We are a team of creative, experienced, and
hardworking professionals sharing a common commitment to exceeding
client expectations. Our culture fosters long-term relationships
with our clients. With deep technical experience and broad business
knowledge, Virtualab is ready to partner with any business, and help
them achieve their IT goals.
As we continue to grow, we look to add individuals who have excelled
in their professions and are interested in joining us.
If you are interested, please check out our listing of
Jobs at Virtualab.
Dr. Joe Vatanasombut, President and Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Vatanasombut was an original co-founder of Virtualab in 1999.
He has been involved in the global strategic planning and
and business development of the company. Prior to joining
Virtualab, he was a co-founder and director of Ratanaboon,
a property management company. Dr. Vatanasombut received a Master's
Degree in Management of Telecommunications Resources and a Ph.D.
in Management of Information Systems from Claremont Graduate University.
He has also taught MIS-related courses at Loyola Marymount University
and the University of La Verne.
Dr. Arichai Ractham, Director and Financial Advisor
Dr. Ractham is the Managing Director of First Capital Consulting,
a Bangkok-based financial consulting company. Prior to joining First
Capital Consulting, he worked in the area of financial valuations
for a subsidiary of Pricewaterhouse Coopers in Los Angeles.
Dr. Ractham is also teaching in the field of Financial Management
and International Finance at Kasetsart University, Chulalongkorn
University, Mahidol University and the Asia Institute of Technology
in Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Ractham obtained his M.A. in Finance in
1995 and his Ph.D. in Financial Economics in 1997 from the Claremont
Solomon Negash, Senior Partner
Dr. Negash has over 20 years of experience in various industries,
including consulting, entrepreneurship, management, and
business application analysis. In the past, he had worked for
Cambridge Technology Partners as a
business analyst for four years and found his own consulting
firm for three years. His consulting engagements have involved
him in major U.S. corporations such as American Honda Motors,
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., USA Networks, Energy and Power Research Institute,
Western Financial Services, Shea Homes, etc. Dr. Negash had
also worked with California Manufacturing Technology Center helping small
and medium businesses develop their information systems strategy and acquire
ISO 9000 audit certification. Currently, Dr. Negash also teaches
and conducts research at the University of California, Riverside.
Our team's diverse technical skills include project
management, software engineering, networking, IP telephony,
and interactive design. Our project management team has experience
in leading business applications and software development projects in Fortune-500
companies. Our network and systems engineers are capable of administration
and maintenance of UNIX and IIS web servers, SMTP/POP mail servers,
DNS servers in UNIX environments, and large-scale databases. They also have
strong expertise in the administration of TCP/IP networks,
Cisco routers/switches, and firewalls. Our software engineering team
develop systems based on a variety of technologies including
.NET, C#, Java, XML, SQL, and etc. Finally, our digital artists have several years of experience
in designing corporate and entertainment web sites using Macromedia
Flash and Adobe PhotoShop, among other tools.