Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Levi is Founder, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer of Blue Calypso. Mr. Levi is a seasoned serial entrepreneur having launched and sold several companies. Mr. Levi is the Founder and former CEO of Aztec Systems, Inc., a Dallas-based provider of mid-market ERP, managed services and related technology solutions where he was responsible for building the company since 1993 through its sale to a private equity firm in June 2012. Mr. Levi has been named to SmartPartner Magazine’s list of “50 Smartest People” in the technology industry and to D Magazine’s “Top Entrepreneurs under 40.” Mr. Levi has been involved in numerous business and association ventures in the technology industry such as Boardroom Software, Inc., Critical Devices, Inc., Aztec Business Solutions, L.L.P., REES Associates, the board of the International Association of Microsoft Certified Partners (IAMCP) and the Information Technology Solution Provider Alliance (ITSPA). Mr. Levi holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Florida State University in addition to numerous technical certifications and eleven U.S. Patents.
Director of Innovation
Mr. Bauer manages the design and development of Blue Calypso’s products and client software development projects.
Before joining Blue Calypso, Inc. Mr. Bauer was the Director of Innovation Services Research & Development at Aztec Systems, Inc. where he managed the design and development of applications, enterprise level web applications and application integrations.
Prior to joining Aztec Systems, Inc., Mr. Bauer was a co-founder of Critical Devices where he served as VP of R&D. Mr. Bauer was responsible for the design and development of CDI’s Asset Services Management technology, for which he has been awarded four U.S. Patents.
Prior to CDI, Mr. Bauer was co-founder, VP and Chief Technical Officer at Zane Interactive Publishing, Inc. where he formed and managed the Software Engineering/R&D, Information Services and Technical Support Departments.
Prior to Zane Interactive Publishing, Mr. Bauer was the co-founder and Vice President of R&D at Systems Integration and Analysis, (SIA). While at SIA he developed one of the first algorithms capable of software only playback of full motion digital video, and directed and participated in the development of one of the first Windows based multimedia-authoring systems incorporating full motion digital video.
Prior to SIA, Mr. Bauer was VP of Product Development at Automation Technologies Inc. where he led the development of successful sales and lead tracking system, and the first DOS-based menu system that supported task switching.
Mr. Bauer attended the University of Utah where he majored in computer science and electrical engineering and has spent the last 30 years as the technical lead in building several technology based companies.
Creative Director, UI-UX Designer
With over 18 years of creative experience, Brad worked in advertising, publishing and manufacturing design companies prior to coming to Blue Calypso. He is instrumental in directing all UI and UX design for the company’s mobile solutions as well as all corporate branding initiatives and web development. Brad works with each client to bring their campaigns to life and ensure their brand identity is preserved and enhanced with every execution.