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Josh Smith
Chief/Founder

Raised on the business side of database marketing, Josh grew into IT delivery & software.  He loves family, motorcycles, cycling and archery.
 

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Roshan Bhatnagar
Delivery/Founder

Passionate about delivering real marketing value for his customers, Roshan comes from IT delivery. He dabbles in snowboarding, playing guitar, and fitness.

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Chris Taylor
Engineering/Founder

Relentless pursuit of delivering value through software.  A jack of all trades with a legendary work ethic.  Loves family, Canada, and the 49ers!


 

 
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Hector Matiauda
ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT

Committed to providing innovative solutions to his customers, Hector´s background is in IT systems integration and management.  He enjoys his spending time with his family, traveling, and biking.

 

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Ana Torres
CLIENT SERVICE

Interested in the ever changing field of technology, Ana grew into software quality assurance and support. Outside of work, she loves to spend time with her family and outdoors.

Anton Kholodok
Engineer

Hipster-friendly Java evangelist, web development ninja, coffee nerd and modern technology junkie. Finds peace of mind in basketball, music, and web-design.
 

 

FEDOR BUTOVETS
ENGINEER

Java cross-platform son, passionate problem solver, first human decompiler, and cheese utilizer. Finds his inspiration on fresh air with bicycle. Gamer.

BryON BEQUETTE
FINANCE & COUNSEL

Byron has over 30 years’ experience in entrepreneurial finance and accounting activities. In addition, he has worked part-time with several start-up companies in lead financial roles.

TOM VENABLE
SALES

Over the past 15 years, Tom led the revenue charge at Digital River, Innocentive, Gelco Information Network and Rainmaker Systems. In those posts he organized, recruited, and structured sales, marketing and delivery teams on a global basis. 

 
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TODD KRAUTKREMER
MESAGROUP.ORG/ADVISOR

Mentors Minnesota start-ups. Decades of experience at multiple start-ups, AT&T, and Siemens. Loves his family, adoption, and British motorcars.

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JIM MOAR
ADVISOR

Results oriented CEO/COO/President (25+ years at this level) with strong record of dramatic revenue and earnings achievement thru organic growth and operating excellence. Retired but remaining active in Twin Cities startups.

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SEV MAYNARD
ADVISOR

Sev leads Simple Machine Advisors, a boutique digital/mobile consulting firm founded by senior leaders with pragmatic experience in leading organizations through their digital evolution.  Sev also led mobile at Best Buy and co-founded Cargill Ventures. Earlier he was a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy.

 
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JEREMY MEADOWS
ADVISOR

Our resident data whisperer.  Advisor, Professor, Father and one of the best people we know.  He keeps our math on the straight and narrow.

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Lona Dallessandro
ADVISOR

Entrepreneurial executive with a broad range of experience bringing to market new business ideas for consumer technologies, software and hardware products and Internet-based services.