Inspired by our own success in developing and marketing innovative products and services, we’re committed to helping businesses turn their ambitions into realities. From initial conception to full-stack development to ongoing marketing and sales strategies, we aren’t kidding when we say that we do it all.
A game-changing product or service doesn’t just function perfectly, it looks good while doing it. myVBO’s designers understand the importance of both.
Armed with a variety of complex tools at our disposal, myVBO’s brilliant software engineers have the expertise and resources to construct virtually anything.
Innovative products or services are nothing without a marketing and sales strategy behind them, and myVBO’s marketing specialists know what it takes to get results.
From the minds that brought you ziftrCOIN and ziftrPAY, myVBO offers blockchain consulting services that include blockchain, cryptocurrency and mobile wallet design and development.
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Robert – or as we like to call him, Bob – is an executive entrepreneur with a passion for utilizing emerging technology to improve and simplify people’s lives both personally and professionally. Sounds like serious stuff – unless you’re Bob. He likes to have a little fun along the way. Spend any amount of time in the myVBO office and this becomes immediately clear.
Before launching myVBO, Bob spent 11 years as President and Executive Vice President with PC Connection, a Fortune 1000 reseller of high tech equipment. Previously, Bob founded more than six companies in the technology, computer reseller and gaming industries. Two of his companies, Zones Inc. and Mac’s Place, grew to be significant players in the PC direct marketing industry before being sold. He has held two technology patents, two board game patents and has several patents pending for software products he developed that are currently being sold and marketed by one of his three existing companies. With over 29 years of experience in marketing and selling products to consumer and business customers, Bob has led myVBO to exponential growth and success.
Bob’s duties with myVBO go far beyond his job title. He has always thrived in a work culture that allows for transparency and empowerment, and he has strived to create that kind of culture at myVBO. His open communication style and desire to empower his employees are evident in the office each day. He loves to see people grow and find their passions within the workplace. And don’t forget fun. The foosball table, balance board and copious Nerf guns are creative methods of stress relief as well as entertainment for the whole team.
After playing a fundamental role in the development of multiple startups, Bob knows the startup industry from the inside out. In addition to the responsibility of raising capital and building value at myVBO, he is always seeking out new client opportunities for the company. His talent for understanding the marketing, the computer programming and the mechanical side of everything has been a huge factor in the company’s ongoing success. He thrives at myVBO because it has allowed him to create and build ideas to full execution without the office politics of traditional companies.
What does a fun-loving guy like Bob do when not in the office? Wakesurfing, heliskiing, golfing and hiking. Bob does it all! He stays active with his wife, Ann, and Edgar, myVBO’s dog in residence. A proud father, Bob has loved to watch his kids grow up to share his passion for learning and experiencing new things. If he isn’t playing sports or winning foosball games, he is learning about emerging technology and how myVBO can be a part of it.
Multi-tasking and empowering employees are what he does best. Whether it is through staff meetings or a competitive game of foosball, Bob exemplifies a world-class leader. His contagious zest for life fuels the energy at myVBO and enables his employees to truly thrive.
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What makes a successful software engineer? One who is driven to improve the quality of life for people through the utilization of technology. Meet Andrew Curioso, employee #3 and VP of Engineering for myVBO. Andrew has been key in the evolution and success of this company. His ability and desire to innovate is one big reason why.
Having worked in the software engineering field for over 15 years, Andrew has a number of significant accomplishments under his belt – some dating back to very early in his career. At the age of 21, he had already authored and published his first book, titled Expert PHP and MySQL. Armed with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Wentworth Institute of Technology, he wasted no time honing his knowledge of the industry and advancing his career. After working in several formative roles, Andrew joined the Lycos, Inc. team as a software engineer. In this position, he helped develop what was at the time a groundbreaking product called Webon, a cloud-based website building service. Over the years, he has spoken at several events around the world, including the Daum-Lycos Developer Conference in 2008 in Seoul, South Korea.
In April 2009, Andrew became one of the first myVBO employees, accepting a position as Senior Software Engineer. Thanks in large part to his extensive knowledge of software engineering and software architecture, the company built and launched a price-comparison tool called Ziftr, formerly known as FreePriceAlerts. As myVBO continued to grow, Andrew was quickly promoted to VP of Engineering. His position requires quite a bit of versatility as he strives to fulfill all the needs of his department. From consulting on company strategy and leading the engineering team to supporting human resources in the hiring process, Andrew’s work at myVBO is varied, and he loves that every day is different.
Andrew takes an innovative approach to addressing myVBO’s unique challenges. He takes problems on with a mix of creativity and collaboration to arrive at the best possible solution. Being a part of building something that is new and trying things that have not been done before motivate him to learn and adapt in the ever-evolving engineering industry. The first to arrive and the last to leave the office, Andrew’s strong work ethic and leadership skills are evident to everyone at myVBO. And lest you think his problem-solving skills are only applied to high-end software applications, think again. Andrew wrote a program automating the lunch-ordering process for a large and usually very hungry myVBO team!
Andrew is a proud resident of Nashua, New Hampshire, where he lives with his wife and two cats, Nel and Graycie – “arguably the best cats in the world,” he says. He loves taking advantage of the many hiking opportunities that surround him and discovering great new restaurants in the Granite State. Andrew’s passion for software engineering keeps him busy in his spare time, as he stays involved in the tech community through the meet-up group he founded, New Hampshire PHP, currently at 178 members and growing.
As an innovator, author and speaker, Andrew’s leadership skills and desire to learn new things in the field of technology and engineering have been key components of myVBO’s rapid success and growth.
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Jon came on board with myVBO in July of 2009 and has proven to be a jack-of-all-trades and an indispensable team leader. As VP of Operations and Business Development, his responsibilities include day-to-day team management, sales, marketing, talent acquisition, benefits, invoicing, contract development and facility improvement and expansion. Beyond this, he is a key contributor in terms of company direction, vision and maintaining a corporate culture of transparency and empowerment.
Jon’s long and varied history of professional accomplishments began when he worked as Operations Manager for Business Computers of Peterborough, one of the first mail order computer software and hardware companies in the industry at the time. He then founded Mountainside Consulting, where he managed and consulted for a host of startup ventures both nationally and internationally. Jon’s prior achievements include developing the first web presence for the largest precious metals minting facility in Australia, Gold Corporation Australia, The Perth Mint. Jon then became their Special Representative representing the Perth Mint Depository for many years working with clients in the United States as well as New Zealand. He also spent 12 years as Director of International Sales for the Microsoft Developer Network Magazine, as well as related online properties and events.
His expertise in business development has been a huge factor in the success of myVBO’s expansion into the professional services area. Under Jon’s direction, myVBO has developed the versatility and ability to fulfill the needs of its client base, regardless of each client’s unique challenges. He loves staying busy and without a doubt, his favorite part about working for myVBO is the constant activity. Jon knows that working at myVBO means boredom will never be an issue!
Startups demand a willingness to do everything and jump in wherever you’re needed – and Jon thrives in this work environment. He is deeply knowledgeable about a wide host of business areas and as a result is consistently a key contributor, no matter what the project is. With this mindset, he has done an exceptional job in coordination with the HR department to hire similar individuals, crafting the company culture into something we are all very proud of.
Outside the office, Jon is actively involved in his community. As an on-call firefighter for over 35 years, he is responsible for various types of firefighter training, and was even Captain at one point. Additionally, he has been a member of the Town of Peterborough Agricultural Commission, whose purpose is to foster agricultural-based businesses and preserve the rural character of the town. Jon enjoys time with his family and a variety of outdoor activities, including hunting and downhill skiing.
Jon’s talent for fostering a harmonious and highly productive work environment is evident each day. The myVBO office hums like a well-tuned machine, and Jon’s leadership and mentoring efforts are largely responsible. That, along with his ability to juggle many things at one time, has helped shape the company into what it is today.
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Erin Griffiths was hired on as VP of Creative Direction in July 2014 and hit the ground running to fulfill myVBO’s creative design needs. A Syracuse alum, Erin has over 17 years of experience as a digital creative professional, including 8 years at The Wonderfactory, where she worked as Creative Director and oversaw the design process for premium brands like Newsweek, Martha Stewart, the Food Network and the NBA. Her work on the Martha Stewart website and product design went on to influence many other products and brands, as it was widely considered by industry professionals to exemplify quality design. Prior to The Wonderfactory, Erin served as Art Director at AOL for 3 years.
With the rare ability to blend creativity and innovation with strategic thinking and pragmatic practicality, Erin has proven herself invaluable to the myVBO team. From managing a group of designers to communicating effectively with clients, Erin seamlessly executes the entire creative design process. She sees the product through the consumer’s eye in order to ensure usability and functionality and uses her acute problem-solving skills to provide solutions that satisfy even the most complex challenges.
In overseeing multiple projects from concept through completion at myVBO, Erin’s hands are full with directing the creative team, developing design concepts and managing branding strategies for myVBO’s varied clients. She loves seeing her team working together to exceed their goals and being a part of a company that is on track to enjoy continued success. Erin’s management of all creative projects has enabled myVBO to be more efficient than ever with clients’ unique timeframes and budgets while creating amazing design components.
Outside of work, Erin loves to spend quality time with her husband, Gary, and son, Owen. She enjoys cooking and working on new art projects. She is excited to explore New Hampshire after relocating from New York.
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Think of an application domain and we can guarantee you Scott has developed software for it: games, accounting, telecomm, development tools, medical images. He’s proficient in a wide variety of languages and operating systems – as well as the web and the cloud. A dedicated student of software architecture, software quality, development process, mathematical analysis, medical image processing, he has contributed directly to software development for over 300 released products. Scott has a BS in Math & Physics from the University of New Hampshire.
Scott maintains the MyVBO databases, processing offer feeds to ensure that our customers always have the most accurate product information. Additionally, he performs backend database work, analyzing the data that we collect to identify trends.
When not working or thinking about work, he balances reading a broad spectrum of subjects with outdoor pursuits such as birding, nature photography, canoeing, hiking, and skiing.
Nate is somewhat of a jack-of-all-trades in the development world. He started his career working on .NET and soon learned Perl. From there, he continued on to iOS development and fell in love with Ruby.
Since working at MyVBO, he has been putting all his knowledge to good use, along with consistently learning and growing. He has helped create web applications, APIs, an IE extension, and an iPad application.
Nate loves the creative expression in software development and has a deep fondness for Studio Ghibli movies.
Coming from a background in successful start-ups, Justin seamlessly transitioned into MyVBO's fast-paced environment and hit the ground running. He’s been a mobile developer since the first days of mobile, when he worked on phones with black and white screens and helped develop the first ever multi-player cell phone game.
We consider him the mobile mastermind behind MyVBO, as he is responsible for developing all Android and iOS applications.
When he's not testing code on the plethora of tablets and smartphones in the office, Justin likes to play PC video games and enjoys the occasional outdoor adventure.
Tami has a background in online marketing and is a social media expert. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Colorado and is continuing to work toward her MBA.
At MyVBO, Tami uses her excellent management skills and palpable passion to succeed to come up with the best solutions for every aspect of digital marketing.
Tami’s energy and ambition extends outside the workplace, too. She has made an effort to go on one major adventure a year and thus far has skydived, swam with sharks and climbed two 14,000-foot mountains.
Christopher is the backbone of the MyVBO marketing team, putting his varied skill set to use in a variety of different ways. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from the University of New Hampshire.
Christopher manages numerous tasks at MyVBO, including digital content creation, marketing analytics and spreading the word about MyVBO to our users. He has recently expanded his skills into the design space and is constantly striving to learn more.
When he’s not focused on creating media magic, Christopher likes to stay active with soccer, snowboarding and playing with his chocolate lab, Henry.
Joe is a senior at the University of New Hampshire, where he is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Recreation Management and Policy with a minor in Political Science.
At MyVBO, he works closely with the marketing team, bringing his outside-the-box thinking and get-it-done attitude to a variety of different projects.
Joe’s interests include alpine skiing, cycling, video games and craft beer.
After obtaining her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus in Marketing from the University of New Hampshire, Kaitlin came to MyVBO armed with the necessary skills to take on a management role in many different departments.
In fact, you can thank Kaitlin for building and maintaining the amazing MyVBO team. She’s the glue that holds the office together and the oil that keeps this machine running smoothly. Through managing HR and the hiring process, Kaitlin knows just how important company culture is and why applicants need to be entrepreneurial at heart. On any given day, Kaitlin will juggle tasks from marketing to HR to administration – all while keeping a smile on her face.
When she is not keeping the office in line, Kaitlin enjoys training her puppy, Scotty, baking her famous “brookies” and hiking in her home state of New Hampshire.
Joelle brings an incredible heart for people and a winning attitude to her role at MyVBO. She received her Bachelor of Science in Communications with a minor in Spanish from Colorado Christian University, where she also worked for the Marketing & Development Department for more than two years.
Shortly after joining the MyVBO team, Joelle established herself as the critical link between Sales and Marketing.
Joelle was born and raised on a farm in Nebraska (complete with llamas and donkeys), which naturally makes her a Huskers football fan (Go Big Red)! She loves traveling, running, volleyball, hiking in the mountains and piano.
Jessica has a strong background in both writing and marketing, having worked as a digital strategist at an award-winning advertising agency and a writer at a content marketing agency after receiving her Bachelor of Science in Magazine Journalism from Boston University. She has experience developing marketing strategies and writing a wide range of content for both B2C and B2B clients.
At MyVBO, Jessica works closely with the marketing team to ensure that all copy is clear, compelling and consistent across various platforms.
Jessica’s interests include reading (fiction and philosophy), horror movies, cross-stitching, baking, football (New England Patriots and fantasy football) and her 20-year-old cat, Mushy.
Michaela received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Suffolk University in Boston, MA. During that time, she spent a semester studying at Regent's American College in London.
With a background in creating and managing various digital strategies, Michaela transitioned seamlessly onto the MyVBO marketing team. She has found her niche in building thought leadership, social media and content strategies.
Outside of the office, Michaela loves traveling, spending time with her family (most of the time) and working on her yoga skills one vinyasa at a time.
Megan is a rising senior at Loyola University in Maryland, where she is pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration with concentrations in Information Systems and International Business. Before joining MyVBO, she spent five months living and studying in Spain.
Megan serves as a link between data analytics and marketing, focusing much of her time on social media and reporting.
Her personal interests include traveling, longboarding, running, fantasy football, photography, language/linguistics, the New Orleans Saints and the Boston Red Sox.
Chris attended the University of New Hampshire, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with option in Marketing and Finance.
He assists the MyVBO marketing team with a variety of essential tasks, such as developing social content across all platforms, growing the MyVBO brand, managing affiliate marketing programs, running analytics and reporting for high-level data and increasing organic traffic through SEO.
Chris is an athlete at heart, with soccer and track being his main passions. He ran track and field at UNH, doing 100m/200m sprints, long jump and triple jump.
After working with AmeriCorps and then going on to receive his bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from Keene State College, Derek transitioned into the world of sales. Most recently, he was a B2B sales manager at a home security company, where he oversaw all high-volume sales, interacted with customers on a daily basis, created targeted marketing strategies and presented the company’s product at trade shows.
With his strong background in sales, Derek was able to hit the ground running at myVBO. He coordinates the day-to-day business development and sales operations and creates strategies for optimizing existing sales channels and developing new ones.
In his free time, Derek stays active outdoors. He loves hiking, backpacking, skiing and recently completed a 4-day backpacking trip through Alaska. He’s also a loyal New England Patriots fan.