Our Team

Timur Chabuk


Timur (Tim) Chabuk provides scientific and product marketing leadership to OssaLabs and manages operation of the division.  The core of the OssaLabs offering is based on seminal work Tim led serving as Principal Investigator for various government funded research programs in social computing. Tim earned his BS and PhD in Computer Science both from the University of Maryland, College Park. 

Elan Freedy


Elan provides corporate oversight and strategic guidance to the OssaLabs team drawing from his over 20 years experience in software engineering and product development. Elan holds a BS in Computer Science and Engineering from UCLA and MS in Computer Science from GWU. He is currently pursuing his MBA for Executives at the UVA Darden School of Business.

Donald Chartrand


Donald Chartrand is a scientific and healthcare product development expert, focused on technology that measurably increases the resilience of individuals and systems.  He is responsible for adapting innovative technology from research to commercialization, and is overseeing the transition of OssaLabs social media monitoring technology from its military roots into useful applications in other vertical markets. Don has an undergraduate degree in biology from California State University.

Jonathon Lamon


Jonathon Lamon is a senior software engineer with over 10 years of experience in developing commercial web applications and back end system.  Currently the Chief Software Engineer at Perceptronics Solutions, Jonathon provides development guidance and leadership to the OssaLabs team.  Jonathon holds a B.S. in Computer and Information Science from Shepherd University. 

Advisory Board


Dr. William (Bill) Rand examines the use of computational modeling techniques, like agent-based modeling, geographic information systems, social network analysis, and machine learning, to help understand and analyze complex systems, such as the diffusion of innovation, organizational learning, and economic markets. He serves as the Director of the Center for Complexity in Business, the first academic research center focused solely on the application of complex systems techniques to business applications and management science. He also has an appointment with the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, and affiliate appointments with the Departments of Decision, Operations & Information Technology and Computer Science.


Dr. Rick Grannis is an expert in social networks as well as mathematical and computational social science. He has more than 20 years of research experience, serving in the professorial and scientist ranks at top research universities and institutes. He has successfully managed to completion many scientific projects, extracting significant knowledge from large and complex real-world data, always guaranteeing the integrity of the research.

His nearly 40 publications include multiple entries in the top ranked social science and methodology journals as well as a book by Princeton University Press. Currently, he leads research teams exploring applied network influence models as well as how visualizations impact decision making.