Extremely versatile and accomplished in all facets of technical leadership and product development, with a keen eye for design and a strong ability to build rapport with customers and employees to achieve growth and success.

20+ Years SaaS Experience

Merit Pages, Inc.

Merit is a SaaS based marketing platform used nationwide by hundreds of higher education institutions to drive awareness for their brands online, in social media and in local media.

2012-2020

Co-founder / Head of Technology

Day-to-day management and leadership of the company including sales, marketing, client success, customer support, and engineering. Achieved 80% revenue growth in four years, with average annual revenue churn below 6%.


readMedia, Inc.

readMedia is a SaaS provider of a hyper-local news distribution/syndication platform and media database utilized by non-profits, government and small businesses.

2008-2012

Head of Technology

Transformed a flagging professional services company into a recurring revenue, product-based company by designing a self-service platform that was one of the earliest commercial deployments of Ruby on Rails and AWS.


Initiate Commerce, Inc.

Initiate Commerce was a provider of a product merchandising management platform that enabled retailers to easily discover, source, and build product. Acquired in 2008 by CommerceHub.

2006-2008

Co-founder / Chief Product Officer

Technical co-founder responsible for development, design, and architecture of multiple products, including a product merchandising management platform and a wholesale search engine. Also co-led sales and business development efforts to attract new customers, including a major US electronics retailer and a major US electronics supplier.


CommerceHub, Inc.

CommerceHub is a $1B multinational provider of hosted integration, drop ship fulfillment, and product content management for multi-channel e-commerce merchants. It provides integration and fulfillment services to both online and brick and mortar retailers, distributors, and supplier companies. Acquired in 2006 by Liberty Media.

2004-2006

Product Manager, Supply Chain Solutions

Responsible for overall product design and direction of supply chain products used by top US retailers including Walmart, Home Depot, Best Buy, Walgreens, Dell, and QVC.

2001-2004

Head of Web Development

Managed the Web Applications Development Team, responsible for all internal and external products, including user interface and underlying architecture during a time of rapid customer growth.

1999-2001

Software Engineer (Java)

Employee number six. Led a development team who designed and built an online storefront for a major multinational retailer with over 2.2 million SKUs on offer.

B.S. Computer Science + Applied Mathematics

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