OppsSpot, LLC provides consulting services for start-up and small technology companies looking to commercialize their ideas through strategic partnering and Government contracting and grants. We also provide assessments that identify opportunity for improvements for small size technology companies. OppsSpot has over a decade of expertise in the field of Prognostics and Health Management (PHM).
Our policy is to provide the highest quality solutions to retain and capture business and identify and secure funding opportunities.
OppsSpot, LLC is a woman-owned small business (WOSB).
Sonia Vohnout, Founder
Sonia is an independent minded entrepreneur and mentor to small technology companies looking to commercialize their ideas. During her career Sonia has held executive management and senior technical positions and has co-founded several companies. Sonia has over 20 years of experience in systems engineering, quality systems, business development and program management. Over the last 10 years Sonia has been supporting small businesses and start-ups with their R&D needs by leveraging Government contracts/grants, the SBIR/STTR programs, and assisting with their commercialization efforts. She is well known for her expertise in the SBIR/STTR program and offers consulting services to assist small business with SBIR, STTR as well as other government funding vehicles such as Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs). Sonia has co-authored numerous publications in the field of Prognostics and Health Management (PHM).
Sonia has a BS and MS in Systems Engineering from the University of Arizona.
Alina Pieters, Business Development and Market Research
Alina has over 11 years of international experience in business development, technology transfer, project management, and Information Technology (IT). Over the past 5 years Alina has provided support to small companies through market research and creation of technology transfer and marketing plans for new technologies developed under SBIR/STTR grants and government contracts.
Alina has an MBA and a masters degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona.
Phil Davies, Business Management and Market Research
Mr. Phil Davies, is a business management professional with 30+ years of experience in delivering high technology innovative solutions for commercial and government customers. He has led business development functions for electronic components, software, and intellectual property portfolio management, airborne sub-systems, and worldwide channel sales which drove growth in software intellectual property licensing, design and manufacturing services. He has extensive experience with SBIR/STTR proposal and project management including commercialization strategies for emerging innovative products.
Phil holds a BSc in Engineering from San Jose State University, and an MBA from Regis University.