Pete is an entrepreneur and visionary with extensive experience building software companies. He has been the founder or co-founder of three software-based businesses and has proven abilities to establish the vision and foster the growth necessary to return significant value to shareholders.
Pete’s software leadership experience spans multiple industries to include energy, finance, and media. Prior to Balihoo, Pete founded Enerx, a software company focused on the energy trading space. Upon selling the company to KW International, a London-based company that builds trading and risk management software for energy markets, he became Executive Vice President of International Operations. Previously, Pete was on the founding team of a financial services software and services firm. Pete holds a bachelors degree in accounting from Villanova University. In any spare time he finds, Pete can be found mountain biking in the Boise foothills and skiing in the central Idaho mountains.
Shane Vaughan – Vice President of Marketing
Shane is responsible for all marketing activities including national and local customer acquisition, PR, AR and branding. Prior to Balihoo, Shane was at Hewlett-Packard where he was the Global Search Engine Marketing Manager setting the strategic direction and overall investment strategies for HP’s worldwide annual search spend. He has also led business development, customer acquisition and marketing programs for businesses of all sizes including Hewlett-Packard, Dailey & Associates Advertising and Wirestone. Shane is also a former Google Tech Council member, a 10 person advisory council chartered with providing search and internet marketing insight to Google. In his spare time Shane can usually be found with a board strapped to his feet on the numerous Idaho ski hills or expansive lakes. You can follow him on Twitter at http://twitter.com/balihoo.
Paul Price – Chief Architect
Paul is responsible for leading engineering efforts, including software development and infrastructure. With more than eight years of hands-on experience in developing professional Software as a Service (SaaS) applications, Paul brings a broad technical knowledge and diverse set of tools, techniques, and best practices to Balihoo. Paul played a key role in developing the software and building the team that created Clearwater Analytics, the leading institutional investment reporting company. The software systems and tools he created allowed a small team to efficiently manage more than $5 billion in corporate cash for dozens of separate accounts while also managing additional trading strategies and hedge funds. In his spare time Paul unwinds outdoors by hunting, hiking, or dirt-biking.