Delta Bravo AI Leadership Team

Delta Bravo AI automates the hardest parts of data science, reducing the time and cost to deploy Machine Learning and AI capabilities.

Delta Bravo AI simplifies your process from the start, curating a series of algorithms proven to work.


Our goal is to build a category-defining product, empower our teams to do great work, and grow a healthy, robust business.

Rick Oppedisano, President and CEO
Rick OppedisanoRick Oppedisano is an experienced entrepreneur with experience growing companies from startup to $100M exits. Rick was named to M&A Advisor’s National Top 40 Under 40 in 2014. He was featured on national television network A&E’s American Entrepreneur series and in November 2018, was featured on the cover of Smart Manufacturing Magazine’s AI Innovation issue.

Prior to Delta Bravo, Rick led the Global R&D team for a publicly-traded company focused on Data Modernization. He was also an Executive Director at Azaleos, a fast-growth company that was acquired by Avanade in 2012. Rick has been a part of two other successful startups and serves on the board for PGE Capital. 

John McAliley, Chief Technology OfficerJohn McAliley
An experienced and proven technical leader, John McAliley leads Delta Bravo’s technical vision and development. John is responsible for our Data Science and Product Development teams and works closely with customers to ensure Delta Bravo products and delivery exceeds their expectations.

Prior to Delta Bravo, John lead development of next generation audio software for Mood Media. Prior to Mood Media, McAliley lead entrepreneurial ventures MyHeatmap and Coupon Shack. McAliley also developed software solutions for IBM, Duke Energy and Department of Navy Information Security Systems.

Stephen Ostendorf, Chief Operations Officer
An experienced COO, Stephen comes to Delta Bravo from PGE Capital. Stephen has an extensive technical startup background, having been part of successful teams at M3 Technology Group and XMS Solutions.

Stephen is “where the rubber meets the road,” overseeing new customer onboarding and working closely with Delta Bravo customers to ensure important project deadlines are met. He also works with our internal teams to manage our product roadmap, making sure new innovations are actively added to our technology. Stephen also oversees Delta Bravo’s HR and Benefits team.

Alex Rosenthal, Lead Data Scientist
Alex Rosenthal steers the direction of our Data Science team, working closely with customers and adding new features to our Delta Bravo AI product. Alex brings a diverse background in Mechanical Engineering, a Masters in Physics and deep skills in Python, SQL, Pandas, NumPy, TensorFlow, scikit-learn, Matplotlib, MATLAB, UNIX/Linux, Excel, LabVIEW and more.

Prior to Delta Bravo, Alex held roles as a Production Engineer, Bio-molecular Physics researcher and Environmental Data analyst focused on reducing corporate energy footprints. 

Alan West, Board Member, PGE Capital
Alan West is an experienced technology entrepreneur and investor. Alan led the development investment in Delta Bravo by PGE Capital and works with our Executive Team to set growth goals and financial targets.  

Alan launched and successfully exited Southern Software and BizPlus before founding XMS Solutions and PGE Capital in 2008. Alan’s areas of expertise include: partner channel development; business development; business management/administration; and enterprise level, solution-based sales. 

Jared Nichols, Advisory Board
Jared Nichols is a technology futurist in the space of data and artificial intelligence. Jared works with Delta Bravo’s executive team and customers to help identify and proactively approach new technology capabilities and trends. He is the host of the National Small Business Association podcast, “The Road Ahead,” Adjunct Faculty and University of Tennessee and author of four leading books on technology futures.

Jared is sought out by leaders, organizations, and entrepreneurs to help them identify how emerging trends in technology, media, business, and public policy, may fundamentally change society and shape the future. He is the founder of The Foresight Academy where he teaches leaders, teams, and individuals, how to think like futurists so they can create the best future possible, for themselves and the people they serve. Learn more about Jared here. 

Mike Mooney, Advisory Board
Mike Mooney is a leading corporate branding and PR expert. Mike advises Delta Bravo’s Executive Team on brand message clarity and strategies for transparent, mutually beneficial customer relationships. A snapshot of organizations Mike’s worked with to develop brand authenticity and reputation distinction/protection includes: Sprint, Mercedes-Benz, Roush Fenway Racing, Kellogg’s, Sunoco, Tylenol, Bacardi, Walmart, Lowe’s, Fastenal, Eli Lilly, AdvoCare, and Fifth Third Bank.

Mike’s most recent book, Reputation Shift – 5 High-Performance Truths for Success, provides practical and easy-to-use strategies for building and protecting strong and vibrant reputations. Learn more about Mike here.