James Krug, CEO
James Krug is the former Chief Executive Officer of Falcon Waterfree Technologies where he oversaw operations and set the vision for global expansion. Krug was a founder of Falcon Waterfree in January 2000 and served as its first President. He assumed his CEO title in September 2005. Krug has helped Falcon become the leading provider of waterfree technology in the world and gain market penetration over 50 countries. He has helped develop key strategic partnerships with many of the leading brands in the plumbing industry including Sloan Valve Company, American Standard, INAX, Vitra and Daelim. Krug has over 25 years of experience as a senior operations and business affairs executive. He began his career in the legal department of Paramount Pictures Corporation and then joined the Walt Disney Company’s legal department. At Disney, he advanced to Vice President of Business Affairs for the Telecommunications Group where he directed a team of senior executives in charge of thousands of hours or original programming and acquisitions for the Disney Channel where he was one of five founders. Krug also oversaw the international distribution and licensing of Disney Channel product. In another entrepreneurial venture, he formed an international television and theatrical distribution company with the Walt Disney family. Immediately prior to joining Falcon Waterfree Technologies, he was President of Strawberry Industries, a manufacturer of automotive and marine care products. He also served Of Counsel to the law firm Berger Kahn Shafton Mass Figler Simon and Gladstone. Krug attended UCLA and Loyola Law School. He was admitted as a member of the California Bar in 1978.
Reza Pourzia, CTO - Founder
Reza formed Cyber Rain in August 2005 after serving as lead engineer at a number of the world's largest and most successful corporations. Prior to founding Cyber Rain, Reza served as senior architect consultant at Edmunds.com, the largest e-commerce site for cars, where he designed and implemented the company's first B2B system that collects and analyzes daily transactions from auto dealers and provides this information to business partners via the Web. He served in the same role at Experian Consumer Direct, the largest provider of credit monitoring and reporting services, where he executed a number of engineering projects including the design and implementation of a system that allows consumers to check their credit report and scores. Prior to his role as a consultant, Reza served as Chief Architect for XP Systems, the nation's leading provider of turnkey software for credit unions and other financial institutions and VP of Engineering for Shopzilla.com, a global comparison shopping and merchant rating system, among other key technology positions for leading 5 companies. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science with Honors from the City University of London.
Ben Jamison - Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Ben's diverse career in sales, marketing and product management spans over 30 years, and he has held key positions in several worldwide companies. Most recently, he was Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Soliant Energy, a supplier of photovoltaic systems for commercial rooftop applications. Previously he held the role of Vice President at Savant Systems, a developer of automation systems, and was VP of Sales and Marketing at Runco International, a supplier of custom home cinema display products. He also served as Vice President and General Manager of NEC Technologies’ $600M Personal Display Division.