We are restaurant owners just like you, but we also have a background in the software industry. We were tired of not having daily visibility into our business and wasting too much time and money on services that were not directly related to serving our customers. So, we built The Daily Pulse. You will be amazed at what we were able to accomplish.
Jared Bratsky, Board Member
Jared received his Masters in Computer Science from Montana State University and has worked in the software development world for over 13 years. He is also the co-owner of two restaurants. The combination of these has led him to see the need for a restaurant management software that is easy to use and gives daily figures, allowing owners to run a more efficient business and better serve their customers. From this came the idea for The Daily Pulse.
Jared continues to work in Bozeman in both the restaurant and software industries.
Greg Gianforte, Board Member
Greg Gianforte is a serial software entrepreneur. He founded RightNow, his 5th successful software start-up, in Bozeman in 1997. The business grew to over $225M in annual revenue and 1,100 employees. It was Bozeman’s largest commercial employer and Montana’s only publicly-traded technology company before being sold to Oracle in 2012.
An expert in business and entrepreneurship, Greg has lectured about Boostrapping around the world and has received many honors, including being named Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Pacific Northwest.
David Vap, Board Member
David Vap is Group Vice President, Oracle Applications at Oracle. A 20-year veteran of the technology industry, David is also well-versed in the restaurant industry, as his family owns over 50 restaurants. Prior to the acquisition of RightNow by Oracle in 2012, David was the Chief Solution Officer at RightNow, where he led product strategy, product management and product marketing.
Before joining RightNow, David served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Software AG and Vice President of Products at Artesia Technologies, where he was responsible for product management, development and quality assurance. Prior to those positions, he founded and ultimately sold a professional services company that focused on packaging solution offerings.
Ryan Feddema, Director
Ryan has had a career in the restaurant industry spanning 27 years, including over 16 years in management. His passion is to see restaurants reach their full profit potential. A Bozeman resident for over 14 years, he was born and raised in the midwest.
Ryan holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Montana State University. When not working in restaurants, you can find him fishing Montana waters or cooking at home.