Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Jay is a professional CEO and entrepreneur with twenty years experience commercializing early-stage tech companies. His prior leadership roles with multiple technology companies include RxVantage (funded by Javelin, Wavemaker and Slater Technology Fund), Mogreet (funded by DFJ Frontier, Spyglass, Ascend and Black Diamond), EternalSpace (funded by WindUp), Numedeon (funded by BankInter and angels/celebrities), as well as intrapreneurial start-up work inside Disney and Reed Elsevier. His 5 prior exits include Mogreet, Faucet Face, ExecuSurv, ClickOfTime Technologies and Debt.com.
Jay has B.A. from UCLA (Economics & Business) and MBA from USC.
What's exactly.jay? Learning about new technologies, playing tennis, basketball, golf and volleyball, enjoying a good burger and hanging out with family.
Chief Product Officer (CPO)
Simantini is the co-founder and CPO of exactly.me. She brings fifteen years of experience in working with tech companies in product conceptualization, product development & marketing, UI / UX design, branding and business strategy. Previously, Simantini worked with product and data teams with Microsoft, Amazon and Sears Online, among others, while working with BearingPoint. She was responsible for leading strategic efforts in identifying consumer need and competitive landscape, A/B testing and iterative product optimization to increase adoption and engagement.
Simantini has MBA from Washington U. in St. Louis, and further specialization in entrepreneurship from Wharton, U. Penn.
What's exactly.simantini? Global travel
(50 countries / 48 US states), landscape photography, outdoor adventures, and hanging out with her super cute dog!
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
David is the co-founder and CTO of exactly.me. He is an entrepreneurial CTO with thirty years experience in startups and early-stage tech companies in Silicon Valley. He was also the co-founder and CTO of askjeeves.com (now ask.com) which he took public for nearly $2B. In addition, David has held CTO / VP Engineering roles at Future Vistas, Globalstreams, Eye Games, Answerbag.com (acquired) GetFugu, and Allvoices (acquired). David has deep knowledge in personalized recommendations, machine learning, mobile, visual search, semantics search and predictive technology.
David has B.A. in Computer Science from UCSD, Ph.D. work at UC Berkeley.
What's exactly.david? Tech and science junkie, enjoy camping and backpacking, and a family guy with three teenagers.