Meet our Pros to Know
In addition to developing new solutions, supporting customers and managing dedicated company practice areas, Barcoding’s legendary team possess and provide industry expertise on all that is supply chain. The following staff members have all been recognized as “Provider Pros to Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive for helping clients prepare their supply chains to meet today’s most pressing challenges. They are all published authors and also frequent presenters, including the Barcoding Executive Forums and Modex/Promat shows. Check out our video library to hear from this legendary team, and read more below.
Tom O’Boyle, Director of RFID (2014)
Tom O’Boyle, director of RFID for Barcoding, Inc., possesses more than 15 years of experience in RFID technology and more than 20 years of experience in sales, product and channel management for leading technology companies. At Barcoding, O’Boyle leads the company’s dedicated practice, RFID by Barcoding, in the design, integration and deployment of RFID solutions for a wide range of industries including supply chain, manufacturing, healthcare, education and defense.
O’Boyle came to Barcoding in May 2013 as a result of the company’s acquisition of Miles Technologies, Inc., which he joined in 1999 as a partner/principal. Prior to Miles, O’Boyle held positions with Zebra Technologies and Silicon Engines, and successfully led RFID implementations at major companies such as Kodak, Hospira, CDW, Kenwood and Emerson. O’Boyle graduated from DeVry Institute of Technology in Chicago with a Bachelor of Science in electronics engineering technology and is certified in RFID Technology by Zebra Technologies, Alien Technology, Intermec and others. In addition, O’Boyle was a contributing technical editor for the book, RFID+ Exam Cram 2, and is a frequent industry speaker and author.
Martin Jack, Chief Technology Officer (2015)
Martin Jack is an executive technology leader whose primary focus is on mobile and wireless solutions for commercial and government industries. He has more than 20 years of experience in software engineering for mobile and wireless systems, project management and technical consulting.
As Barcoding’s CTO, Jack leads the Professional Services Division. Prior to his role as CTO, Jack was director of Barcoding’s Software Services Group, where he was responsible for building a strong team that delivered industry-leading software products for the AIDC industry.
Formerly, Jack was president and chief software engineer at Point of Activity, Inc., where he focused on mobile and wireless software services for Government and Commercial enterprises. Before Point of Activity, Inc., he founded Jack Creations, LLC, where he developed custom software for commercial companies in the AIDC industry.
Jack graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, with a master’s degree in software engineering and a bachelor’s degree in computer science.
Chase Sowden, Supply Chain Architect (2016)
Chase Sowden, supply chain architect for Barcoding, Inc., is a Six Sigma Black Belt with more than 20 years of experience. At Barcoding, Sowden helps create and deliver holistic, end-to-end solutions to make client’s supply chains more efficient, accurate, and connected.
Previously, Sowden served as the chief technology officer (CTO) for Savant Software, Inc., where he oversaw all aspects of strategic IT planning, implementation, internal infrastructure and other global IT initiatives. Prior to Savant, Sowden spent five years as VP of technology for TZA and held other C-level positions with Pfastship Worldwide Logistics and ConnectTec. Along with his Six Sigma Black Belt, Sowden possesses a PMP certification and is an Agile Scrum Master.
Sowden holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Texas A&M.
Brian Harvey, Lead Systems Engineer (2017)
Brian Harvey, senior system engineer, Barcoding, Inc., has 18 years of experience in the industry. At Barcoding, Harvey oversees the full implementation of solutions– from inception to its full life cycle. Additionally, Harvey provides on-going support to ensure his client’s supply chains are more efficient, accurate, and connected. Notably, Harvey has successfully completed SOTI’s MobiControl Associate, Professional and Expert training courses to become a Certified MobiControl Expert. These are the highest certifications awarded by SOTI – the world’s most trusted provider of Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions.