About Us

Oak Rocket is a leading business technology consulting and services firm.

About Us

Oak Rocket is a leading business technology consulting and services firm.

Who We Are

Kaizen started as a seed and has grown into more than we could have ever imagined. Oak Rocket is our new name.

From a seed focused on AWS, our roots have grown deep in various technologies. Our branches have spread out and we serve clients across the globe. Like a Rocket, we still move fast to keep our clients successful. As we continue to grow our roots will dig deeper and branches will spread.

Oak Rocket is a leading business technology consulting and services firm. We deliver Cloud adoption, Cost optimization, Digital Transformation, and Professional services that let you move like a rocket and be successful. Our diverse customer base, global presence, and extensive network of partners and gurus have enabled us to become thought leaders in the cloud and business transformation.

Our mission

At Oak Rocket we are driven to pave the way for other minority company operators, especially women.

Where are we going?
We are on a journey to be the United States leading minority-owned cloud enablement company by 2025, powered by a diverse team of leaders and innovators that see an amazing future for everyone.
Why?
Our team believes in making the most of our efforts so we can give opportunities to the underserved by being awesome to our clients.

Meet Our Team

Dao Jensen

CEO

Dao has been in the tech industry for over 20 years. She founded Oak Rocket, Inc (KTP) in 2013 as the first 100% female minority-owned company in the West Coast born in the Cloud. Oak Rocket founded in the San Francisco Bay Area, (now based in Austin Texas), helping Fortune 500 Enterprise and SLED clients strategize and optimize cloud platforms and solutions. Some of Oak Rocket’s marquee clients are Jackson Hewitt, Gainsight, and Planful. Oak Rocket has also worked with many medium businesses and startups such as Upstart, Kountables, and ADX.

In Oak Rocket’s eight years of operation, it has earned several awards from the technology community – including being the #1 Cloud reseller in the Nation in 2019 from Ingram Micro. With grit, determination and a strong leadership team, She grew the company to $20M in sales in 8 years. Currently, Oak Rocket develops platforms for Fortune 500 enterprise clients as is directly bridging the digital divide and digital equity issue in California.

Dao is a member of YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization) Pacific West Integrated Chapter and also a member of C200.

Holly Condos

Contracts

Holly is a consulting professional with extensive experience in SaaS business operations, sales enablement, negotiations, contracts, proposal and risk management and customer success for IT startups, SMBs, Fortune 500 enterprises and the public sector.

Highly skilled at business optimization working with cross-functional teams to promote scalability and accelerate revenue growth, Holly is a strong partner with Oak Rocket’s sales, finance, service delivery and public sector teams.

A belief in growing strong teams to support customer success is built from Holly’s leadership roles with Peregrine Systems, Ltd. (acquired by HP), Pepperweed Consulting (acquired by AVNET), Science Applications International, Leidos and Zefflin Systems.

Arthine Cossey Van Duyne

Public Sector Strategy

Arthine is a globally respected leader known for her collaborative approaches to finance and rebuild critical infrastructure and resilient ecosystems in vulnerable communities. She has global management experience in the public, private, government, academic, start-up, and non-profit industry sectors.

She has crafted and implemented growth and expansion strategies in collaboration with development banks, foreign direct investment agencies, utilities, capital markets firms and Silicon Valley tech giants. Arthine is an Army veteran and has an Economics BA from UC Davis and an MBA from IMD in Switzerland.

Dave Rollo

CMO and Operations Advisor

Mr. Rollo brings over 30 years of business, technology, and start-up experience to Oak Rocket, where he leads the marketing team and advises on certain operational best practices. He specializes in high-growth companies and go-to market strategy. His background is across industry and discipline, including product and service development, client-facing sales, consulting and marketing.

Dave is married to Mellonie and has 2 boys and 2 dogs. They reside in Anderson, South Carolina, and have a farm/vineyard in Clintwood, Virginia.

Steve Fletcher

Cloud Technical Specialist

Steve started his tech career in the first dot-com boom, and has since worked on IT projects in higher ed, non-profit sector, entertainment industry, political campaigns, and more.

Oak Rocket customers benefit from Steve's experience managing complex data projects and leading teams and organizations. He played a key role in Oak Rocket (KTP's) early growth in 2016-17, and after leaving for a four-year stint serving in local government, returned to Oak Rocket in January 2022 to lead technical operations, expand Oak Rocket's FinOps practice, and deepen active partnerships & our customers.

Steve earned a BA from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Philosophy from NYU, both in American Studies. Steve lives in Minneapolis, MN with his wife, Heather and his dog, Scooter.