Meet Our Team

Jay Meattle

Our Advisors

Raymie Stata | Former GM, Big Data at SAP + Former CTO Yahoo!

Raymie was GM of Big Data Services at SAP SE. Before SAP, he founded Altiscale, a startup offering a cloud-hosted platform for "Big Data" processing, which was acquired by SAP in September 2016. Prior to starting Altiscale, Stata worked at Yahoo!, Inc., where he rose to the position of Chief Technical Officer over a period of seven years. At Yahoo, he played an instrumental role in the development of Yahoo!’s infrastructures for algorithmic search, display advertising, and cloud computing. Prior to joining Yahoo!, Raymie founded Stata Laboratories, maker of the Bloomba search-based e-mail client, which Yahoo! bought in 2004. Raymie received his PhD in Computer Science from MIT in 1996.

David Cancel | Founder + Exec Chairman, Drift

Previously, David was Chief Product Officer at HubSpot (NYSE: HUBS) following HubSpot's acquisition of Performable, where he was CEO & Founder. Before Performable, David was the co-founder & CTO of Lookery. Before starting Lookery he co-founded, now part of the WPP Group (Nasdaq: WPP), where he was the CTO. Before Compete he was the CTO of, now a part of Reed Elsevier (NYSE: RUK). In the late 90's he was a part of the founding team of & part of

Rob Go | Partner, NextView Ventures

Rob is co-founder of NextView Ventures, a seed stage investment firm focused on internet enabled innovation. He was previously a venture capitalist at Spark Capital, a leading venture firm focused on the intersection of media, technology, and entertainment. Prior to joining Spark Capital, Rob worked at Ebay, where he was the Global Product Marketing Lead for “Finding”. In this role, he launched over 20 products that significantly enhanced Ebay’s search, browse, and merchandising capabilities. Previously, Rob was a consultant with The Parthenon Group, a boutique strategic advisory. He was a member of the firm's Private Equity Practice, where he focused on the consumer and retail industries. Rob has also held roles at Fidelity Investments and BzzAgent, an early-stage word-of-mouth marketing company. He also helped to found, one of the first social networks focused on the Japanese market.

Andy Payne

Andy is a experienced angel investor, executive, inventor and entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience building successful software businesses. He has been involved with companies such as, HubSpot and GrabCAD, and is a guest lecturer at MIT, Olin, Harvard Business School, and Brandeis University.

Previously, Andy was a principal at Computational Biology Corporation (CBC), which was acquired by Agilent in 2004. Before CBC, he was Founder, President and CEO of Revenio, a venture-funded eMarketing software company he founded in 1999. Prior to Revenio, he was a co-founder and the VP of Technology at Open Market (one of the first eCommerce IPOs), a pioneering developer of Internet commerce application software. He built the company’s development infrastructure and was a co-inventor of the company's commerce architecture and technologies. He also helped bring the company through a series of financings, including an IPO in 1996.

Andy holds over 23 patents, and received a B.S. with distinction in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.

Brian Shin | Founder + CEO,

Brian has been co-founder or early team member of 8 startup companies, 7 of which exited. Prior to founding, Brian was Managing Director at Providence Equity. Prior to Providence, Brian was a partner with In-Q-Tel, a strategic investment firm supporting the missions of the United States Intelligence Community. Before In-Q-Tel, Brian was the Founder and CEO of Visible Measures, a venture-backed video analytics company.

Brian holds an undergraduate degree from Tufts University, and earned an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management as part of the dual-degree Harvard-MIT Biomedical Enterprise Program.