Evan Schapiro, President

Evan Schapiro is the president and founder of Meerkat Technology. At Meerkat, he is able to combine his extensive technology and entrepreneurial interests with his commitment to public service and the arts.

He has served as chief technology officer of Givenation, one of the first web-based charitable giving portals. After Givenation was acquired by HNW Digital, Evan served as chief technology officer and senior vice president for e-Philanthropy for HNW.

Prior to Givenation, he founded and served as president of @media, a B2B e-commerce firm that developed first-to-market software for the exchange of advertising contracts in the cable television industry. The software was quickly adopted by the industry, claiming over a 50% market share and processing over $1 billion in transactions annually. Evan's @media customers included A&E Television Networks, B.E.T., Comedy Central, Discovery Communications and Turner Broadcasting.

Evan has also worked in management and software development at Donovan Data Systems, P-CAD and Honeywell. He served on the board of advisors for eprobity.com, was an officer of the Data Interchange Standards Association (DISA) and was an active member of the National Cable Television EDI committee.

Evan continues to be involved in community service and non-profit organizations. He served on the Westford Finance Committee for 5 years, including 2 years as committee chair, and the Westford Council on Aging. He has served on the board of multiple non-profit organizations, and has taught courses on Internet/Intranet technology at Brandeis University in their Masters of Software Engineering program.

Evan received a Bachelor of Science degree in applied mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Master of Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude, from Boston University.

Howard Schutzman - Vice President, CTO

Howard Schutzman has over 30 years of experience in software development and the management of complex software projects. He is an expert in practical software engineering and has taught many courses on the subject. Howard founded Computing Concepts, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in the development of web, client/server and multimedia applications. On behalf of a major financial services company, he developed an extensive web-based application for financial planners.

Howard served as VP of Development for Milestone Systems where he developed a web-based application to allow customers to manage their mailrooms and maximize shipping efficiency. He also served as Chief Engineer for PADS Software where he was responsible for the architectural design and implementation of all major products. Howard also served as a Director for Personal CAD Systems, Department Manager at Honeywell Information Systems and a Consultant for Peat, Marwick, Mitchell.

Howard has taught many courses in software engineering at Brandeis University in their Masters of Software Engineering program and developed the curriculum for courses in Java, C++ and Windows Programming.

Howard received a B.S. in Computer Science from MIT and an M.S. in Information Technology from the MIT Sloan School of Business.

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