Product guy, engineer and serial entrepreneur – designing (as they say today – hacking) growth since 1999. Invented and implemented the very first email scraper back in 2002. Realized early on that no growth is sustainable without excellent retention. Built Tickle to 100mm registered users and $40mm/year revenues by 2004. (Acquired by Monster in 2004). As co-founder of WonderHill, designed and built Dragons of Atlantis, one of the most successful strategy games with $60mm yearly revenues in 2011; (Acquired by Kabam); Others include Goodreads (acquired by Amazon) and IronPearl (Acquired by PayPal).
As Ooga Labs, we’ve been investing, advising and building companies and growth teams for Lyft, Houzze, Goodreads, Path, Highlight, Gogobot, Poshmark, Skout, Jiff, Wanelo, HealthGorilla and many others.