latin America as a VAR and migrated critical systems to Charon in many countries.

Eduardo holds a degree as a University System Analyst from Universidad Tecnologica Nacional-Facultad Regional Cordoba, Argentina.

Marco Wang, Global Head of Engineering

Marco Wang joined Stromasys in 2009 and has more than 20 years of experience in software development. Before joining Stromasys, he worked as a software manager for Alitypc Hong Kong and Peercall Inc. Taiwan, specializing in consumer electric device design. Between 2000 and 2004, he was a telecom software designer for Meriton Network Canada. Prior to that, he worked for Prosperity Networks in Shenzhen, China as a software developer, where he participated in the development of one of the first generation Internet online stock trading systems in China.

Marco has a Master’s degree from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunication and a Bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics from Shandong University.