Work Experience

VP of Engineering (December 2023-Current)
Senior Director of Engineering (October 2021-November 2023)

Guideline, Inc.

October 2021 - Current / Detroit, MI

We’ve made it our mission to help everyone arrive at a safe, secure retirement, whether you’re a small business owner, an employee, or self-employed. Our platform takes complexity and doubt out of retirement planning and replaces it with knowledge and clarity—so you can invest in your financial future with confidence.

Chief Technology Officer

Bloomscape, Inc.

October 2019 - August 2021 / Detroit, MI

Built founding technology team for Bloomscape, helping bring company to Series B funding, focused on ecommerce, supply chain, data analytics and mobile app development.

Bloomscape is here to help strengthen your relationship with plants. We make buying plants easy by delivering healthy, ready-to-go plants to your door and setting you up with the tips and tricks you need to help your plants thrive. Plants make life better. We make plants easy.

VP Engineering, Placed

Placed Inc. and Snap Inc.

January 2015 - June 2019 / Seattle, WA

Placed was acquired in August 2017 by Snap Inc, and later sold to Foursquare in June 2019.

Placed is the leader in location-driven insights and ad intelligence. Measuring billions of locations across the world's largest opt-in mobile location panel, Placed provides the most complete understanding of consumers' offline behaviors. Connecting the physical and digital worlds, Placed gives brands, agencies, publishers and ad networks the ability to target location at scale, measure the offline impact of ads and deliver actionable insights into consumer behavior.

SVP Product and Technology (CPXi)
CTO and Interim CEO (AdReady)

AdReady Inc. and CPXi

​November 2011 - January 2015 / Seattle, WA

CPXi acquired AdReady in October 2013.

AdReady is a full service ad-tech platform designed to move campaigns from the initial RFP and planning stages, through to IO management and trafficking, and finally onto insights, reporting, and renewal.

Senior Software Development Manager

Pure Networks Inc. and Cisco/Linksys

October 2005 - November 2011 / Seattle, WA

Acquired as part of Cisco's 2008 acquisition of Pure Networks, Inc..

Pure Networks, acquired by Cisco Systems, Inc. in August 2008, provides software that empowers people to easily set up, manage and secure a home or small office network so they can enjoy a connected life.

Lead Software Development Engineer

Microsoft Corporation

May 2000 - October 2005 / Redmond, WA

2004-2005: Lead Software Developer for Microsoft's Anti-Phishing and Anti-Spam solutions.
2000-2004: Software Design Engineer and Architect for Windows Update.

Sole Winner - 2005 Microsoft Trustworthy Computing Excellence Award


Master's Degree in Computer Science
Washington University in St Louis
1998 - 2000

Bachelor's Degree in Political Science
Washington University in St Louis
1996 - 2000