Independent Sales Experts

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People Behind Oprius Sales Contact Management Software

About Oprius

Oprius Software Inc. is a Victoria, BC based company providing online productivity tools for the Independent Sales Professionals. Since its founding in November 2005, the company has been developing its Internet-based service, offering a basic version, Foundations, for free since the middle of 2006.

Its fully featured product was launched in August of 2007. It is offered in a subscription-only plan, with on-going usage running $14.99 per month.


Policies

We believe in in corporate responsibility and walking in integrity every step of the way. We won the 2006 Food Bank Challenge for Greatest Per Employee Contribution to the local food bank as a result. To support these views we have two key policies in place.


Founders

Alan Smith
Chief Executive Officer

Alan has been an entrepreneur for years starting in the Network Marketing Industry and then with Cadence Engineering Associates founded by himself, his brother, and his father. After leaving the family company he worked with a non-profit organization called Younglife which mentors and encourages high school youth. As the CEO of Oprius Alan's vision and passion will lead the team in creating an amazing tool for independent sales consultants. He has been happily married for 12 years and has two young kids. He has been instrumental in setting up local chapters for Business Networking International and the Young Entrepreneurs Association in Victoria.

Owen Mead-Robins
V.P. Operations

Owen brings a unique blend of business and technical background to the Oprius team. With a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Victoria he has worked as a game developer for Disney Interactive; produced the Water Quality Web for Environment Canada; and has worked as a research programmer for the University of Victoria Adaptive Optics Lab. Owen was one of the first hires at GenoLogics, a now leader in Proteomics LIMS software, working in both marketing and software development. Owen has also volunteered at Younglife, a youth mentorship organization.

Jason Chu
Code Sensei

With over 8 years of developing software specifically for the web, Jason is perfectly suited to lead the development team at Oprius. For 3 years prior to starting Oprius Jason worked with Salus Systems building online software for branches of Government. With a B.Sc. in Computer Science Jason has programmed professionally for several other companies and contributed a great deal to the technology community at large by being a key contributor to several prominent open-source projects. Jason has chosen to contribute to his local community by teaching Karate for the past 10 years.

Product Advisory Board

Wendy Weiss
Sales Trainer and Author

Wendy Weiss, "The Queen of Cold Calling", is a trainer, coach and author of "Cold Calling for Women." Her clients include Nikken, Avon Products, Arbonne International, Cutting Edge Media, and thousands of home-based business owners throughout the country. Wendy has been featured in Networking Times, The Network Marketing Magazine, and John Milton Fogg's recent book "It's Time for Network Marketing."

Ty Tribble
Blogger and Network Marketing Distributor

Ty Tribble is an Internet entrepreneur, former president of a Network Marketing company and six-figure Network Marketing earner who lives in Federal Way, Washington with his wife, Richelle and two children, Emma and Tyler. Ty has been featured in Entrepreneur magazine, the "It's Time For Network Marketing" book and is the author of the most read Network Marketing blogs on the Internet.

Rod Nichols
Author and Recruiting Trainer

Rod Nichols has been involved in the Network Marketing industry since 1979. He is a trainer, consultant, coach, and industry best selling author. Rod is available to consult new and established companies or to speak at major events. He also takes on select individuals for personal coaching.

Randee McLee
Motivational and Sales Trainer

Randee McLee has been in marketing most of his life. As a professional musician for the last twenty years, focusing on sales, promotion and marketing has been a necessity. For Randee, Network Marketing became a natural extension of the marketing arm of his endeavors.

Terri Levine
Leadership and Sales Trainer

Terri Levine, The Guru of Coaching SM, Ph.D., MCC, is the best selling author of several books and the founder of The Coaching Institute, an international coach training program. With a strong background in Network Marketing, she strives to help others achieve the success they desire.

Josh Hinds
Motivational Trainer

Josh Hinds is a speaker, trainer and coach who specializes in helping people become effective networkers. He offers a wealth of motivational resources through his website and newsletter.

Dane Carlson
Small Business Expert and Blogger

Dane Carlson's Business Opportunities weblog is the premier blog of ideas and opportunities for small business entrepreneurs and is the most widely read business blog. In over ten thousand articles, Dane Carlson has proven the notion that "ideas are cheap," and pushed hundreds of inventors, entrepreneurs and small scale capitalists towards their dream of owning and running their own business.

Gregory Carr
Network Marketing Distributor and Sales Trainer

Gregory Carr is a networker who has been in the Network Marketing industry since 1996. Along with his wife Gina, he has been able to reach top levels in three different companies and was able to walk away from his career in the NY State Court System back in 2000. A teacher at heart, Mr. Carr loves to work personally with new recruits to mentor them to set and achieve high goals.

Dale Calvert
Recruiter and Trainer

Dale Calvert has been involved in the MLM Industry for 27 years as a Million dollar earning distributor, Corporate VP and company owner. Today he operates Calvert Marketing Group, a consulting, coaching and seminar company for the Network Marketing industry.

Robert Butwin
MLM Success Coach

Robert's successful career has earned him the respect and admiration of colleagues throughout the profession. He is active in a leadership role with several organizations, including the MLMIA (Multi-Level Marketing International Association), which has twice named him "Distributor of the Year." He has been a contributing writer for many professional trade journals. He is the author of the best-selling book, Street Smart Networking and he has produced many MLM training CDs.

James Blakemore
Motivational Trainer and Network Marketing Distributor

James has been an entrepreneur for over thirty years. During that time he has been involved with the founding and operations of over a dozen different businesses. He became attracted to the Network Marketing industry because of its ability to positively impact people from all walks of life. James makes it his mission to help people rediscover and achieve their dreams.

Peter Arnold
Home Business Coach

Peter's business background is as a financial advisor, business consultant and coach. He is the founder of Business Achievers Academy, which has specialized with business professionals and associates in the USA and Canada. A Network Marketing professional for over twenty years, Peter is a member of the Professional Association for Network Marketing and is proud to serve as Canada's Executive Director for the DRA (MLM / Distributor Rights Association.