Our Bios

Maurice Samra, managing partner

Maurice Samra is a Managing Partner with VINNOV Technologies, Inc. where he oversees the directing of technology and operational management aspects of the firm's services. He also handles management ethics initiatives, helping comapanies to increase operational efficiencies through employee leadership programs.

Since 1990, Maurice has been involved in multi-sector comany start-up and ongoing operations and is known best for integrating technology for the purpose of executing marketing strategies.

Previous positions Maurice Samra has held include Chief Operating Officer for RealCom Technologies, and General Manager for RealCom's Applications Development Group (ADG).

Maurice holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the Univerisity of Phoenix.

Richard Vaugn, managing partner

Also a Managing Partner with VINNOV Technologies, Inc., Richard Vaugn oversees the financial aspects of the firm's operations.

Prior to coming on board with VINNOV Technologies, Inc., Richard worked with Maurice at RealCom Technologies where he served as the company's Chief Financial Officer. He has extensive experience in financial model preparation and analysis.

Richard holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance from the University of Arizona and an MBA from the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University.