Management Team

JOHN BURGE
Co-Founder and President/CEO, Board Member

  • Well-bloodied entrepreneur, multiple startups and turnarounds, attorney/engineer
  • Leads overall company vision, product, marketing and operations

 

JACK LEVY
Co-Founder and Chairman

  • 25-year veteran of Accenture; ran high-tech, alliances and strategic deals
  • Growth and partnering strategy

 

SIMON POLITAKIS
Chief Technology Officer

  • 20+ years SaaS and mobile development in enterprises and startups
  • Leads technology strategy

 

BRANDON VARILONE
VP Engineering and Technical Co-Founder

  • 10+ years building scalable systems at GM, E&Y and Thomson Reuters
  • Designed overall systems architecture, leads back-end development

 

RYAN NANCE
Director of User Experience and Product Design

  • Designed Weather.AOL.com, VisitFlorida.com, career sites for BofA & Raytheon
  • Leads product design and user experience

 


Board of Directors

RAY GRAINGER
Board Member

  • CEO of Mavenlink, a leading project and workforce management system (#1 Google app)
  • Former EVP at Inquira; former Accenture Partner, ran high-tech

 

DAVID SOMERS
Board Member

  • Former VP Global Alliances and Strategic Initiatives, Cornerstone OnDemand
  • Current EVP Marketing and Alliances at Replicon

 

ZACK HELVEY
Board Member

  • Former Cornerstone OnDemand positions: Director of Account Management & VP of Operations (CyberU)
  • Angel investor and interim operating executive; part of three IPOs to date

 


Advisory Board

ELLEN BALAGUER
Corporate Learning Market

  • Former Global Managing Director of Accenture Learning
  • Former Chief Strategy Officer of Knowledge Factor

CHRIS BLACK
SaaS Product Strategy

  • Former VP of Software Development, Learning Resource Network (LRN)
  • Former VP of Product Development, United Online

CURT WORSEY
Professional Services

  • Former Accenture Partner
  • Executive Coach and Trainer, JM Perry Learning

TONY KARRER
eLearning Technologies

  • Former CTO eHarmony; former technology positions with Knowledge Stream Partners and LRN
  • Lead organizer for the LA CTO Forum

DAN MAYCOCK
IT Strategies

  • Senior Manager at Capgemini; technology consultant and thought leader
  • Former technology consulting positions with Slalom, Boeing and WC3

STEVE LAMONT
Strategy and Marketing

  • Former Chief Marketing Officer, McCaw Cellular
  • Former Partner at Accenture, Senior Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company

TOM KUHR
Product Marketing

  • Former VP of Marketing Operations and General Manager of the International Division of Stamps.com
  • Former SVP of Products and Marketing at Frequency

MATT KING
Cloud/SaaS

  • Former Partner at PWC and IBM Global Services
  • Former Professional Services Leader, Limelight Networks SaaS solutions

BOB ERICKSON
Systems Integration

  • Former CVP/GM Avanade and Accenture Partner
  • CEO Heroware

NICK WITCHEY
Intellectual Property

  • Head of Intellectual Property, Nantworks LLC
  • Former Director of Intellectual Property at Zetera Corporation