Penta Technologies has assembled a management team of "industry smart" professionals with extensive experience in applying information technologies and professional services to the specialized needs of commercial and industrial contractors and engineering firms.
President and CEO
Karl Koenig has over 30 years experience in the engineering and construction enterprise information systems industry, covering tenures at both System 5 and Penta Technologies. Karl has served as President of Penta Technologies since its inception in 1991, and he previously served as President of System 5.
Karl is the founder and President of Penta Technologies, a post he has held since 1991. While President of Penta Technologies, Karl has helped the company grow into one of North America’s leading vendors of enterprise software to the engineering and construction industries.
Manager of Technical Services
Brian leads the team responsible for the implementation and support of PENTA software, operating systems, and databases. Brian also leads the engineering and implementation of our managed services such as cloud hosting, system management, and disaster recovery.
Brian has over 19 years of IT experience managing complex infrastructure across various technical disciplines such as storage, virtualization, databases, web applications. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a bachelor's degree in Management, he has held technical roles for companies such as The Boston Globe, Case New Holland, GE Healthcare, and AT&T. He also managed an Internet Service Provider and provided technical leadership of a multi-billion dollar online property.
Vice President of Technology
Brad has a strong leadership background in the software industry including experience in the rigorous healthcare and financial services industries. He has led teams that produced high quality software in a predictable manner for both internal and external customers and has direct experience with web, rich client, mobile and SaaS applications. Agile methods and practices have been a big part of Brad’s career since 1999. He has lead agile transformations in each of his previous positions. Most recently he led a major process improvement initiative at FIS. Prior to his career in technology Brad spent six years in the construction industry in sales and project management roles.
Director of Professional Services
Randy leads the team responsible for gathering and understanding customer needs and requirements. He and his team apply industry best practices as they guide new PENTA clients through the implementation of PENTA enterprise products and services.
A Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Randy has over 18 years of experience at Penta Technologies. He holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater.
Director of Sales
Patrick Holton has assisted construction companies through the process of selecting enterprise software since 1995. One of Patrick's greatest strengths is his ability to listen and understand an organization's needs and goals. Patrick is a true believer in the power of observation and of a consultatative approach to recommending solutions that solve business problems.
Director of Account Management
Andy has a strong passion for customer success and satisfaction. Andy believes in a proactive approach to learning and understanding a customer’s business, then applying technology and process improvements to enhance business performance. In over 10 years at Penta Technologies, Andy has held positions in Development, Support, and Professional Services. Andy leverages past experience in the Electrical Construction industry and holds degrees in Electrical Construction and Accounting.
Director of Product Consulting
With over 30 years of experience in the construction software industry, Tom brings a wealth of knowledge to the companies he works with. He has fulfilled various roles for both System 5 and Penta Technologies during this time working with hundreds of contractors, helping them use technology to improve their processes and meet their business objectives.
Tom is currently active in the management of Penta Technologies' professional services team, as well as assisting the sales team helping prospective customers understand all the benefits our solutions offer.