Bill Sarris, CEO and Co-Founder - is a recognized expert in the field of streaming and
collaborative technology and the inventor of Linqto technology. A software architect
and developer, Bill has delivered major enterprise applications for Microsoft, Intuit,
Google, Stanford and other clients. He was an early adopter of the Facebook platform
and has developed over 400 applications for clients on Facebook. Bill's work has
received the Forrester Groundswell Award and he holds numerous software certifications,
is a frequent presenter at technical conferences and has been a board member of
Bay.NET since 2002.
Vicki Lawrence, COO and Co-Founder - is responsible for the design and implementation of
Linqto technology into a live Facebook application model for small business and
nonprofit users. She has a 15 year history of designing software platforms for small
business and has received grants from the New York State Science and Tech Foundation,
MapInfo (now Pitney Bowes Business Insight) and Stanford University.Vicki co-founded
Home Search Information Network, the first online real estate communications and
marketing solution provider to brokers; implemented in 250 US markets. Recently
Vicki worked with the U.S. Dept. of Commerce's National Advisory Council on Innovation
and Entrepreneurship. Report
Carla Hudson, CFO - is a graduate of San Jose State University and started
her career with Touche Ross, now Deloitte and Company. Carla is a partner in the
firm of Bianchi, Kasavan and Pope and is on the board of Monterey County Bank. With
over 25 years of experience, she is also a past president and director of the National
Association of Accountants.
Jared Reed, CTO - has been developing software professionally for the past
12 years. He has filled the role of Architect, Lead Engineer, and Software Engineer
on projects for companies like Intuit, Local Matters, and Linqto. He has a
passion for tackling tough software problems. Jared recently founded Stiq Joy Games,
and previously co-founded a software consulting firm. He has played an integral
role in ensuring the Linqto room technology is scalable and reliable.
Ken Chen, CMO - is a Marketing and Product expert with over 20 years of
experience working at companies like Disney, Procter & Gamble, Intuit and
numerous tech startups. He brings a broad range of experience and skills
including Brand Management, Product Management, Internet Marketing, and
Social Media. He has a passion for helping new technologies find their
unique fit in the market and growing them into successful businesses. Ken
is also the founder and owner of EM Marketing, Inc, has a UCLA MBA degree
and is a guest speaker at UC Berkeley (Haas) and UCSC Silicon Valley.
Erik Thomas, CSA - has been designing and developing software
for more than 25 years at companies like Intuit, Kaiser Permanente, Bertelsmann,
and EMC. As Chief Software Architect, he helped create the current
release version of Linqto and is currently developing the new Linqto Mobile Platform
for iPad, iPhone and Android.
Erica Patino, Managing Editor - writes and manages Linqto’s online content including
the web site, blogging, newsletter and Facebook marketing. With a decade of experience,
Erica is passionate about online communication. She has written and edited web content for
companies such as WebMD, Everyday Health and the Mayo Clinic. She worked in marketing at Inc.com
and Fastcompany.com and won a 2011 Media Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing-Association
for her blog on hearing health.