Chief Technology Officer & Head of Product @ Zed Connect
Chief Technology Officer @ Cast & Crew Entertainment Services
I am Engineering and Product Development executive with near 20 years of global leadership experience and track record of success delivering web-based products and services. I possess a unique combination of hands-on engineering knowledge, product development skills and business acumen. I also have a strong track record of success establishing and developing agile, modern and robust teams
I am Engineering and Product Development executive with near 20 years of global leadership experience and track record of success delivering web-based products and services. I possess a unique combination of hands-on engineering knowledge, product development skills and business acumen. I also have a strong track record of success establishing and developing agile, modern and robust teams as well as turning under-performing organizations into high velocity and performance teams.
- eCommerce, Digital Media and SaaS.
- Large scale mobile and web platforms.
- Mergers & acquisitions as acquirer and seller.
- Certified Scrum Product Owner, Scrum Master and Scrum Professional.
CTO & Senior Vice President @ With offices in NYC, LA, London & Berlin, rGENERATOR is the leading provider of D2C (direct to consumer) eCommerce and data-driven BI & marketing solutions to the major entertainment industry. We are an award-winning squad of pop-culture-obsessed, digital creatives, hardcore engineers and data nerds. Many of the biggest names in media and entertainment rely on us to build and maintain their online presences and successfully engage, activate, and sell directly to their fans.
We operate in 3 and deliver products to fans in over 70 countries around the world and we do it all…relentlessly From 2014 to Present (1 year) Founder & Board of Directors @ DRESR, Inc. is a SaaS e-commerce platform that empowers influencers and tastemakers to amplify their monetization potential through e-commerce. We do this by providing a large universe of products to influencers to curate. In turn, their followers and customers can buy these items with one-cart check out.
We're still in stealth mode From 2014 to Present (1 year) Chief Technology Officer @ Evolve is a near 500 person global company. Leveraging proprietary technologies, Evolve offers premium content to its consumers, while offering marketers the tools needed to execute custom, content-led targeted solutions that reach its audience of near 90 million globally each month.
Evolve is comprised of five primary platform - divisions:
- Crowd Ignite, a content and audience marketing platform utilized by more than 1,000 premium publishers.
- SpringBoard Video, a proprietary video cms powering video content management for 500+ publishers.
- TotallyHer, one of the largest female-lifestyle publishers focused on women and family, reaching more than 30 million US comscore uniques a month. Notable Owned and Operated properties include Momtastic.com, TheFashionSpot.com, RealityTea.com, Teenspot.com and more;
- CraveOnline Media, the Web's largest male-lifestyle publisher focused on publishing content across the multitude of affinities that men crave. Comprised of its three core publishing assets, CraveOnline, Gamerevolution and Liveoutdoors, CraveOnline Media reaches more than 37 million US comScore uniques a month. Crave owns and operates more than 25 Web properties under its parent umbrella.
- Gorilla Nation, a large International vertical sales and marketing services firm, managing brand ad sales efforts for hundreds of publishers, including NFL, Gawker, Wenner, Tribune, Reuters, and many more.
Evolve operates across 12 offices in 6 countries From 2007 to 2014 (7 years) Co-Chairman of the CTO Chapter @ Tech Exces is a strategic thinking forum with attendance by invitation only, where leading SoCal Technology Executives can discuss key issues related to the role of technology leadership in today’s economy, the challenges they are facing and share best practices with the audience in a lively, interactive environment From 2008 to 2013 (5 years) Board of Advisors @ ParaScale is a software company focused on delivering a cloud storage and computing platform enabling enterprises to offer multi-tenant file storage and Big Data computing services. The ParaScale Cloud Storage software aggregates and virtualizes storage that runs on commodity servers. The product is highly scalable, self-healing, self-balancing, thin-provisioning and trivially easy to configure, manage or maintain.
ParaScale's technology was recently acquired by Hitachi Data Systems. From 2007 to 2011 (4 years) San Francisco Bay AreaSpecial /Strategic Projects @ Shopzilla is one of the largest comparison shopping networks on the planet. Our technology manages a premier global portfolio of online shopping brands in Americas and Europe. Our technology connects consumers with over 100 million products within the tens of thousands of affiliate retailers via its engaging and informative website. Shopzilla reaches a global audience of near 50 million shoppers each month through its destination websites and affiliate network. Additionally, Shopzilla is a leading source of sales and consumer feedback for online merchants and retail advertisers.
With offices in Los Angeles, San Diego, and London, Shopzilla operates across 3 offices in 5 countries. From 2006 to 2007 (1 year) Greater Los Angeles AreaChief Information Officer @ Condusiv Technologies (formerly Diskeer Corporation) is creator of a high-performance software that optimizes and maintains application performance and efficiency, extends equipment longevity to make technology, people and businesses more productive. Its software is used by over 90% of the Fortune 50 - 500 and almost three-quarters of The Forbes Global 100. It is also white labeled for a number of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs.) From 2006 to 2006 (less than a year) Greater Los Angeles AreaDirector, Global Technology & Service Delivery @ From 2005 to 2006 (1 year) Greater Los Angeles AreaExecutive Director, Information Services & Technology @ CCH is a global software company focused on developing and delivering SaaS and On Premise applications for the tax and accounting markets within US and International markets. CCH is an independently ran and operated division of Wolters Kluwer.
CCH operates across 4 offices in 4 countries and consists of approximately 1,000 employees and 200 offshore resources. From 2003 to 2005 (2 years) Greater Los Angeles AreaSenior Director of Technology @ From 2002 to 2003 (1 year) Executive Director of Technology @ B3 Corps is a company focused on developing and delivering SaaS applications for the Internet payments, cash management and ecommerce. As white-label ecommerce SaaS platform for near 6,000 affiliate merchants, B3 was instrumental in scaling and serving ecommerce efforts for several national financial institutions including Bank of America and Wells Fargo Banks as well as all ecormmerce platforms in support of internal TW Music ecommerce efforts. From 2000 to 2003 (3 years)
Masters, Computer Science & Applied Mathematics @ Universitatea de Stat din Moldova Alex Godelman is skilled in: Agile Methodologies, E-commerce, Product Management, Strategy, SaaS, Mobile Devices, Management, Software Development, Scrum, Leadership, Digital Media, Scalability, Enterprise Software, Start-ups, Agile Project Management