Ossia's team includes talented and experienced professionals in technology and related aspects of business. Come meet the people who are advancing wireless power for all of us!
Meet Our Management Team
Chief Executive Officer
Doug has been involved with leading edge technology companies his entire career. Previously, Doug was Chief Revenue Officer for Mobivity, managing sales, client services, and marketing. Prior to Mobivity, Doug held executive positions with Hipcricket, Inc., Acuity Mobile, Inc., TeleCommunications Systems, Inc., Aether Systems, Inc. and Xpedior, Inc.
Doug has been a key team member in nine successful exits during his career. These include two IPOs and an acquisition by Nokia. Doug’s passion for technology is rooted in his belief that the mobile device will be the personal gateway to all of the information individuals will need or desire. He lives in Seattle with his lovely wife, three children, two cats, a dog, and a snail.
Founder & President
Hatem Zeine, Founder and President at Ossia, is an avid inventor and proven technologist with more than two decades of technical development experience and expertise. Hatem founded Ossia in 2008, invented and developed Cota in stealth mode, launched the company in 2013 at TechCrunch Disrupt, and now closely manages Ossia’s global team of engineers who are responsible for both the vision and execution of Cota. Cota is the first functional Wi-Fi-like technology of its kind and is poised to revolutionize the world by offering a solution to one of the biggest engineering challenges, how to send and receive power. Prior to founding Ossia, Hatem was a Director/Principal Engineer at Microsoft, leading PM, Development, and Test initiatives. He filed seven patents during his tenure. Earlier in his career, he founded Zeine Technological Applications, known later as Estarta Solutions, which today is the largest CISCO technical assistant partner. He also served as co-founder and vice chairman of the Information Technology Association of Jordan before he relocated to the U.S. in 2005. Hatem holds a BS in Physics from the University of Manchester in the UK. Hatem is a recognized expert on wireless power and its potential, speaking regularly at events and conferences on innovation and the visionary thinking that drives his entrepreneurial spirit. Hatem holds tens of granted patents globally related to Ossia’s Cota technology and beyond.
Chief Operating Officer
Marty has over thirty years of experience with wireless products and services in industry, academia and consulting, involving significant expertise in mobile telecommunication systems, networks, and devices. He is Chief Product Officer of Ossia and Chief Technology Officer of Motherson-Ossia, leading implementation of Cota wireless technologies for mobility industry applications, including wireless power, sensors and Internet of Things products.
Prior to Ossia, Marty served as a Chief Technology Officer, Chief Executive Officer or other management roles working on mobile telecommunication systems, networks, and products at telecommunication companies such as Recon Dynamics, Polaris Wireless, Lucent/AT&T Bell Labs, Verizon, Metawave Communications. He also has significant consulting experience, including for engagement clients such as T-Mobile, Verizon, IBM, Ericsson and Motorola. Marty has a Doctorate degree from Virginia Tech in Electrical Engineering with a Dissertation in the area of wireless communications and location. He earned a Master of Science degree from Northwestern University in Electrical Engineering with a Thesis in the area of electromagnetics and antennas.
Chief Revenue Officer
Jen has been a successful marketer in the mobile application and consumer electronics space for over a decade. Beginning her career at P&G, she went on to be a key executive of several successful mobile start-ups. Jen has also spent time in the corporate space leading Global Products and Marketing for Symbian Foundation / Nokia. Bringing her passion for technology and helping early stage startups through the years of funding, product launch, growth and exit.
Chief Financial Officer
Jerry brings decades of financial leadership experience within leading-edge, emerging industries and markets, including technology, wireless internet, telecommunications, SaaS, digital media, cybersecurity, professional service, health and wellness, cleantech, and retail.
Most recently the CFO at Upgrade Labs, Jerry has a successful track record of leading and assisting early-stage, public and private companies with financial management, strategy, capital raising and implementation of financial and operational infrastructure necessary for rapid growth and exit. Jerry was also CFO at several other startup and emerging-growth companies including Avalara, Loudeye, Imperium Renewables, Changepoint, IOActive and Tippr, and VP Finance at Clearwire, all of which became global leaders in their fields. Jerry is also a personal financial investor in over 20 technology startups.
Jerry began his career at the public accounting firm of Deloitte. He is a CPA-inactive certificate holder in the State of Washington and received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with honors from Seattle University. He is a member of the Washington State Society of CPAs (WSCPA) and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).