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Meet Our Team

Skilled, passionate, and committed. Our team is a diverse collection of community-minded technology advocates that are motivated by achieving the goals of our customers.

Our Team Jacob Koshy

JACOB KOSHY

Principal & Executive Director-Oil & Gas

Jacob Koshy is a founding partner of ARC, and actively participates in providing practical leadership and direction to ARC’s Executive – including visioning, direction and growth efforts. Jacob also functions as the Executive Director Oil & Gas, and provides vision, direction and guidance to the professional services team, and has helped deliver successful customer solutions from “Nominations to Invoicing”.

Our Team Darwin Perrier

DARWIN PERRIER

Principal & Executive Director-Utility Sector Consulting

Darwin Perrier is a founding partner of ARC. Since 1985, he has achievements in a cross-section of industry and project initiatives. He has strong leadership, consulting, planning and architectural skills. He is currently leading ARC’s Utility Sector Consulting division and is recognized as an expert in western Canada. He has participated on the Smart Grid Council, acted as an expert witness, and actively works on many utility sector regulations.

Our Team Gopan Kurup

GOPAN KURUP

Director Business Development

Gopan is an information systems professional in active practice since 1999. He has acquired a broad range of applied experience including application architecture, business analysis, design, development, testing, and project management. His hybrid of business, technical, organizational and communications skills ensures a customer-focused approach, traversing easily between executive/senior management and project team members alike.

Our Team Michael den Ouden

MICHAEL DEN OUDEN

Director
Business Development

Michael is responsible for business development in both Calgary and Saskatchewan, and has been in Account Management in the IT sector since 1996. He is recognized for opening new markets, and is known for his solution selling knowledge coupled with his strong relationship management. Michael’s past assignments have varied from software sales to general IT services.

ERROL GISLASON

TECHNICAL OPERATIONS MANAGER,
Managed Services Division

Errol Gislason is a Microsoft Certified Professional with over 17 years of experience in Microsoft technologies as well as other products. He is constantly learning about new technologies and implementing them to benefit our MSP clients as well as the ARC family itself. He believes in creating partnerships with clients, working with them, not for them, in order to achieve their needs and requirements. In previous roles working with international companies, Errol has worked to reconfigure entire infrastructures including streamlining networks, consolidating servers and creating helpdesk environments. He has worked with different company’s Microsoft licensing structures and saved them up to $300,000 per year in unnecessary licensing fees.

Our Team Andrew Smith

ANDREW SMITH

Director,
Business Strategies

Andrew has been driving business strategy and results via technology solutions and business process improvements since 1986. He has engaged corporate leaders to build realistic and achievable technology and people-based solutions to transform their businesses. This has involved leading high-tech, multidisciplinary software teams delivering high-quality integrated solutions in diverse locations with multidisciplinary teams.

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