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Who we are
As a leader and Pioneer in Industrial based software solutions, CSN provides the best in class application development
for businesses that need industrial software solutions.

Shawn O Daniels (CEO)

Shawn ODaniels is an award-winning entrepreneur who has spent 33 years deploying management and operational systems for companies ranging from Fortune 100 multinational firms to locally based small businesses. After seeing companies struggle to integrate technology into their companies operations, Shawn started Computer Systems Network, Inc in 1984. This would begin what would be the basis for many companies that Shawn would form, ranging from inland vessel management to mobile workforce management. Then consolidate all these companies to form the CSN group of companies

Shawn is chairman and CEO of CSN Group. He founded the company in 1984 with a vision to create information management services that were simple, powerful, and easy to understand by anyone that would use the companies systems and replace traditional software technology. ODaniels is now regarded as one of the pioneers of cloud computing in the marine industry and has been instrumental in driving businesses to transform their mobile cloud technologies to connect with customers, partners and employees in new ways.

Under ODaniels direction, CSN has grown from a groundbreaking idea into a multi faceted company that is a leader in industrial computing solutions. For its revolutionary approach, CSN has been recognized by City Business as one of the top Innovative Companies and one of the Best Places to Work.

ODaniels has been widely recognized for his visionary leadership and for pioneering innovation since he started the company in 1984. ODaniels has been featured in many articles and quoted in trade publications concerning software innovation and how it has changed the marine and industrial technological landscapes.

Throughout his career, ODaniels has been committed to using information technology to produce employee productivity and empowerment.

Murali Ramakrishnan (COO)

Murali began his career in technology back in 1995 with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), where he served in various management positions.

Since then, he has had the opportunity to work with various large and small companies as a consultant, an employee, and a manager dealing with several computer platforms and a plethora of database and networking technologies. Murali has a unique way of understanding the needs of companies, as well as the individuals and departments within those companies. After working for several consulting firms both small and large, he decided to start his own company with a strong emphasis towards customer service and Quality. He continues to build a team of loyal and dedicated people who share the same common goals, passions, and insights into building intuitive custom Information Management Systems.

When he is not running the company and doing the books, Murali enjoys spending time with his family, and helping the kids out with their lessons.

He is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science.

Matthew Helenek (CTO)

Johns Hopkins University, Computer Science, 1993

New York University, Interactive Media, 1996

Harry Fredrickson

VP of Sales and Training