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WILMINGTON, NC, September 21, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Petrics Inc is a pet technology company that develops IoT products and associated software that empower pet owners to properly manage, track and respond to their pet's health and nutrition needs in a timely, convenient and cost-effective manner. We are developing an ecosystem of connected products that are easily controlled by popular mobile and smart home devices to track critical pet health data, so pets live longer, happier, healthier lives.
The OCMX™ is pleased to announce the listing of Petrics Inc to its online portal which offers Investors and Advisors the ability to participate in this opportunity.
The OCMX™ has spent considerable time completing its due diligence on Petrics Inc and concluded that there is indeed a tremendous opportunity for Investors and Advisors.
The OCMX™ noted that Petrics Inc exhibits the main components of any solid investment opportunity, namely a solid management team, a great track record, and a number of key competitive advantages.
Edward Hall, Founder & CEO/ BOD Member
Edward Hall is NAVY Veteran and graduate of the Cameron School of Business Entrepreneurship and Business Development program at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. During his years in the service as a technical supervisor, he directed operations of anti-ship missile defense systems. Edward spent nearly two years at Elite Innovations, a Makerspace and engineering product development firm, where he helped start and grow the company while leading teams in the design and development of over thirty products that ranged from general consumer products to high-tech IoT life support systems.
His diverse experience with developing new products and commercializing them throughout various markets, coupled with his entrepreneurial drive, helped motivate his desire to start Petrics, Inc. in 2015, when he saw the need for improving pet health and nutrition first hand through his experience with his mother's pets. Today, his passion has transformed into a reality with Petrics, as he strives to make a difference in the health and well-being of our pets, so they live longer, happier lives.
Kristopher Johnson, Director of Sales & Marketing
Kris brings over 26 years of diverse marketing experience in corporate strategy, product development, brand management, communications and business development. Kris has built and mentored cohesive teams to deliver an all-inclusive sales and marketing package to numerous markets, including healthcare, technology, technical materials and sporting goods.
Kris has worked with healthcare companies such as, Masimo Corporation, Gaymar Industries, Stryker Medical, Reichert Technologies and AccuMed Technologies, and has a complete understanding of what is required to market products both domestically and internationally. His experience in technology while working with ATTO, forged a deep understanding of developing effective distribution channels worldwide and ensuring that each channel partner achieves all expectations and revenue goals.
As a product manager with Gaymar Industries, Kris oversaw the P&L of a $38MM product line that he grew 22% overall and played an integral role in the corporate exit strategy and eventual acquisition by his top OEM customer, Stryker Medical.
Mandy Miller, Director of Customer Experience (CX)
Formerly as Ten8Tech''s director of client engagement, Mandy Miller directed key partnerships developed strong relationships at every touch-point throughout the customer's interaction with the company. Prior toTen8Tech, she enjoyed two years with beverage data app company Next Glass, and their beer app Untappd. She helped launch the company and Next Glass hit 100k downloads in 2 days and were featured by Apple. Ten days later, that jumped to 250k downloads. Mandy began directing social media, progressed to client success manager and ultimately manager of customer engagement.
Rich Slevin, Board of Directors Member
Rich is a developer and manufacturer of over 250 consumer, commercial, military and medical electronic products since 1993. He has been leading and innovating new technologies and products at the rate of a dozen a year for OEM customers. Rich has also incubated over a dozen startup companies as well as spin offs and company buyouts and is an active angel investor and advisor.
Rich's background includes advancing engineering and executive level positions at BF Goodrich, Raychem, Kyocera and others before starting ODI. In 2008, Rich started a spinoff company, Spracht, to address the emerging teleconferencing and video conferencing markets. In 2013, with a partner, Rich orchestrated the purchase of an IoT company focused on wireless monitoring in buildings.
Ted Coughlin, Board of Directors Member
Ted started his career by working for the Navy in Newport, RI performing research and development for submarines and undersea warfare systems. He spent most of his career in the Washington DC region working in engineering, management and senior management positions. His expertise was in the acquisition of next generation Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems for the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.
He managed the Tactical Systems Directorate at the Aerospace Corporation and was Senior Vice President at ElanTech Systems. Ted provided executive, technical and project management expertise in the successful development of 50+ systems/products ranging in cost from $2M to $2.5B.
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