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.
Digital & Media Strategy
In a diverse career specializing in television production, Catherine served as President, Off Radar Media Group in Los Angeles and headed Technical Operations – West Coast at MTV Networks. She was integral in the start-up of CNBC and edited for NBC News. Always exploring innovative use of media and technology to engage audiences, Catherine added a master’s degree in Learning Design and Technology from San Diego State University to her BA, Economics, Washington University. An animal lover, she serves on the Board of Directors of K9s For Camo, a nonprofit providing service dogs to veterans.
Manager – Data Acquisition
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.