Executive Team

Marty Malysz

Marty is the president of Dependable Solutions, Inc. based in El Segundo, California. Over the past 25 years, he has successfully sold and managed 500 licensors, agent and licensees systems. Marty leads the sales and marketing efforts of DSI and Dependable Rights Ltd. (UK). He provides strategic direction in partnerships across all resources. Marty hails from University of California, Los Angeles where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Economics Systems Science. He is a former LIMA board member and speaks at industry forums on the benefits and issues involved in licensing back-office systems.

Cindy Demetros
East Coast Sales Director

Cynthia comes to DSI with 17 years of consultative sales experience within the technology, pharmaceutical and robotics industries.   Her key focus has been in the financial and medical verticals, analyzing and automating departmental business processes. Cynthia started her sales career in Seattle Washington, but has spent the majority of her career working in the New York Metro area.

She resides in Stamford, CT with her husband and two children and enjoys anything that takes her outdoors. She is a fanatic about college football, always cheering for the BIG TEN, but her favorite team is the IOWA Hawkeyes!  

Debbie Olshan
West Coast Sales Director

Debbie Olshan brings 15 years of industry experience to DSI, most recently as executive director of licensing with Shine America, responsible for product licensing and licensed promotions for properties including "MasterChef," "The Biggest Loser," "The Face" and "Minute To Win It." Previously, as director of worldwide publishing for 20th Century Fox, she created franchise plans and licensed many of the studio's television brands including "Modern Family," "How I Met Your Mother," "Family Guy" and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" as well as feature films such as Avatar, Aliens, Ice Age,Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Alvin and the Chipmunks. She has a BA degree from UC Santa Barbara.

Chris Szabo
Director, Software Development

Chris brings over twenty-three years of experience to the Development Team.  His experience provides a very unique insight into different facets of the IT industry.  With advanced knowledge of both systems administration and enterprise level development, Chris has the expertise necessary to build robust software solutions within Microsoft based environments.  This prowess has been proven many times in a myriad of industries that include video games, health care, government, education, and professional services.  

Ron Hougardy
Senior Project Manager

Ron Hougardy has joined in a new role for the company as Director of Consulting Services.  Ron had previously worked with Marty Malysz, DSI President, at Right Track Solutions, Inc. and PLX Systems many years ago.  Ron has a true passion for software implementations having worked in royalty and licensing automation in the music and entertainment industries prior to joining DSI. Ron is charged with bridging our technical development and client services so we can stay on top of the many enhancements requested by our clients.

Masud Ahmed
SQA Manager

With over 11 years of experience in Software Quality Assurance in government and casino gaming industry Masud oversees and maintains the SQA Testing of DRM and deliverables. He graduated from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI with BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering. His expertise is focused on Blackbox , whitebox and backend testing using Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) methodologies in Agile environment.

Jackie Chemerys
Director of Client Services

Jackie Chemerys is the Director of the Dependable Solutions, Inc. Client Service Team. She has been with DSI for 3 years bringing with her a backround in retail as a Operations Manager at Dillards for over 16 years. Jackie is bilingual, she lives in Texas with her two kids but her hometown is Montreal where she cheers on her favorite hockey team Go HABS!!!!


Jun 15 - 19 2020
Licensing Week Virtual
Gold Sponsor
more info >>
Oct 06 - 08 2020
Brand Licensing Europe 2020
Stand No# E264
ExCel London
Royal Victoria Dock, I Western Gateway
Royal Docks
London E16 1XL
more info >>
Nov 05 - 06 2020
New York Licensing Leadership Summit
New York Hilton Midtown
New York
more info >>
Nov 25 2020
Sustainability in Licensing Conference 2020
The British Library
more info >>