About Us


SafeJunction was founded in 2014 to introduce new privacy technology and products to the market.

Founders

colinpicColin MacKinnon – Chief Executive Officer

Senior Technology Executive and Entrepreneur with more than forty years of significant industry and not-for-profit executive leadership experience in technology, manufacturing, international consulting, education and training, broadcasting and motion pictures.

Colin’s recent accomplishments include complex technology projects for companies in transition from early stage to emerging growth, merging and acquiring, restructuring, right-sizing, and other business life-cycle challenges.  He is skilled at selecting and building end-to-end supply chain, logistics, warehousing, distribution, document, teaming, collaboration and information systems.  He has been a strategist and project management advisor to business owners and C-suite executives.

Colin opened the San Diego technology practice for a national 500 partner, C-level IT and Financial Services consulting group and then established a closely held, Southwest regional professional services organization providing strategic services to organizations in transition.  His practices provided more than 20 years of Information Technology strategy leadership and tactical management while developing, building, and deploying manufacturing, engineering, and accounting information and data systems.  As CIO for a multi-location home health care agency, international training consultant to the Government of Egypt, and a broad range of non-profit and for-profit clients in the wireless, logistics, retail, food service, and insurance industries, he has proved himself capable of servicing diverse clientele, industries, and cultures.

Formerly a graduate university faculty member and teacher-educator, public school principal, and private school headmaster, Colin assisted two committed San Diego educators to found Coleman Tech Charter High School – now completing its sixth year of successful operation.  He has held Director-level leadership positions for two non-profit institutions and has Board-level involvement with public Charter Schools, private universities, and County Government.  He has also completed more than 15 years of relevant projects including international training and training development, production and distribution of video training materials, curriculum development at the K-12, post-secondary, and industrial levels.  He has led training assignments under contract with USAID, IBM Corporation, U.S. Departments of Transportation, Health and Human Services, the United States Navy, and a number of state and public agencies.

His specialties are:
Start-ups, Cloud Computing, Program Management, IT Strategy, Leadership, Strategy, Management, Security, Consulting, Professional Services, Virtualization, Change Management, Networking, Infrastructure, and Disaster Recovery

A graduate of Wesleyan University in Connecticut, Colin holds both masters and doctorate degrees from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.  He resides in North San Diego County with his wife of 34 years, two large dogs, and a noisy parrot.

RayPicRay Causey – Chief Technology Officer

Senior IT Executive with more than 25-years of progressive experience; Ray has demonstrated proven abilities in leadership, strategic development, and vision casting, making a significant impact on profitability through the prudent use of technology.  He has directed internal company operations, data processing center, software development, and strategic planning.  His technology specialty is a Web and Windows .Net based implementation providing a highly evolved and unique collaborative workflow and proactive business process methodology.

Ray was the executive responsible for Kaiser Permante’s Lotus Notes centric Messaging and Collaboration Department supporting over 150,000 users. Duties included Planning, Operations, Support, Help Desk, and Development for all multi-platform systems involving messaging, conferencing, and team collaboration services.

As Vice President and CIO he was responsible for the company-wide IT organization comprising project managers, software developers, data center technicians, and corporate and franchise network support teams.   He formulated a 5 year IT strategic plan aligned with business objectives, developed and managed a budget of $30 million spent over 2 years and spearheaded the development and deployment of technology enabled business initiatives integral to a 5 year growth strategy.

His specialties are:
Messaging and Collaboration systems, Workflow re-engineering, organizational management, Software Development,Leadership, Business Process, Integration, Enterprise Architecture, Program Management, Strategic Planning, IT Management, Management Consulting

Ray is a graduate of University of California San Diego  with a BS in Computer Science.  He lives in San Diego with his wife and chickens.

soheilSoheil Raissi – Chief Operations Officer

Strategic technology leader with diverse experience in innovating and delivering enterprise systems and global IT solutions to build sustainable, long-term revenue, profit and competitive advantage.  Soheil is a collaborative and decisive leader with the ability to cultivate lasting professional relationships and communicate effectively across organizational levels and functional areas.

Experienced in high-growth environments building and leading companies with innovative technological solutions to address real-world business problems, he has delivered enterprise solutions across a broad range of industries including Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical, Financial Services, Investment Banking, Healthcare, Insurance, Automotive, Content Management, Supply Chain Security and Database Technology. He also has a previous background in consulting, professional services, and business development.

Soheil was responsible for management of global operations of product development and professional services for multiple product lines, increased shareholder value by consolidating operations across product lines, and increasing quality of products and services resulting in maintaining existing customer base, increasing license and support revenue, and investing in new technologies.
He has recently led the R&D efforts to revitalize company’s intellectual property in database systems to create new technologies in XML Database, Big Data, Data Analytics, SOA, XQuery and RFID products and has served as the company’s representative on Microsoft VSIP Program (Visual Studio Industry Partner), World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Advisory Committee, MIT’s Auto-ID Labs (RFID) and Web Services WAN Special Interest Group.

His specialties are:
Executive Management, Technology Leadership, Enterprise Information Technology, Software Development, Governance, Compliance, Software as a Service (SaaS), ERP & CRM Systems, Business Development, Strategic Planning, Project Management, Product Development, Product Marketing, Customer Support, Professional Services, Finance and Operations, Database Management Systems, System Architecture, Agile Methodology, Computer System Validation, SCRUM, HIPAA, HL7,ePedigree, EPCIS, REMS, RFID, AIDC, XML, 21 CFR Part 11, FDA DQSA and DSCSA, Pick Database, Big Data, Data Analytics, Business Intelligence, Java, J2EE, Microsoft .Net, WordPress, Microsoft Dynamics.

Soheil is a certified Scrum Master, holds the GS1 AIDC Certificate, and holds NASD Series 24, 7,6, and 3 licenses.  He is a graduate of California State University with a degree in Computer Science and lives in Orange County California with his wife of 26 years and an occasional seagull.