Leadership

Capmation Leadership Team

David

Dave Ward

President and CEO
Dave Ward is Capmation’s founder, CEO and Principal Architect. With 25 years of software development experience, Dave oversees the technology vision of the company and works with partners to realize their business goals through innovative and revenue-generating technology. Dave’s success stems from his keen ability at questioning, communicating, thinking creatively, working within budgets, breaking through obstacles, and anticipating future needs. His decades of development experience allow him to provide Capmation’s clients with practical, real-world solutions that make meaningful impacts and maximize their returns on investment. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Software Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Dan

Dan McLean

Senior VP of Business Strategy
Dan McLean comes to Capmation with 25-plus years of leadership and sales experience, with the last 22 coming in the Business and IT consulting industry. Dan drives Capmation’s strategy, project management and sales and marketing. He’s adept at helping clients uncover their business goals and transforming them into technology ROIs. His strong background in IT Workforce Solutions, Permanent Placement and consulting—combined with his understanding of high technology environments—offers him the unique ability to attract, assess and deliver exceptional technology consulting talent. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Purdue University’s School of Technology.

Jennifer

Jennifer Johnson

Senior VP of Finance and Operations
Jennifer Johnson guides Capmation’s evolution in the areas of operations and finance. She brings 23 years of experience building strong cultures and sound strategies for growth. She has an impressive track record for building world-class client and employee experiences through more efficient processes. Jennifer has achieved many honors including Central Minnesota’s “5 Under 40” by Times Media, Finance & Commerce’s Top Women in Finance, and Minneapolis St Paul Business Journal’s CFO of the Year (Medium Private Company). She has a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from St. Cloud State University and was a Certified Public Accountant.

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Camila Mejia

Program Manager
Camila Mejia oversees Capmation’s business analysts and project managers. As Project Manager, she provides exceptional strategic guidance, identifies client needs and business gaps and helps ensure quality results. Her experience includes working in process development and project delivery at IBM and as a Financial Controller in the telecommunications industry. Camila is certified in UI/UX from the UX Design Institute and also holds certifications in PMP and ITIL. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and an Associate’s degree in International Business from the University of Arkansas

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Nesh Sami

General Manager of Fiji Office
Nesh Sami oversees Capmation’s off-hours development, QA testing and DevOps. He has extensive experience in IT support, software configuration and functional consultancy as well as delivering quality results in a time-critical environment. Nesh is a certified Scrum Master and continuously furthers his technical development on emerging technologies such as AI-driven automation testing. He has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from The University of the South Pacific and a Bachelor of Information Technology from Central Queensland University.