Meet Our Team

 

Phil Van Etten 
CEO 
 

Phil has 30 years working with information technology, artificial intelligence and services in the Agri Tech, Manufacturing and Financial verticals.

 

Phil was previously CEO of Netmail and Azaleos, technology information service providers and COO of Sygate Technologies, a data security provider ultimately acquired by Symantec. 

Keith McCall 
Founder / CTO
 

Keith McCall is a serial entrepreneur who spent 20 years building products for Lotus, IBM, and Microsoft. Keith’s love for wines was his inspiration to create more perfect grapes and crops leveraging data and artificial intelligence.

 

Previously, Keith founded Azaleos, acquired by Avanade in 2012, and founded Enroute Systems, acquired by Pitney Bowes in 2016.

Trina Nelson 
Director of Integration & Customer Experience 

Trina Nelson has worked in technology startups for 15 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Central Washington University and is self‐taught in most aspects of Microsoft software development, including C#, SQL, .NET, and JavaScript. 

Carolyn Canterman 
Director of Operations 
 

Carolyn Canterman is responsible for overseeing accounting, HR, A/P, and A/R. She holds an MBA in HR Management from Fitchburg State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Arizona. Her background includes risk management in residential mortgage lending and running a quilt pattern business.

Our Team has extensive experience of working in software development, data analytics, and working with innovative technology and media. At Pollen Systems, you aren’t just a customer; we do our utmost best to make long-term connections matter