Meet the BDEX Team

We’re the thinkers, do-ers, and get-it-done-ers that power BDEX and big data.

Driven to Succeed

Our team works together with one common goal: to bring our vision to life. No one individual can get us there alone. Only through team effort can we realize our ideas, and it’s that same team effort that will help us achieve greatness.

Team Members

We’re more than data experts—we’re veteran entrepreneurs, start-up fiends, artists, writers, and philanthropists. And we’re putting our combined experience to work for businesses and organizations throughout the country every day.

David Finkelstein

Co-Founder/Chief Executive Officer

David is a serial entrepreneur and founder of numerous Internet companies dating back to 1994. He founded National Internet Source, Inc. in 1994 and sold it to US Cable Corporation in 2000. He also co-founded Contextuads, FreeAirMiles.com, Triplejack, and Dynaprice.

David is responsible for all day-to-day operations at BDEX. He has a passion for all things data and enjoys tennis, kayaking, the beach, and spending time with his family. He is a member of Entrepreneurs’ Organization.

Michael Aronov

Co-Founder/Chief Data Officer

Mike has over 25 years of experience in the technology field and helped fellow Co-Founder David build one of the first Internet Service Providers in the country: National Internet Source, Inc. Mike is a co-founder and board member of BDEX and serves as Chief Data Officer. Mike is responsible for directing onboarding for new data sources and account management.

David Welborn

Chief Technology Officer

David is a hands-on technology leader with over 25 years of experience in enterprise architecture delivery from concept to production. He got the startup bug in 2000, when he became a software development manager at Internet Billing Company, one of the first online credit card payment processors. He has been working at startups creating high performance technology teams ever since.

In his free time, David can be found playing trumpet in salsa and jazz bands.

Warren Miller

VP Business Development- Automotive

Warren is an award-winning sales and marketing executive with over three decades of experience understanding customers’ needs and aligning solutions to help them succeed. Warren has over 20 years of automotive experience—18 years with Reynolds & Reynolds—as well as 10-plus years in educational technology helping kids get a fair shake in life.

When not working, Warren enjoys live music, golf, the Caribbean, and spending time with his wife and three daughters.

Jessie Lizak

Head of Marketing
Growing and building audiences and connecting people through marketing, sales and data analytics is what Jessie has done for the last 10+ years. Jessie is responsible for BDEX’s marketing and communication efforts. Digital marketing and CRM database management alongside business text messaging, e-mail marketing, social media marketing, a/b testing, and SEO/SEM have been a focus of Jessie’s experience.

Vitaly Kovrigin

Principal Software Engineer

Vitaly has 15+ years of experience in software development: product definition, architecture, R&D, front-end/back-end design and implementation, automation, cloud deployment, as well as building and leading teams in an Agile environment. He holds a degree in applied math and has become an expert in data generation, processing, and analytics. When not working, he enjoys cooking (and eating) food from all around the world, photography, and spending time with his family and friends.

Hector Cen

Data Engineer

Hector has been involved in software development and engineering for over 10 years. He is an advocate of open-source software and initiatives. His current passion is working on data-centric projects. In his free time, he enjoys jogging, roller skating, and reading non-fiction.

Daniel Pagés Chacón

Data Engineer

Daniel is a Software and Data Engineer with over 14 years of experience. During his career, he has worked with the full life cycle of software development, databases, data warehousing, and data engineering. He also worked as a university professor of Software Engineering, Programing, and Algorithm Analysis. His activity as a professor was always linked to real experiences in the industry. In his free time, he loves to play soccer and spend time with his family.

Advisors

Raj Kulkarni

Investor/Advisor

Craig Fleischman

Investor/Advisor

Michael Nassirian

Investor/Advisor

Scott Fogarty

Investor/Advisor

Investors

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