Strategy and Technology
Scott has twenty years of professional IT experience in every aspect of software development and software project and team management and improvement. Recognized as a creative problem solver, Scott is able to speak easily and communicate effectively with both technical development teams and executive management. In 2006, he co-founded Synap Software with a unique combination of deep technical skills and strong business experience. Synap Software offers effective information technology solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses.
Prior to starting Synap Software, Scott spent seven years at Sprint Nextel where he led Information Technology efforts in marketing, care, collections, cash receipts, and data warehouse. At Sprint Nextel, Scott earned a reputation for positive interaction with the user community resulting in IT projects that exceeded user expectations. While completing his work at the company, Scott received an Inner Circle Award, Sprint Nextel’s highest employee honor.
Scott has expertise with every aspect of software development and management of software development teams. He has over ten years experience as an application developer using a wide range of languages including Ruby on Rails, Java, PL/1, Visual Basic, .Net, Delphi, C++, and PowerBuilder.
Scott holds a Masters of Applied Sciences in Computer Information Systems from the University of Denver.
Scott’s personal blog is at scottmeade.com.
Business, Legal, and Sales
Karen is an attorney with private law practice experience which she puts to use at Synap Software, established by Karen and Scott in 2005. Karen is responsible for the daily business, legal and sales operations of Synap Software. When not working, Karen enjoys volunteering with JAMLAC of Denver to provide pro bono services, We Don’t Waste food recovery and Front Range Freedom Rescue.
Completing his Marketing and Business Education degree with a minor in General Business Administration at the University of Wisconsin Stout, Jason brings new and relevant marketing ideas to Synap Software. Jason is creating and managing marketing strategies and programs for Synap Software small business CRM products, including LeadsOnRails.com and PlaybookIQ.com. His sales experience includes work in retail and financial services. Jason was President of the Marketing and Business Education Association at Stout and Student Representative for the Wisconsin Business Education Association.