As the founder of Blyncsy, Mark is passionate about improving the world through technology and innovation. Prior to his current role, Mark worked in areas as diverse as political campaigns, law firms, start-ups and even a Fortune 500 company. More recently he was engaged as a consultant for Wireless Advanced Vehicle Electrification and was the Lead Student Director of the Lassonde New Venture Development Program at the Pierre Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah.
Mark studied at the University of Utah, where he earned a JD, an MBA and an MS in International Affairs and Global Enterprise. Mark completed a BS in Political Science, International Studies, and Economics.
Patrick Brown, CTO
In the past five years, Patrick has worked with collaborators at Weill Cornell Medical College, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and National Rehabilitation Hospital, among others, on research studies leveraging big data to improve health care in various clinical areas. Patrick's passion for innovation and technology makes him an ideal member of the Blyncsy team.
Patrick earned his BS in Mathematics from the University of Utah.
Victor Gill, Chief of Product
MS & BS, Information Systems
As Chief of Product, Victor ensures that the voice of the customer is at the center Blyncsy’s products and product experience. As a passionate, lifelong student of the Product discipline, Victor places customers front and center of Blyncsy products, by working to find actionable empathy with the market, customers and users.
Prior to joining Blyncsy, Victor worked to accelerate the growth of startups such as Stylyze in Seattle and Arena Solutions in Silicon Valley. Victor also led Product at MasterControl and Bask, in Utah.
In addition to his executive experience, Victor has been an energetic contributor in the academic world as a professor at the University of Utah. Victor has taught classes ranging from information systems to entrepreneurship and marketing. Victor also held the role of director of the University of Utah's startup accelerator. Victor earned his BS and MS in Information Systems from the University of Utah.
Carlee McFarland, People & Projects Mgr.
MBA & BS
Carlee believes it's the people that truly make Blyncsy great! As People & Projects Manager, Carlee is focused on recruiting the best employees and helping ensure they have the greatest working experiences of their lives.
With a BS in Sociology and Psychology from Utah State University and an MBA from Westminster College, Carlee has always been deeply interested in the human side of business. Prior to her role at Blyncsy, Carlee worked at a forensic accounting firm in Melbourne, Australia and as a business analyst at Verisk Health in Salt Lake City.
David Lewis, Software Engineer
MS & BS, Math & Computer Science
David is Blyncsy’s backend expert. David designed, implemented and maintains the sensor recording and analysis infrastructure used at Blyncsy.
David Sacharny, Engineer
MS & BS, Computing & Engineering
David’s core responsibility is to ensure the quality of our sensor hardware and embedded software products. Before joining Blyncsy, David spent seven years in the national defense industry managing thousands of requirements and designing embedded systems. In particular, he started his career working on critical safety systems for the Global Observer - a hydrogen-powered aircraft manufactured by AeroVironment. Later he developed Environmental Stress Screening (ESS) procedures, automated tests, and embedded software for communication systems for unmanned aircraft such as the MQ-4C Triton, Gray Eagle, and Hunter while working for L-3 Communications. He also designed real-time embedded software for manned aircraft such as the AH-64 Apache and U-2. David earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and he is currently working on an advanced degree in the field of Robotics at the University of Utah.
Victor Siu, Data Scientist
MS & BS, Computer Science
Victor makes sense of the 50 billion rows of data Blyncsy’s sensors have captured thus far. Victor makes complex data palatable for Blyncsy customers.
Dallin Starr, Operations Manager
MBA & BS
As Operations Manager, Dallin makes sure Blyncsy’s sensors get up and stay up. Dallin ensures that hardware is functioning optimally for Blyncsy’s customers.