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Richard Owen International (ROI)

Principals of the company hold a patent on a smartphone app that collects revenue from toll roads globally while improving toll operations.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location San Antonio, TX, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2011
  • Employees 1

Company Summary

Richard Owen International (ROI) was formed to secure, develop and license for commercial use our patented solution - TaTa or Toll Access Travel App. TaTa is a smartphone application that allows users to activate the app and have toll tag access to all roads based on their GPS coordinates. TaTa greatly reduces overhead for the toll authority and improves traffic flow. Every toll authority, globally, public and private, are potential customers.


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    Marsha Long Owen
    Chief Executive Officer

    Mrs. Long Owen is a consumate professional with 25 years of business management experience. At the City of Houston she implemented departmental turnaround actions netting the city significent revenue from existing operations that were previously only viewed as cost centers vs. several million dollars of contribution to the bottom line. She is a nationally Certified Legal Assistant (CLA), BA in Finance and an MBA from Tulane University.

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    Edward T. Walsh
    Chief Technology Officer

    Mr. Walsh is an electrical engineer with over 25 years of information technolgy systems integration. His expertise is in systems that support & operate the electric utility grid. Real-time, secure, failsafe operations of systems from mobile devices to mainframe computers is a specialty. Ed is a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), volunteer firefighter & trainer, with an ME in Electrical Engineering and numerous IT certifications.

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    Russell (Buddy) E. Wimberly
    Chief Financial Officer

    Mr. Winberly has over 35 years of experience in management of companies, departments and projects that have included healthcare, public utitlies, and software development. Buddy's expertise is in producing 'above expectations' results for under budget cost. He has a BS in Mathematics from Texas Tech University.

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    Richard Mays Owen
    Chairman of the Board

    Dr. Owen has over 35 years in business creation and development in computer hardware, software and professional services. Richard is an author, public speaker, professor of cybersecurity and consultant in business process improvement. Dr. Owen is a Project Management Professional (PMP), started at the U.S. Naval Academy, completed his BA and MBA from Texas A & M University and a PhD in Leadership Stuidies from Our Lady of the Lake University,


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    Robert Ramirez, JD, PhD
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    Edward G. Teniente, CPA

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