Vernon Kennedy
Co-Founder, CEO

Vern is a fixer with keen market instincts. With over 20 years of experience in senior sales and business development roles in commercial banking, he and a partner acquired a documentation and e-learning company that was experiencing operational challenges following a number of years in business. After successfully executing their turnaround strategy, he decided to exit the company to pursue the ActiveWrite vision. Vern earned an MBA at Ohio University where he is paying it forward as an adjunct professor in finance.

Rajani Koneru
Co-Founder, CTO

Raj is a serial technology entrepreneur and consultant with over 20 years of experience developing and building large database products, enterprise data warehouses, and other data management services. His clients have spanned the finance, telecommunications, healthcare and insurance sectors. Raj earned a BS in Communications Engineering and a MSc in Computer Science at Southern Illinois University. For fun he has also completed research in advanced algorithms and artificial neural networks.

David Codrington
Co-Founder, Chief Systems Architect

David has spent his career problem solving. With over 20 years of experience leading and training IT teams at Fortune 100 companies, he has developed programs, products, and services for global customers in a number of industry sectors. His technical expertise and customer service mindset have been finely tuned from years of troubleshooting on-premise at client sites and working on large-scale implementations. David earned a BSc in Geology from Leeds University and a Masters in Adult Education from Kansas State University.

Shelley Bird
Chief Strategy Officer

Shelley is a builder of teams, commercial models, organizations, and brands. With over 20 years of global strategy, business transformation, and marketing experience at Fortune 100 companies, she has navigated disruptive change, launched new ventures and retooled existing models. Shelley has lived and worked in seven countries, founded consulting businesses in Canada and Singapore and a nonprofit in the US. She is an active angel investor and startup advisor. She earned a Doctorate in Communication at the University of South Australia, but still doesn’t speak with an Aussie accent.