Meet The Founding Team
Often the best solutions are built by those who have faced the very problems they aim to solve.
Our founding team is comprised of fiercely talented, kind and hard working people with a sense of humor --- and a gender balance we're proud of.
Click here to read about how we got started.
Mary Liz Lehman
CEO & Co-Founder
For MaryLiz, Pixavo is the culmination of her background in Retail Entrepreneurship, Payments and technology consulting. Following 8 years in technology consulting (C-bridge/eXcelon in Boston) and leading cross-functional teams at VISA, Mary Liz founded and ran a multi-million dollar, omni-channel clothing retailer for 7 years. Mary Liz holds an MBA from Kellogg, a BA from Saint Mary's (Notre Dame, IN) and is a graduate of the first cohort of the Actualize Coding Bootcamp via 1871, Chicago’s tech hub.
CTO & Co-Founder
Ross is a full-stack engineer with expertise in architecting asynchronous distributed systems and multi-tiered web and mobile APIs. Prior to Pixavo, Ross built and led engineering teams at Trunk Club. His past roles include: SaaS engineer at Backstop Solutions and Datatrak, Research & Development across academia and the Department of Defense (Texas A&M, UNOmaha, Raytheon and NASA). Ross holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Nebraska, Omaha.
COO & Co-Founder
As COO, Serena leads Pixavo functions in Finance, HR, Compliance and Sales. Serena spent the last 11 years in SaaS sales across digital media and enterprise software. Most recently at Yahoo, she led sales strategy for the company’s ad network business where she developed solutions to address the top digital marketing challenges of CMOs across CPG, Retail and Financial Services. Serena holds an MBA from Wharton and BA in Computer Science from Cornell University.