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Key People

Francois Pretorius, Chairman, Director – Francois has more than 25 years of experience designing, developing, and supporting rail signaling systems, CTC systems, vital interlockings and communication networks. He provides consulting services to the rail industry for communication system design and leads product innovation at CCI.

Glen Wilson, Board Member – Retired Executive Vice President of GRS Alstom, former Vice President of Safetran Systems Corporation and former Chief Signal Engineer of Southern Pacific Railway. Glen is well known in the industry and was one of the leading figures in the efforts to standardize railroad signaling around ATCS standards in the early 1990's. Glen is a member of CCI's Board of Directors.

Gordon Bullock, Board Member – Retired Vice President of Safetran Systems Corporation with 22 years of US Air Force Electronics/Management experience. Gordon brings many years of experience in engineering and manufacturing financial management, and ensures that CCI is professionally managed. Gordon is a member of CCI's Board of Directors.

Charles Wisniewski, President  – Chuck has more than 30 years of experience in railroad signaling and communications networks. He is  focused on business development, customer relations, and marketing of CCI's products and services.

Larry Lowe, Manager, Office Systems – Larry has 17 years of experience developing software for both Linux and Windows© platforms. He has several years of experience managing software development teams and oversees the office and desktop software development activities of the company. Larry is also responsible for defining and implementing the company's processes for software development and quality.

David Hill, Manager, Embedded Systems – Dave has 17 years of experience developing embedded products. He is responsible for CCI's embedded software development and brings extensive experience with railroad signaling protocols and voice communication systems.

Carlos Trujillo, Senior Systems Engineer – Carlos has more than 20 years experience in railroad signaling and communications. He leads CCI's communications network design and field installation activities for the public transportation and freight railroad markets.

Mike Knoblock, Senior Software Engineer – Mike has more than 30 years of communications systems design and development experience. He is responsible for the development of CCI's network management and support tools.