Meet our leadership team
Chief Executive Officer and PresidentLinkedIn
Mr. Rubinstein brings over 35 years of proven leadership in building and scaling high tech startups. He has led the transformation of Opti from consulting services to a digital water product company. Throughout his career, Mr. Rubinstein has been a leader in digitally-driven solutions to over a dozen industries.
Chief Technology OfficerLinkedIn
Mr. Bedig has a master's degree in Water Resources Management, has studied informatics, and is the original developer of the Opti Platform. He leads Product Development at Opti, where he works to realize his belief that advances in information technology must be leveraged to protect water resources and the communities around them effectively.
Viktor Hlas, P.E.
Chief Revenue OfficerLinkedIn
As part of the founding team, Mr. Hlas oversees Sales & Customer Success at Opti and brings +10 years of experience in water resources. Mr. Hlas has an MBA from Babson, an MS and BS in Civil Engineering from the University of New Hampshire and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Massachusetts.
Jennifer Steffens, P.E.
VP Marketing & Strategic AlliancesLinkedIn
With nearly two decades of experience in the water industry, Jennifer Steffens brings a unique and multifaceted perspective to Opti's Leadership. In her role as VP of Marketing & Alliances she drives business growth and brand awareness. At the heart of her work lies a commitment to sustainable and resilient infrastructure, ensuring the long-term health of water resources in the face of climate change. Jennifer is a professional engineer with a BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Duke University.
Andrew Kirshen leads finance for Opti and brings +14 years of strategic finance experience from his roles at public and venture-backed companies. Most recently, Mr. Kirshen led the finance team for a Boston-based startup where he also established the FP&A function and was deeply involved in scaling the business and strategic initiatives. His background also includes finance leadership experience within asset management and consulting. Mr. Kirshen has an MBA from Boston College and a BS from the University of Vermont.