Prior to Engage3, James served as the Chief Technology Officer of OpenHazards Group—a team of scientists and engineers who served as the leaders in earthquake forecasting and hazard analysis. He also served as Chief Technology Officer for XeraSys, Inc. while completing his postdoctoral research work with the University of California. James began his career working at the Wilson Laboratory of Nuclear Studies at Cornell University.
James serves as a Director of the Davis Makerspace, a diverse group of builders, makers, hackers, and programmers.
James earned his PhD in Physics from UC Davis, his M.S. in Physics from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and his B.S. in Physics from the University of Kansas.
Prior to Engage3, Emma served as the Communications Director at a UC Davis philanthropy and as a Conductor Manager where she oversaw a team of 20 at ASUCD Unitrans.
Emma earned dual bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Communications at UC Davis. She expects to complete her M.S. in Human Resources Management and Services from the University of Southern California in 2022, where she also serves as the Vice President of the HR Management Association student chapter.
Ben brings significant retail experience to Engage3 through his 14 years with Home Depot in various roles, including General Manager.
In addition to his time with Home Depot, Ben previously served as a Strategic Account Manager for Future Electronics, the third largest global distributor of electronic components.
Ben studied Microbiology and Business Operations at California State University, Chico, where he also served as President and Captain of the Chico Men’s Lacrosse team.
Prior to Engage3, Danny led development initiatives at companies like Warner Bros, Fox Home Entertainment, and other film studios. He also worked at Digital Savant and Vantage Media as a full stack engineer.
Danny graduated from UCLA with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (Control Systems)
Kevin’s prior experience includes companies such as Datasembly where he headed business development, California State University, Sacramento, and Apple.
Kevin received his B.A. in Communication from California State University, Sacramento, where he was on the Dean’s Honor List, Captain of the Club Racquetball Team, and a member of the Sport Club Council. Kevin also has earned a CSM from Scrum Alliance and a PMC-I from Pragmatic Marketing.
Matt is responsible for ensuring Engage3 is at the forefront of revolutionary AI/ML practices in retail as the company focuses on building highly scalable data science solutions
His prior experience includes working in industries such as manufacturing, aviation, and finance. Matt received his M.S. from the University of San Francisco and his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from UCLA.
Alex has played a crucial role in creating and implementing operational processes that have allowed the company to scale with quality over the last several years of rapid company growth.
Alex’s prior experience includes running a ~$100M department with Blue Mountain Realty and supporting the build-out of Engage3’s network of auditors.
Alex has earned her Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification and previously held a California Real Estate License as well.
Chris has been with the company since 2013 and began in a Database Consultant role before taking over the recruiting department as our Technical Recruiter and HR Lead. After helping build out the initial team, he then took a Business Development Manager role where he focused on building new customer relationships and partnerships and was promoted to his current role in 2017.
Chris began his career as a Business Development Associate for the company credited with inventing the retail price optimization industry, Khimetrics.
Chris studied Architecture at City College of San Francisco.