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OUR TEAM

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Lawrence Griffith
CEO
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.
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Adrian Delancy
CTO
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.
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Vikas Wadhwa
CIO
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.
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Jerry Caggiano
CMO
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, Procter & Gamble, and Allstate Insurance.
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David Thierry
CDO
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.
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Alan Tsao
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.
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Joseph Sadaka
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.​
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Angela Miller Drayton
SVP - Client Engagement
Angela is a top-tier sales producer. With over 15 years of proven success with companies such as Boeing and IBM, Angela’s impressive skillsets have led her to exceed sales targets, design and deliver custom solutions to key stakeholders, and retain clients. With her remarkable experience in Sales and driving growth, Angela is a natural fit at Digital Factory.
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Jonathan Lee
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.
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Vivek Wadhwa
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.
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Surya Balarajan
Android Developer
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.
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Yangge Hu
Software Engineer
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.
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Sharyl Hayes-Jones
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.
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David Rodgers
Senior Software Engineer - Web Applications
David is a well-versed Back End Software Developer. His skills in Git, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and SQL have allowed him to excel and build strong team dynamics. David has spear-headed projects for companies like Dev Bootcamp, Robert H Rosenfeld and Associates, and Zebra Technologies.
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Richard Dix
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.
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John Milano
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.
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Akta Shah
Sales Strategy and Operations Manager
Akta is an expert when it comes to Change Management and Sales. She is pursuing her Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and has over three years of experience in coaching principles, along with analyzing and reporting data. With Akta's expertise in delivering training initiatives along with deploying organizational change campaigns, she fits perfectly within the Digital Factory team
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Jason McVey
Web Developer
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.
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Marco Yeung
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.
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Rami Sharma
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.
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Enrique Rivero
Accountant
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.
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Ahmed Refaat
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.
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Avery Maxwell
Digital Marketing Associate
Avery is a professional graphic designer with a background in marketing. He has experience in directing and editing videos for numerous musicians, along with developing innovative designs and logos for various companies.
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Caroline Murphy
Financial Analyst
Caroline comes from an accounting background with a passion for marketing. She has worked along with the Special Olympics Chicago to increase event awareness, research and development, and direct marketing. With Caroline’s diverse experience and a strong understanding of accounting and marketing principals, she delivers innovative solutions.
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Chloe CHLOE
Financial Analyst
Chloe is a new addition to the Digital Factory team with expertise in Finance. She has worked along with international accounting firms with comprehensive experience in financial analysis, and managerial accounting reports. With her aptitude in Finance and Accounting, Chloe is a tremendous asset to the team.
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Christine Park
Financial Analyst
Christine hails from a background in Economics and Statistics. She served as CEO for a charity organization and successfully raised many sponsorships, along with working as an investment specialist for a financial firm. With Christine’s extensive background and experience, she is a natural fit at Digital Factory.
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Stephanie Islas
Digital Marketing Associate
Stephanie comes from a marketing background and specializes in building creative marketing content and raising brand awareness. Her area of expertise includes social media management, event marketing, and sales. Stephanie has helped promote and increase sales for floral and retail companies.
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Krishna Vamsi Chandu
Software Engineer - Android Developer
Krishna comes from a background in software development along with a passion for Database Management. He has led his team for success in Tech competitions and achieved awards for his comprehensive expertise in programming. With Krishna’s tremendous achievements and dedication, he a natural for Digital Factory.
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Lintao Lu
Software Engineer - Android Developer
Lintao comes from a Computer Science background and has a variety of broad experiences. Lintao has served as an international stockbroker, along with teaching experience for an educational group. Lintao specializes in mobile application development and cloud computing. With Lintao’s immense knowledge, she is poised for success.
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Oluwatise Olasebikan
Software Engineer - Android Developer
Oluwatise is an experienced software developer and specializes in designing. He has developed and published a weather application, along with creating a gaming application. With Oluwatise’s creative approach and extensive competence, he’s a big contributor at Digital Factory
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Samantha Loong
Associate H.R
Samantha specializes in Human Resources and has over two years of successful experience in hiring and employee management. She has worked alongside a Fortune 500 company and built leadership skills, and worked crossfunctional across 13 countries. With Samantha’s diverse experience and positive spirit, she is an excellent addition to the team.
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Yayra Tsikudo
Associate H.R
Yayra comes from a background in Psychology with a vast knowledge of problem-solving, communication, and leadership skills. With her aptitude in building strong relationships in the industry, along with community and social leadership, she is a natural fit at Digital Factory.

OUR RESPONSIBILITY

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.

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