The Management Team
Chief Executive Officer
Gerard is a Full Stack UX Designer with over 15 years of experience in web development and design. His previous experience spans from his work in Asia, the Middle East, and now in the United States. He previously held the position of Senior UX Developer at Northwestern University under the IT Media & Technology Innovation group. He also runs Graphyte Technologies LLC — an idea lab, web development consultancy business, and an electronics retail store in Skokie, Illinois. His favorite motto is “Make it happen” and lives by it. Gerard received his MS in Human-Computer Interaction from DePaul University.
Chief Technology Innovation Officer
Robert Garcia earned his PhD from DePaul University in Computer Science. His research work includes contributions in the information systems field including examining user experiences with telemedicine, augmented reality, public participation in Geographic Information Systems and agile practices. He holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science, a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and an Associate’s Degree in Computer Information Systems. His work has spanned over 15 years in programming, database development, and project management. His work has included managing teams on government, academic and corporate projects.