TrackCC team

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Vesa Suomalainen
CEO
vesa@trackcc.org

Vesa's background includes a 12-year career at Microsoft Corp where he lead the Microsoft Host Integration Server product unit to become a market share leader as General Manager. Thereafter, he spent 4 years as the CTO of the ad-supported music downloading site SpiralFrog. In 2009, he founded Webscorer Inc. which has become a leader in online event registration, mobile race timing and results software. A native of Finland, Vesa holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering from University of New Mexico, attended on a cross-country skiing scholarship.

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Brad Kirkpatrick
Information Technology
brad@trackcc.org

A founding member of TrackCC, Brad is a 13-year veteran of Microsoft Corp. where he's worked on all versions of Windows dating back to Windows 95. He also spent 3 years at SpiralFrog, designed and operated a data center capable of handling up to 30 million monthly visitors. An early fan of the iPhone, Brad provided the spark that helped form Webscorer. Hailing from Alaska, Brad holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks.

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Antero Koskinen
App Development
antero@trackcc.org

With a passion for quality software done properly from the start, Mr Koskinen was eager to join TrackCC from day one. Antero spent 13 years at Microsoft Corp. as a senior developer in the Microsoft Host Integration Server and Visual Studio development teams. After leaving Microsoft, he spent 4 years as the chief architect at SpiralFrog and then as the lead developer at Webscorer, single-handedly developed both the iOS and Android versions of the timing app - with a combined total of 200,000+ lines of code. Raised in Finland, Antero holds a M.S. in Computer Science from the Helsinki University of Technology.

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Juha Niemisto
App Development
juha@trackcc.org

The company was pleased to accept Mr Niemisto as one of its founding members. Juha is a 20-year veteran of Microsoft where he was a key member of the Excel development team. In his native country, Finland, he co-founded Kielikone Oy, a company that develops natural language software. Juha holds a M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from Helsinki University of Technology.

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Henry Rawas
Web Development
henry@trackcc.org

With a belief that software should perform well in addition to being engaging and easy to use, Mr. Rawas was thrilled at the opportunity to join the TrackCC team. Henry spent the previous 15 years at Microsoft where he worked on the Host Integration Server and several versions of Windows. Most recently, he's been the lead developer for Webscorer.com, with more than 100,000 lines of code. Henry grew up in Canada and has a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo.

About TrackCC Inc.

TrackCC was founded in January 2014 with a mission to help teachers keep track of student scores and classroom behavior using mobile devices. The idea for TrackCC was sparked by a ski buddy of the CEO, Brad Bauer - who is an elementary school teacher in Seattle public schools, and saw a need for a tool to track Common Core proficiency in the classroom. The company has 6 employees, each with solid background in their respective fields – product / project management, graphics & design, web development, iOS app development, Android app development and data center design.

TrackCC designs and develops all of its technology in house to ensure it is in full control of the whole customer experience. TrackCC Inc. is privately held, and is based in the Seattle area in Washington state, USA. TrackCC is an official trademark, registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. “I Can Statements” are provided by the The Curriculum Corner LLC – www.thecurriculumcorner.com.