Situational Awareness across Air, Land, Sea and Sub-Surface | MARSS

OUR LEADERSHIP

With an experienced leadership team, we understand the criticality of our customers’ needs in protecting what matters to them most - lives, critical infrastructure and assets.

Johannes Pinl - CEO & Founder | MARSS

Johannes Pinl


CEO & Founder

Johannes is the CEO and founder of MARSS Group with over 17 years experience in the software development sector. He founded MARSS in 2005 with the goal of becoming an innovative technology leader in the protection of lives and assets - on a global scale.

Richard Emanuel, MBE - Executive Chairman | MARSS

Richard Emanuel, MBE


Executive Chairman

Richard brings extensive experience in the technology sector and working with high growth companies. Richard joined MARSS in 2020 to support the next stages of the company’s growth and international expansion.

Rob Balloch - Senior VP Sales | MARSS

Rob Balloch


Senior VP Sales

Rob brings decades of experience in underwater defence and security. He joined MARSS in 2013 as part of the acquisition by FLIR systems and he has delivered over 40 integrated system projects worldwide - and continues to do so.

Doug Boit - Senior VP Engineering | MARSS

Doug Boit


Senior VP Engineering

Over 30 years experience in a broad range of sectors including shipping, insurance and point-of-sale systems sectors. Doug joined MARSS in 2008 to lead all technical research and product development bringing with him extensive knowledge and experience.

Alberto Baldacci, PhD - Senior VP Science | MARSS

Alberto Baldacci, PhD


Senior VP Science

Alberto has over 20 years of experience in R&D for Universities and in the Defence sector. He joined MARSS in 2010 to lead R&D programs for safety and security applications.

Thor Madsen - COO and Interim CFO | MARSS

Thor Madsen


COO and Interim CFO

Thor joins MARSS with over 20 years experience of working with large enterprise software providers in the UK and globally. He brings with him a broad business transformation expertise with the skills and experience to produce significant improvements, generate growth and lead key activities in the business.

Alex Reche, PhD - VP of ML and AI Research | MARSS

Alex Reche, PhD


VP of ML and AI Research

Alex has over two decades of experience in R&D. His career spans over a broad range of fields including computer vision, artificial intelligence and augmented & virtual reality. Alex joined MARSS in 2018 to lead the research on AI, extracting in-depth information to detect, recognise and identify potential risks.

Stefano Crosta - VP of Software Engineering | MARSS

Stefano Crosta


VP of Software Engineering

Stefano is responsible for turning ideas into working solutions. Stefano joined MARSS in 2014 to lead the technical team and focus on software architecture including real-time framework for controlling multiple sensors and statistical algorithms.

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Karine Cochet


Director Commercial Finance

Karine joined MARSS in 2021 with over 20 years experience in the Telco Infrastructure and Software sectors in Europe and Asia. She is responsible for project finance, support & maintenance finance.

Andy Forbes, MBE - Managing Director, MARSS Middle East | MARSS

Andy Forbes, MBE


Managing Director, MARSS Middle East

Andy brings over 38 years’ experience in the operational communications and IT Service Management sector. He joined MARSS in January 2021 to enable the MARSS vision to establish a quality NiDAR through life delivery and support capability for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Middle East region.

Silje Jahr - Head of Sales Operations | MARSS

Silje Jahr


Head of Sales Operations

Silje was the first employee to join MARSS in 2007 and has provided vital contribution to the evolution of MARSS and the MARSSIAN culture. She has played a central role in the commercial growth from a small innovative start up, to a global leader in integrated systems for the protection of lives and strategic assets.

Bill Deeves - General Counsel | MARSS

Bill Deeves


General Counsel

Bill joins MARSS with 25 years experience as a General Counsel and Company Secretary. He has a proven track record in strategic, managerial and operational leadership in global businesses in the technology, engineering and defence sectors. At MARSS he leads legal and compliance projects to support business development

Susan Verschuren - Head of Recruitment & HR | MARSS

Susan Verschuren


Head of Recruitment & HR

With over 20 years experience in Recruitment and Executive Search, Susan heads the HR and Recruitment department. She has been instrumental in growing MARSS from 29 employees to 120+ and counting today.

Khaled Al Hammad - HR Manager, MARSS KSA | MARSS

Khaled Al Hammad


HR Manager, MARSS KSA

With over 12+ years of experience building human resources departments, teams, and policies from scratch in both startup and established organizations, Khaled brings essential knowledge to the MARSS KSA HR department and is a key driver in the expansion of the team in the Kingdom.  

Coralie Vettenburg - Head of Office Operations | MARSS

Coralie Vettenburg


Head of Office Operations

Coralie joined MARSS in 2008 with 10 years of proven experience in administrative and client oriented roles. Since joining MARSS, she has provided a meaningful impact to the company by building a proactive and solid administrative and office department, coordinating with MARSS divisions globally across a variety of tasks in a dynamic work environment.

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Frederik Giepmans


Group Business Unit Director

Frederik has more than 15 years experience delivering projects in offshore oil & gas, yachting and security sectors, from concept engineering and design to completion. He joined MARSS in 2019 and has been instrumental in its rapid development in recent years.

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LIFE ON MARSS

Whether based in Monaco, UK or KSA, we’re proud to call our employees MARSSians. Our working culture is diverse and ever changing to adapt to our employees needs.

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