Josey is truly a dedicated career professional within the contractor industry and has built an incredibly successful portfolio of vertically-integrated companies, specializing in residential and commercial roofing, general contracting, designer glass, distribution, and technology. In addition to Cognitive Contractor, Josey is also CEO of J Wales Enterprises, J Wales Construction, J Wales Home Solutions, Designer Glass Specialties, and Think Unlimited. As a recognized expert and thought-leader within the industry, Josey shares his knowledge through speaking engagements and leadership roles with organizations like RT3 and the IRE.
Chas is a retired US Naval Intelligence Officer specializing in geospatial and data analytics. During his service, he was responsible for analyzing massive datasets and delivering insights, leading to directives that keep our troops safe. Chas was the first to join Josey at Cognitive Contractor and together, they pioneered the path to identify high-value targets for roofing contractors. Chas is passionate about wrangling big data and providing big answers to the most difficult questions. Drawing from years of experience and immense expertise, he leads our research and development in constant pursuit of better results.
Ben has built his career by helping businesses thrive in today's high-tech world. As a business owner and consultant, he has managed over 50 startups across a range of industries (Retail, Distribution, SaaS, 3PL, eCommerce, Manufacturing, and Service) on projects dealing with business systems, processes, accounting, models, predictive analysis, machine learning, artificial intelligence, supply chain, and logistics. Here at CC, Ben applies his business acumen along with his technical expertise to guide our development efforts and various software solutions throughout the company.
Cody's expertise comes from over a decade in the marketing/advertising industry and from data/spatial analytics, where he has spent the bulk of his professional career. His talents lead to big answers for industry-related problems by leveraging predictive analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and Big Data. Cody has assisted hundreds of clients across many verticals including retail, restaurant, healthcare, hospitality, tourism and government. Cody is responsible for operations, business growth, and strengthening our data-driven approach.
Jason is a technologist and an expert in the contractor space. He joined Cognitive Contractor in 2020, just after the acquisition of RoofSnap, where he was a partner and COO for 5 years. Jason is an extremely versatile player with expertise in operations, automation, brand development, design, marketing, sales, and technology. Additionally, he spent 10 years in commercial roofing, building business relationships around property management and providing solutions for his customers. At Cognitive Contractor, Jason is focused on developing the brand as well as building relationships with clients and partners.
Melis is a multi-faceted entrepreneur, brand executive, and media creator. She brings over a decade of experience and expertise in creative direction to our team. She specializes in building complete brand experiences around new products and technologies. At Cognitive Contractor, Melis uses her combined talents in business and art to guide our concepts, strengthen our vision, preserve our brand integrity, and create valuable resources for our clients.
Aman completed his Masters of Science in 2018 and is skilled in the application of data mining techniques and artificial intelligence. He is instrumental when developing predictive models for our clients and has a special knack for acquiring "difficult data."
Senior Data Scientist
Neal comes to us with a PhD in Geospatial Analytics, Machine Learning, and Artificial Neural Networks. His experience has developed working for top US brands and within higher education. He is highly-skilled in analyzing and solving business problems by leveraging state-of-the-art AI technologies.
Jake has worked in the door-to-door, canvassing space for close to 10 years and has personally knocked over 150,000 doors. He is an expert in designing and implementing effective strategies for boots on the ground and has extensive experience consulting with organizations throughout a variety of industries across the country. Here at Cognitive, he drives the performance of our clients to greater heights by adding his expertise to their canvassing efforts and providing direct support throughout the implementation of a data-driven approach.
Stephanie's background reflects expertise in providing successful, customer-specific solutions. She has catered to a wide array of industries on a global scale. Her objective here at CC is to drive new business by providing excellent customer service, and by establishing strategic partnerships with stakeholders and executives. She has achieved incredible success by building and maintaining relationships with key decision-makers, by establishing high-volume accounts, and by ensuring client retention and loyalty.
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