Meet Team Cumulus“We are passionate about transforming the industrial workforce to be fully connected and data-driven, significantly improving safety and productivity in maintenance and construction. Our goal is to eliminate accidents, unplanned downtime, and re-work caused by poor work quality.”
Matt is our CEO and serves on the company’s Board of Directors. Prior to co-founding Cumulus, he was the co-founder and Head of Programs at Shell TechWorks, Shell’s Skunk Works-style technology center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, focused on developing and deploying new technologies for Shell’s capital projects and operating facilities. Before joining Shell, Matt held various commercial positions in the biomedical and aerospace industries. When he isn’t working, you can find him enjoying time with his wife, daughter, and dog, skiing, or scuba diving. Matt earned his BA from Rutgers University, JD from Duke University, and Executive Certificates in Management & Leadership and Strategy & Innovation from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Chief Commercial Officer
Mark is our Chief Commercial Officer and serves on the company’s Board of Directors. Prior to co-founding Cumulus, Mark was a Portfolio Development Manager at Shell TechWorks responsible for building and managing the organization’s Downstream, Integrated Gas, and New Energies business portfolios. Before joining Shell, Mark led sales and business development efforts with government and enterprise customers at Aurora Flight Sciences and held engineering positions at Boeing and MITRE. Outside of work you can find Mark on the golf course, on the rugby pitch, or spending time with his family and dog, Scout, on the beaches of Cape Cod. Mark earned his BS in Aerospace Engineering from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, and an MBA from Northeastern University.
Chief Technology Officer
Chiz is our CTO and leads our talented product development team. Prior to co-founding Cumulus, he was the Manager of the Electrical Engineering team at Shell TechWorks, Shell’s technology center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, focused on developing and deploying new technologies for Shell’s capital projects and operating facilities. Before joining Shell, Chiz held various technical roles in the medical device and aerospace industries. Chiz enjoys playing the electric bass guitar, spending time with his wife, son, and daughter. Chiz earned his BS from Yale University, and MS in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Chief Business Officer
Meghan is our Vice President of Operations and leads the Product Deployment team. Prior to co-founding Cumulus, she was a Program Manager at Shell TechWorks, Shell’s technology center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. At STW, Meghan led the Smart Torque System program from inception to commercialization and supported multiple deployments of the system throughout the world. Prior to joining Shell, Meghan worked in the Defense Industry and served for 6 years on active duty as an officer in the U.S. Army. Meghan enjoys being active and spending time with her husband, Steve, and their three daughters Eleanor, Victoria, and Cecilia. Meghan earned a B.S. in Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) from the Project Management Institute. She is a combat veteran of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom and recipient of the Bronze Star Medal.
Vice President of Software
Joshua Napoli is our VP of Software. Josh brings over 15 years of experience to Cumulus, having worked at numerous companies and in various industries, from bio-medical to warehouse automation. Joshua co-founded a start-up that developed a computer vision system to detect falls by elderly residents of assisted living facilities, and he was Head of Software Engineering at a company the created 3D display and imaging devices. Away from the office, you can find him with his family in Providence or wheeling around town on his electric unicycle. Joshua is a graduate of MIT with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, with several patents and publications to his name.
Head of Customer Success EMEA/APAC
Derek is a product deployment manager responsible for implementing the Smart Torque System at sites worldwide. Prior to Cumulus, he implemented IoT based systems in distribution centers and factories primarily in Asia while always being focused on providing value to customers. Before deploying IoT systems, Derek implemented supply chain management systems with the retail industry with multiple best of breed providers. When he isn’t working, you can still find him traveling with his family or enjoying his life long passion of playing ice hockey. Derek earned his BA in Economics and MS in Multinational Commerce from Boston University and lives in Maine.
Lead Software Engineer
Dylan is a full-stack Senior Software Engineer specializing in backend and cloud systems. Prior to joining Cumulus, he worked full time at Vistaprint where he gained substantial experience in software development, project leadership, and software testing. He leads his prior team through migrating a critical domain from monolith architecture to microservices. He is passionate about solving big and complex problems to deliver the most meaningful customer value. Dylan earned bachelor’s degrees in Economics, Finance, and Computer Information Systems from Bentley University. Outside of Cumulus, Dylan loves outdoor adventures, in particular snowboarding and hiking. He is originally from Indonesia, and is currently heading an Indonesian Professional Association in Boston.
Senior Test & Integration Engineer
Hannuman is the Senior Test & Integration Engineer at Cumulus. Prior to co-founding Cumulus, he was a Senior Integration & Test Engineer at Shell TechWorks, Shell’s Skunk Works-style technology center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Hannuman worked on the initial prototype integration and testing for the Smart Torque System and continues to lead mechanical development of test apparatus and hardware deployment systems, as well as testing all aspects of mechanical/electrical/software systems developed at or used at Cumulus. Before joining Shell, Hannuman held various project engineering and R&D positions in the academic, oceanographic, oil & gas, and defense industries. When he isn’t working, you can find him at the gym or enjoying time outdoors with his daughter. Hannuman earned his B.S. in Ocean Engineering from Florida Atlantic University, and is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) from the Project Management Institute.
Senior UI/UX Designer
Kait Sousa is the User Experience and Interface Designer on our product development team. She is responsible for research and design to advocate for the user’s goals. With over 10 years of experience across design disciplines, she has always been interested in exploring the potential of visual storytelling to solve business challenges. Prior to joining Cumulus, she worked in a variety of industries including entertainment, healthcare, and travel. In her free time, she enjoys visiting museums, exploring architecture, and designing video games. Kait earned her BA in Studio Art from UMass Boston, where she received a fellowship to study supernatural folklore in Japan.
Jeff comes to Cumulus from the IT field, where he has worked since 2007. He attended WPI and UMass Boston where he studied both Mechanical Engineering & Computer Science. In his free time, you can find him enjoying spending his time with friends and family, playing & experimenting with new technologies, solving crosswords, playing kickball, listening to music or watching movies, motorcycling & taking apart motor vehicles.
John Paul Guerrero
Commercial Director – Americas
About John Paul
John Paul is our Commercial Director for the Americas. Prior to joining Cumulus, he spearheaded the U.S. growth of asset integrity consultancy Add Energy. John Paul has led sales and business development efforts in the energy industry for the past 16 years across all verticals, helping operators to optimize their maintenance and mechanical integrity programs, corrosion risk management and control, operational readiness, and process safety initiatives. John Paul started his career in software sales working with power/ gas utilities and energy trading companies in support of data and risk management initiatives. In his free time, he takes every opportunity to enjoy his family and looks forward to cycling and getting back to golf now that his youngest child is college-bound. John Paul earned his BBA from the University of Texas at Austin and is completing his MBA in August 2019 at the University of Houston – Downtown, with a concentration in Finance.
Head of Customer Success Americas
Justin is one of our Product Deployment Managers. Prior to helping start Cumulus, Justin was a Senior Field Engineer at Shell Techworks, Shell’s technology center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Justin is leading some of Cumulus’ largest and most challenging deployments. Prior to joining Shell, Justin was an Implementation Engineer in the RF communications and defense industry. He earned his B.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of Central Florida. When he’s not on site with customers Justin enjoys spending time with his wife Danielle and their daughter Madysen and son Mason. You can often find them outdoors camping, fishing, riding bikes or enjoying college football.
Marc is currently a Software Engineer on the Engineering team. In the previous 10+ years, his primary role was being a stay home parent. When he wasn’t attending to his two daughters, he enjoyed his hobbies of running and exploring craft beer. In 2012, Marc participated in the Reach the Beach Massachusetts running relay covering 200 miles on an Ultra team of six crazy members. In 2013, Marc co-owned a craft beer store and in 2014 achieved the rank of Certified Cicerone. In 2018, Marc attended Launch Academy as an entry point back into tech. Although he’s out of the beer business, he still enjoys a quality craft beer with friends by a backyard fire and quiet morning runs. Marc has a BS in Actuarial Mathematics from WPI.
Senior Software Engineer
Senior Software Engineer
Subhash is a full-stack Software Engineer specializing in backend and cloud systems. Prior to helping start Cumulus, he interned and worked full time at Shell TechWorks since 2016 as one of the primary developers and field engineers on the Smart Torque System. He is passionate about developing products through user-oriented design which deliver value to customers. Outside of Cumulus, Subhash travels with his band performing around the world, likes to make experimental flavors of popcorn, and dabbles in other forms of art. He graduated from Olin College of Engineering in 2017 with a bachelor’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Though he lives in Massachusetts, he is still a Texan at heart.
Head of Talent