The Team

Yep, we’re real people with names and faces. We’re developers and project managers, thinkers and collaborators, parents and dog owners.

Mitchell Kimbrough

Founder & CEO

since 2000

Educated at Stanford right before the dot com bubble burst, Mitchell graduated with degrees in philosophy and religious studies... Read more

Ivars Bariss

Director of Operations

since 2016

Ivars has been working as a professional software engineer and web developer since 2013, and joined the Solspace team in 2016... Read more

Kelsey Martens

Director of Products

since 2007

Kelsey oversees all activity related to Solspace software, including product development, documentation and customer support. Read more

Missy Moyer

Director of Finance & Administration

since 2008

Missy is a self-described “classical music-loving, animal-loving country bumpkin” who started out in Austin, Texas... Read more

Eva Passalacqua

Designer & Developer

since 2005

Eva has been designing and developing web sites with Solspace since 2005, and brings an eclectic assortment of skills as an artist... Read more

Nicolas Bottari


since 2011

Computers have been part of Nicolas’ life since he created mini-games and programs with Basic in elementary school... Read more

John Henry Donovan


since 2017

John Henry has always had an interest in computers and began working with them centuries ago on his very first machine... Read more

Gustavs Gūtmanis

Lead Software Developer

since 2015

Based in Riga, Latvia, Gustavs has been with the Solspace team since 2016, and has been working professionally as a developer since 2009.. Read more

Michiko Swiggs

Designer & Developer

since 2011

Based in Seattle, Michiko has been working in design and web development since 1999, providing user-focused interactive design... Read more

Scott Hutcheson


since 2018

Scott has been working in strategy advising for more than 15 years and is one of Solspace's beloved outside partners. We bring his valuable process to bear on larger strategic explorations and discoveries with those of our clients who need it. Read more

David Estrada


since 2020

David came to the Solspace team as a seasoned full-stack PHP developer. From a very early age he was fascinated with computers, which led him to study Computer Science. Read more

Sean Delaney

Developer & Software Engineer

since 2021

A full-stack developer for nearly 20 years for a variety of worldwide clients, including Zaengle, Opus 2 International, Under Armour, and Inter National Bank, Sean brings a wealth of skills and experience to the Solspace team... Read more

Ross Kenney


since 2022

Ross has been building websites and web apps since 2007 and was a longtime Solspace fan before getting recruited in 2022. Read more

Melissa (Mel) Connolly


since 2022

Mel's strong design background, code writing chops, and passion for customer service have helped her deliver high-impact websites for small businesses, Fortune 500 companies, and everything in between. Read more

Eric Miller

UX and Design Partner

since 2015

Eric Miller Design is an interactive design studio focused on user experience, traditional marketing websites, commerce, interfaces and web-based applications. Read more