Our Story. Our Team.

Our team has a history of building disruptive technology used by thousands of consumer companies around the world. We know marketing technology because we’ve been marketers for years. We’ve run marketing teams and answered questions about who the best marketing partners are, how much time cross-promotions take and seen the results of truly successful marketing mixes. After having helped thousands of brands at our previous companies, we started Sideqik to solve some problems we experienced ourselves.

Keep reading to learn a little about our founders and the Sideqik Team.

Kurt Uhlir CEO & Founder

Kurt has led teams in social, location and mobile across six continents. He was on the front lines at NAVTEQ, helping define the spatial and location-based industries. During his tenure leading competitive strategy and business affairs at Navteq through it’s IPO and eventual sale to Nokia. He also is the lead inventor on 12 U.S. and international patents covering check-in services and mobile advertising. Kurt served as Director of Emerging Markets and Corporate Development at Vitrue, leading their acquisition, partnerships and growth strategy through the sale to Oracle. Kurt also serves as a mentor with Georgia Tech’s Flashpoint startup accelerator and Atlanta Ventures Accelerator (AVA)

Jeremy Haile CTO & Founder

Jeremy is our product and technology guru. Jeremy is passionate about building great products, teams and technology. Most recently he led development of social media management software for Fortune 1000 companies at Vitrue (acquired by Oracle). He served as CTO of Mobilization Labs, building a social community platform used by brands such as Chick-fil-A, Universal Music, Atlanta Mission, and United Way. He has also created software to solve problems in industries including traffic management, security, financial, and health care. In his free time, Jeremy can be found scuba diving, traveling the world, snapping photos and jamming on the guitar.

Roger Lopez

VP of Marketing

Roger’s Favorite…

Activity: Being with family & Playing with anything digital
Food: Pizza
Superhero: Ironman
Vacation Spot: Any Place after an Ironman Triathlon…

Tremain McGlown

VP of Business Development

Tremain’s Favorite…

Activity: Being with family
Food: Red Velvet cake
Superhero: Batman
Vacation Spot: Any beach
University of Georgia Alumni

John Weathers

Software Architect

John’s Favorite…

Superhero: Spider-Man
Activity: Listening to Music
Food: Pork Belly Avocado Tacos
Vacation Spot: Paris
Movie: Jaws

Catherine Slaten

Internet Marketing Assistant

Catherine Slaten…

Activity: Playing with my dog
Sports Teams: Alabama
Food: Mexican
Movie: Pitch Perfect
Drink: Water

Matthew Crissy

Account Executive

Matthew’s Favorite…

Superhero: Plastic Man
Vacation Spot: Charleston, SC
Sports Team: Braves & Rams
Food: Chorizo Omelet
Georgia Southern Alumni

Dean Papastrat

Software Development

Dean’s Favorite…

Superhero: Dean the Jellybean
Food: Greek
Activity: Coding
Car: Mini Countryman
Movie: Lord of the Rings

Daneele Hinds

Marketing and Story Telling

Daneele’s Favorite…

Hobbies: new places & things, walks on the beach & dancing
Pet: Chip the shih-tzu!
Sports Team: Atlanta Falcons!
Food: Jamaican

Son Tran

Software Development

Son’s Favorite…

Superhero: Batman
Activity: Swimming
Food: Fried rice
Vacation spot: Saigon
Book: Cosmos

Matt German

Marketing and Story Telling

Matt’s Favorite…

Activities: Backpacking
Pet: Fat dog
Vacation Spot: Capri, Italy
Goal: To create
Team: New York Yankees

Rylan Albach

Business Development

Rylan’s Favorite…

Superhero: Matter-Eater Lad
Food: Jerky & Rice Cakes
Drink: Sparkling Water
Book: Game of Thrones
Activity: Lifting Weights

Jake Cohen

Business Development

Jake’s Favorite…

Pet: my dog, Max
Superhero: Iron Man
Activity: Traveling
Food: BBQ Chicken Pizza
Movie: Any Christoper Nolan