IdentityMine

About Us

  • Every user should love your software. IdentityMine produces highly functional, innovative, and effective user experiences.

  • UX, UI, PixelSense, Gesture, Experiential Retail Marketing and more. IdentityMine crafts intuitive, meaningful, and memorable User Experiences to connect audiences and business via technology. We solve real world business challenges with powerful technology.

  • Specializing in Microsoft Technologies
    • Windows 8
    • ASP.NET web applications
    • Silverlight
    • Surface/Surface 2.0
    • Windows Phone
    • Windows Presentation Foundation
  • Company Overview

    IdentityMine is an expert interactive design, software development, and user experience (UX) company. We blend powerful design with advanced engineering to build technology for people and results for businesses. Our expertise includes expert-level developers using Windows Presentation Foundation, Silverlight, Microsoft Surface, and Natural UI technologies, among others.

  • Philosophy

    We make advanced software applications and user experiences that make an impact. We're smart, creative and up for any challenge you can throw our way. Our team of software developers, user experience designers, project managers, integrators, and visionaries are on a mission - to make every digital experience a powerful one. Want to join us?

  • Careers

    Are you creative, focused, digitally savvy, innovative and thoroughly skilled in advanced technologies? We're always looking for seasoned and savvy UX professionals to work in each of our offices. Not a designer/developer? That's okay - we may have the perfect fit for you too.


Executive Leadership

  • Mark Brown

    CEO/President

    Mark is one of the original founders of IdentityMine. Prior to co-founding IdentityMine, Mark was a Senior Solutions Architect for Cambridge Technology Partners, Inc. (now The Attachmate Group). In that role he successfully led and managed application delivery teams for several Fortune 500 companies including Microsoft and Russell Investment Group.

    As CEO, Mark oversees all areas of IdentityMine's operational planning, vision and execution. Mark has been instrumental in leading and growing the UX design and engineering organization, fostering innovation and creation of IdentityMine's impressive IP portfolio, and delivering numerous software solutions across multiple industry segments. In addition, he has served in a business development role, having been responsible for helping expand the company's worldwide operations and client portfolio. In addition, Mark has a key role in managing IdentityMine's strategic business and technology initiatives, as well as many of its partner and agency relationships.

    Mark has a significant breadth of experience in information technology, application software architecture and development, user interface design and UX consulting. For over 25 years he has experienced nearly every role within the software application delivery process.

    Mark continues to specialize in software application design and development, with an emphasis on user-experience innovation for the Microsoft Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, Kinect for Windows, Xbox LIVE, Xamarin, iOS and Android platforms. Mark has been a regular contributor for articles that have appeared in MSDN Developers Magazine and PowerBuilder Developer’s Journal.

  • Bruce Slywka

    Chief Revenue Officer

    As Chief Revenue Officer for IdentityMine, Bruce oversees all aspects of the company’s sales, marketing and project management functions. Bruce draws upon his extensive knowledge and experience in advanced interactive and mobile application technology, and has worked with Fortune 500 companies including Samsung, AT&T, Best Buy, Wal*Mart and ESPN (to name a few). Bruce’s career highlights include serving in senior sales management roles at Knowledge Adventure, Vivendi Universal, and Broderbund Software, Inc., a division of Mattel, Inc. At Vivendi Universal, Bruce led the retail sales efforts for Blizzard Entertainment and Sierra Online while overseeing $240MM in annual revenue.

    Bruce's passion for software began when he was first presented with a Mac 128K back in 1984, and now he's at home working with software developers and CMOs alike on everything from multi-touch user experiences to experiential retail marketing and mobile applications.

  • David Meunier

    SVP, Finance & Operations

    David has over two decades of technology and business management experience. From 1993 to 1999, he was CEO and Chief Software Architect of CaduSys Software, a Health Care Information Technology Company, providing services and software for a distinguished client list including the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, HealthSouth, University of Washington and Columbia Medical.

    As CEO, David played a key role in growing the business by increasing revenues by over 45%, and managing its strategic partner alliances.

    While Chief Software Architect at CaduSys Software, he was directly responsible for creating original design specifications, managing development teams and participating in the software engineering process of CaduSys Medical Record, a multi-tiered commercial Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS) used in over 400 clinical locations.

    In 1998 CaduSys Software merged with Global Digital Information Systems and went public in 1999. While with Global Digital Information Systems, David served as Chief Software Architect until 2000. In 2001 David became co-founder and COO of IdentityMine, Inc.

  • Jobi Joy

    VP, Engineering

    Jobi joined IdentityMine in 2006 as a Technical Architect. Jobi holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering and had started programming in the late 90's on VC++ and then moved on to .NET. He is innovative in the next generation user experience technology especially on Microsoft platforms such as WPF, Silverlight and Surface. Jobi serves as a technical expert representative across teams and provides technical direction for the development, design, and integration. You can learn more about Jobi from his blog or twitter.

  • Kurian George

    Kurian George

    VP, Finance & Operations, India

    Kurian joined IdentityMine in 2002 as a consultant taking responsibility to setup its offshore software development center in Kochi, India. In his role as its Managing Director, he is currently responsible for managing and overseeing all operations aspects of IdentityMine Software Pvt. Ltd., in India.

    Kurian has an engineering degree in Electronics & Communication. He started his career as a software developer in 1992. Since then, for over 22 years (6 years in the United States), he has experienced various roles in conceptualizing, designing, architecting, developing and managing software applications for overseas clients like Microsoft, Reader’s Digest, Oppenheimer Funds, World Vision, Value Rent-A-Car, Ceridian Corp, and several others. His extensive work experience with diverse set of cultures has given him invaluable knowledge in outsourcing projects.

Client Services

  • Javier Roca Garcia

    Creative Director

    Javier brings IdentityMine deep and broad creative design expertise, from ground-breaking UX design in client and Web-based applications development to high-end strategic brand thinking and visual design. In his two decades as a creative designer, Javier has worked with leading graphics, software and creative companies in the U.S., including Microsoft, Adobe, Frog Design and Metacreations.

  • Thad Hitchcock

    Lead Information Architect

    As Lead Information Architect, Thad focuses on usability in complex applications, navigation, interaction and information design. He brings extensive experiences across a wide range of industries and delivers elegant design solutions that delight users and exceed stakeholder expectations.

    Thad has over 18 years in the software industry with over 10 as a UX designer. His educational background includes a Master of Science in Human Centered Design and Engineering from the University of Washington. His early experience as a programmer, tester and business analyst provides a comprehensive understanding of the challenges of creating software.

  • Laurent Bugnion

    Senior Director, Europe

    Laurent is a Senior Director for the IdentityMine Europe office based in Zurich, Switzerland. He joined in 2008 as the first employee for IdentityMine’s European office. As an integrator, Laurent collaborates on the user experience with the design team. He also loves to spend his time deep in code. Laurent supports clients in pre-sales calls, estimating efforts, on-site meetings, as well as providing training.

    Laurent is the author of the popular MVVM Light Toolkit. Working closely with Microsoft, Laurent has been a Most Valuable Professional since 2007 and a Regional Director since 2013. He is a member of various insider groups, article writer and conference speaker. He was awarded the "Silverlight MVP of the year" in 2010 and "Client Dev MVP of the year" in 2014. He is recognized as one of the most prominent experts worldwide for XAML, Blend and the MVVM pattern. Laurent is a frequent conference speaker and was invited to speak at large conferences such as MIX in Las Vegas (2009, 2010, 2011), TechEd Europe (2010), multiple TechDays and other local conferences in the USA and in Europe.

    In October 2010, he authored "Silverlight 4 Unleashed," available on Amazon.com. In October 2008, he published "Silverlight 2 Unleashed," a complete tutorial about the technology, filled with code samples and full color illustrations. He is also a Pluralsight video training author.

    Previously, Laurent worked at Siemens, where he introduced WPF and other .NET 3.5 technologies worldwide. His specific duties included application development, training and coaching colleagues, coordinating and integrating graphic design elements and building relationships with Microsoft. Prior to that, Laurent wrote embedded C/C++, then moved to desktop computers in Java, JavaScript and eventually .NET (desktop and ASP.NET).

    Laurent codes in XAML/C# for all supported platforms, Xamarin (Android and iOS), ASP.NET, HTML, JavaScript, etc. You can read his online contributions on http://blog.galasoft.ch and http://www.galasoft.ch.

  • René Schulte

    Senior Developer, Europe

    René is a Senior Developer based in Dresden, Germany. He leads development teams across the globe to ensure client needs are aligned visually and technically. He has been a Microsoft MVP since 2010 and also holds the distinction of being a Nokia Developer Champion. In his blog, he discusses a variety of topics including Windows development. Additionally, Rene is an active speaker at events such as //build. He also creates and maintains several popular open source libraries such as WriteableBitmapEx or the Augmented Reality library SLARToolKit.

  • Lisa Brice

    Lead UX Producer

    As the Lead UX Producer, Lisa fearlessly guides the Project Management discipline to deliver consistent and excellent results, with a focus on customer service. Lisa has over seven years of experience with Microsoft, having previously worked on the Zune and Xbox Studios team, and then continuing to work with various Microsoft divisions during her time with HL2 Seattle and Ascentium. At IdentityMine, she focuses on Xbox, Windows 8, Windows Phone, WPF and HTML5 projects. She loves to spend her free time working with power tools as she remodels her house room by room. She also aspires to be an epic world traveler.

  • Andrea Vodegel

    Senior UX Producer

    As a Senior UX Producer, Andrea’s goal within the Client Services team is to act as a partner and ensure the best experience possible for IdentityMine clients. She is a seasoned agency-side UX Producer, managing client relationships and delivering projects. Andrea has overseen the delivery of mobile products across various platforms including Windows 8, Windows Phone, iOS, Android and Mobile Web. She is a native Seattleite and enjoys the outdoors. In her free time, you can find her playing flag football, going to the beach, taking her dog on a hike, or spending quality time with her family.

  • Rod Shelton

    Senior UX Producer

    Rod is a Senior UX Producer at IdentityMine responsible for managing the day-to-day flow of projects and ensuring a client’s needs are translated into our team’s deliverables. He is a multi-disciplinary producer with over 20 years of experience managing content production and creative services for notable clients from telecommunications to television. Prior to joining IdentityMine, Rod led digital and interactive production teams in the advertising and gaming industries. He’s also an avid outdoor enthusiast and can often be found hiking the backwoods of the Pacific Northwest.

  • Scott Rupert

    Senior Business Development Manager

    Scott is a Senior Business Development Manager with over 10 years of experience in sales and business development. During his tenure at DocuSign and UIEvolution, Scott led the sales efforts with AT&T, Verizon and Fox Sports. He is responsible for new business opportunities and client services throughout the project lifecycle. Scott also places an emphasis on supporting his clients’ strategic roadmaps ensuring innovation remains a component of future objectives.

  • Kim Logan

    Senior Account Manager

    As a Senior Account Manager at IdentityMine, Kim is responsible for guaranteeing that they have a continuous and smooth experience from pre-sales to project completion. Building and maintaining partnerships is a focal point for her. With a strong background in marketing communications and project management, she brings over eight years of experience to IdentityMine. During her previous tenure at Philips and UpTop, she led project teams in the interactive and design space. She loves to manage research and development projects, experimental marketing and large scale business critical applications.