Founder | CEO
Born into abject poverty in a 3rd world country ruled by a dictator, Jason has worked hard for everything he's ever achieved. Selected to attend the U.S. Naval Academy (Annapolis) he later served in combat zones, leading service members in some of the most stressful environments on Earth. A married father of 3, he holds a BS, MS, MBA, and Ph.D.(abd), is an adjunct Professor of Business, startup veteran, and now CEO.
His first startup experience was with Boston-area robotics startup CasePick Systems (now Symbotic), which he joined in 2008 as the company grew from concept to full-scale organization with 150+ employees and fortune 100 customers. During his time with CasePick, Jason led Purchasing, IT, Finance (AP), Logistics, Strategic Sourcing, and other functional business areas.
In addition to his work with startups, Jason is an elected official in New Hampshire, serving on his local school board. He also serves on the Board of SAU 55, one of the largest K-12 school administrative units in New Hampshire, serving thousands of students in southern New Hampshire. He serves on the Board of SERESC, the largest education non-profit in New Hampshire. He has also spent over fifteen years working with veterans and the American Legion, serving as one of the youngest-ever Department (state) Vice Commander's, and currently serves as Chairman of Boys State, the oldest and largest youth civic education program in the state.