Meet The Team
We’re a team of creatives rallied around a common mission: creating more connected and supportive local communities. It’s not enough to just facilitate existing communities. We hope to enable the creation of entirely new, stronger communities, thereby making our world—the real world in particular—a better place.
As CEO and co-founder of Present, Bob is responsible for the growth of Present. He has been developing game-changing software for over 20 years. He helped develop Android at Google before becoming the CTO of Square. He was one of the earliest Twitter users and has always been passionate about helping set a new standard for social networks.
When he’s not in the office you’ll find him spending time with his two daughters or swimming laps in the pool. The most influential women in his life? His mother (a former newspaper editor) and of course, his daughters!
Patrick is a co-founder of Present where he oversees app’s development. Pat is best known for writing the first ever book series on Java, titled *"Exploring Java" *and* "Learning Java,"* as well as developing the popular BeanShell Java Scripting Language. Pat has worked at a variety of companies, helping to advance and develop software.
Prior to Present, he served as the Chief Technology Officer of Ikayzo. He also worked as a senior software architect for Banc of America Securities, Federal Reserve Bank, Edward Jones and A.G. Edwards. The most influential women in his life? His mother, daughters and his wife, who is a fellow engineer.
Pegah is responsible for creating Present's web presence. As a female developer with a business school background, she chose to work for Present not only because she supports the mission, but because she believes she can take a holistic approach to drive early stage growth for a technology startup. Moreover, a goal of hers is to support the paradigm shift of women in STEM. Pegah set out to achieve this goal by enrolling in Coding Dojo, a 3 month immersive coding bootcamp located in San Jose, where she studied web and iOS technologies. has always been passionate about helping set a new standard for social networks.
Today, she holds two master’s degrees, in information and communication technology(ICT) and international business, and certificates in entrepreneurship and full stack development.The most inspirational women in her life? Her mother, who taught her how to live life and make wise choices, even in the most uncertain situations.
Join The Team
We're looking for teammates to help us blaze a brighter future for social networking. Do you have experience with Java, Android, iOS, or web development? Do you like finding simple, elegant solutions to complex problems? Are you interested in learning and growing?