Adam Ayers

Adam Ayers

CTO, Founder

Los Angeles, California, United States
Accredited investor
Member since July 06, 2009
Customer and Product Obsessed Technical Leader Quote_down
  • About
2009 Arizona State University , BS , Mechanical Engineering

I am a(n):


Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Number 5
Companies I work or worked for:
Number 5
If you're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, why?

I was born this way.

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

All the odds are stacked up against you, but you must continuously overcome the hurdles and break past the heart ache to breathe success.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs/innovators make?

They forget to focus on the customer.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

Choose your partners wisely!
Make sure your customers actually like your product, if they don't, fix it!
Build a team and partner with other companies, you can't do this by yourself!

Full bio

Full Stack Engineering, Digital Product, and Technology leader experienced in a variety of environments including LAMP, MEAN/MERN, EFK hosted on AWS. Extensive experience with a wide array of High-Growth Startups ($5M-$100M/yr) and Large E-Commerce Companies ($100M+/yr).

Technologies utilized: Shopify Plus, LAMP, MEAN/MERN, EFK, AWS (EC2, S3, ElasticSearch, Kibana, RDS-MYSQL, RDS-PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB, Route53), NGINX, PHP (Laravel, Lumen, Twig, Wordpress), Javascript (Express, Node, React, Angular, Vue), HTML, CSS (Bootstrap 4, Material), Payment Processors and Payment Gateways (Stripe, Paypal, Braintree, Amazon Payments), CDN (Cloudfront, Cloudflare, Akamai, and InstartLogic), Fraud and Chargeback Prevention (Signifyed, Forter, Stripe Radar), Email (MailChimp, SailThru, SendGrid), Automated deployment (Git, Github, and Jenkins), Fluentd, Nagios, Pingdom, Heroku, Twilio, Google Tag Manager, Slack.