Employee Spotlight: Ryan Dudzinski, Sales Development Representative

Ryan Dudzinski graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Science in Science, Technology, and Society. Ryan competed on the Division I Varsity Swimming team at Stanford, where he competed at multiple PAC-12 and NCAA championships, helped lead recruiting activities, and earned various academic awards. He previously interned at Merrill Lynch as a Business Development intern.

Employee Spotlight: Nick Key, Enterprise Account Executive

Nick is an experienced sales executive in Silicon Valley, having grown early stage startups as well as multi-billion dollar enterprises in the fields of cybersecurity, fraud prevention, and identity management. Previously working with technologies that leverage consumer data, he is refocusing his expertise to align with enterprises on solving for their evolving data compliance needs.

Employee Spotlight: Justine Vilain - Senior Customer Success & Implementation Manager

This week’s spotlight features Justine Vilain. Justine previously worked at AlphaSights London in the Legal & Compliance department before moving to a Customer Success Management role at Odoo. She brings to DataGrail an educational foundation in legal studies, specializing in data privacy and protection.

Employee Spotlight: Noah Ezekwugo, Software Engineer

Noah Ezekwugo graduated from University of Washington after studying Informatics with a specialization in information architecture. Previously, Noah worked as a software developer at Glowforge, a company focused on 3-D laser printers; he also founded and served as CTO at backerbird, a discovery and engagement platform for arts & culture nonprofits.

Employee Spotlight: Randy Ryan, Senior Product Manager

This week’s spotlight features Randy Ryan. Randy earned his Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Economics from Harvard University and has previously worked as a senior product manager at Reflektive and as a PM at Disney Interactive. Randy is excited to be driving new features, product refinements, and more by leading the DataGrail product team going forward.

Employee Spotlight: Dan Taylor, Technical Lead

Dan is a self-taught engineer who landed his first professional engineering role right out of high school. He has focused on working at startups, with a special emphasis on high-throughput data systems.

Employee Spotlight: Jen Driggers, Senior UX Designer

This week’s spotlight features Jen Driggers. Jen received her Bachelor’s in Graphic Design from George Mason University and previously worked as a product and UX designer at KeepSafe Software and Simple Focus. Jen is excited to take the reins on designing the visual aspects of DataGrail’s products and solutions going forward.

Employee Spotlight: Sai Maddali, Sales Development Representative

This week’s spotlight features Sai S. Maddali. Sai received his Bachelor’s in Economics from UC Berkeley and previously worked as an investment associate at Fisher Investments. Sai is excited to join the Sales team, driving growth and fostering development with potential customers at DataGrail.

Employee Spotlight: Sean Heisler, Head of Operations

This week’s spotlight features Sean Heisler, Head of Operations. Sean previously led Revenue Operations at Domino Data Lab and operations at He comes from a background in Project Management and Engineering and has been helping tech companies scale their operations.

Employee Spotlight: Tamila Bubuteishvili, Senior QA Engineer

This week’s spotlight features Tamila Bubuteishvili, Senior QA Engineer. Tamila previously led Quality Assurance at Smule Inc., has experience in building QA processes and teams from scratch, and has successfully delivered numerous web and mobile projects throughout 10+ years of QA Engineering.

Employee Spotlight: Howon Lee, Software Engineer

This week’s spotlight features Howon Lee, our newest Software Engineer. Howon previously worked at STRIVR Inc., also as a software engineer, and at various startups previously, also as a software engineer.

Employee Spotlight: Brad Cogswell, Account Executive

This week’s spotlight features Brad Cogswell, our newest Account Executive. Brad previously worked in Sales and Account Relationship roles at ToutApp. Brad also has professional experience in real estate investments and equity.

Employee Spotlight: Carol Tang, Head of Marketing

This week’s spotlight features Carol Tang, DataGrail’s Head of Marketing. Carol has 8 years of both b2b and b2c marketing experience in the Bay Area and was an engineer in a prior life.

Employee Spotlight: Ignacio Zendejas, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer

This week’s spotlight features Ignacio (Iz) Zendejas, our Co-founder and CTO. Ignacio has a decade of experience in software development including working on large-scale machine learning

Employee Spotlight: Valerie Sui, Software Engineer

This spotlight features Valerie Sui, a software engineer and App Academy graduate who has experience in data analytics.

Employee Spotlight: TingTing Jiang, Software Engineer

This spotlight features TingTing, a software engineer and App Academy graduate, who has experience in tax services. TingTing is inspired by challenges that software engineers face every day and thrives thrives in collaborative teams.

Employee Spotlight: Josh Kuiros, Senior Software Engineer

This week’s spotlight features Josh, a software engineer from Pittsburgh, PA. Josh has 5 years of experience in full stack web development ranging from small startups to Fortune 500 companies.

Employee Spotlight: Liz Nguyen, Operations Manager

DataGrail’s Employee Spotlight series highlights the person behind the professional, digging deep and discovering what drives our team members. This week’s spotlight features Liz Nguyen, our operations manager. Liz is a Silicon Valley native and has thrived in multiple administrative roles at early and mid-stage startups.

Employee Spotlight: Mallory Surpless, Director of Customer Success

This week, we sat down with Mallory Surpless — our new Director of Customer Success. Mallory has 6 years of experience in customer-facing services in multiple industries and brings with her a positive and curious mindset.

Employee Spotlight: Charlie Thomas, Software Engineer

This week's employee spotlight is focused on our newest team member, Charlie Thomas! Charlie hails from New York City and brings along his extensive background in Financial Regulatory Compliance — coupled with knowledge and skills in software development that he learned from App Academy’s rigorous curriculum.

Employee Spotlight: Earl Hathaway, Co-founder and CPO

DataGrail’s Employee Spotlight series highlights the person behind the professional, digging deep and discovering what drives our team members. This week, we sat down with Earl — our Chief Product Officer and founder — who shares a slice of his background and how he started DataGrail.

Why You Should Intern at a Startup | My Experience @ DataGrail

Kyle Schryver shares his experience interning at DataGrail. Find out why working at a startup is a terrific way to start your career with insights into what makes Kyle's work so unique and rewarding.