Bud Whitmeyer, Chairman/CFO, has over 30 years experience working in software development environments, including over 20 years experience in software company management as both an employee and board member. He has an in-depth understanding of software company operations and growth characteristics. He was most recently President & CEO of NuTech Solutions, Inc., a Charlotte, NC based software company that developed custom solutions centered around predictive analytics, simulation, and optimization. Bud's experience in technology includes 11 years at SAS and holding leadership roles at several early stage software companies. Bud also has 6 years experience as a full-time General Partner with Research Triangle Ventures, a seed/early stage venture capital fund based in Raleigh, NC.