Maan (Mark) Hamdan is an innovator, investor, philanthropist, and entrepreneur with a wealth of experience providing focused leadership, building effective management teams and creating and developing profitable businesses.
During his 43-year career, Maan built and exited many successful companies, and invested in, and mentored many others.
As a philanthropist, Maan recently founded Hexa, an Innovation eco-system consisting of 6 global companies; Hexa Ventures, a Venture Studio, TechGenies, a global software development company, Mindtap, a Marketing agency, GoGenies, a sales and support augmentation firm, and TechZillion, a coworking operation in Richardson, Texas and 2 other locations globally.
As an investor, Maan founded TrenData, an AI-based, predictive analytics company, and acquired Insala, an HR Tech company. Globally, Maan founded over 12 companies in all 5 continents, and invested in over 30.
As a corporate executive between 1980 and 1994, Maan held senior positions with PageNet, the largest paging company in the world at the time, and telecommunications conglomerate GTE (currently Verizon).
Maan received his BEEE in computer systems engineering from the American University in Beirut and an M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. He also pursued doctoral studies in economics at the University of South Florida.
Maan sits on the board of few companies and is a philanthropist, having established, with the help of his wife Weeda, a global education foundation (www.EducationUnbound.com) for the benefit of disadvantaged kids. The nonprofit acquired NuMinds Enrichment and works on promoting STEAM education globally.Read More
Chief Operating Officer
Taito Nakagawa is a seasoned business executive with broad experience in business transformation, operational and process excellence and implementing new disruptive solutions for Global 2000 enterprises.
Taito is passionate about empowering enterprises with leading solutions. With over 30 years of business experience, Taito’s current focus is on transforming dynamically shifting and ever-evolving talents to be the core of the change engine for businesses to thrive and gain a competitive advantage.
Taito is an active member and supporter of life transformation programs, and teaches & trains martial arts in Dallas, Texas. Read More
Director of Consulting
Judy is the Director of Consulting at Insala. She has over 30 years of experience providing customized human resources consulting services to medium to large organizations across a variety of industries.
In the area of mentoring, Judy has designed and delivered workshops, training, and a complete mentoring methodology. Judy’s mentoring process is the foundation of Insala’s mentoring solution we know today. Beyond mentoring, her thought leadership articles on talent development have been published in journals such as The Diversity Journal and Industrial and Commercial Training and she has spoken at many conferences throughout her career.Read More
Customer Success Leader
As Customer Success Leader, Wendy is responsible for ensuring customers reach success through the use of Insala's technology solutions. She leads the Customer Success, Account Management, and Training teams, inspiring them to create a positive experience for our customers throughout their journey.
Wendy applies her 20 years of experience in the talent management services industry to provide customers with a consultative approach and discipline in managing large, complex global employer-sponsored programs.
Wendy holds a BS in Organizational Management from Mercy College and is PMP® certified Project Manager. She resides in the suburbs of New York City with her husband and two daughters. Outside of the office, she loves to spend time outdoors and traveling with her family.Read More
Head of IT
As Head Of IT, Alok leads the technology team in building, supporting, and delivering Insala’s products.
With more than 20 years of IT experience, Alok has worked with organizations from many industries including finance, home security, energy, legal, and more to build and deliver reliable and scalable systems. Alok has helped many companies with Agile, DevOps and Cloud transformation.
Alok received a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M University in the US and a Master of Science degree in Physics from Delhi University in India.Read More
Director of Sales
David helps companies grow their bottom line by vastly improving retention, engagement, and overall productivity of their workforce.
Insala's suite of talent and career development software solutions have become an essential tool and strategy for companies wanting to convert their HR departments to the firm’s next profit center. Human Resource departments are the new "Gold Mine" for profit-hungry C-suites, and these HR departments need to be retooled for the coming global talent shortage.
David has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business.Read More