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.
Chief Financial Officer
Chris Fameree is a founding member of Assure Professional (Assure) with 10+ years of combined public accounting and industry experience. In his time in public accounting, Chris has lead and participated in numerous engagements including due diligence engagements, financial statement audits, SSAE 16 (formerly known as SAS 70) engagements and other advisory projects. In addition, Chris has actively lead and participated in numerous outsourced accounting and fractional CFO and Controller engagements which involve preparing accounting and financial reporting while providing insight into Companies’ operational and financial results.
Prior to founding Assure, Chris was a Senior Manager in Cherry Bekaert’s Transaction Advisory Services Group and Audit Group. During this time, Chris participated in numerous business combinations and due diligence assignments. These transactions ranged from $10 million to over $100 million in value. Prior to joining CB&H, Chris worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he served lead roles on audit engagements from international Fortune 500 companies to closely held private manufacturers. In these roles, Chris has served clients in a variety of industries including manufacturing/distribution, healthcare, technology and business services.
Chris received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin where he was recognized for graduating in the top 10 of his accounting program. He is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in North Carolina and Wisconsin and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
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.
Director of Marketing & Client Services
As the Director of Marketing & Client Services of Blue Calypso, Vivian is responsible for executing all marketing efforts and overseeing all facets of the client relationship. She has over five years of leadership experience in sales and marketing in the Marketing and Technology industry with a proven track record of delivering profitable results, managing key partnerships, and leading a team to do the same.
Before joining the Blue Calypso Management team, Vivian was part of the original sales team at ProofHQ , the global leader in online proofing. Her efforts to grow ProofHQ’s client base directly contributed to the successful acquisition of the company by Workfront, the leading provider of cloud- based Enterprise Work Management solutions. Prior to ProofHQ, Vivian was the highest grossing Healthcare Sales Executive in the history of Inside Sales at ReachLocal, the leading global provider of online marketing and advertising solutions. Previous to ReachLocal, Vivian managed and trained new hire Account Executives at Multiview, a leading targeted B2B digital marketing company partnered with over 2,107 associations and servicing over 40,000 clients. Vivian graduated Cum Laude from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing.