Our Company

About Orbweaver

Founded in 2012, Orbweaver is comprised of a cross-functional team of electronics manufacturing leaders and veteran software programmers, with over six decades of combined knowledge and expertise.

The Orbweaver Platform provides an end-to-end quoting, procurement automation and data integration solution for the electronic manufacturing industry. Orbweaver simplifies and increases productivity for employees along the supply chain by streamlining the quoting, purchase and distribution of electronic components.

Our Leadership

Orbweaver is people-powered with 65 years of combined knowledge and experience in the electronic manufacturing industry amongst our management team, and is therefore familiar with the unique nomenclature, processes and requirements specific to the industry so we can address our client’s global supply chain requirements.

T. Christopher Ciesielka

Co-Founder, CEO

With more than twenty-five years experience in the contract manufacturing and finance industries, Chris has both the entrepreneurial spirit to spearhead critical customer programs and multi-disciplined knowledge to navigate program development.

Chris has been involved in all aspects of the contract manufacturing industry, including manufacturing, sales, finance, quality, and engineering. Chris formerly held the position of President & CEO of Runes Corporation, a consulting firm offering back-office financial management services. Chris served as an officer and director of several corporations, including publicly traded firms.

Chris has been listed as an Honored Professional of the National Directory of Who's Who in Executive and Professionals since 1995. He received “Entrepreneur of the Year” Honors from the Association of Collegiate Entrepreneurs, and the honor of a Young Leader of the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley.

Chris holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and an MBA with a focus in Entrepreneurship from Lehigh University.

Tony Powell

Co-Founder, CTO

Tony Powell has a twenty-year record of success designing and implementing enterprise integration and high-volume transaction processing systems for Fortune 500 companies domestically as well as the EU, Middle East, Asia, and India. Tony has held many technical positions, from Software Engineering to Executive Management. Tony began a career in global software consulting with an IBM business partner. He then joined Life Prints Solutions, LLC, a biometric startup, an experience that solidified his entrepreneurial path. After Tony founded GroupGauge, Inc., a social data processing firm, Tony and Chris Ciesielka, Orbweaver’s CEO, partnered to develop Orbweaver’s first product for the electronics manufacturing industry, known today as Orbweaver Inform.

Tony’s unique insights have lead to his drive to apply technical solutions to business problems in a very efficient and unique way. He holds patents pertaining to software messaging and data integrity, and guest-lectures on the entrepreneurial process in Lehigh University’s Venture Series program.

Tony holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Muhlenberg College and an MBA with a focus in Economics.

Larry Heller

President

Larry brings more than thirty years in the experience in the electronics industry, Larry has occupied a variety of roles; from inside sales to executive sales, from operations to supply chain management.

Most recently as a Senior Account Manager at Avnet, Larry was responsible for $20 million in annual sales in the Philadelphia region. These sales included implementation of Supply Chain Solutions in the top tier customer base as well as e-Commerce initiatives. Larry was also a Member of the Southeast e-Commerce Taskforce that developed Sales Collateral for the sales force on all Avnet tools.

Larry holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a BA in Communications from Temple University.