CHICAGO, IL - Ocius, the leading provider of Convergent Billing, Transaction Processing, Utility Expense Management, and Online Payment solutions to the multifamily residential real estate industry, today announced that John Gunn has joined the firm as Vice President Business Development and Robert Dawson was hired as Chief Technology Officer. John and Robert both bring over 20 years of professional experience within the technology sector and will focus on expanding Ocius’ growth following its record performance in 2011.
“With his proven record of building new relationships with customers and partners, John is exactly what we need to help us accelerate our growth and create new opportunities, and Robert brings a rich and diverse background in delivering mission critical IT services,” commented James Rabinowitz, President and CEO of Ocius. “The multifamily residential market is being transformed by technology and we are committed to bringing our clients the technology they need to improve efficiency and increase their operating income.”
"Ocius is the industry leader in innovation and their fanatical commitment to customer service is unmatched in any industry,” said John Gunn, “Relationships are about more than just winning a deal; they’re about creating alignment that helps clients generate more income and improve their competitive position.”
Prior to joining Ocius, John held senior sales, marketing, and general management positions in the financial services, IT security, and consumer products industries. He has led three companies from below $5 million in revenue to over $100 million.
Robert Dawson, CTO, is a seasoned IT executive, having held senior IT roles in several Fortune 1000 enterprises including Oppenheimer Funds and Janus Capital. In his most recent role at Oppenheimer, Robert oversaw the global enterprise database systems. Robert is also a professor at DeVry, Inc. teaching a curriculum focused on advanced IT solutions.
Ocius was the first company to provide convergent billing solutions to the multifamily residence market and it continues to lead this rapidly growing segment. Ocius also provides integrated Transaction Processing, Utility Expense Management, Submetering, and Online Payment solutions. Ocius' headquarters are in Chicago, IL and it serves many of the largest rental property management companies in North America.