ABOUT iTEAM NETWORK

Founded in 2013, iTEAM Network consists of over 50 employees who live and breathe daily fantasy sports. We employ daily fantasy experts, user interface gurus, and gaming and technology industry vets to build a white label DFS platform that can best service brands who want to offer a one-of-a-kind Daily Fantasy Sports experience.

iTEAM Network has offices in Las Vegas, NV and Jupiter, FL.

Executive Leadership

  • Gabe Hunterton
    C.E.O. | Board of Directors
    Gabe Hunterton
    C.E.O. | Board of Directors

    Gabe was most recently Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Galaxy Entertainments Group’s (HK:0027) Galaxy Macau, the world’s fifth most profitable casino resort, responsible for more than one billion dollars in annual EBITDA.  Prior to that, he was the Chief Operating Officer at Galaxy Entertainment Group’s StarWorld.  Gabe worked for 16 years at various Mirage Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) properties after starting his gaming career as a dealer at the famous El Cortez.  He has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Yale University.

  • Brian Balsbaugh
    Co-Founder | Board of Directors
    Brian Balsbaugh
    Co-Founder | Board of Directors

    Brian is an expert in the creation of successful emerging-market startup companies, most recently GamerU.com. He is also the founder of Poker Royalty, the world’s first agency for professional poker players, and exclusively represents poker luminaries like Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Doyle Brunson and Antonio Esfandiari. His expertise in licensing, brand development, marketing, consulting, and event management has lead to successful with organizations like eBay, HBO and Netflix. Prior to founding Poker Royalty, Brian served as the Vice President and General Counsel for Imani Sports, overseeing the careers of more than a dozen prominent PGA TOUR and LPGA Tour Professionals. He is a graduate of Indiana University School of Law and Indiana University Kelly School of Business.

  • James Lumsdaine
    Board of Directors
    James Lumsdaine
    Board of Directors

    James Lumsdaine is a Principal at PacBridge Capital Partners where he focuses on principal investment in growth stage companies, primarily in the resources, technology, biotech and gaming sectors.  At PacBridge, James is responsible for identifying potential investment opportunities and conducting diligence on each investment.  He also works closely with PacBridge’s portfolio companies, assisting them on a range of operational and financial issues such as strategic and financial planning, marketing and fundraising to support their growth plans.

    Prior to joining PacBridge in 2011, James was an investment banker at Merrill Lynch in Hong Kong and at Goldman Sachs in Australia.  James graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws with Honors from the University of Sydney

  • Matt Moore
    Co-Founder | Board of Directors
    Matt Moore
    Co-Founder | Board of Directors

    Matt is a co-founder of iTEAM Network. He is an accomplished entrepreneur with more than 20 years experience in the software and IT space. He is CEO and co-founder of iTEAM Gaming, the premier aggregator for the regulated online poker industry. He also founded Bridge Industries, a company focused on helping early stage companies with unique proprietary or competitive market advantages to grow from their infancy.

    In 1991 Matt created an information technology services company called TEAM Information Services in Orlando which is today one of the largest IT and consulting services firms in Florida. Additionally he owned Dragon Development Corporation, a company that developed intelligence gathering software for the CIA, NSA and CTU to protect US interests and security at home and abroad. Matt holds both a BA in Computer Science and an MBA.

  • William Beam
    Chief Financial Officer
    William Beam
    Chief Financial Officer

    William Beam
    Chief Financial Officer

  • Ross Miller
    Board of Advisers
    Ross Miller
    Board of Advisers

    Ross Miller is a former two term Nevada Secretary of State and former President of the National Association of Secretaries of State and served as a prosecutor in the Clark Country District Attorney’s Office from 2002-2007.  He is a graduate of Stanford University and holds dual advanced degrees from Loyola Marymount (Law and Masters in Business Administration.)  Miller’s experience in government and law enforcement make him an invaluable asset to iTEAM’s Board of Advisors.

  • J Chris Morrison
    Board of Advisers
    J Chris Morrison
    Board of Advisers

    Founder of SkyMobileNetwork, SwiftpassUSA, Global Alert Network - Former Apple, Akamai, and Compass/TRW research and  Development

    Mobile IP provider for American Wagering/WilliamHill

    25 years in technology and startup

 

 

Customer Service, Marketing, and Sales

  • David Williams
    Data Analysis
    David Williams
    Data Analysis

    Bio Coming Soon

  • Jay Trujillo
    Senior Graphic Designer
    Jay Trujillo
    Senior Graphic Designer

    Jay’s experience in design, concept development and team management brings a comprehensive and creative process to the iTEAM Network. With over 12 years working for ad agencies, start ups & various projects, he is passionately committed to producing truly world-class creative results.

  • Josh Schwebel
    Director of Customer Relations
    Josh Schwebel
    Director of Customer Relations

    Prior to joining iTEAM, Josh worked at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for the Thomas & Mack Center and Sam Boyd Stadium as Director of Premium Seating. Previously, he worked for MGM International for 11 years in various Casino Marketing positions at both Treasure Island and The Mirage. Josh has a passion for hospitality and customer service, always challenging himself to exceed customer expectations. A big fan of baseball, football and tennis, Josh is proud to say he recently won his 2nd fantasy football championship. He has a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. 

  • Paul Trujillo
    Assistant Marketing Director
    Paul Trujillo
    Assistant Marketing Director

    All creative work requires an understanding and appreciation of technical challenges. These challenges are to be seen as opportunities to innovate and expand creativity. With every title I have worn, I have learned a new methodology for delivering an interactive product. I like to work hard and tell everyone it was easy.

 

 

Development and Operations

  • Kevin Alexander
    Production Manager
    Kevin Alexander
    Production Manager

    Accomplished and motivated Project manager who has offered expertise in time-critical, dynamic development environments for 10 years.  Shipped 2 Triple-A console games and successfully produced over four years of live MMO content with a proven commitment to quality work.  Regarded highly for the ability to deliver outstanding results with high service and professionalism. Outside of the work place, Kevin can be found on the beach, playing games, or enjoying time with his family.

  • Shannon Kliffmueller
    Lead Server Architect
    Shannon Kliffmueller
    Lead Server Architect

    Shannon loves big data! Coming from previous companies leading in the social media marketing scene, Shannon has a passion for collecting and deciphering large amounts of data, into easy to read analytics and reports. When he's not busy coding or collecting data, he's spending time building electronic gadgets, or learning new cooking techniques.

  • Curt Puckett
    Lead Front End Engineer
    Curt Puckett
    Lead Front End Engineer

    Curt Puckett is a front-end engineer that is passionate about all things web & mobile web. Curt has been developing front-end interfaces for 10+ years now.  He started as a software engineer for a large auto-manufacturer in 2006 and from there moved to developing WordPress themes for Themeforest.net.  These days he can be found knee-deep in Angular 2, TypeScript, ES6, Webpack, SASS, GIT, and AWS.  When he is not working, he loves hanging out with his girlfriend at the beach.

  • Matt Bodenheimer
    Platform Director
    Matt Bodenheimer
    Platform Director

    Matt has worked in the software and gaming industry for over 10 years, starting in QA at Electronic Arts for their flagship Madden line of products.  He has managed teams of software engineers in the US, UK and India.  He has delivered mobile applications for a number of major sports franchises and leagues, including the MLB, NHL, NFL, NBA, PGA and NASCAR.  Matt attended the University of West Alabama.  He is the proud father of four girls; obsessed with all things sports and gambling; and a decent poker player if he does say so himself.

  • Mark Herberholz
    Head of Operation
    Mark Herberholz
    Head of Operation

    Former Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour Champion who reached the #1 ranking in the entire world. He is best known for winning Pro Tour Honolulu in 2006, and for designing the Heezy-street deck he used to win the tournament. He has 4 Pro Tour Top 8s, but all of those are eclipsed by his appearance on The Price is Right. That opened a door for him to move into game design and design award winning physical and digital games. His game design and natural love of sports led him into the Daily Fantasy Sports world, first as a player then as an employee.

  • Gary Melendez
    V.P. of Product Development
    Gary Melendez
    V.P. of Product Development

    Gary is an Air Force veteran who brings over 17 years of experience in software engineering and has been a pioneer in developing mobile platforms since 2008. He’s worked for companies such as Virtual Bank, Weiss Group Inc, E-One, Apperian and has developed and shipped over 75 iPhone apps. He’s worked with brands like BeenVerify, Popcornflix, Oakley, Progressive, Intuit, MacWorld, Right This Minute, Inrix, Harrah’s, Cadillac, Rue La La, Newsday, Estee Lauder, American Greetings, Sanford C. Bernstein Research and MSG Varsity.

  • Harold Swets
    Lead Android Engineer
    Harold Swets
    Lead Android Engineer
    Harold is a Navy veteran and avid Android developer. He has helped launch several retail, health, and entertainment apps. In his spare time Harold enjoys playing board games and designing games to play with his family.
  • Ben Stahlhood
    V.P. Engineering
    Ben Stahlhood
    V.P. Engineering

    Ben is a seasoned engineer, architect, and team leader with over 21 years experience creating and delivering products. He worked for companies such as GM, GE, 3M, TheStreet.com and FedEx delivering enterprise grade solutions before becoming an app pioneer in the mobile industry in 2008. For the last 8 years, he has helped architect, engineer, and ship over 100 apps in the mobile space. Ben has worked on two apps that are now part of Apple’s iOS. Siri and Nike+. Other major brands that he has helped along the way: American Greeting Cards, AAA, Oakley, Progressive, Intuit, Universal Music Group, Hardees/Carls Jr., Lionsgate Films, TNT Networks, New York Jets, Washington Redskins, and other sports apps for NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL.

  • Shawn Donovan
    QA Engineer
    Shawn Donovan
    QA Engineer

    Shawn is a detail-oriented software test professional.  Shawn has years of experience working on major applications for the MLB, NBA, NHL, and NFL. He is focused on best-practices for quality assurance and has been instrumental in bringing a number of apps in the sports and gaming space to market.  He is also an avid sports fan and poker player.

  • Luke Mcdonald
    Lead iOS Engineer
    Luke Mcdonald
    Lead iOS Engineer

    Big or small, weather your established or startup, Luke is passionate about driving success to any business he is involved in. Luke has successfully launched numerous applications to the App Store such as Oakley Airwave, Oakley Surf Report, HotRoster, and many more. When he is not working on building the business,  Luke enjoys learning architecture and striving to become more efficient in his craftsmanship.

  • Keith Alexander
    Art Director
    Keith Alexander
    Art Director

    An avid gamer and visual designer, Keith comes with over 15 years experience in VFX, Mobile App and Console Game Development from industry leaders such as  Digital Domain, THQ and Electronic Arts.  He brings the passion, drive and attention to detail, that keeps iTeam’s visuals on the cutting edge of this fast moving industry.

  • Jesse Boyer
    Lead DevOps Engineer
    Jesse Boyer
    Lead DevOps Engineer

    Jesse's been programming since age 12. Most notably he's run a YouTube channel over the years to teach others software development. Jesse primarily enjoys back-end development and server configurations. He has worked with companies like Disney, Honda, and Universal Studios. Jesse's favorite OS is Ubuntu, his favorite language is Python, he's written PHP for over a decade, and he enjoys playing Chess and Guitar.

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