SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the largest technology platforms for the cannabis industry, is pleased to announce it has recruited principal engineers from some of the world’s leading technology companies to accelerate the roll-out of several planned features. MassRoots’ development team is led by Lance Galey, former Chief Software Architect of Cloud Services for Autodesk and Vice President and Principal Architect at Salesforce, where he led the architecture and development of numerous core infrastructure and platform services underlying a large portfolio of Salesforce SaaS applications. In 2013, Mr. Galey was selected as the executive MVP for the technology division of Salesforce.com.
“Over the past three months, we’ve recruited some of the most talented engineers from the world’s leading technology companies who are fascinated by the incredible opportunity the cannabis industry presents,” stated MassRoots CTO Lance Galey. “All great technology companies are built by talented engineers. With a world-class team now in place, we believe MassRoots is progressing at a higher velocity than anyone else in the space.”
Recent additions to the MassRoots engineering and design teams include:
Brian Bureson – Mr. Bureson joined MassRoots this May as the Director of User Experience. Before MassRoots, Mr. Bureson was a Principal Interaction Designer at Motorola where he led the interaction design for the 2015 Moto 360 watch. Prior to joining Motorola, he was a Senior Interaction Designer at Microsoft where he led the interaction design for Skype’s Android phone and tablet apps through three major releases: Skype 3.x, 4.x, and 5.x. Mr. Bureson also oversaw the interaction design of Skype’s video messaging application Skype Qik on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. Skype’s Android application has over 100 Million users globally.
JC Polanycia – Mr. Polanycia joined MassRoots in September as a Senior Reliability Engineer. Before joining MassRoots, Mr. Polanycia designed and implemented large-scale core infrastructure services for a number of industry-leading companies, including Autodesk, Salesforce, and Cisco. He will be bringing his expertise at building and maintaining highly-scalable, reliable backend systems to ensure that MassRoots offers a world-class experience for its users and a highly-dependable backbone for its engineering efforts.
Teagan Glenn – Ms. Glenn joined MassRoots in September as a Senior Software Engineer. Ms. Glenn has a heavy background in mathematics, physics, and software engineering. Before joining MassRoots, she worked on critical third-party integration functionality for a commercial real estate software company. Earlier in her career, she architected and built large-scale power plant monitoring tools for an industry-leading energy company. Ms. Glenn has a deep expertise in data acquisition, performance testing, database design and architecture, client side and server-side applications and web-applications.
Kevin Shiuan – Kevin Shiuan is the Product Manager responsible for MassRoots’ mobile and web apps. Before MassRoots, Kevin was a Product Manager at Fiksu where he led strategy, design, and development for Fiksu’s Social Ads SaaS platform. He is responsible for ensuring that our design and engineering efforts are focused on solving the most compelling problems in the legal cannabis industry. Kevin holds a Master of Biomedical Engineering from Boston University.
MassRoots is one of the largest and most active technology platforms for cannabis consumers, businesses and activists with over 900,000 registered users. It is proud to be affiliated with the leading organizations in the cannabis industry, including the ArcView Group and National Cannabis Industry Association. MassRoots has been covered by Fox Business, CNBC, Fortune, Denver Post, and The Financial Times. For more information, please visit MassRoots.com/Investors.
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