Strategic Insights Radio is proud to introduce the founders and creators of FitGapp, a new mobile application which brings like-minded individuals together who have a love for lacrosse and fitness. This episode dives into how and why this application was created, and how the unprecedented growth of a sport such as lacrosse is starting to change the world of technology.
Jeremy Murphy, the CEO and Founder, is a graduate of Clarkson University. Since college, Jeremy has been located in the Midwest, where he started working for a small product development firm called Xela Innovations, a company that was featured in Popular Science’s Top 100 Innovations Magazine of 2010, for a product called the Hygienic Handle. After Xela, Jeremy began working with Eaton Corporation as a Product Specialist in their power applications division, specializing in single-phase and three-phase power applications. Today, Jeremy leads a strong portfolio of rep groups throughout the Midwest and internationally, generating proposals in excess of $20 million and nearly tripling the proposal turnaround percentages for the international territory alone.
Kellen Wanasek, the Vice President of Finance, is a graduate of the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA. Kellen obtained a Masters in Finance at Concordia University in Wisconsin. His business experience stems from working as a trust fund accountant at M&I Bank where his responsibilities including valuing major pension plans for large companies. In 2010, Kellen moved into a more technical finance role within FIS global. Later, he started working for Assurant Health where he focused on building an EHR system through Microsoft Dynamics which converted claims and other financial data from several legacy systems to one data warehouse. Currently, Kellen manages both clinical EHR systems for MCFI and ensures that the software runs smoothly.
Kyle Van Dyn Hoven/FitGapp
Kyle Van Dyn Hoven, the Chief Technology Officer, is the founder of Creationburst Studios which specializes in application development. Kyle has been involved with the release of over 140 new applications which his company has built and launched.
Dave Wilkins/Sterling Rose Consulting Corp
Dave Wilkins has over 30 years experience working for companies such as E&Y, Whitridge Associates, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and IBM in business and technology management and consulting. He is currently the Senior Vice President of Sterling Rose Consulting Corp and the Business Unit Manager for the Business Technology Division of Sterling Rose Consulting. Originally from Michigan, he has a BBA and MBA from the University of Michigan, and he has been a resident of Gwinnett County, GA for over 20 years. In his 30 years in business and technology, he has worked with clients in multiple business sectors including finance, manufacturing, energy, healthcare and government, among others.
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