We feel pretty lucky to work together every day, and even though we argue and play devil's advocate to each other often, we can always grab a coffee or cocktail together.
Scott Kveton, Chief Executive Officer
Scott Kveton is Co-Founder and CEO and is responsible for overseeing the company’s overall strategic direction, planning and execution.
Prior to Urban Airship, Scott has built technology, developed business strategies and led engineering teams with companies including Amazon.com, Rulespace, JanRain and Vidoop. Scott also co-founded the OpenSource Lab and has lead many open source initiatives to mainstream usage, including the Mozilla Foundation, the Linux Kernel and Drupal.
Scott is widely recognized in the industry as an expert on mobile app strategies,user engagement and cloud infrastructure. Scott was named a Top 10 Mobile Mover for 2012 by VentureBeat and is a frequent speaker at leading conferences.
Mike Herrick, Senior Vice President of Engineering
Mike Herrick is the SVP of Engineering at Urban Airship and is responsible for developing, operating, supporting, and sustaining Urban Airship’s products. He joined the company in 2010.
Prior to Urban Airship, Mike was the Vice President of Products for Collaborative Software Initiative. In that role, he was responsible for product management, product development, technical support, and hosted operations. Prior to Collaborative Software Initiative, Mike built a broad background in the software business with management and individual contributor roles at Liberty Mutual, C-bridge/eXcelon (now Progress Software), Mentor Graphics, and Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).
Mike holds a BS in Management Information Systems from the University of Dayton.
Brent Hieggelke, Chief Marketing Officer
Brent Hieggelke is the CMO of Urban Airship and is responsible driving the company’s market growth strategy, product demand and product marketing.
Before Urban Airship, Brent spent over a decade helping brands optimize digital marketing initiatives in Marketing Executive positions at WebTrends, TouchClarity and Omniture. Most recently, Brent founded and launched Second Porch, the first Facebook-integrated social vacation rental site that was sold to HomeAway, Inc. in May 2011. Early in his career, Brent also co-founded New City, a media company in Chicago.
Brent has been awarded multiple marketing awards, and is a frequent speaker at both marketing and digital conferences.
John Schroeder, Vice President of Customer Success
John Schroeder, VP of Customer Success at Urban Airship, is responsible for overseeing customer support, knowledge management, training, and implementation and strategic professional services. His charter is to ensure optimal results out-of-the gate with implementation services married to customers’ app launch windows, as well as to maximize effectiveness over time with industry-leading best practices and ongoing campaign execution services.
John is a 22-year operations, technology and consulting veteran with expertise in strategic planning and implementation of large-scale global change initiatives to drive business outcomes. Prior to joining Urban Airship, John led strategy and organizational change efforts as a consultant, leveraging a long history as Global Infrastructure Director for Nike. At Nike, he was responsible for the definition, planning and implementation of a 5-year, $82 million investment in the transformation of the global HR function. John was also a manager at Accenture where he advised high tech, healthcare, financial and utilities clients on various strategic, organizational and operations issues.
John holds a B.S. in Business Administration: Finance from the University of Oregon’s Charles H. Lundquist College of Business.