Patrick J. Sweeney II – President & CEO
Patrick has deep insight on social media marketing and has created a process called “Maneuver Marketing” based on special operations tactics. He started dwinQ to fill the void between social sharing and being fully engaged in a real world activity. He has started four successful technology companies and understands the future of technology and how it will impact business and life in a way that creates value and is truly ‘making a dent in the universe.” His vision has translated not only into successful start-ups but also more than half a dozen technology patents. Author of two books, frequent speaker on technology. BS University of New Hampshire, MBA University of Virginia. Board of Trinity College Dublin, Board of Peace Players International. Second place in 1996 Olympic Trials in single scull (rowing)
P. Krishna, PhD – CTO
A highly experienced start-up executive, and co-founder of dwinQ, he serves as Chief Technology Officer. His passion is to continuously explore ways that uniquely blend his diverse technology expertise and product development experience in large scale data, social media, sensors, mobile and networking, resulting in disruptive innovation. His past positions include CTO at ODIN Technologies, VP at Reva Systems and the Lead Architect at Coriolis Networks and Digital. He is a frequent guest lecturer at several Boston-based universities, and is well published in academic journals. He holds 15 patents in search algorithms, networking and RFID. He is the author of a worldwide standard protocol and was recognized as the GS1 person of the year. He received his BS (Honors) from NIT in India and doctorate in Computer Science at Texas A&M University.
Bret Kinsella – CMO
Bret Kinsella is Chief Marketing Officer at dwinQ. He is widely published on branding, social media, mobility and technology. His passion and research focus on leveraging new technologies to drive more customer engagement. Past tours of duty include time as a manager at Accenture, Director at Sapient, Vice President at Harris and COO/VP Marketing for RFID technology leader ODIN. Bret earned his MBA from UCLA and a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
Mike Ludwig – CFO
Mike serves as dwinQ’s Chief Financial Officer. An experienced financial professional with strong operational background from ODIN, American Capital, he joined dwinQ to express his passion for disruptive social media technology. Mike operated Dan Snyder’s family finance and began his career as an auditor at Ernst & Young. Mike earned a Bachelor of Science Finance from the University of Maryland.
Emily Hertz – Marketing Manager
A specialist in marketing, social media, and sales programs for start-up businesses, Emily was the former Chief of Marketing at Parlance, and has also worked at Copley Wolff Design Group, and friend-to-friend technology innovator Vendini. An early adopter of social media, she has a passion for connecting people across the globe using the ever changing arsenal of social media tools. Emily earned her BA from the University of Massachusetts at Boston, with a double major in English and Marketing. She is also a graduate of the volunteer Americorps program City Year.
Eddy Viola -Director of Business Development, North America
A proven sales professional with an energetic and unwavering determination for achieving outstanding results, Eddy is also extensively ingrained in marketing and the global social media community. Based in Los Angeles, Eddy travels the world helping companies create brand champions through dwinQ’s social media amplification platform. Mr. Viola earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cal Poly Pomona.
Based in London and overseeing dwinQ accounts throughout Western and Eastern Europe, Joe joined dwinQ after six years in the UK and emerging markets practices at Cisco. Prior to Cisco he served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Romania where he worked with the City of Constanta on economic development projects and EU accession initiatives. Joe has a BS from Indiana University where he was a member and letterman of Indiana University’s Men’s Varsity Track & Field Team. He attained an MBA from Oxford University where he founded and led the London Chapter of Oxford Business Alumni. email: rice@dwinQ.com