BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teikametrics, the leader in Amazon seller tools, has added technology pioneer, Chad Pytel, to its board of advisors. Pytel is the founder and CEO of thoughtbot, a world-renowned software development firm. Pytel will advise Teikametrics on technology strategy, innovation, and technology hiring.
“The retail world is changing, and Teikametrics is on the forefront of helping sellers grow and scale their businesses in this changing environment,” said Pytel. “I’m excited to work with the great team at Teikametrics to take on this challenge."
“Chad will be an incredible mentor for the Teikametrics family; his experience and passion for scaling technology and solving problems is exceptional,” said Teikametrics CEO and founder, Alasdair McLean-Foreman. “Chad and the thoughtbot team have been a tremendous resource for us with the growth of our user base over the last 18 months. We’re proud to have Chad formally join the Teikametrics team as one of our advisors and I’m personally very excited.”
Pytel founded thoughtbot in 2003 and has become a leader in the open source development community. As the CEO of thoughtbot, he built the company into a global firm, headquartered in Boston, with studios in London, New York, San Francisco, Austin, Washington DC, and Raleigh, NC. An early adopter of Ruby on Rails, thoughtbot created the popular open source Rails libraries paperclip, shoulda, factory_girl and Airbrake, among other projects. thoughtbot embraces both agile development methodologies and a "getting real" project philosophy. Pytel was co-author of Pro Active Record: Databases with Ruby and Rails (APress), Rails AntiPatterns (Addison Wesley), and has presented at various conferences around the world.
thoughtbot is a consulting firm of about 100 people with small studios in Boston, London, New York, San Francisco, Austin, Washington D.C., and Raleigh, NC and focused on user experience, and web and mobile applications.
One of the leading design and development companies in the world, their extensive experience in building successful products, and design and development best-practices makes them an ideal partner in launching a new product or improving an existing product and team. Learn more at thoughtbot.com
Teikametrics is an ecommerce optimization platform for retailers on Amazon and other marketplaces that manages billions of dollars of third-party retailer transactions. Founded in 2012 and based in Boston, its team of retail experts uses a proprietary software suite to dynamically optimize pricing, operations, inventory performance and more for sellers of all sizes. Using historical data and machine learning, customers such as The Vitamin Shoppe, Newbury Comics and City Sports gain a competitive advantage and view of trends and optimization strategies to tackle the dynamic nature of today’s ecommerce markets. For more information, visit teikametrics.com or follow the company on Twitter at @Teikametrics.