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Websoft Developers, Inc. is a California Corporation established in 1998 with the primary goal of working with businesses and government agencies to implement emerging technologies such as the internet and web. Over the years, WSD has provided comprehensive technology solutions that span a wide variety of industries including internet, satellite communications, wireless technologies, software programming and geographic information systems. Using this varied experience, we have assembled a phenomenal team that has expertise in numerous technology arenas. We now are able to bring all of this experience to our clients to provide solutions that work. Learn more about the great people that make up our team:

Manoj Desai, P.E. President

Mr. Desai has over 20 years of experience providing professional consulting services to a variety of organizations including federal, state and local government agencies, small to medium size business and larger corporations. He is a registered civil engineer in California and Nevada and has a background in utilities engineering. He has expertise in GIS planning and deployment, infrastructure planning and modeling, web application development, software development, database programming, web design, and network administration. He has provided consulting services on numerous projects for clients ranging from small business to large corporations and governmental agencies.

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His projects have included everything from GIS Planning to advanced database programming, infrastructure master planning, and hydraulic modeling. He has managed projects ranging in size from $10,000 to over $350,000.

Mr. Desai has a wide variety of expertise in computer software and hardware including the use of AutoCAD software, ESRI software, and a variety of programming languages and database applications. In addition, Mr. Desai is also the principal of WSD’s Internet Services division and has a thorough knowledge of internet technology, server technology and routing.

Mr. Desai serves as project manager on all WSD projects and plays a large role in completing projects including hands on data conversion, programming and documentation.

 

Sean Dingman Marketing and Sales Manager

Mr. Dingman has over 20 years managing the design, implementation, sales, and marketing of GIS, database, and networking products. Currently, Sean manages the project management, sales, and marketing for Websoft Developers for their GIS and asset management products. He is also responsible for enterprise assessment, database design, data translation, and process integration projects. Sean received his Masters in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley in 1997 and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (BSCE) degree from the University of Michigan in 1989.

 

Romany Saad Senior Project Manager

Romany Saad has 20 years of web development, 10 years of software engineering and 5 years of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) experience. Mr. Saad was one of the main developers of Websoft FacilitiesMap and the architect and lead developer of Websoft LAND.  Mr. Saad is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer which requires evidence of proficiency in various Microsoft technologies including SQL Server, Windows Server and .NET development.  After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, Mr. Saad also earned a Master of Science degree in Software Engineering from the California State University, Fullerton.  Mr. Saad thoroughly understands the rigid requirements and high standards expected of a consultant and his deliverables. He has consistently met and exceeded these requirements on multiple projects in varying situations under often challenging circumstances.

 

Lorie Champlin Accounting Manager

Lorie Champlin has over 15 years of accounting and administrative experience in a variety of small and start-up businesses. Her expertise is invaluable in the day-to-day operations of the company.

 

Troy Miller Application Developer

Troy Miller is a GIS professional and currently pursuing his B.S. in Electrical Engineering at California State University, Sacramento. He is our resident expert on data transformation and translation using Safe Software’s Feature Manipulation Engine among other tools.  He has used his expertise to process large raster datasets, configure Topobase, implement ESRI Enterprise Geodatabases, develop Mapguide-based applications, and deploy ArcGIS implementations. His projects have included database design, web programming, and training clients.

 

Brian Trout Application Developer

Brian Trout has over 5 years of experience developing web-based and desktop software focusing on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and backend client/server applications. He has been the lead developer on several projects and a team member on many others.  Brian has developed with many different security architectures (both 2 tier and 3 tier), APIs (ArcGIS mobile and Autodesk Infrastructure Map Server) and frameworks (WinForms, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC).  He has also developed, deployed, and maintained network infrastructure to support client applications in a hosted environment. Brian has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from University of California, Davis.


Steven Crites Application Developer

Steven Crites has over 5 years of experience developing Web-based software with a focus on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and custom web applications. Steven is the lead FacilitiesMap developer and has extensive experience with ASP.NET development, databases, and MapGuide Open Source (MGO) and Autodesk Infrastructure Map Server (AIMS). Steven also has experience with mapping frameworks such as OpenLayers and with development for mobile devices. Steven has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Davis.


Vishaal Desai Support Technician

Vishaal Desai is a full time student who will soon be graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Information System Security.  He has over 3 years of AutoCAD experience, and multiple years of experience with web design. At Websoft, Vishaal acts as a support technician, CAD specialist, and web designer.