Seth Birnbaum, CEO and Co-Founder
Prior to founding EverQuote, Seth co-founded Verdasys Inc. in 2002 and served as its Chief Executive Officer until October 2010. Seth served as co-founder and Vice President of Systems Engineering at NeoGenesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. beginning in October 1997. He has a broad range of engineering skills, information technology expertise and start-up experience. Seth holds a number of patents in chemistry and drug discovery technologies and computing systems. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Tomas Revesz, CTO and Co-Founder
Prior to founding EverQuote, Tomas was Executive Vice President at Verdasys, Inc. Before Verdasys, Tomas spent 5 years as Vice President at NeoGenesis. After graduating from MIT with a B.S. in management science, Tomas began his career as a system administrator at the MIT Media Lab.
John Wagner, Chief Financial Officer
John most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of NuoDB. Prior to that he was Vice President of Finance for Carbonite, where he played a key role in the cloud backup provider’s 2011 initial public offering and subsequent transition to a public company. Prior to Carbonite, John served as Controller of Constant Contact, a provider of software-as-a-service marketing solutions to small businesses. John Began his career with Arthur Andersen and earned his B.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst and his MBA from Boston University.
John Tawadros, Chief Operating Officer
John has nearly 20 years of experience in leading organizations and has extensive knowledge and expertise in strategic planning, process improvement, automation and implementation. Prior to EverQuote, John served as General Manager and Chief Operating Officer of BLiNQ. Before his position with BLiNQ, John served as General Manager for Snapfinger. John also spent 10 years at iProspect.com. John received his B.S. from Victoria University.
David Mason, General Counsel
Prior to EverQuote, David was Deputy General Counsel at KAYAK Software Corporation. In addition to managing KAYAK’s IPO, David oversaw matters related to governance, securities, employment, international expansion and general corporate law. Prior to KAYAK, David was an associate in the Mergers, Acquisitions and Securities group at Bingham McCutchen, LLP (now Morgan Lewis). David is also an adjunct professor at Boston College Law School. David received a J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Boston College Law School, and a B.B.A., summa cum laude from the University of Massachusetts - Amherst where he majored in accounting.
Clinton Patterson, EVP Agency
Most recently, Clinton served as Vice President Business Development at Dealix, an automotive shopping marketplace managing 8 Million unique visitors per month. Other roles include Vice President at Cogo Labs, an incubator of web companies, using algorithmic marketing, and quantitative business analytics; and Director International Operations at Erento, the world’s largest online rental marketplace, responsible for market entry and growth across 26 countries. He received his B.S. Business from The Queensland University of Technology.
Darryl Auguste, SVP Analytics & Online Marketing
Darryl has more than 6 years of experience in online marketing with a focus on consumer behavioral analysis as it relates to both acquisition & retention strategies. Most recently, he served as Director of Remarketing at Cogo Labs, a start-up incubator, where he was responsible for the creation and expansion of the company's first email business unit. Prior to Cogo Labs, Darryl spent time at Vistaprint as an integral member of their Consumer Analytics core following a brief stint at Google. Darryl received his B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from Yale University.
John Felton, VP Business Development
John has more than 13 years experience in the property & casualty insurance arena. Prior to joining EverQuote in 2011, John served as Executive Vice President, Business Development for Quadrant Information Services, a leading insurance rating & pricing analytics provider. Prior to Quadrant, John served as Senior Financial Advisor at Wachovia Securities as well as Financial Advisor at Prudential Securities. John’s tenured career also includes senior management positions in the healthcare industry and International Paper.
C. Deniz Akyuz, Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Akyuz has over 20 years of experience in data analysis and decision algorithms. Prior to EverQuote, he has lead development and implementation of scientific workflow systems with integrated autonomous data analysis and decision components at Merck & Co. and Neogenesis Inc. He holds several patents on content analysis developed during his tenure as co-founder and CTO of Needlebot, Inc. At EverQuote, he is responsible for the development and implementation of key distribution algorithms among others for providing constant quality of clicks and leads to our partners, ensuring best consumer alignment at maximal margins. He has led the development, scaling, and maintenance of the clicks distribution platform from scratch. Dr. Akyuz, has received his Ph.D. at Brown University and BSc. at MIT both in Physics.
Shimrit Markette, Director of Talent Acquisition
Shimrit Markette leads recruiting and talent initiatives at EverQuote. She is responsible for the entire employee life-cycle, including attracting, hiring, developing, and retaining top talent. Tasked with maintaining our startup feel and tech-DNA culture, she makes strategic decisions like whether to order a chocolate fountain or margarita machine for the monthly all-hands meeting (the answer is both). Prior to joining EverQuote, Shimrit was the Assistant Director of Career Services at Tufts University. Shimrit holds a Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College and Master of Education from Harvard University.