Austin has worked with multiple startups, and he has experience in web design, marketing, finance, and accounting. Austin has degrees in Entrepreneurship and Finance from the University of Oklahoma. At BlyncSync, Austin is responsible for fundraising, finance, accounting, and business decisions for the company. Austin has great business perception and knows how to make good decisions even when information is limited.
Formerly Head of R&D for Sooner Sippers, Steven is a serial entrepreneur with a successful exit under his belt. In addition to this management role within a startup, Steven has 2 years of property management experience, 2 years of sports team management experience, & and 6 years of band management experience. Steven has a degree in Entrepreneurship from the University of Oklahoma. At BlyncSync, he is responsible for customer acquisition and oversight of company operations. Steven is skilled at fully vetting new ideas before implementation.
Patrick has over 15 years of software development experience in multiple coding languages. He has a flexible and adaptive mind, and a broad base of knowledge that is applicable to many fields. Patrick received his education from the University of Tulsa and the Moore Norman Technology Center. At BlyncSync, Patrick is responsible for establishing the data pipeline that runs from the smart devices, through our neural network, and back to the user interface.
Khanh has worked in engineering software for 30 years at multiple companies ranging from financial consolidation, medical devices, product management, and data modeling. He currently works part time at Oracle as a Principal Architect. Khanh brings strong experience and wisdom to the BlyncSync development team. He is responsible for building and training the neural network that is the core of the BlyncSync platform.
Josh has 15 years of coding experience in multiple languages. His education from the Naval Academy and the University of Oklahoma, alongside his natural talent, has provided him with a diverse skillset. At BlyncSync Josh is responsible for integrating new smart devices onto the BlyncSync platform.
Chris is in the final stages of completing his degree in Mathematics from the University of Oklahoma. Chris is responsible for data analytics for BlyncSync. He is currently focused on pinpointing the time of day a driver can expect to feel fatigued based on individual blink patterns and sleep stages. This data is critical for the BlyncSync platform and Chris is working to display this data in a format that is easy to read and interpret.
Gerhardt has 5 years of experience as a programer. In this time, he has designed websites and user interfaces for a number of companies. Gerhardt is a great communicator. At BlyncSync, he manages the website content as well as the app user interface design.
Rob has 17 years of experience in tech and startups. He has been CFO, CEO, or Founder of every company he has worked with since the 90s. He has worked with MarketLeap, HRSmart, Adgile, SMBSuite, proofHQ, and ThinkTank Collective Intelligence Group. He is well versed in startups, tech, Saas, finance, new business development, and is familiar with the trucking industry. Rob is BlyncSync’s senior mentor.
Business Activities AdvisorBiography
Ron is an Executive Director within the Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma. He has a wealth of experience in entrepreneurship having co-founded Invictus Energy, and previously served in managing roles for da3co, HFBE inc, InvestLinc Group, DQE Enterprises, and Enron. Ron has been in an advising role for BlyncSync since the beginning and he currently acts as an advisor on business activity for the team.
Customer & Channel InsightBiography
Steve has worked in management positions in the transportation industry for 32 years. He has academic degrees in transportation logistics from the University of Oklahoma and the Florida Institute of Technology. As the current President of Hawks Logistics, Steve understands the ins and outs of the transportation industry and provides great customer insight to BlyncSync’s management team.
Legal & EntrepreneurBiography
Jerry has served as founder and business manager for a number of successful business enterprises including Uncle Julios, Mi Chulas Good Mexican, and Greener Woodworking. Due to his in depth knowledge of starting companies he is one of our lead entrepreneurial advisors.
Tax & LegalBiography
Bruce is owner and president of Sooner Tax Service. He has been instrumental in the development and implementation of state-of-the art software for this tax accounting firm. Bruce is the legal/accounting advisory board member of BlyncSync. With his expertise in commercial and personal accounting, Bruce makes sure BlyncSync is always in compliance with the IRS.
Steve was a long-haul commercial truck driver for 15 years before working in trucking management. He was the president of the Driver Safety Association, Vice President of Custom Deliveries Inc., General Manager at Millcreek Lumber & Supply, Terminal Manager at CRST, and he is currently Safety Manager at Western Flyer Express. He is certified by the Smith System and the DOT Safety Council to train new commercial drivers on safe driving procedures. Steve’s experiences allow BlyncSync to get an accurate perspective of what it is like to be a truck driver, and an understanding of how the safety platform technology can be conveniently implemented.
Ken has held numerous positions with Working Solutions over the past 15 years. His prior work history includes positions with Intuit, ADX, Knoah Solutions, Stream International, and Convergys. Ken has a history of working with SaaS companies and is very familiar with B2B software. He is BlyncSync’s business software mentor.
Data Science AdvisorBiography
Matthew has experience with Online Credibility and Deception Detection, Computer-Aided Decision Making, Knowledge-Management and Expert Systems, Human-Computer Interaction, and Computer-Mediated Communication. He is an Associate Professor of Management and Information Systems at the University of Oklahoma and he serves in a data scientist advisor for BlyncSync.