John Vujicic, CEO of VIZIYA

We understand the business of maintenance. Our products are designed from the ground up to focus on the one primary goal: production equipment uptime. A successful solution must focus on maximizing the uptime of the production assets, as well as providing a simple, easy-to-use interface.

— John Vujicic, President and CEO, VIZIYA Corporation

John Vujicic, President and CEO

John Vujicic is responsible for setting overall strategy and product direction for the company. His great relationships and reputation for hands-on expertise make John the right person to lead VIZIYA within the ERP marketplace. Before starting VIZIYA, John spent over 10 years in the maintenance industry. He was the co-founder and COO of PopWare Inc., a company specializing in implementation services, asset management business optimization, and bolt-on product development for the best-of-breed asset management vertical. During his tenure at PopWare Inc., John’s leadership resulted in a staggering growth rate of 1,157 percent and a declaration by Profit Magazine as one of the “100 Fastest Growing Companies” in Canada. This success led to PopWare’s acquisition by Bell Canada in 2005. Prior to John’s role at PopWare, he was a successful attorney with a private practice.

In his spare time, John spends time with his wife and three children, and enjoys skiing.

Sean Licata, VP Marketing & Business Dev.

Sean Licata is responsible for managing VIZIYA’s relationships with the rest of the industry. Whether it is one of VIZIYA’s customers, one of its partners, or a potential new friend, Sean and his team are there to make sure VIZIYA continually meets and exceeds their expectations. Before VIZIYA, Sean held senior marketing positions at Nortel and Sun Microsystems. Sean was also a founder of Pirus Networks where he grew the firm from zero to 120 employees, and ultimately the company was acquired by Sun Microsystems in 2002. After Pirus, Sean was President of Pictorvision (a manufacturer of advanced camera systems for motion pictures), and a partner at Trivaris (a new venture commercialization firm).

In his spare time, Sean spends time with his wife and three children and is the band manager and guitarist for VIZIYA’s in-house band, The Broken Sprockets. 

Dejan Obradovic, VP Technology

Dejan Obradovic is responsible for setting the technological strategy for VIZIYA’s products. Dejan’s (pronounced “Day-on”) expertise is a key ingredient in what makes VIZIYA’s products so much better than the competition. Dejan brings over 15 years of enterprise-level software development and architecture design experience to VIZIYA along with a university degree in electrical engineering and a major in computer science. In 2000, he held the position of senior developer with RistanCASE GmbH, and was involved in all phases of software development. Prior to VIZIYA, Dejan worked for Popware Inc., specializing in the architecture and development of bolt-on and add-on solutions for EAM and ERP with best-of-breed solutions. Dejan has been leading the technology team at VIZIYA since 2007, and his expertise has benefited the creation of add-on solutions for Oracle eAM, Inform EAM, JD Edwards and more.

Dejan is also a member of VIZIYA’s in-house band, The Broken Sprockets, where he plays accordion and keyboards. 

Paul Lupinacci, VP Development

Paul is responsible for VIZIYA’s product development, service and support teams. Paul’s engineering and enterprise software experience guides the delivery team and makes sure our products meet, and then exceed expectations. Prior to joining VIZIYA, Paul had a career in manufacturing engineering and industrial automation. In 1992, Paul helped start Changepoint Corporation and was part of a management team that grew Changepoint into an enterprise software company with staff of 185 and annual revenues of over $30 million, before it was acquired by Compuware Corporation in 2004. In 2006 Paul became COO of MedShare, transforming the company from a services firm to a software product company in the home healthcare market. Most recently, Paul was a partner at investment firm Hewick Research Inc., where he advised companies in a wide range of markets including human capital management, identity management, and clean-tech. Paul is a professional engineer, has an MBA and is on the board of the Golden Horseshoe Venture Forum.