Chief Executive Office and co-founder
Joshua is the CEO and co-founder of clypd and leads the organization through day-to-day operations, product direction and strategic relationships. Joshua is a hands-
on leader with extensive experience building companies from scratch and driving
Prior to clypd, Joshua was Vice President of Product and Operations at WHERE
(acquired by PayPal) and led the team from inception through the PayPal
acquisition and transformation into the PayPal Media Network. He orchestrated the
development of the rapidly growing hyper-local advertising network, its expansion
to multi-channel, and creating demand generation capabilities for merchants. In
the network’s early days, Joshua was instrumental in developing product concepts,
forging key partnerships, and selling directly to brands and agencies.
Joshua arrived at WHERE through the acquisition of Zync, a local events
recommendation service, where he was a founding partner in charge of operations.
Previously, Joshua founded Business Innovation, a boutique consultancy serving
mid sized businesses with enterprise and consumer technology solutions. Joshua’s
career began at Sapient where he managed the delivery of solutions for companies
like Manulife Financial, MassMutual, Citizens Bank, and Sallie Mae.
A double major at Carnegie Mellon University, Joshua holds a Bachelors of Science
in both Industrial Management and Economics. Joshua enjoys spending time with
his wife and 2 children exploring both locally and internationally and undertaking
extreme construction projects on his house.
VP of Business Development and co-founder
Doug is the co-founder and VP of Business development at clypd and leads the
organization’s growth by building long-term strategic partnerships. Doug leads
by example with extensive experience striking deals with customers and partners
that help fuel the company’s growth. Previously Doug was Director of Business
Development at PayPal Mobile where he was responsible for executing strategic
partnerships to accelerate PayPal's off-line mobile payment initiative by expanding
the penetration of PayPal's mobile products across devices, platforms and POS
Prior to PayPal Doug was VP of Business Development at WHERE, Inc. which was
acquired by PayPal in April 2011. Doug had the privilege of spearheading the early
corporate development efforts that eventually lead to the sale of the company. At
WHERE, he was responsible for forging partnerships across the mobile ecosystem to
embed WHERE in mobile devices and managing the 3rd party content partnerships
with a particular emphasis on monetization through subscription, search,
advertising and mobile commerce. This effort included strategic partnerships
with Tier 1 wireless carriers and OEM's. These partnerships grew WHERE's top
line revenue from $2M to $28M in less than three years. Prior to joining WHERE,
Doug worked for Tele Atlas—now a division of TomTom—where he played an
instrumental role in the growth of the company’s consumer wireless and Internet
business. Doug holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Vermont’s
School of Business Administration.