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Experienced CTO Product Executive and Security expert

Paso Robles, California, United States
November 28, 2018

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KUNAL MITTAL – CTO, CISO and Product Executive 805-***-**** Last Updated: 11/19/2018 Page 1 of 2 SUMMARY

Kunal is an entrepreneur and advisor to multiple early stage technology startups to define their technology strategy, GTM and leads them through achieving product market fit. His ideal role is to be a CTO for an early stage startup and lead their Product and Technology teams. Kunal has 20+ years of technology experience and most recently working as CTO for MindBody, Inc - a publicly traded SaaS company with a 2 billion market cap.

Kunal is a published Author and Technical Reviewer of 40+ technical books on Cloud Computing, Service Oriented Architectures, Java, J2EE, and every major mobile platform. (A full list available on request). NON-IT ENTREPURERIAL INITIATIVES

• Owner, LXVWine a boutique winery based out of Paso Robles, CA (2012). Voted 7th best tasting experience in USA, Won several awards including Best of Class, and several Gold Medals in leading wine competitions.

• Executive Producer a short film, “Wings of Legacy”, featured in 10+ Film Festivals.

• Licensed Private Pilot with Instrument Rating, over 500 hrs of flying time. WORK EXPERIENCE

FrontM (11/18 – Current) Investor & Consulting Chief Product Officer

• Leading their Platform Strategy & GTM to enable business in remote spaces such as Cruise ships, Airlines, Oil Rigs using Collaboration and Machine Learning technologies. Green Shores Capital (11/18 – Current) Investor

• Investment Committee member and investor for a Fintech fund based out of London, UK. FrontdeskAI (6/18 – Current) Investor, Member Board of Advisors

• Angel investor and Member of the Board of Advisors - Product strategy, pricing and partnership. US Bound (6/18 – Current) Member Board of Advisors

• Product strategy, FinTech business modeling, and expansion to India. Bouju / eCounterfeit (3/12 – Current) Member Board of Advisors

• Product strategy, AI/ML algorithms, technology leadership. MindBody, Inc (12/15 – 6/18) Chief Technology Officer, Acting CISO & Head of B2B Product

• MindBody’s B2B and B2C products serve ~60,000 business, 400,000 practitioners, > 1 million daily active consumers and > 10 billion in annual transactions

• Responsible for Product Management, Technology Delivery, User Experience, Production Infrastructure, Project Management Office, Data Science, Production Security & Corporate IT

• Total Budget Responsibility of 60+ million; delivered within 1% of budget last 24 months

• Helped the company through multiple M&A in the last 12 months

• Supported company growth of 30% YoY and into bottom line profitability

• Helped the company achieve and maintain PCI, SOX, HIPAA, GDPR and other such certifications KUNAL MITTAL – CTO, CISO and Product Executive 805-***-**** Last Updated: 11/19/2018 Page 2 of 2 Sony Pictures Entertainment (11/03 – 11/15) Executive Director of Enterprise Technologies Enterprise Technologies (07/08 - Present)

• 15+ million-dollar budgetary responsibility last 5 years consecutively running Identity Management, Content Management and Enterprise Engineering teams.

• Lead the definition of an outsourcing and centralization strategy for Application Development and Maintenance; demonstrating how the company could save 35+ million over 5 years.

• Heads the Identity Management (IDM) and Security program. Responsible for the implementation of a robust and global IDM strategy and compliance with Sony’s Global Information Security Policy.

• Heads the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) group. Responsible for the technology strategy, budget, architecture, implementation and support of all content management, collaboration and portal platforms.

• Lead the Enterprise Architecture and Engineering group that is focused on best practices, reusable architectures. Domestic TV Line of Business (11/03 – 07/08)

• Developed technology strategies and led implementation efforts for all initiatives for the department; budgetary responsibility of 14+ million dollars annually.

• Led a mid size development and QA team of employees and contractors on the implementation of several Sales, Marketing, and Research applications for the Domestic TV business group. Responsible for all aspects of decision making where it pertains to technology and applications for the line of business. Live Area, LLC (05/03 – Present) CTO

• Consulting CTO services to multiple startups in the Cyber Security, Financial management, and Entertainment industries. Provide guidance on product strategy and GTM.

• Helped startups build offshore dev teams and served as the Chief Architect and Project Manager for building MVP’s and achieving product market fit.

Wakesoft Inc., San Francisco, CA (02/03 – 10/03) Solutions Engineer (Sales)

• Worked with Engineering & Marketing leadership to define the GTM strategy, Competitive Differentiation and ROI.

• Responsible for large accounts such as Hartford Insurance, AFG, DoE, Verizon, Dell, APL, Federal Reserve Bank etc.

• Involved in preparing demos and technical sales material and sales tools such as ROI, and Architecture Maturity. iRise Inc., San Francisco, CA (05/00 – 05/02) Senior Consultant / Technical Architect

• Technical Project Manager, Architect and Software Engineer for multiple projects in the Broadband, Entertainment and Supply chain industry. Track record off on time and on budget delivery on every project. Nextera Interactive, San Francisco, CA (12/99 – 04/00) Engineer / Consultant

• Frisbee League Management Site - Developed various algorithms and utilities for managing a Frisbee league. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chicago, IL (06/99 – 12/99) MIS Specialist

• Responsible for developing intranet and custom applications for the “Supervision and Regulation” department in order to assist in the supervision and control of various banks that fall under the mid-west district of the FRB. Beloit College, Beloit, WI (08/96 – 05/99) NT 4 Administrator and Teaching Assistant

• Managed NT 4 servers operating as file/print/application servers. Initiated UNIX-NT integration projects.

• Provided one-on-one tutoring to students of intermediate level in CS classes in Algorithms, and Digital Systems. EDUCATION

• Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Business Strategy, MIT Sloan School of Business

• Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate, Stanford (In progress)

• Masters of Science in Software Engineering, Walden University; GPA 3.58/4.0.

• Bachelors of Science in Computer Science with a minor in Physics, Beloit College; GPA 3.02/4.0.

• ITIL Foundation v4 Certified (95%), v3 Certified

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