Jim Sagar - President and CEO, Co-founder: Jim brings 15 years of leadership in SME marketing, sales and technology to Moderandi. An entrepreneur at heart, Jim has been a member of the founding executive team for three startups prior to co-founding Moderandi in 2004, taking two of them from zero to a multi-million dollar revenue stream. Jim has been leading Moderandi’s transition from a services company building marketing infrastructure in SMEs to a SaaS provider. Jim holds a B.A. of Economics and Communications from the University of Michigan.
Stephen Kowalczyk - VP of Product Development: Stephen is a senior technologist with over 20 years in the IT industry and has been with Moderandi since 2006. Growth Panel is the fourth commercial business application Stephen has delivered from scratch. Stephen holds a B.S. in Physics from the University of Michigan.
Narasimha Rao Tumma -IT Director, American InfoServ: Narasimha and his team handled much of the Growth Panel development, using both U.S. based and offshore resources. American InfoServ handles technical support, product maintenance and continued product development. Narasimha holds a Masters in Computer Applications (MCA) from the S.V. University and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
Scott Salkin – Founder, Identity Studios: Scott and his team handle Growth Panel’s branding, website and creative development. Taking his unique background in sales, marketing, lead generation, and creative direction for companies such as the Gemological Institute of America, Cisco Systems, and NetPro Computing (now Quest), Scott launched Identity Studios in 2007, building it into a $500k annual venture in less than a year. As one of our own customers, we liked his work so much, we became his! Now we’re working together on some exciting new projects.
Brandon Zeuner – Co-founder, venture51: Brandon and his team handle Growth Panel’s Internet marketing and social media strategy. Brandon is the co-founder of venture51, a venture/launch firm that helps early-stage tech startups go from idea-to-launch. Brandon’s recent involvement in startups includes newly-launched Republic Project, PeopleJar and Growth Panel. Before co-founding venture51, he was on the founding executive team at Flypaper. Brandon gained his startup experience at ACT! Software and Saleslogix.
Bob Bosserman, J.D. – Bob has more than 30 years of experience in senior management of both large and small companies in high-technology industries, from computers to water purification, to software, to biotechnology. Bob is a co-founder of Moderandi and currently serves as CEO of Medelis Inc, a clinical research organization focused on oncology.
Anthony Wooten – Anthony has deep customer-facing business software experience. He’s a former VP of Marketing and Products at Sage Front Office Solutions Division (which owns ACT!, SalesLogix, Sage CRM) and Pivotal CRM.
Mark Consuegra – Mark led the development of products at Microsoft including Microsoft Project and Microsoft Expedia through 1996 before founding Wonderhorse Software, a venture-funded VOIP firm which sold to Loudeye/Nokia in 2003. Mark is currently the Director of Hosting and Security Products at Go Daddy Software in Scottsdale, AZ.