Lawrence has been breaking new ground in digital for more than 15 years. Leading diverse digital and social initiatives for companies like Procter & Gamble, Hasbro Inc. and Nokia, Lawrence is an innovator having founded three successful businesses. A serial entrepreneur, he has been recognized by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Who's Who, Bloomberg Businessweek and National Public Radio.
Adrian has developed and managed all facets of technology from optics to wireless communications and from energy sustainability to information technology. A master of the software development life cycle, he completed scientific research and development on major projects for institutions such as Purdue, Harvard, Princeton and Accenture.
Vikas has over a decade of experience in information technology consulting and management. He also possesses deep creativity and a love of innovation—Vikas is the founder of several film and video production companies working on projects for such companies as Allstate, Accenture and Slalom Consulting.
EVP - Marketing Director
As an Executive Creative Director at Leo Burnett and as Chief Creative Officer of his own advertising agency, Jerry has managed brands that rely on using many media channels to reach their audience: webisodes, social, branded entertainment, ambient media, DRTV and direct mail on top of a steady diet of print, television and outdoor. He has led award-winning campaigns for clients like General Motors, U.S. Army Recruitment, Proctor & Gamble, and Allstate Insurance.
SVP - Mobile Brand Development
As a former big advertising agency Creative Director, and Chief Creative Officer of his own advertising agency, David Thierry has a long history of being a conceptual and literate art director who challenges himself and teammates to achieve the best possible outcome. He has an exceptional visual and graphic sense and brings a passion for design to all of his work. He has led award-winning work for clients like Procter & Gamble, Kraft, and A-1 Steak Sauce.
EVP - Finance & Revenue
Alan is a seasoned financial executive who has led small to large finance and accounting teams for billion dollar divisions at such companies as Nielsen, Kraft, Tenneco Automotive, and Pentair. Alan specializes in business analytics, revenue optimization, corporate due diligence, process excellence, and mergers & acquisitions. His passion is in driving the top and bottom lines of the P&L through strong financial and accounting stewardship.
VP - Product Development and Deployment
Joe has been driving technological innovation and continuous improvement initiatives for several years. He's a self-taught analyst who is team oriented with experience scripting in multiple languages including Python, SQL, Pl/SQL, C++. Joe's ability to juggle projects with precision has led to success at numerous companies including MSE-solutions, Bayer Material Science, and Westinghouse.
Senior Client Engagement and Promotion Strategy
Jonathan is passionate about innovation and networking. By combining the two, Jonathan has been a trusted business developer and client relationship manager for top Fortune 500 brands, NBA, NFL, MLB, and NBC Universal. His curiosity and never-ending drive continues to shape his experiences in marketing, digital, and business.
Vikas has years of experience analyzing financial documents, developing presentations, and assisting accountants with projects, making him an invaluable addition to the finance team, here at Digital Factory. He has previously worked at the Consulate General of India and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in St. Petersburg, Russia, and there is no doubt that he will be just as successful as a part of the Digital Factory team.
SVP - Client Promotion Strategy
Dan is a creative innovator. With 25 years experience owning a top promotional products company, he brings to the team high level sales, marketing, and custom product development. Dan has always been ahead of the game introducing the newest cutting edge products and technology to his clients. Dan has immersed himself into digital marketing and interactive technologies over the past five years developing such things as the VR Dome showcased at this year's Super Bowl in Houston.
Director - Product Deployment
Vivek has over 15 years of IT experience. His passion for technology parallels his dedication to apply and deploy it for Digital Factory and its clients. With his extensive background in computer and mobile technology, Vivek has served as principle network engineer for three of the largest computer software companies in the U.S.
Director - Human Resources
Ruby has seven years of experience working in human resource management. She holds a Master’s Degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, which gives her an excellent eye for identifying talent. The enthusiasm that Ruby brings to the team is palpable and it helps foster the ambitious culture at Digital Factory.
Suryadevi has a background in app development and has worked for many international brands. She has led mobile development projects in the Healthcare and Food industry and has created coding for various applications. Suryadevi brings a valuable, diverse skill set to Digital Factory.
Purshottam is a talented individual with extensive background knowledge in the Finance industry. He specializes in financial models, Salesforce, and Business Model Generation. Purshottam has worked on raising equity for businesses and performed operational support for multiple financial firms.
Yangge is a user focused individual with high attention to detail. He has created user interaction designs for MTS mobile application and worked with design teams to better improve user experience of various Dell and Alienware products. With several years experience in user research, user testing, and focus groups Yangge is here to ensure users receive a seamless experience.
Senior Sales Coordinator
Sharyl is a digital leader with a proven ability to drive sales, deliver flawless execution while meeting business goals for a variety of technologies. With over ten years of sales/marketing experience that include a variety of Fortune 500 companies, she has demonstrated an unmatched capacity to understand her client's needs and deliver innovative solutions.
Senior Software Engineer - Web Applications
EVP - Federal Information Systems Strategy
Richard is an innovative, experienced leader, and team builder. For over 30 years he served in the Federal Government in small, medium and large organization executing supply chain management, energy operations, and Cyber-Audit compliant Information systems. He also managed an annual budget valued at $2.3B and developed a collaboration strategy for information systems and processes resulting in an annual savings of $2.6B. Richard drives innovation, efficient and effective operations at best value in demanding, complex environments.
Shengwei is a software engineer with a background in business information systems and business intelligence. She has experience in full-stack development and experience working with Java and Python frameworks. Shengwei has designed data models, implemented Python Flask RESTful, and implemented Android Library and demo App.
Digital Marketing Associate
Thang has a marketing background and specializes in building robust social marketing campaigns and increasing brand awareness with his creativity. His area of expertise includes event coordination and digital marketing. Thang has also helped coordinate and promote many events for the City of Chicago and the University of Illinois.
Assistant Director - Human Resources
John started two health and wellness franchises from the ground up, and had a lot of experience in training and talent management. Because of that preparation, he provides real-world experience and know-how to the HR team. He’s not the boastful type, so when he tells you he’s focused and has a great ambition to contribute the continued success of Digital Factory you know he means it.
Jason has a background in computer science and marketing, which helps him bridge the gap between technology and business. He has started a marketing agency and has extensive website development experience. Jason also has worked for both a corporate team at TCF Bank and many nonprofits and startups.
VP - Client Engagement
With over 15 years’ experience in Management, Kelli has an aptitude for business branding, development, and growth. A natural born networker and client relations specialist, Kelli has worked in various disciplines in multiple industries which provided her with the opportunity to obtain insight on diverse business strategies.
Tilek is a new addition to the Digital Factory team with extensive expertise in Economics and Accounting. He has worked at many international accounting firms with comprehensive experience in financial analysis, auditing, and assessment reports. With his aptitude in Economics and Accounting, Tilek is an immense asset to the team.
Senior Business Analyst
Marco is a forward-focused individual with experience in analytical and managerial financial relations. He provides guidance and leadership support to the finance team and the Digital Factory team. Marco is ambitious and has an insatiable appetite for learning that drives him towards the top.
Software Engineer - Android
Jing is a force to be reckoned with. Her brilliant work and experiences in software engineering have allowed her to excel in Android mobile development. Jing’s passionate about science and technology, and exercises her skills in Java, Matlab, and Eclipse. She has created games, apps and 3D models throughout her career.
Digital Marketing Manager
Rami is passionate about various aspects of marketing: he has previous work experience in market research and digital marketing as well. Rami’s positive attitude, resourcefulness, and inner drive make him a natural fit with Digital Factory.
Enrique hails from an Accounting background and specializes in analysis, financial reports, and auditing. He also has solid ground floor experience in bookkeeping. With Enrique’s extensive Accounting knowledge, he is a great asset to the Digital Factory team.
Digital Content Designer
Ahmed is a Graphic Designer with professional experience in 3D design, CGI, games, traditional art, and more. He has provided VFX on numerous television shows, including NCIS, designed websites for the Embassy of Egypt in Guatemala and the Consulate General of Egypt in Chicago, and has worked on texture mapping 3D visuals for clients in his previous roles.
Shivam is a new addition to the Digital Factory team. He has a background in finance and has extensive experience in financial planning, market analysis, and budgeting. Shivam has worked for the UIC Medical Education Office and the McClure Financial Group.
Senior Business Analyst
Jaemin is a former Assistant Squad Commander for the Republic of Korea Army. He has
experience doing market research and economic analysis in a variety of areas, including the
fashion, ice cream, and automobile industries.
Aaron is a talented and driven addition to the Digital Factory finance team. He has a strong understanding of financial principles, and, more importantly, is committed to ensuring his fellow team members also share the same understanding. Always willing to lend a helping hand, his collaborative spirit embodies the culture at Digital Factory.
At Digital Factory, we believe that all people have untapped gifts of talent that only need a helping hand to unlock. Training and education are keys to growing future leaders of the community, regardless of race, color, or creed. To this end, we are committed to working with local, underserved communities, colleges, and universities to lift up those individuals who have the work ethic, the drive, the heart, and the big dream. We hire local for a reason -- We Believe.
of combined tech expertise in creating and managing multimillion-dollar, mission-critical projects.
of combined marketing and advertising experience ranging from fortune 100 clients to tech startups.
of combined analytic experience managing, developing design and procedures for metric reports and market analysis.