Management Team

Robert Hochberg - President / CEO

Robert J Hochberg was named CEO of Numeric Computer Systems, Inc. (NCS) in November 1994 and oversees NCS’ global business. Mr. Hochberg brings more than 30 years of senior-level experience in the technology fields to his role. 


Prior to being named CEO, Mr. Hochberg served as the President of NCS a role he continues to hold today. During his tenure at NCS Mr. Hochberg created the first mobile solution in the Direct Store Delivery Industry and has remained involved in the development of mobility solutions including bringing the first C#.NET solution to the marketplace. Mr. Hochberg has also been actively involved in keeping the back end system modern and relevant including bringing the first browser based Route Accounting solution to the marketplace. 
In addition to his responsibilities at NCS, Mr. Hochberg serves on the President’s Advisory Committee at Vassar College and is involved in charitable organizations focused in the areas of education, childhood obesity, medical care, preservation of the East End of Long Island, and many other causes. Mr. Hochberg received his A.B. degree majoring in Economics from Vassar College.


Allen Dickason - Executive VP for Strategy and Business Development

Allen Dickason is responsible for NCS’s business strategy and direction as well as business development. 
Mr. Dickason joined NCS in November, 2009 following a 35 year successful career working for some of the leading Consumer Products Goods companies. He started his career at Procter and Gamble, and subsequently held various management and C-Level positions in Supply Chain and DSD at Brach’s Confections, the CTO at position at Kinko’s and the CIO at Dean Foods, Frito-Lay and PepsiCo Foods International. 
He received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of Cincinnati. He is an avid bicyclist and is involved in several community and volunteer activities in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area.


Donna Kauffmann - VP Client Services

Donna Tedesco Kauffmann is responsible for the NCS Field Consultants, the Help Desk and Customer Service. 
Ms. Kauffmann started her career as an operator and technical writer at Hell Graphics Systems. She joined NCS in 1991 and held positions of increasing responsibility including Programmer, Technical Writer, Customer Support Manager, Application Consultant and Project Manager. She has managed some of the largest customer implementations at NCS. Ms. Kauffmann was named to her current position in 2003. 
Ms. Kauffmann holds an associate’s degree in Computer Information Systems from SUNY Farmingdale and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from Dowling College.


Mark Hochberg - Executive VP for Operations / COO

Mark Hochberg is responsible for NCS’ technology operations and product development. 
Mr. Hochberg, who has over 40 years of experience in the management of technology companies, managed the development of NCS’ systems during the 1970’s. He subsequently formed a software development company, Comstar, in conjunction with his brother Wayne, which developed successful ERP and accounting solutions. He rejoined NCS as COO in 2003. 
He received a B.A. in Mathematics from Columbia University and an M.B.A. in Finance from New York University. He is an avid martial artist, holding a 5th degree black belt in tae kwon do, and also enjoys golf.


Wayne Hochberg - Executive VP / CFO

Wayne Hochberg is responsible for NCS’s sales activities as well as financial operations. Mr. Hochberg, who started working at Numeric Computer Systems in 1973, assumed his current responsibilities in 2003. 
He has over 35 years experience designing, developing, and implementing, and selling enterprise level and process intensive accounting, route management, route accounting, and mobility sales automation solutions for the Fast Moving Consumer Foods Industry on a range of systems including IBM mainframes, Unix systems, and Windows servers.


Pedro Toro - Managing Director of Latin America, South America and Caribbean

Pedro Toro joined NCS in July 1999 and oversees NCS’ business development for the Latin America and Caribbean Regions. Mr. Toro brings 25 years experience in IT Management, Systems Development & Design in the Food, Beverage, Liquors, Restaurant and Manufacturing environments. 


Andrew Dove - Managing Director of Asia Pacific

Andrew Dove is responsible for all aspects of the NCS business in the Asia Pacific region. 
Mr. Dove founded PDT Mobile Data in 1996. It was acquired by Numeric Computer Systems in 1999. We currently have offices in Sydney, Auckland and Jakarta. The Asia Pacific region is full service with sales, implementation support and help desk services being provided. 
Mr. Dove holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Canterbury and an MBA from The Australian Graduate School of Management.