We are assembling a uniquely qualified team to attack this opportunity
Josh Aberant – Co-Founder
Josh is focused on distilling new social marketing techniques into automation. Josh led the Privacy, Best Practices and Deliverability teams at leading Marketing Automation and Revenue Performance Management companies including Marketo, Lyris, EmailLabs and Topica. Josh has been involved in the success of many early-stage startups. He was an early employee at Intershop where he helped the company establish its revenue streams and grow to over $100 million in annual revenue. Josh holds a Bachelors in Physics from San Francisco State University and was awarded the Faculty Prize in Physics from Bishops University.
Joe Waltman – CoFounder
Joe is responsible for acquiring and delighting customers. Joe has held engineering, sales, and business development positions at Akamai, Qualcomm, and Boost Mobile. Additionally, Joe has played various roles at a number of early-stage start-ups where he closed key sales, grew the teams, and defined product strategy. Joe has computer science degrees from U.C. Berkeley and USC as well as an MBA from INSEAD.
Soren Berg – Developer
Soren is responsible for building our massively scalable and reliable sending infrastructure. Soren takes pride in tackling problems of all shapes and sizes and finding a way to make it work with a strong focus on customer satisfaction. Soren holds a Bachelors in Computer Science from Grinnell College and worked as a Post-Baccalaureate Research Assistant until leaving to pursue a Google Summer of Code project. Soren has been with RestEngine since its founding.
Mike Lin – Web/UI developer
Mike is responsible for defining and implementing the user interface of RestEngine’s marketing automation platform. Mike has spent the past 5 years mastering the web technology stack, specializing in rich web UI. Mike holds a combined Bachelors in Chemistry and Computer Science from the University of British Columbia and coming from a scientific background, was inspired to take UI as his calling after experiencing the terrible UIs of scientific software.
Thede Loder – Advisor
Thede Loder advises Rest Engine in the areas of strategy, fundraising, and technology. Thede is the founder and CEO of Boxbe, Inc., the creator of a popular email screening and prioritizing service. Thede’s career in consumer Internet began in 1995 at match.com as its 3rd technical employee. Thede then co-founded Leverage Information Systems, which was ultimately sold to Diamond Technology Partners (NASDAQ: DTPI). Thede holds a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Michigan and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rochester.