Ben Gatzke

  

Certifications

Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

For 10 years following his MBA and MS-Information Systems from Baylor University, Ben has created e-commerce software beginning with Accenture. There his teams delivered B2B web applications for major energy firms such as BP and Exxon Mobile.  Next, as the technology founder of PayDay One / ThinkCash (www.thinkcashfinancial.com), Ben's success in creating value through software and teams garnered the support of two of the largest VCs in the nation, Sequoia Capital and Technology Crossover Ventures.  Leveraging this zero to nine-figure valuation experience, he is currently assisting a Social Media startup to complete its Angel funding round.  Ben is a Board Advisor to Thumbtechs, a fast-growing IT Managed Services company in Fort Worth and is also a Certified Scrum Product Owner, coaching value-driven IT teams in adopting Agile development methodologies.