Solving our own problems

The leadership team behind Verve

Our team has a robust history leading teams tackling difficult problems in deep tech.
The hardest part is keeping everyone in sync.
We’ve built an engineering collaboration environment that eases friction when designing, assessing, or managing complex systems. We establish an inclusive digital engineering workflow that enables streamlined integration of diverse data sets from multiple design systems and tools.
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Steve Massey
CEO & Co-Founder
Zeke Brechtel
CTO & Co-Founder
Michael Karric
Sr. Software Engineer
York Zhang
Business Development Support Engineer
Gary Redman
Sales Engineer
Casandra Silva
VP Product Engineering
Jonathan Thomas
VP of Architecture
Morgan Broacha
Sr. UI/UX Designer
Alex Nash
Sr. Software Engineer
Andrew Seely
Andrew Seely

Andrew “Andy” Seely has 30 years of experience designing, developing, and delivering Information Technology solutions, spanning systems administration, software development, engineering, architecture, entrepreneurship, education, professional development, and leadership in commercial, academic, government, and military settings in the United States, Asia, and Europe. Andy is currently an independent consultant for enterprise IT and cybersecurity.

He is a Senior Member of IEEE, where he volunteers in multiple roles, including: Vice Chair of the Florida West Coast Section (FWCS), Region 3 Senior Membership Advancement Coordinator, Secretary for IEEE Standards Association P1228 working group for software safety, and a member of IEEE’s 2019 Congressional Visits Delegation. Andy is also a founding member of the U.S. Government Communities of Interest ad-hoc committee and he leads the international IEEE Student Volunteer Program pilot.

Andy is a Senior Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), a Life Member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars post 424, and he is the lead volunteer for the Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) outreach program for the Tampa chapter of the American Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces.

Andy’s technical experience spans multiple customers, markets, and technical domains. His previous roles include Director of Architecture and Engineering at MindPoint Group, 13 years at SAIC as the Vice President for Solution Architecture for National Security and Space, the leader of the SAIC Fellows program, Solution Director for Digital Transformation, Solution Architect for multiple customers and internal projects, and Engineering Division Manager, Chief Engineer, and Command and Control Systems team lead for the Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (C4) Enterprise Support Contract at the Headquarters, United States Central Command on MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida. Previous to working with SAIC, Andy worked in systems, engineering, and leadership roles on large defense contracts for Computer Sciences Corporation, Northrop Grumman, and General Dynamics, as well as “dot-comming” as a self-employed consultant and for San Mateo, California start-up Andy served in the U.S. Air Force for seven years as a computer systems operator at duty stations in Mississippi, Korea, and Germany.

He also teaches Computer and Information Science courses for the distance education program at the University of Maryland Global Campus, where he has taught programming and operating systems courses for over 20 years in the classroom and online. Andy also served as Lecturer for two and a half years in the Information and Technology Management department at the University of Tampa in Tampa, Florida, where he taught information systems and application development courses, and he was a visiting professor for the System Administration graduate program in the Technology, Art, and Design department at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences in Oslo, Norway.

Andy was a regular contributor for the USENIX Association publication “;login:”, where he was a columnist for two years writing about managing technical teams. He was a Program Committee member for the 2012 and 2018 Large Installation System Administration (LISA) conferences, he has been both committee and board member for the USENIX Summit for Education in System Administration, and he was the annual chair of LISA’s Government and Military systems administration workshop from 2008 through 2017. He was also the chairman for the Global Command and Control Systems Administration and Engineering international conference in 2005 and 2010 and a committee member in 2007.

Andy holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer and Information Science from the University of Maryland University College in Heidelberg, Germany, and a master’s degree in Computer Science from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. His master’s thesis explored novel approaches to modeling neural networks.

Andy is a Florida native and grew up in Inglis, Florida. He is married to Heather from Ocala, Florida, and has two sons, Marek and Ivo, both born in Tampa. Andy has been profiled in regional newspapers and radio stations as the author of the popular local food blog “Tampa Bay Breakfasts” (

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Rob Meyerson
Rob Meyerson

Rob Meyerson is the founder and CEO of Delalune Space, a management consulting company focused on the aerospace, mobility, technology and investment sectors. He is an angel investor, advisor, and director for companies operating in the hypersonics, space, mobility, technology, and telecommunications industries. Rob has more than 30 years’ experience in the aerospace industry.

As the president of Blue Origin, Rob oversaw the steady growth of Jeff Bezos’ aerospace development company from a 10 person think tank to a more than 1500-person aerospace development organization. Under Rob’s leadership, Blue Origin developed the New Shepard system for suborbital human and research flights, the liquid rocket engine business, the New Glenn launch vehicle and the company vision for humanity in space; including the Blue Moon lunar lander, human spacecraft, habitats and in-space tugs. During this time, Rob oversaw Blue’s growth in staff (10 to 1500+), budget ($10M to $1B), revenue (zero to confidential) and facilities (one location to six in the U.S. and Europe).

Prior to joining Blue, Rob was a Senior Manager at Kistler Aerospace, where he contributed to the development of a two-stage reusable launch vehicle.  Rob began his career as an aerodynamicist at NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC), working on the Space Shuttle, X-38 Crew Rescue Vehicle, and several other programs.

Rob earned a B.S. degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Houston.  He is an AIAA Fellow, a Trustee at the Museum of Flight, and a member of the University of Michigan College of Engineering Leadership Advisory Board. In 2016, Rob and the New Shepard team were awarded the Robert J. Collier Trophy for their accomplishments by the National Aeronautic Association; and in 2017 Rob was awarded the Space Flight Award by the American Astronautical Society.

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