Leadership Team

Meet the people who are leading the Moovweb team

Ajay Kapur

CEO & Founder

Ajay has been involved with mobile since 2002, when he left his job investing in startups to write apps for the first smartphones. The mobile companies he founded have created apps downloaded by tens of millions of users and have generated billions of page views. He grew up in SF Bay Area and earned an MBA from Stanford and bachelor’s degrees in physics and CS from UC Berkeley.

Tony Russo

Chief Operating And Financial Officer

Tony has been building and managing technology companies for over 20 years. Prior to Moovweb, Tony was CFO at Efficient Frontier, a search engine marketing, display and social campaign management solutions provider which grew rapidly and was acquired by Adobe.  Tony has a successful track record as an operationally oriented CFO and holds a BA in Quantitative Studies from The Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from Stanford University.

Michael Sotnick

EVP of Worldwide Sales

Michael is a proven global executive with a 20-year career highlighted by the building of winning go-to-market organizations. Prior to Moovweb, Michael led teams for Quest Software (acquired by Dell), SAP, VERITAS, and other leading software companies. Having lived and worked in the UK and multiple US cities, Michael is currently based in the Bay Area. He is a graduate of the University of Hartford in Connecticut.

Doug Bilsby

Managing Director, Emea

Doug leads Moovweb’s sales and operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa managing the regions sales and engineering teams. Doug has vast multi-national experience taking startups through hyper-growth cycles. Most recently, Doug headed the EMEA launch and growth of Appcelerator’s operations in the region. Prior to that, Doug has held international leadership roles with Experian, Endeca (acquired by Oracle) and Infor which during his tenure grew from $100m annual revenues to $2.6bn. Doug has also held various sales roles with Cognos (acquired by IBM), Thomson Financial Software and Dun and Bradstreet. He is a graduate of the OU, with a post graduate diploma in management, specializing in business.

Mitch Bishop

Chief Marketing Officer

Prior to Moovweb, Mitch headed up marketing, the online store and community efforts at DotNetNuke, the world’s leading open source WCMS for the Microsoft ecosystem. Mitch also led marketing for iRise, where he helped grow revenue and the customer base more than tenfold. He has many years of marketing and sales experience building successful software businesses at Scopus, Sybase, Wind River Systems and Ingres. Mitch holds a B.S. in computer science from the University of Connecticut. He also has a long history in motor sports and sits on the governing council of the non-profit International Motor Racing Research Center (IMRRC) based in Watkins Glen, NY.

Ike DeLorenzo

VP of Product Management and Marketing

Ike guides product design, management, and evangelism at Moovweb, and is active in industry thought leadership through his writing and speaking on mobile development and delivery.  He has played similar roles in companies like the New York Times Company, PHT, WebEx, Symantec, and Genius Inc.  A longtime software engineer, Ike was a co-author of the first commercial web server for Macintosh. He is also a widely published writer on food and culture.

Hampton Catlin

Chief Technology Officer

Hampton is the original creator of Wikipedia Mobile (m.wikipedia.org) and is also the creator of several other successful iPhone applications with over 10 million downloads. He is also the mastermind behind Moovweb’s crazy new technologies to mobilize the web. Furthermore, he is the inventor of Sass, the world’s first CSS pre-processor, and the Haml markup language.

Cherie Larson

Sr. Director of Human Resources

For more than 15 years, Cherie has been a leader in Human Resources for a variety of financial services and technology companies. Prior to Moovweb, she was the Director of HR at Stone & Youngberg, a municipal finance broker dealer, and a division of Stifel Financial. Cherie also led the HR function at Epicentric (acquired by Vignette then Open Text) and was the Director of HR at Homestore.com (IPO and now Move.com). Cherie earned a BS from Cal State and a master’s degree in Human Resources Management from Golden Gate University.