Dr. Richard A. Davis
Co-Founder / Chairman and Chief Technical Officer
Dr. Davis’ personal mission for two decades has been the improvement of consumer and business transactions using voice/data technologies. In 1990, he co-founded Radish Communications Systems (now known as Radish 1.0) to invent, develop, and pioneer a new modem protocol for sending data during ordinary phone calls.
Previously, Dr. Davis held various engineering and management positions at AT&T Bell Laboratories. After Radish 1.0 was acquired in 1996, he co-founded and grew several ventures with prize-winning collaboration and technical support technology.
He has an MS and Ph.D. in Engineering from Columbia University. In addition, he holds numerous patents from his work at Bell Laboratories and Radish 1.0.
Dr. Theresa M. Szczurek
Co-Founder / Vice Chair / Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Szczurek oversees all business operations. As co-founder, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Planning Officer of Radish 1.0, Szczurek was key in transforming the start-up into a thriving firm that sold for over $40 million. Recently, as CEO of Technology and Management Solutions, LLC she helped clients grow exponentially through strategic planning/execution, market/sales development, and organization/leadership development.
Dr. Szczurek began her career with eight years at AT&T Bell Laboratories and AT&T International, first designing and greatly improving performance of business information systems and then producing large-scale revenue growth by managing their delivery into world markets.
Dr. Szczurek wrote the Amazon-bestseller, Pursuit of Passionate Purpose, which provides her proven, step-by-step formula for success. She holds an MS in Operations Research from Stanford University and an MBA and Ph.D. in Business Administration (with a focus in Marketing and Organization Development) from the University of Colorado.
Anthony J. Brittain
Co-Founder / Chief Architect and Developer
Mr. Brittain began his career working with Seymour Cray developing supercomputers at Los Alamos and other US National Laboratories. He has over 30 years experience in developing computer software, hardware, and telecommunications products/services in entrepreneurial technology-based firms such as Scientific Software, Intercomp, and NBI. As Director of Software and Advanced Technology at RCS, he designed the Help Desk application that became an industry standard for diagnosis and repair of software on remote PCs during a phone call.
He has a BS in Applied Math and Computer Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder and holds numerous patents.
Dr. Ida M. Halasz
Director of Marketing and Research
Dr. Halasz has conducted marketing research and marketing communications for Radish Systems since its inception. Prior to joining the company, she was the founder and CEO of Halvan Associates, a marketing research and strategy consulting company. She has worked within a wide range of organizations in the private and public sectors, including those focused on emerging technologies.
Previously, Dr. Halasz was the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for a hi-tech design and manufacturing company in Boulder, CO. She moved to Colorado as an executive with the US Department of Justice’s National Academy in 1989. Previously, she led marketing/business development, directed research projects, and directed the leadership academy at the Ohio State University’s Center on Education and Training for Employment.
She has authored over 90 publications, including a book on computer documentation and numerous articles in refereed journals on topics such as firewalls. She received her Ph.D. at the Ohio State University in Education and Vocational Psychology. Her other degrees were from Edinboro State University, PA and Youngstown State University, OH.
Director of Customer Care
Pamela DeBellis has over twenty years of experience with healthcare products and services. She has held consulting and internal roles from Senior Engineer to Senior Director for startups to Fortune 500 companies, including Medtronic, Sunrise Medical, and Global Healthcare Exchange. At Radish, she manages customer care and implementation of ChoiceView solutions. She has a B.S. in materials science and engineering from the Pennsylvania State University and M.Eng. in mechanical engineering and business from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She holds two patents for medical devices and has been quoted in several publications on healthcare technology, customer experience, and diversity and innovation. Most recently she served as a CEO mentor for the Rockies Venture Club’s Hyperaccelerator and for 101010 Health, as an Advisory Board member for the Foundation for Global Scholars, and as guest lecturer at the University of Colorado-Boulder College of Engineering.
Steve has made a career of working with small businesses — either as a full-time employee or on a consulting basis. He is currently a partner with Parrish Services providing outsourced CFO services to Radish. His experience has bridged many industries including software development, SAAS, manufacturing, professional services, telematics and food processing. He has held senior level positions in accounting, finance, sales and marketing, and global licensing on multiple occasions in the course of his career. Steve’s relentless focus is to increase company profitability, to design timely and accurate management reports, to create meaningful budget models, to implement best-practice business processes and to ensure an optimal capital structure. Steve earned his MBA degree from Cornell University. He is a CPA in Colorado (inactive status) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant. Steve and his wife, Ann reside in Boulder where they enjoy multiple outdoor activities in their spare time.