Company Leadership

Advancing Water Infrastructure Digital Twin Innovation

Aquanuity leaders are experts in their fields and passionate about serving and advancing the state of the art in the water industry, inspiring their teams and customers to engineer, build, operate and maintain safe, sustainable, and resilient infrastructure and enhance everyone’s quality of life.

Paul F. Boulos, Ph.D., BCEE, Hon.D.WRE, Dist.D.NE, Dist.M.ASCE, NAE

Chairman and CEO

Responsible for the company’s strategic vision, daily operations, and the development and growth of its global wet infrastructure software technology portfolio and global customer base. A seasoned executive, Paul previously served in senior executive leadership roles with MWH Global (President), Stantec (President), Innovyze (Founder, Chairman & CEO), and Digital Water Works (Founder and CEO). He holds B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in civil engineering from the University of Kentucky.

Philip Lai

Chief Product Officer

Philip oversees the company’s overall vision, strategy and development of its AquaTwin product line. He brings over 25 years of GIS-centric water infrastructure simulation product leadership experience with established and startup companies. Philip holds an M.S. degree in GIS from Texas A&M University.

Ari Opdahl

Product Director

With a strong reputation for delighting customers, Ari is responsible for helping users realize their business goals with the AquaTwin software, making it the solution of choice for water utilities and engineering firms of all sizes. He brings his 18 years of knowledge and experience in the water industry with a focus on strategic risk-based water infrastructure asset management. Ari previously held product leadership roles at Innovyze, Bentley Systems and Trinnex. Ari holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in civil engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder and is NASSCO PACP/MACP/LACP certified.

John Crochet

Sales Director

John is responsible for assisting customers with product selection and implementation, setting them on a successful path and ensuring their needs are met based on our corporate objectives. He has spent the past three years serving the water industry with a focus on water infrastructure modeling and asset management. John earned a B.S. degree in civil engineering from Clemson University.

Dawn Culhane, CPA

Business Manager

Dawn is responsible for the various aspects of sales taxation as well as financial and income tax review. She brings 25 years of financial accounting and auditing experience in various industries including software, not-for-profit and telecommunications. Dawn is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Colorado and holds a B.S. degree in accounting from SUNY Institute of Technology Utica.

Ken Raust

Ken Raust

Finance Manager

Ken serves as Aquanuity’s Finance Manager, where he is responsible for all aspects of finance including accounting, financial planning and analysis, tax and treasury. Prior to joining Aquanuity, Ken served as Corporate Controller for CORE Consultants, Inc., R&R Engineers and CLC Associates. He earned a B.A. in Economics and Accounting and an M.S. in Resource Management both from University of California, Berkeley.