CO-FOUNDERS TEAM

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Co-Founders Team


Why Wheel42?

We are a multidisciplinary team of seasoned tech experts. With our experience and your vision, we can create great things together. Let us help you stay ahead of the curve by driving digital innovation for your business, from concept to implementation.

  • Enjoy peace of mind. We create innovative technical solutions by drawing on many years of experience and deep knowledge of AWS, cloud, serverless, product, and design knowledge.
  • Reduce your time to market. We have developed tools that allow us to deliver projects faster.
  • Focus on your strengths. Leave the infrastructure to us – we not only make recommendations, we implement them.

  • Prepare for the future. We drive operational readiness through systematic analysis of your existing tech environment and your business goals.
  • Benefit from our expertise. We have experience in various industries such as
    • Social Media
    • Marketing Automation
    • Video and Television
    • Healthcare and Pharma
    • Mobile
    • AdTech
  • Generate impact.We move your business to the next level by optimizing and streamlining processes, tools and systems.

 

Victor Martin | Co-founder, Technology Consultant

Victor has held senior leadership positions at multiple global companies. Most recently, he was VP of Engineering at Attend, Inc., where he led the delivery of an event management SAAS platform. Prior to that, he was Director of Engineering at Clypd, Inc. and helped the company grow from four to fifty employees. His past experience also includes working as a solutions architect at Razorfish.



 

Stephen Abrams | Co-founder, Technology Consultant

Stephen has more than 10 years of experience building enterprise, web, and mobile applications. At TruMedia Networks, he co-developed the ESPN 2014 World Cup analytics platform. At Jumptap / Millennial Media, he built high-performance mobile ad platform technologies and cross-platform automation solutions. At AccelGolf, he built the Android 1.0 and Blackberry 2.0 applications. He has also volunteered his skills and led an initiative to rebuild an application portal for non-profit incubator Rootcause. Most recently, he developed a genomic medical diagnostic platform for clinical trial and therapy recommendations for cancer patients. In his spare time, Stephen is a musician and loves working with his hands. His creations include a guitar tube amplifier, a poker table, and a pottery wheel.



 

Julio Vaca | Co-founder, Product Consultant

Julio is a technology professional with 18 years’ experience of working on creating enterprise-level, cloud-based experiences for Fortune 100 companies. He earned his chops at Lycos.com, where he led product management for the company’s flagship search engine applications, which operated in more than 18 countries. He later worked as Senior Mobile Product Manager for the office supplier Staples, heading the company’s mobile strategy and successfully expanding its mobile experience in North America and Europe. Subsequently, he applied his mobile expertise in the health & wellness industry, helping CVS Caremark and Aetna’s Active Health Management grow consumer-facing mobile applications. Julio has an M.B.A. in marketing from Suffolk University and a B.S. in accounting from SUNY Geneseo. He lives in the Boston area with his wife, and together they are raising two avid soccer players. His biggest passion is cars.



 

Daniela Afonso | Co-founder, Marketing & Design Consultant

Daniela has founded, co-founded and operated multiple business ventures while performing and managing concurring leadership positions. She is a seasoned marketer with a thorough understanding of advertising, marketing procedures and visual design. Daniela has experience in leading and managing complex cross-functional projects, coaching and mentoring teams, leading change, and improving user experiences. Her educational background includes an M.B.A. with focus in marketing strategy and analytics from Babson College, a B.A. in communications, and certificate in graphic design from the SMFA. She loves to travel and has been to thirty countries and counting.