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Posted 22 Aug 2022

Posted 22 Aug 2022

Tony Cariddi

After getting a BA in Political Science from University of Colorado at Boulder, Tony dove into the media technology space with aspirations to pursue a career in songwriting and music production. Starting out in sales roles, he transitioned to marketing where he could apply creativity to product strategy, storytelling, and marketing campaigns. Over the past...

Posted 22 Aug 2022

Posted 22 Aug 2022

Gudrun Mason

Gudrun is Dave’s wife and partner in crime in starting up Appward. She works full time at ASC as VP and CFO, and part time at Appward as she imparts wisdom from her significant experience in finance, accounting, contracts, strategy and administration matters. She hails from Innsbruck, Austria, and can speak multiple languages. She came...

Posted 22 Aug 2022

Posted 22 Aug 2022

Raffi Dér Khorenian

Raffi got a degree in Mechanical Engineering at the American University of Beirut, his hometown. He got the software bug back in those early days infusing intelligence into electro-mechanical systems. He pursued that passion further with a Masters degree from Clemson University, and from there landed his first software engineering job in Los Angeles with...

Posted 22 Aug 2022

Posted 22 Aug 2022

Dave Mason

Dave is a multi-discipline engineer, software developer, inventor and entrepreneur who, not only runs Appward, but is also President and owner of our sister company ASC Process Systems. Dave built ASC over 30+ years to be the leading manufacturer of aerospace autoclaves in the US. Since the early days, Dave has designed and developed most...