Inventor, Founder, President, CEO
BlyncSync is Steven's baby. Starting as a class project for his Entrepreneurship Degree at The University of Oklahoma, Steven lead the initiative to turn this student business plan into a startup reality. Since then: the patent, containing his original drawings, has been approved, customer discovery interviews have evolved into pilot testers, and the online store is now launched! Steven has passions for efficiency, productivity, safety, transportation, environmental restoration, and education. Before BlyncSync, Steven did risk assessment for Accelle Biopharma, donated about $6K to diabetes research through a non-profit he helped start and exit, and lead marketing campaigns for Coca-Cola.
Khanh has worked in engineering software for 30 years at multiple companies ranging from financial consolidation, medical devices, product management, and data modeling. He currently works part time at Oracle as a Principal Architect. Khanh brings strong experience and wisdom to the BlyncSync development team. He is responsible for building and training the neural network that is the core of the BlyncSync platform.
Colin Shaw is responsible for overseeing architectural decisions, platform strategy and model architecture for the core engine driving online analysis of BlyncSync. Colin holds degrees in mathematics and physics from the University of Arkansas, and a degree in analytics and management from Yale University. Colin has worked in software engineering for nearly 20 years, and in data science and machine learning for nearly 10 years. He has held positions designing, executing, managing and directing engineering, data science and machine learning teams, leading initiatives in machine vision, recommendation and general data science in early startups, unicorn startups, and the Fortune 500. Colin has a passion for deep learning applied to vision tasks, and has created code that runs on a self driving car.
Matthew has experience with Online Credibility and Deception Detection, Computer-Aided Decision Making, Knowledge-Management and Expert Systems, Human-Computer Interaction, and Computer-Mediated Communication. He is an Associate Professor of Management and Information Systems at the University of Oklahoma and he serves in a data scientist advisor for BlyncSync.
Steve has worked in management positions in the transportation industry for 32 years. He has academic degrees in transportation logistics from the University of Oklahoma and the Florida Institute of Technology. As the current President of Hawks Logistics, Steve understands the ins and outs of the transportation industry and provides great customer insight to BlyncSync’s management team.
Ron is an Executive Director within the Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma. He has a wealth of experience in entrepreneurship having co-founded Invictus Energy, and previously served in managing roles for da3co, HFBE inc, InvestLinc Group, DQE Enterprises, and Enron. Ron has been in an advising role for BlyncSync since the beginning and he currently acts as an advisor on business activity for the team.
David is a results oriented management professional with extensive experience in general management, business development, logistics, sales and marketing. He possesses strong entrepreneurial spirit, strategic vision, problem solving ability, and financial know-how.
Jerry has served as founder and business manager for a number of successful business enterprises including Uncle Julios, Mi Chulas Good Mexican, and Greener Woodworking. Due to his in depth knowledge of starting companies he is one of our lead entrepreneurial advisors.
Bruce is owner and president of Sooner Tax Service. He has been instrumental in the development and implementation of state-of-the art software for this tax accounting firm. Bruce is the legal/accounting advisory board member of BlyncSync. With his expertise in commercial and personal accounting, Bruce makes sure BlyncSync is always in compliance with the IRS.
Ken has held numerous positions with Working Solutions over the past 15 years. His prior work history includes positions with Intuit, ADX, Knoah Solutions, Stream International, and Convergys. Ken has a history of working with SaaS companies and is very familiar with B2B software. He is BlyncSync’s business software mentor.