The Computers

Chris Matthieu

Chris Matthieu, CEO

Chris Matthieu is the President & CEO of Computes, inc. He brings 30 years of experience in development and launches of disruptive technologies to create new market opportunities as well as enhance enterprise product portfolios with emerging technologies. His most recent venture was Octoblu, a cross-protocol Internet of Things (IoT) mesh network platform, acquired by Citrix. Prior to co-founding Octoblu, Chris was founder of Nodester, an open-source Node.JS PaaS which was acquired by AppFog and the founder of Teleku, a communications-as-a-service cloud platform which was acquired by Voxeo. Chris was also the founder of Digital Voice Technologies, the creator of the first VoiceXML-powered voice browser, which was acquired by Ideas & Associates. When Chris is not computing, he can be found restoring and riding old Indian motorcycles! Follow him on Twitter: @ChrisMatthieu

Jade Meskill

Jade Meskill, CTO

Jade Meskill is the CTO of Computes, inc. He brings 20+ years of software engineering and team building experience to our team. Prior to joining Computes, Jade was the manager and hands-on senior engineer / architect of the Octoblu IoT platform engineering team. Jade was also a co-founder of Integrum and Gangplank. When Jade’s not computing, he can be found jamming on guitars, keys, and drums! Follow him on Twitter: @iamruinous

Advisors

John McKinley

John McKinley

John McKinley is an active early-stage investor, with several of his portfolio companies recently selling to Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Symantec and others. John served for three years as Chief Technology Officer and President of Digital Services for AOL, and previously was Executive Vice President and Head of Global Technology and Services for Merrill Lynch as well as CTO and CIO at GE Capital.

David Webb

David Webb

David Webb is a seasoned business and technology advisor for several emerging technologies startups. He has over 30 years of global enterprise CIO and COO level experience with companies such as Silicon Valley Bank and Equifax.

Patt Sullivan

Pat Sullivan

Pat Sullivan has lead 5 VC backed startups including Act, Saleslogix, and now Ryver all of which had good to great outcomes.

Tom Spengler

Tom Spengler

Tom is an experienced and accomplished technology entrepreneur with 18 years of experience leading high-growth, venture funded software companies. As the founding CEO at Granicus, Tom led the company from 0 to 1,300 customers, becoming the market leader in cloud software for government. Granicus was acquired by Vista Equity Partners in 2016.