About Our Team About Our Team
Koala is a Votigo, Inc. company based in Boulder, CO with team members in California and India.
Votigo was founded in 2006 by Jim Risner and Mike La Rotonda. They both started their careers in the mid 90's designing and building websites for e-commerce companies, review sites, corporations, and complex Software-as-a-services businesses. Over the past 20 years they have built countless websites including those for public companies like Yahoo! and Netzero, as well as small startups and local businesses.
Mike La Rotonda
Mike La Rotonda,
Co-CEO & Founder
Mike is a seasoned product leader with over 20 years of experience creating and managing consumer internet services with the past 10 years focused on online communities and user-generated media.
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Jim Risner
Jim Risner,
Co-CEO & Founder
Jim is an award-winning Internet marketing executive with over 20 years of experience creating and marketing world-class websites, applications, and promotions.
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Maninder Singh
Maninder Singh,
Chief Technology Officer
Mandy has been the fearless leader of our technology team since we started Votigo and has done an amazing job building an incredible technical team in Hyderabad.
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Brad Moore
Brad Moore,
Account Director
Brad has been with Votigo since 2011 and leads our account management team. Prior to joining Votigo, Brad worked for Denver's Westword Newspaper, a Village Voice Media publication.
Steve Hall
Steve Hall,
Director, Project Management
Steve worked in the music industry before joining the marketing team at MySpace and discovering his love of all things social media.
Jennifer Drumm
Jennifer Drumm,
Customer Success Manager
Jen was previously an Account Manager with Votigo serving clients including Starwood Hotels, KFC, GoPro, and FTD. Prior to Votigo she worked at Esquire Magazine, CBS Sports, and The Integer Group.
Priyanka Luthra
Priyanka Luthra,
Director, Interactive Design & Development
Priyanka was one of the first employees at Votigo & her influence can be felt in everything from product design to project management.
Amitabh Gupta
Amitabh Gupta,
Senior Manager, Systems
Amitabh has been with Votigo since 2011. He has over 20years of experience. He leads our IT infrastructure team.
Nikita Guntur
Nikita Guntur,
Senior Manager, Web Development
Nikita has been with Votigo since 2010 and excels in leading our Web Development Team. She has over 10 years of experience in Web Technologies.
Abhilash Vishwanadula
Abhilash Vishwanadula,
Senior Manager, QA
Abhilash was one of the initial members of Team Votigo. He played a key role in setting up the QA Team. He has over 10 years of experience in Quality Analysis and has carved a niche for himself in leading the QA process within Votigo.
Praveen Kumar Parankusham
Praveen Kumar Parankusham,
Engineering Manager, Web Development
Praveen has been with Votigo since 2010 and leads the Platform Engineering team. He has over 11 years of experience in Web Technologies.