Tim is the founder of Compat.io. He’s an expert on enterprise software, specifically product configuration systems, also known as CPQ or configure-price-quote systems. Over a 22+ year career, Tim has worked for and with the world’s leading software companies and manufacturers. He has designed, built, implemented and helped companies select CPQ systems that scale to millions of users. He has a passion for customized products, or any solution that can be tailored to the end user’s exact needs, and believes that this capability should be woven into all commerce channels so that everyone can get exactly what they want. Tim has a background in cognitive science and organizational behavior. He’s also a gearhead who loves to build and tweak his own stuff: motorcycles, bicycles, audio equipment, and airplanes. He lives in Springfield Missouri with his wife Leslie. He’s an instrument-rated private pilot and avid cyclist, with a love for anything with wheels, wings, or sails.
Data Scientist & Developer
Joe earned a BA in Philosophy and a BS in Computational Analytics from The Ohio State University. This unique combination of analytical training has empowered him to hit the ground running in a role combining data science, database architecture, and software development. He enjoys golf and motorsports and is a devoted fan of Liverpool FC, Columbus Crew SC, and The Ohio State Buckeyes. Above all, Joe is always seeking to learn and innovate, both personally and professionally.
V.P. – Operations & Strategy
Catherine’s experience combines operations, creativity and technology. As President, Off Radar Media Group, Los Angeles, she identified opportunities for investors, managing resulting ventures. A specialist in media design and technology, she supervised production operations for networks including MTV, Nickelodeon and VH1. At NBC, New York, she was integral in the start-up of CNBC and edited for NBC News. Catherine serves on the Board of Directors of K9s For Camo, a nonprofit providing service dogs to veterans.
Director – Compat.io India
Chacko has founded and run companies in the fields of software development, supply chain management and logistics technologies. He is multilingual, with an executive education from Stanford Graduate School of Business and an MS from Arizona State University. An avid endurance cyclist, Chacko cycled from Seattle, Washington to Washington, DC, covering 3300 miles as part of an effort that raised $300,000 for the American Lung Association in 2010. He loves exploring new places with his wife and children.
Manager – Data Acquisition
Gus is an enterprise software expert, specializing in configuration systems. In his 15+ years career, he has designed and implemented complex CPQ solutions for many major companies across diverse industries, including Industrial Machinery, Automobiles, Construction, Contractor Services, Computer Hardware and Promotional Materials. He holds an MS in Industrial Engineering from University of Texas at Arlington. Gus currently lives in Chennai, India and loves to play all kinds of sports including basketball, tennis, badminton, and cricket.
User Experience & Product Manager
Wes has designed SaaS platforms for enterprise projects across industries, including pharmaceutical, healthcare, consumer-packaged goods, financial services, entrepreneurship and productivity. Before joining Compatio, he ran his own UX shop for nine years, consulting on projects for both Fortune 100 companies and nonprofits with the same goal: improving a project’s success by defining a shared vision from everyone involved and respecting every side of the table. Wes is usually subscribed to 4–7 different DND podcasts.
Category Manager – Cycling
Always a passion, bicycles became a profession for Scott at age 16, when he became a bicycle mechanic. With a love for laughter and human interaction, Scott also dove into the world of improvised comedy. Working as a mechanic in bicycle shops from Sydney, Australia to Chicago, Illinois, allowed him to share laughter with the world, landing at iO Chicago. Most recently, he managed a bicycle service center in operation since 1925. Scott is always in search of good stories, better friends, and the best experiences.
Sammy specializes in laying in the only walkable pathway and getting belly rubs from anyone he meets. His unique ability to leave you with a sense of joy, peace, and some white fur to remember him by, is unparalleled. Sammy’s passions include going on runs, alongside his owner on a bicycle, and the quest for the perfect tennis ball.
A curly girl Havanese, Ethel brings her mission of creating more smiles in the world to Compat.io headquarters. A social media dogfluencer, she uses her curly SpEthelness to bring people together, in true Compat.io style. Her passions include treats, doing tricks for treats, and meeting new best friends (who give her treats).