Kova Solutions is an emerging growth software company that provides solutions for the homebuilding and manufactured housing industries. Kova is presently managed by a Board of Managers and Advisor Board consisting of Jouko Vakiparta, Richard Kashian, David Doherty, Jon Schimpf and Daniel Curtis.
Jouko Vakiparta, CEO
Mr. Vakiparta has worked over twenty years developing, implementing and selling business software solutions both in the United States and Europe. As Chief Development Officer of Vertex OY, Finland, he introduced new software technologies to the US building industry. Mr. Vakiparta has a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tampere University of Technology, Finland.
David Doherty, Board Member
Mr. Doherty has provided comprehensive software programming and CAD system implementations for residential building companies in both North America and Japan. This broad experience, coupled with a strong technical understanding of current software technologies enables him to advise companies on the best ways to maximize the benefits of information systems in their business operations. Mr. Doherty has a Bachelor's Degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and holds a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University.
Richard Kashian, Board Member
Mr. Kashian has worked in Engineering and Information Systems in the building industry for over 18 years. He has been selling and implementing customized CAD software systems and business software solutions to over 40 large and medium production and manufacturing building companies throughout the U.S. and Canada. Mr. Kashian holds both a Bachelor's and a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Glenn Hagman, Implementation and Development
Mr. Hagman has over 17 years developing and implementing engineering software solutions, homebuilder CAD software solutions and business software solutions. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University and brings his depth of knowledge in homebuilding to product development, sales and promotion.