Aaron founded Smart Ride to aid his own commuting around San
Francisco. He wanted an app that would give him more control
over his schedule in real time. He's an open-source software
expert who specializes in large-scale internet applications with
a focus on performance, scalability and reliability. Prior to
founding Smart Ride he was president of Codemass, a consulting
firm that specialized in solving internet performance and
scaling problems. Aaron has worked on a variety of critical
projects for AEG, Live Nation, SonicSwap, and Technorati. Aaron
is also a contributor to the Apache HTTP Server Project.
Rob McLay has over fifteen years of experience in digital
design. He began his career as Senior Designer for Publicis,
one of the largest advertising agencies in the world. Building
on his agency experience he has spent the last decade working
with the largest tech companies in the valley including Intuit,
HP, Yahoo, Apple, Microsoft, Oracle, Intel, and NVIDIA. When
he's not pushing pixels Rob enjoys running, biking, pro hoops -
and Fender Stratocasters.
Adam is the Vice President of Engineering for Comcast in Silicon
Valley. Prior to joining Comcast, Adam was the Vice President
of Search and Discovery at MySpace, and Founder and CEO of
Headroom, Inc, and Vice President of Engineering for Technorati.
Michael has 15 years of experience in providing
real-time public transportation information having
been the Director of Engineering, CTO, and General
Manager of NextBus. He is currently the principal of Transitime.org, an
open-source and open-data platform for creating real-time
transit information, in particular for complicated situations
such as found in developing countries.
Dick is a veteran entrepreneur, investor and board member with
a deep background in open web and open source technologies,
and a keen eye for prospective technology businesses. Prior
to his current work at Bubbler,
Dick founded Sxipper, Inc., served as Board Member of the
OpenID Foundation, was a Partner Architect at Microsoft, and
founded and served as CEO of ActiveState.