BOB BERRY | President
As President of Liberty Reach, Robert “Bob” Berry brings a great deal of expertise to the role in both the day to day and as a manager. Bob started his career at General Motors Corporation where he held various positions throughout the organization. In particular his focus was on Dimensional Engineering, Design for Manufacturing, and Quality. From there, Bob served as the Vice President and General Manager at the Troy-based technology firm, QMC Inc. Bob also obtained his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology, and an M.B.A. degree with a concentration in Finance. In his spare time Bob enjoys golfing, skiing, running, and getting involved in his community.
NEIL HAVEN | CTO, Founder
Neil Haven has worked in the vision industry since 1985, and in the process has helped found three companies and worked in several management and engineering roles in the industry, and currently our CTO. Neil’s specialty is designing real-time algorithms for vision applications. Neil had his undergraduate experience at Michigan State University where he received a B.S. degree in Physics. He also studied linguistics and artificial intelligence at Stanford University, and bioinformatics and computer science at Indiana University. A resident of Lansing, MI, Neil likes rock climbing and mixed martial arts.
MYRON CZUBKO | VP of Ops & Business Dev
A veteran of the machine vision industry with over 30 years experience, Myron Czubko sits as Liberty Reach’s Vice President of Sales & Business Development. Previously Myron led Autospect Corporation to 10 years of growth and profitability as the co-founder and chief architect, before selling it to Perceptron. Following this, Myron founded Fiberdent Corporation in 1998 to bring machine vision to the dental industry. Myron as also held positions at QUISS GmbH and INOS Automation. Myron received a B.S. in Industrial Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor where he now resides, which helps feed his love of Michigan Football.
GARY BARTOS | Senior Dev Engineer
Gary Bartos is Liberty Reach’s Senior Development Engineer. Gary brings over 20 years of machine vision industry experience to the table and is responsible for the design and development of Liberty Reach’s next generation of applications for volumetric testing. An Alumnus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Gary has a B.S. in Physics and a B.A. in German. Currently Gary resides in Boston, MA with his wife and son.
MICHAEL KALLAY | Senior R&D Scientist
Michael Kallay came to Liberty Reach in early 2014 and currently is a Senior R&D Scientist, where he uses his 35 years of experience and background in geometry, both pure and applied. His interest in mathematics led him to a Ph. D in Mathematics from The Hebrew University, Jerusalem and to a short academic stint where he taught math and tried proving new geometric theorems, but ultimately moved to industry in 1983. There he worked on 3D CAD/CAM software before losing the third dimension and assuming responsibility for the 2D geometry engine of Visio in 1993. When Microsoft acquired Visio in 2000, Michael went to work on the graphics core of Windows. In 2006 Michael recovered his third dimension when he switched to geospatial computations on a round globe (Microsoft SQL Server, Power Map). In his free time Michael enjoys sailing and listening to music.
RICK BERRY | Advisory Board Member
Liberty Reach is pleased and excited to have Mr. Rick Berry serve as an advisory board member. Rick was the founder and President of Demand Force, a leading web-based marketing and communications technology company based in San Francisco, CA. Mr. Berry took the company from startup to a run rate of $60M in annual sales and 300 employees in less than 7 years. In April 2012, Mr. Berry sold Demand Force to Intuit Inc. for $424M. Prior to founding Demandforce, he was the Senior Vice President of OnStation, a $50 million venture backed customer relationship management (CRM) company. At OnStation, Berry was responsible for sales and business development where he closed strategic relationships with NAPA Auto Parts, American Automobile Association (AAA) and Progressive Insurance, among others. Prior to joining OnStation, he started the automotive division of Trilogy Software whose customers included Ford Motor Company, Toyota, Chrysler, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Renault and Berry earned a BA in Computer Science from Butler University and a Master's in Business Administration from the University of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Business.
JOHN GORDON | Advisory Board Member
Liberty Reach is pleased and excited to have Mr. John Gordon serve as an advisory board member. Mr. Gordon was employed by State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, from October 1976 until his retirement in March 2012, as an investment analyst and since 1999 as Senior Investment Officer. From 1981 to March 2012, Mr. Gordon was involved in the analysis and selection of equity investments, specifically in the areas of technology and telecommunications, and participated in the management of investment portfolios for the State Farm Companies and its Associates' Mutual Funds. Mr. Gordon serves on the Board of Directors of Westminster Village, Inc. and Linear Technology Corporation. Mr. Gordon received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan in 1971 and an M.B.A. from Illinois State University in 1981. Mr. Gordon is a Chartered Financial Analyst.