Our Team

Meet the team of professionals that make useAIble a reality.

     
Rix Ryskamp

Rix Ryskamp

CEO & Founder

Rix is a life-long entrepreneur and inventor. He has over 20 years of experience as a business owner in technology and other industries. He has several patents in his name and has been developing software for over 25 years. His continued commitment to innovation shows in the companies he creates and the products he invents. For more information visit www.linkedin.com/in/rixryskamp.

Bart Skalla

Bart Skalla

CFO

Bart’s 25 year career has been in the financial, defense and technology industries. From startups to large multi-national corporations, he’s learned how value is added in any organization. His resume includes experience as an analyst and economist with chip giant Texas Instruments in Dallas, TX and Nice, France. He was a business manager with defense contractor L-3 Communications. Bart founded and ran a small VC firm that focused on building chip and telecom startups. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from BYU-Hawaii, and later earned an MBA degree from the University of Texas at Austin. For more information visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/bart-skalla-5a6285127/.

     
Derrin Hill

Derrin Hill

EVP Strategy

Derrin is a serial entrepreneur with a track record of success. Derrin is a co-owner/founder of Phone Soap, Imagine Learning, Hill Insurance and other companies. Derrin has a BS from Brigham Young University and an MBA from Duke University - The Fuqua School of Business. Derrin is also the director of the Responsibility Foundation. For more information visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/derrin-hill-80a4432.

     
Steven Lund

Steven Lund

EVP Corporate Development

Steven Lund has over 30 years of experience in sales, marketing, and business development with Cisco, Apple Computer and HP. He has funded and launched four technology companies. Steven holds a Masters in Architecture from the University of Utah with an emphasis in Computer Graphics/Computer Aided Design. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management/Marketing from Brigham Young University with minors in Economics and Accounting. For more information visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevenlund/.

     
Jeff Horton

Jeff Horton

EVP Technology

Jeff has been involved in and at the forefront of software development and technical innovation for over two decades. His passion for recognizing and embracing new industry developments has lead him through object oriented programming, internet and mobile technologies, digital photography depth perception and a myriad of others. He has held positions ranging from software developer, performance optimization engineer to team lead, development manager and ISV segment owner, with a particular interest in technical evangelism and developer training. His current focus and dedication is to the revolution of AI, Deep Learning and reimagining the Neural Network. For more information visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeff-horton-4aa6909.

     
Rene L. Peterson

Rene L. Peterson

Director of Operations

Rene has a long career in supply chain management with over 26 years at Moduslink managing a team of over 100 employees. She lead a manufacturing Team lead for 15 years of that time was responsible for staffing, schedule attainment, customer satisfaction and more. Rene also has 5 years experience as an account representative, managing internal and external customer expectations. For more information visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/rene-peterson-090baa3

     
Randolph Bangy

Randolph Bangy

Director of Platform Development

Randolph is an experienced software developer with specialization in platform design and machine learning. He has been instrumental in developing our core platform and machine learning technology. He has a BS in information technology from St. Paul University. He has also worked at Lancera and Qintara. For more information visit ph.linkedin.com/in/randolph-bangay-ii-45a5a429.