Executive Management

Tim Perman, Chief Executive Officer

Tim Perman leads the company with more than 20 years of Information Technology solution experience delivering data-driven software solutions and services primarily to the global mining and transportation industries. He has led global engagements serving customers such as Anglo American, Cliffs Natural Resources, Newmont Mining and Vale with technology partners including Oracle, SAP, IBM and Microsoft. Prior to TPSCO, Tim was the founder of EAM Resources, which was merged with Turnpoint Solutions where he was the Executive Vice President. While at Turnpoint Solutions, he led consulting engagements for the software application provider, Mincom Pty Ltd and various other companies. Previously he served as the financial controller for Western Metals and he started his career in accounting at Deloitte & Touche. He holds a Bachelor of Business in Finance with a minor in Information Technology from Edith Cowan University and was member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Michael Mostert, Managing Director

Mike balances cross functional team management, with technical delivery, and key account business development responsibilities. With over 20 years of commercial software experience, Michael Mostert has delivered software and services to a global community of oil & gas, mining, utilities, manufacturing and transportation industries. Specializing in enterprise asset maintenance, Michael utilizes domain knowledge with technical, analytical, and process consulting skills to develop business intelligence visualization that is integrated with, and helps align the enterprise.

Before joining TPSCO Michael worked for Mincom Pty Ltd developing mine visualization software, and prior to this, spent 9 years with Indus International (now Ventyx) as a senior technical analyst working directly with clients throughout the Asia Pacific region. Michael started his career as a technical analyst for an Australian software firm developing Pick/Unidata accounting solutions.

Trent Richards-Smith, Chief Technology Officer

With over 25 Years in the IT industry, Trent has worked all over the world (including Africa, Australia, Asia, North & South America) in various industry sectors (Mining, Transportation and Utilities). His strong technical background, has allowed Trent to work in all facets in the Software Cycle including development, support and Customer projects including 15 Years with EAM Vendor Mincom Pty Ltd. Trent graduated from the University of Queensland and started his IT Career with CITEC in the Queensland Government.

Oscar Martinez, Managing Director for Latin America

Oscar is overseeing TPSCO growth in Latin America by building a proven functional and technical team designed to provide TPSCO clients with excellent customer service and support. Oscar began his Information technology career with Andersen Consulting (Accenture) in which he delivered multiple supply chain management solutions. He has further served as a sourcing professional for Phelps Dodge (Freeport McMoran) and as a Commodity Manager for Intel Corporation. During his tenure at TPSCO, Oscar has lead the delivery of several project engagements.

Oscar holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Supply Chain Management and International Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Arizona State University. He currently resides in Mexico with his family and is an active member of several community charitable organizations.

Steve McDougall, General Manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Steve leads product architecture and development with over 25 years of experience in Information Technology including infrastructure, application development, database management and consulting. Steve began his Information Technology career in 1986 after earning a degree in Mathematics. He has worked in state and federal government, as well as the private sector.  His various roles at TPSCO include infrastructure and database management, global application deployment, application development, consulting, and reporting architecture design.  During his tenure at TPSCO, he developed the OpenPoynt, MinePoynt and TransPoynt products and now manages ongoing development of the product reporting architecture, as well as overseeing the implementation and deployment of TPSCO products.