Team

Marco Garibaldi - Chairman, CTO and Co-Founder

Mr. Garibaldi has extensive experience as an entrepreneur and manager overseeing the development and growth of innovative emerging companies. He is a computer programmer by trade with over 30 years of experience in a variety of sectors, including the Internet, entertainment and the business advisory industry. He began his career at Burroughs and Sperry, which became Unisys Corp. in 1986, and later founded InterComm, Inc., a think-tank corporation.

While at InterComm, Inc., Mr. Garibaldi was responsible for introducing a host of essential online applications widely used today and familiar to most Internet users. Specifically, his contributions are credited with the development of the online shopping cart, the online bookstore and the auction server, each of which represents a fundamental component of the current Internet commerce environment.

Ian Rassman - EVP of Operations and COO

Ian Rassman is a patented entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in software and management. He has worked in over a dozen countries and, after starting his own company in Europe to provide CRM services for large multinationals, he returned to the U.S. where he held senior roles at both technology start-ups and well established public companies. Ian had the opportunity to play a senior role at the 2002 Winter Olympics where he oversaw a diverse staff of over 325 persons to streamline Event Services Operations. He loves building things and selling things while focusing on building company infrastructure to support those efforts.

Steven Oh - Vice President of Product

Mr. Oh is a serial entrepreneur and product management leader with 20 years of successfully creating, launching and managing online products used by hundreds of millions of consumers. His entrepreneurial spirit coupled with his ability to foresee emerging trends led to online ventures ahead of their time, including an ecommerce site in 1996 and an online food ordering service in 2000. In-between entrepreneurial ventures, he has held product leadership roles at online companies such as Yellow Pages, Rotten Tomatoes, Movielink, DVD Express and E! Online.

Kumar Lanka - Technocrat

Mr. Lanka holds an M.S. in Electrical Engineering and has over 18 years of experience working with companies such as Intel, Arthur Anderson and NICor.

Mr. Lanka co-founded EventBee.com, which delivers much needed integrated software solutions to the events industry as a hosted service. While serving as the Chief Consulting Manager at GetMedia, Inc., he developed a streaming media prototype and was the chief architect of their ecommerce project. In addition, Mr. Lanka worked as the Sr. Architect at BeVocal, Inc. and was associated with patented technological innovations in voice portal applications.

John Oesterle - Network Engineer

Mr. Oesterle is a seasoned IT architect specializing in Linux, virtualization and network systems, focused on security. His specialty is engineering and deploying secure and robust IT systems. He has over 15 years of experience in the web hosting, data center and telecommunications industries from which he built his wide breadth of knowledge and systems engineering acumen.