OUR MISSION

Powering social change through innovation.

OUR STORY

PwrdBy started as a group of hackers and Fortune 100 consultants who wanted to improve the world one nonprofit at a time. We are committed to innovating in the social good and nonprofit space. We love nonprofit AI and mobile. 

COLLABORATING FOR GOOD

We believe the world needs more partnerships.

We’re here to challenge conventions and empower change makers to become impact and innovation leaders. We believe in you.

Change – Bravery – Empowerment – Empathy – Family

 

THE TEAM
Jared Sheehan

Jared Sheehan

CEO

Suresh Mohan

Suresh Mohan

CTO

Ben Dukes

Ben Dukes

Head of Data Science

Chris Rovin

Chris Rovin

Head of Product

Bio
Jared is the CEO of PwrdBy. Before joining PwrdBy, Jared was a Senior Consultant in Deloitte’s Sustainability practice with experience on social and environmental sustainability engagements. His project expertise centered on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy, social impact operating model design, funding strategy, financial analytics, and improving partner engagement programs. Jared is passionate about helping children receive medical services, blood donation and awareness, increasing cycling-as-transportation globally, affordable housing, and providing food safety.
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Prior to joining PwrdBy, Suresh was a Senior Application Development Consultant in Rinsoft specializing in development of mobile and web apps. His industry expertise spans across various verticals in Health care, Real Estate, Auto/Home Insurance, and Payment processing. Suresh graduated from California State University, Northridge with a degree in Computer Science. Suresh is passionate about learning new technologies and figuring out how to apply those technologies to design solutions to business problems.
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Ben is the product manager for Amelia and leads the company’s data and analytics work. Before joining PwrdBy, Ben was a Manager in Deloitte’s Social Impact practice with experience on social and environmental sustainability engagements. His project expertise centered on analytics, data driven storytelling, and strategy development. Ben is passionate about delivering clean water and sanitation to everyone and cooking.
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Chris oversees partner and hospital relationships for PwrdBy. Before joining PwrdBy, Chris spent time working with a brain tumor research lab. Inspired by the lab’s challenges, he founded WeSearch Foundation, the first medical research crowdfunding charity. The charity continues to strive to make medical research easier to understand for patients, and provide new funding streams for innovative labs. When he’s not working with your local children’s hospital, Chris is a competitive cyclist and avid guitar and banjo player. And an OK ukulele player.
Courtney Crockett

Courtney Crockett

UI and UX Designer

Bio

Prior to joining PwrdBy, Courtney attended Long Beach City College where he majored in human psychology. His passion for football earned him a full scholarship to play for Idaho State University. 3 torn ACL’s later, Courtney immersed himself back to psychology. He started as a research assistant and is now a proud user interface designer at Pwrdby.

ADVISORS
Daniel Bouganim

Daniel Bouganim

Advisor

Bio
Daniel is an experienced entrepreneur and an innovative technologist with more than 20 years in applying web-based solutions to early technology startups and successfully exiting for both the management team and its investors. Daniel’s responsibilities includes strategic technical analysis, architecture design, planning and product development as well as managing the development team to achieve targeted results within a predefined timeframe and budget. Daniel has dual degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from Ben Gurion University in Israel.
Brent Saiontz

Brent Saiontz

Advisor

Bio

Brent is a Managing Partner at 305 Innovative Solutions, an advisory firm that provides strategic, financial, and transactional services to early stage businesses.  

Brent has founded, managed, and invested in companies in industries including technology, healthcare, specialty finance, and automated merchandising.  Brent worked previously as an M&A investment banker at Deutsche Bank Securities and private equity investment professional at H.I.G. Capital, where he worked with gaming, industrial, chemicals, and business services companies.  He received an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from Harvard University, and currently spends time with early education and K-12 education nonprofits in South Florida.

Paul Ghiz

Paul Ghiz

Advisor

Bio

Paul Ghiz is an accomplished technology entrepreneur and creative executive who helps organizations accelerate revenue and mission impact. In 1997, he founded DonorDrive, an enterprise nonprofit digital fundraising platform and services company. Over the last two decades, Paul has led his company in delivering innovations, progressive digital strategies and user experiences for hundreds of causes across all major categories including Health, Disease, Disorders, Human Services, Higher Education, International Relief and Corporate Social Responsibility. In 2018, he had a successful strategic exit and today still remains a key executive driving growth for DonorDrive and its parent company, General Atlantic. Prior to starting DonorDrive, Paul helped design and build the first generation of web properties for E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliated stations. Over his career, he has held Adjunct Faculty positions at his alma mater Miami University in Ohio as well as contributed and published numerous writings on design, marketing and technology. Paul is an active Advisor and Mentor at Stony Brook University’s Business School and Innovation Center. He resides outside New York City with his family and coaches travel youth baseball.