Our management team has over 100 years of collective business and technical expertise, with deep expertise in the RFID, supply chain, and logistics fields.
Tim Harvie - CEO, Chairman, Co-Founder
Tim Harvie is a supply chain and technology industry veteran with over 30 years of transportation, distribution, warehousing and logistics experience with industry-leading firms. Mr. Harvie served as Managing Director and Chief Information Officer with ProLogis. Before joining ProLogis, he held the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at USF Corporation. The USF initial public offering remains one of the largest IPOs in the history of the transportation industry. Tim graduated with a Bachelor of Computer Science degree from Acadia University in Nova Scotia.
Chris Brumett - COO
Chris Brumett has more than 25 years of information systems experience including product management, project management, design, development, implementation and technology management. Of the 25 years, the last 20 years has been specific to the Logistics industry. Previous to TrackX, Chris was co-founder and CEO of recently acquired broTECH solutions. Chris also served as COO of Fluensee, an RFID enabled Yard and Asset Management software company. Prior to Fluensee, he was the Vice President of Engineering at Vizional Technologies a supply chain software company.
Dr. Eddie C. Shek, Ph.D. - Chief Strategy Officer, Co-Founder
Dr. Eddie Shek has extensive experience in architecting, designing and managing the development of information technology in a wide spectrum of areas including scalable Industrial IoT-driven supply chain event management, intelligent information integration, distributed collaboration and data mining. Prior to TrackX, Eddie was co-founder and CTO at Vizional Technologies, a leading provider of supply chain event management, collaborative inventory planning, and RFID-enabled mobile asset management software.
Dr. Shek received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from UCLA and his B.S. (summa cum laude) in Computer Science from the SUNY at Stony Brook. He serves as a Governing Board Member and Executive Committee Member of UCLA Engineering Alumni Association, and a Member of Stony Brook University School of Engineering and Applied Science Dean’s Council, as well as a Founding Member and Mentor of LA CTO Forum. Previously, he has been a Member of UCLA Extension Information Technology Advisory Board, and a Technology Board Member of MIT Auto-ID Center.
Directors and Advisors
Blair Garrou - Director
Since the late 90’s, Blair Garrou has focused on operating, investing in and advising high-growth software companies. Blair is the co-founder and Managing Director of Mercury Fund, a venture capital firm investing in entrepreneurs and innovation that originate in the middle of the U.S. Through his work in the Houston entrepreneurial community, Blair co-founded and is the Chairman of Station Houston, a software coworking accelerator; and SURGE, a seed-stage accelerator focused on startup energy software companies. He is also a board member of Houston Exponential, and is Chair of the HX Venture Fund Advisory Committee. Blair is a former Director of Operations of the Houston Technology Center, where he led the formation of the Houston Angel Network, consistently ranked as one of the most active angel investment organizations in the U.S. Blair is also a long-term Advisor to the Rice Alliance, and an Adjunct Professor at Rice’s Jones School of Business, where he teaches a course on entrepreneurism and venture capital.
Darren Devine - Director
Mr. Darren Devine has been the director and a principal of CDM Capital Partners Inc., a private British Columbia company involved in the business of venture capital financing and investments, since April 2011. He is the President of Chelmer Consulting Corp., a private company that provides corporate finance and securities related consulting services to private and public companies. Mr. Devine qualified as a barrister and solicitor in British Columbia (1999) and solicitor in England & Wales (1997). He has served on the boards of several public companies; has been a senior officer of a number of TSXV listed companies; and has served on the audit committee of many of those same companies.
Kevin Shea - Director
Mr. Shea is a private investor and former management consultant, software company founder and business developer. Over his 40-year career, he has developed a broad depth of business acumen and skills at evaluating and assessing business practices and processes. He will apply his expertise at TrackX in the areas of strategy, communications, messaging, processes and maintaining focus.
Mr. Shea created a business unit within one of the Teledyne Divisions, founded then sold Binary Engineering Software, and established a boutique management consulting firm in which he was engaged by Ford Motor Company and other automobile firms to deploy concepts of systems engineering, lean management, process optimization and more. In work at Ford that is directly applicable to TrackX, Mr. Shea set up an enterprise practice to track, manage, and control digital assets throughout the engineering organization.
Adrian Fortino - Advisor
Mr. Fortino leads Mercury’s Midwest office in Ann Arbor, MI. Adrian focuses on developing and originating software and science-based investment themes and startup opportunities. Prior to joining Mercury, Adrian was the Managing Director of Detroit Innovate, a seed stage investment fund targeting seed investments in enabling technologies in healthcare, transportation and industrial applications. During this time, Adrian was also the Managing Director of the First Step Fund, a micro-investment, industry agnostic fund focused on seed-stage companies in Southeast Michigan. Prior to Detroit Innovate and the First Step Fund, Adrian co-founded three software companies: ShepherdIS, Sidecar and FlockTAG.