Zoovy Management Team
Brian Horakh | Chief Technology Officer
Brian Horakh is founder and CEO of Zoovy. In his 12 year tenure with the company, Horakh has become widely regarded as a visionary, pioneer and early adopter of e-commerce technologies. When Horakh founded Zoovy in 2000, he served as CTO/chief software architect and was the original designer of the platform architectural philosophy behind Zoovy. In 2007, Horakh was appointed by the board of directors to lead the company as CEO. Under Horakh.s leadership, Zoovy experienced its first year of profitability in 2007 and has remained profitable to this day. Prior to Zoovy, Horakh held numerous advisory roles and successfully founded and operated several early tech startups including Ideal Online Services Inc., Digital Concepts LLC, and Nerdgear Inc. Horakh holds an AA in computer science from Palomar College, in addition to numerous IT certifications, and is fluent in 17 programming languages. Outside of the office, he is an avid scuba diver, kayaker and tri-athlete/ironman distance race finisher.
Thomas Saftig | Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Saftig has been the Chief Financial Officer for Zoovy since 2004. He has been the CFO for many early stage high growth technology companies in San Diego and Orange County. Mr. Saftig has worked with software and nanotechnology companies that have revenues anywhere from two to 40 million dollars He has assisted companies with angel and venture capital financing, mergers and acquisitions, strategic and operational organization. Mr. Saftig has an M.B.A. from UCLA's Anderson School of Management and a B.A. from Stanford University.