About FotoNotes

Founded in 2009, FotoNotes provides mobile and cloud solutions that streamline and automate field service operations. Professionals in property management, construction and other field services use FotoNotes to improve operational efficiency and reduce costs, increase communication, and meet compliance and regulatory needs.

We believe in working closely with our customers to understand the unique problems and requirements of their businesses, and continuously innovate and improve to provide the best possible solutions to those problems.


kamalKamal Shah, Founder and CEO, has over 20 years of experience building technology products and companies. Kamal was the Founder and President of Invu Technology for seven years. Prior to that he served as Chief Architect at enterprise software companies Wakesoft and Smashcast and started his career as a software engineer in the early ’90s. Kamal has a Master’s in Engineering from the University of Toronto where he was also the captain and nationally ranked member of the University of Toronto Swim Team.

mikeMichael DeLapa, VP Marketing & Strategy, has 14 years of executive-level technology experience. Michael co-founded Arena Solutions, an enterprise SAAS company. He has also worked as a strategy and marketing consultant for a number of successful Silicon Valley technology companies. Michael holds M.B.A., M.S., and B.S. degrees from Stanford University. In his free time, Michael competes in beach volleyball and coaches youth sports.

robinRobin Droppa, VP of Sales & and Customer Success, has 20 years of emerging and enterprise technology sales experience. As the CEO and Co-Founder of iConvention, Inc. Robin led the company with an early SaaS/cloud software product whose clients included CMP, Advanstar, SEMI, and IDG and other global trade publishing and event management companies.

danDan Landy, Lead Architect/Developer, leads the development of the FotoNotes platform and key customer engagements. Prior to FotoNotes, Dan played a lead role at Invu Technology developing enterprise software for Convoke Systems, Cloud Systems, and TechniCon.  Prior to joining Invu, Dan was a founder and senior architect at GetActive Software. Dan has a Ph.D. in Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley, and an A.B. in Mathematics from Harvard University.

peterPeter Dayton, Lead Designer, leads mobile and web user experience design at FotoNotes. Peter has more than 20 years of experience doing graphical and user interface design for computer applications that have run the span from video games, to enterprise applications, to leading Web 2.0 sites. Peter has a B.A, Practice of Art, from Berkeley and still finds time to dedicate to his art and occasionally the guitar.

Directors and Advisors

Sheeraz Haji, Managing Partner, zipdragon ventures. Former CEO or Cleantech Group, Former CEO/Founder of GetActive and President of Convio

David Ceolin, Managing Partner at Innovation Grade Ventures. Former CEO/Founder of Digital Cement

Kraig Clark, CEO of Auqeo! Former COO/Founder of CoreLogic

David Pauken, CEO of Convoke Systems. Former COO of Snyder Communications

Email us at sales@fotonotes.com or call 510-545-9030 to get started with FotoNotes today.