Our Team

Jon Fisher Jon Fisher Jon Fisher
Jon Fisher
Co-Founder / CEO

Jon is CrowdOptic co-founder and CEO. Prior to CrowdOptic, Jon was co-founder and CEO of Bharosa (Oracle NASDAQ: ORCL), an enterprise software security company that developed the product known today as Oracle's Adaptive Access Manager. Previously, Jon was co-founder and CEO of NetClerk (Roper Technologies: NYSE ROP), one of the first SaaS providers known for creating the online construction permit, and co-founder and CEO of AutoReach (AutoNation NYSE: AN), the first company to enable real time car sales from existing inventories. Jon is a recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award (Emerging Category, 2007), and is a prolific inventor, named on 47 patents globally with 68 total pending. Jon lives in Marin County, CA with his wife and daughter.

Tony Wu
Tony Wu
Chief Financial Officer

Tony is CrowdOptic CFO and brings nearly two decades of experience from within the finance and technology industries. He has served as head of finance at numerous venture-backed software companies, including Bharosa (Oracle NASDAQ: ORCL), Agistix, and NetClerk (Roper Technologies: NYSE ROP). Tony lives with his wife and three sons in Lafayette, California.

Jim Redfield
James Redfield
VP of Engineering

Jim is CrowdOptic Senior Vice President of Engineering. He re-joins his former colleagues from Bharosa (NASDAQ: ORCL) and NetClerk (Roper Technologies: NYSE ROP). At Oracle Jim managed development for the Oracle Adaptive Access Manager product. Jim brings over 30 years of experience and has held senior positions with several startups in Silicon Valley. Jim holds a Ph.D. in Zoology and has worked as a Senior Research Scientist with CSIRO in Australia. Jim lives with his wife in Boise, Idaho.

Richard Smith
Richard Smith
VP of Product

Rich is CrowdOptic Vice President of Product and is responsible for driving product strategy and parter-driven development. Rich's career has been focused on building web-based products and applications for the past 15 years. He is an entrepreneur at heart and re-joins his former Bharosa (Oracle NASDAQ: ORCL) colleagues at CrowdOptic from Microsoft. Rich lives north of Phoenix, AZ with his wife and 2 children and enjoys playing hockey.

Austin Markus
Austin Markus
VP of CrowdOptic Labs

Austin is the VP of CrowdOptic Labs and Principal Software Engineer with CrowdOptic. A former member of the Bharosa team (Oracle NASDAQ: ORCL), he has nearly 15 years of experience creating web applications and has handled everything from writing instructional books on coding technique to building social networking and eCommerce sites. Austin lives in San Francisco and is the proud father of two.

Josh Davis
Josh Davis
VP of Systems Architecture

Josh is the VP of Systems Architecture at CrowdOptic. He is formerly of Oracle (Oracle NASDAQ: ORCL) and Bharosa, where he helped develop Oracle Adaptive Access Manager. With over 20 years of software development experience, he has worked on several projects in various fields including access management, database marketing, and biotech. Josh enjoys brewing beer and lives with his wife in Knoxville, TN. Go, Vols!

Luke Harris
Luke Harris
Senior Director of Engineering

Luke oversees analytics and algorithm development for CrowdOptic. He previously served as a lead engineer with Bharosa (Oracle NASDAQ: ORCL) and NetClerk (Roper Technologies: NYSE ROP). At Oracle he assisted with the integration and development of Oracle Adaptive Access Manager. Luke enjoys building model rockets and lives in the California Inland Empire.

Sachin Vanungare
Sachin Vanungare
Lead Software Development Engineer In Test

Sachin is lead quality assurance engineer for CrowdOptic. He re-joins his former colleagues of Bharosa after ten years at Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL), where he worked as a QA engineer for the Oracle Adaptive Access Manager and Oracle Identity Cloud Service products. Sachin resides with his family in Fremont, California.

Nandini Swaroop
Nandini Swaroop
Software Development Engineer in Test

Nandini is a Quality Assurance Engineer / Test Lead with CrowdOptic. She re-joins her former colleagues of Bharosa after seven years at Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL), where she worked as a QA Engineer for Oracle's Adaptive Access Manager product. Nandini resides in Cupertino, California.

Jeff Broderick
Jeff Broderick
UI/UX Engineer

Jeff is a UI/EX Engineer at CrowdOptic. Jeff has over 20 years of product development experience, including engineering positions at NetClerk (Roper Technologies: NYSE ROP) and as an entrepreneur. Jeff co-founded several startups, including LoanHounds (NASDAQ: QNST).