About Us

Mobilist Founders Tom and Donna Barkow

Tom Barkow, Founder

Welcome to Mobilist.  My name is Tom Barkow, developer of Mobilist and other products offered by our parent company, Ocean Learning, Inc. Ocean Learning has offered web-based training since 2004 and serves thousands of satisfied customers.

I have an Electrical Engineering degree from Purdue University, a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago, and a Nuclear Engineering degree from the US Navy Submarine Service. I also have Private and Glider Pilot licenses. I have owned a major truck body manufacturing company for 20 years.  From my military, aviation, and manufacturing background, I have a deep understanding of the importance of checklists and procedures in the safe operation of equipment.

Donna Barkow, Owner

Donna is the owner of Ocean Learning, Inc. and manages online training for thousands of employees and hundreds of client companies through ForkliftTech.com and CraneTestPrep.com. Donna has owned and managed Executive Properties and DMBarkow, Inc. for over 30 years.

Ben is a software developer with more than nineteen years of software development experience. Ben has worked for a Fortune 500 company, several startups and has also done private consulting work.

For the last ten years, he has been the programmer behind Ideas2Executables. He has experience in a variety of programming languages and methodologies ranging from PHP and Javascript to Scheme and Unix scripting. Ben loves working with customers to deliver a solution that exceeds their expectations. Ben graduated with honors with a B.S. in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Mobilist Co-developer Ben Simon

Member ASME and NCCCO

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers