Senior Software Developer, Bloomington, MN
Mobile Software Developer, Bloomington, MN
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Craig Lozofsky, Vice President, Business Development, is a seasoned insurance and telematics leader with a strong track record of leadership and know-how in the online insurance and connected-car sectors.
Prior to joining Zubie, Lozofsky served as chief marketing officer for MyDrive Solutions, a company that delivered driving behavior insights based on telematics data for insurers, fleet operators and others. Before that, he spent more than 10 years with Answer Financial, the country’s largest online insurance comparison shopping service, which was acquired by Allstate. Lozofsky’s marketing leadership was instrumental in helping enhance the company’s market position and achieve significant growth.
Lozofsky earned his Bachelor’s in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Chief Product Officer, Navin Ganeshan has more than 20 years of experience bringing consumer and business software products to market. He offers a well-rounded and broad expertise across product strategy, technology and business management.
Ganeshan was most recently chief product and marketing officer at Centrifuge Systems, a venture-backed big-data visualization company focused on financial fraud and risk, and cyber-security applications. He drove the company’s evolution from a government and intelligence community focus to one with broader, more commercial appeal. Prior to that, Ganeshan was the chief product strategist for Network Solutions where he led product portfolio strategy across all lines of business, including new-product development, product evolution and new-markets exploration.
Ganeshan was also a partner with Scientia Technologies, a home automation and control company. That company’s flagship product, Plexus won the prestigious Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Best of Innovations award in 2003.
Ganeshan received his Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from the University of Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana, and a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering, Digital Systems Design from the University of D.C, Washington, D.C.
Zubie Chief Technology Officer Ari Silkey has more than 15 years of product development experience in the consumer electronics industry. Over the course of his career, Silkey has led the successful development and launch of more than 100 products. He has worked with numerous tier 1 equipment manufacturers and suppliers in the United States and abroad, and has led device development and certification programs with major U.S. service providers.
Silkey has held senior leadership positions at Fortune 500 companies including Best Buy and Leica Geosystems. He has launched a wide range of products and services incorporating a variety of technologies including: Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Bluetooth, WiFi and cellular (2G, 3G and 4G/LTE). His incorporation of cutting-edge technologies, innovative solutions and new business models has had a significant impact on the wireless marketplace.
Silkey holds a Bachelor’s in Economics from Gustavus Adolphus College.
Chief Financial Officer Holly Rapken is a seasoned finance executive with 25 years of business experience across multiple industries including wireless and communications, retail, and manufacturing . Before joining Zubie, she spent four years as the CFO and Board Secretary for Zave Networks, Inc., an entity that created and operated an incentive platform linking online and mobile coupon placement with in-store redemption. The company was acquired by Google in September 2011 as part of its Google Wallet initiative.
Prior to Zave, Holly spent 11 years in the finance organization at Sprint, serving in a variety of roles including assistant controller of the wireless unit, director of financial planning and analysis, and vice president of receivables management. In her last role at Sprint, she supported the company’s Southern region, with financial support oversight responsibility for a $10 billion annual revenue stream. Prior to Sprint, she was a CPA in the audit division of Arthur Andersen. Holly graduated with High Distinction from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a BS in Business Administration, Accounting emphasis.
Prag (Pragnesh) Shah, is currently the Acting CEO and also continues to serve as Chief Operating Officer. He brings over 20 years of experience in mobile, tech, and digital industries spanning small, medium, and large international companies.
Prior to Zubie, Prag was President Global Consumer Markets for Rosetta Stone, where he led the global P&L and operations with staff offices in Tokyo, Seoul, London, Munich, Sao Paulo, and Washington D.C. Previously he was Vice President & GM Online Channels at Network Solutions (sold to Web.com), a leading small business online services provider. Prior to that for ten years he held several executive positions at Sprint mobile in E-commerce, product innovation, customer sales & operations, and corporate strategy. Prag was also CEO of an international mobile payments company, and serves on advisory boards. In his early career, he was an aerospace engineer with NASA.
He earned an MBA from Harvard Business School, a M.S. in space systems engineering and a B.S. in mechanical engineering both from the George Washington University.
Tim Kelly has more than 25 years of executive management and marketing experience in technology, mobile and wireless, serving consumers and SMB’s. He most recently served as president and chief executive for Network Solutions, an internet enablement provider serving small businesses and consumers. Kelly led the company through a period of growth and expanding profitability, and in October 2011, drove the successful sale of the company to Web.com. Prior to Network Solutions, Kelly enjoyed a successful career at Sprint Nextel, as President of the company’s Consumer Division and as Chief Marketing Officer. Kelly was also President of Tickets.com, an Internet-focused live event ticketing company. Kelly graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s in Marketing, and earned his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Nova Southeast University.