Parakeet provides Enterprise solutions for Multi-Dwelling Unit Owners/Managers to improve the resident experience and decrease expenses using our smart home automation technology. Our system allows for centralized remote access control of primary property functions like door locks, Thermostat/HVAC monitoring, garage doors, and more. The Parakeet home automation solution has the ability to scale from a single property to thousands of properties. The core of our software is engineered to give property managers the control, oversight and flexibility they need to grow their businesses by eliminating many of their current costly inefficiencies and allowing them to focus on their main goal.
Brad is an Angel Investor and technologist with a background in software. He was recently a Software Engineer with UAV/drone start-up Procerus Technologies. Procerus was acquired by Lockheed Martin in 2012. Previously he spent time in the telecommunications industry working as a Software Engineer for Broadwing Telecommunications. Brad has a BS & MS in Computer Science from Brigham Young University.
Director of Software Development
Specializing in backend software architectures that scale in and out of the cloud, Chris has been an integral architect and leader at Tute when they raised $3.5M in Series A funding and at Vivint when they were purchased by BlackStone for $2.2B. Applying his skills at dozens of companies around the country over the past decade he has experience in a wide array of industries and technologies.
Customer Success and Sales
With nearly a decade of sales experience working with property managers, Michael is a valuable asset to the Parakeet team. Michael's track record of performance combined with his focus on effective communication makes him an imperative component for the insured success of our clients. Michael received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Utah State University.
Director of Marketing/Growth
Aaron has been working on startups, digital marketing and growth hacking since 2006. Aaron has delivered growth campaigns in all 50 states as well as all European nations, is a CloudPeeps featured Growth Hacker and volunteers as a Boom Startup mentor. Aaron received his Bachelor of Science in Management, from the University of Utah.
Sales & Business Development
Dan is a business professional with 25+ years of experience in sales and business development in the investment and real estate markets and most recently the IoT space. He co-founded Core Property Investments, a bootstrapped real estate investment startup and was directly responsible for expanding the company to owning and managing over 110 apartment units in Southern California.
Lockheed Martin – Program Manager
Procerus – VP Operations
MaxStream – Product Manager
Citrix Systems – Product Manager
Novell / WordPerfect – PM
Cidra Corporation – Investor
Corvis Corporation – Founder
Ciena Corporation – Founder
Bastian Biologics – President/COO
Flightlink LLC – Chairman
SLC Angels – Executive Director
DxNA LLC – CEO
Bull Information Systems – US Finance Director
Control4 – CoFounder/CTO
iBAHN – CoFounder/CTO
SilverVue – CTO
Park City Lodging – Owner
PCA Lodging Association – Board