Recent Activities

Padloop: Founder (2020)

Padloop pairs airline professionals with secure, short- and medium-term housing. After a mid-pandemic pivot to Locaris, the product shifted to a community-driven solution to decreasing vacancies and increasing the length of tenancy in multifamily housing and was featured in the AP as a company that was poised for success after COVID.

Stone River, LLC: Co-Founder and CMO (2015 - 2020)

Stone River operates several online properties, including, one of the largest originators and distributors of coupons, providing upwards of 100,000 distinct coupons monthly. PromotionCode works with over 15,000 retailers, produces over a million pageviews a month, and has generated over $60 million in consumer-reported savings.

Selected Press and Media Appearances

14 Major Brands That Will Actually Send You Coupons for Free
By Emily Dinuzzo for Reader's Digest

What Is Fiscal Policy?
By Kiely Kuligowski for Business News Daily

After Its Public Shutdown, Google+ Users Continue To Mourn
By Johan Moreno for Forbes

Is an MBA Worth It? How to Decide
By Ilana Kowarski for US News & World Reports

12 Ways to Prepare Your Small Business for Holiday Sales
By Paula Fernandes, for Business News Daily

Win Black Friday with these shopping hacks
By Courtney Jespersen for The Los Angeles Times

When is Black Friday 2018? And 8 tips to help you get the best deals
By Katie Jackson And Danielle Wolf for The Today Show

7 ways to save money on Thanksgiving dinner
By Kellie Ell for USA Today

The Best Way to Grow Your Business: Create These Partnerships
By Maria Haggerty for Inc.

Got $3.14? Celebrate Pi Day With Deals on Pizzas, Pies — and Chicken?
By Nicole Spector for NBC News

Professional Experience: Continued

Massive Bet: Technical Product Manager (2012 - 2014)

Parent company of, the first real-time music tour updater, and several other media properties.

Quick-Save: Director of Marketing (2009 - 2012)

Quick-Save operated Keycode, home to the Keycode Optimization Program for brands that wanted to syndicate coupons without the hassles of dealing with coupon sites.

Teaching Experience

UCLA: Lecturer, Faculty Advisor (2023 - Current)

UCLA: Teaching Associate (2021 - 2022)

MIT Catalyst: Faculty Advisor (2022 - Current)

University of Massachusetts-Lowell: Adjunct Professor (2009 - 2012)

Florida State University: Adjunct Faculty (2004 - 2007)


System and Method for the Obfuscation, Non-Obfuscation, and De-Obfuscation of Online Text and Images

System and Method for Providing an Online Discount