Kevin Hertz, Chief Technology Officer

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Kevin is an innovator in bridging the technical gap between IP communications and the PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network). With more than a decade of experience in technology development, systems automation, and advanced network architectures, Kevin’s expertise makes him an invaluable component of the management team. Kevin’s most recent technology experience includes administration and maintenance of diverse networks and software systems for outsourcing and web hosting firms.

Among other advanced technology, he designed and implemented a proprietary, high-load, redundant network infrastructure, for use in an ultra high availability data transaction environment. Making use of multiple bandwidth sources and geographically redundant hardware, he was able to create a system that perpetually maintained a 99.999% uptime. While still in college, Kevin successfully developed and deployed an online retail storefront for the music industry, supporting disc jockeys and music enthusiasts, which was first to market streaming audio samples of vinyl media.

Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a minor in Economics from the University of Southern California (USC), where he also focused studies in Computer Engineering and Business. Additionally, he holds certificates in computer animation, graphics processing, and video editing. Kevin is an avid techno-sports enthusiast. When he’s not working, or exploring new technology, Kevin enjoys action sports including: snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding, bungee jumping, and skydiving. He is also on his way to earning a private pilot’s license.