Our Vision Is Big

We're creating an efficiency revolution across the global transportation ecosystem and ending back-office delays and errors. We’re doing it with enterprise-grade software that’s smart, easy, and affordable.

Matt Bernstein

Matt Bernstein

Founder, CEO. Prior to founding HubTran, Matt gained deep experience in transportation technology and logistics with leadership roles at venture stage businesses and Fortune 500 companies like GE, ArcelorMittal, and RR Donnelley.  Matt began his career at Booz, Allen & Hamilton where he advised clients on supply chain strategy.  He earned his MBA with honors from the Harvard Business School and a BA, magna cum laude, from Duke University.

Mike Mangino

Mike Mangino

CTO. Mike has held a variety of positions in both large and small companies, including Vice President at JPMorganChase, where he was responsible for software architecture and development.  Prior to joining HubTran, Mike founded Elevated Code, where he helped more than a dozen companies launch their products.  Mike earned his BS in Computer and Information Science from The Ohio State University and his MBA at the Fisher College of Business.

Brian Rudich

Brian Rudich

COO. Brian spent 17 years as the CFO of Command Transportation.  Brian was the fourth employee of Command and played a major role in the company’s growth to $560MM and subsequent sale to Echo Global Logistics for $420MM.  Throughout his career, Brian has focused on using technology to create back-office efficiencies. Brian earned a Masters in Information Technology from Northwestern University and a BS from the University of Illinois.   

Michael Niessner

Principal Engineer. Before joining HubTran, Michael worked as a software consultant and helped launch several software companies. Michael has focused on perfecting the art of software development and is not only experienced with programming languages and techniques, but also the human side of software. Michael's deep understanding of business enables him to identify innovative solutions. Michael received a B.S. in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

Tinamarie Sulpizio

Director Business Development. Tinamarie has over 22 years of experience serving brokers, 3PLs and factoring companies, most recently as Director of Sales at Ansonia Credit Data. Through her leadership positions in both sales and operations, Tinamarie has developed deep knowledge and trusted relationships throughout the industry.  Tinamarie’s brings a unique understanding of operations, finance and risk management to transportation and factoring organizations.

Wister Walcott

Wister Walcott

Advisor. As Co-founder and EVP Product and Technology Wister helped grow Marin Software, a leading online advertising company, to over $100MM.  Previously, Wister held various leadership and product development roles at Composite Software, Siebel Systems, and Oracle, where he focused on enterprise applications, including SaaS-based, data warehousing, and marketing automation apps. Wister holds a BS in Computer Science from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard University.

Rob Tolleson

Advisor. Rob founded and led CPO, a leading online retailer recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in America for seven years in a row until its acquisition by Essendant.  Rob also founded CLICK Radio and Fast Forward Inc, and held senior positions at Turner Broadcasting, CNN and Morgan Stanley.  Rob received his MBA from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Science cum laude from Washington and Lee University. 

Chris Kane

Chris Kane headshot

Board Member. Chris has spent his career in finance as a private equity investor, consultant and hedge fund manager.  Prior to founding Kane Management Corp, which advises and invests in in early stage ventures, he founded and managed Fort Point Capital Management, a public equity hedge fund.  Chris held senior positions at Banc of America Securities (previously Montgomery Securities) and Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette.  He earned an MBA from Stanford University and a BA from Duke University.

Paul Loeb

Advisor. Paul founded American Backhaulers in 1980 and is known as the pioneer of freight brokerage. Paul developed innovative information systems along with business processes that are still used in the brokerage industry today.  In 1999 after growing the business to over 600 employees, Paul sold American Backhaulers to CH Robinson.  In 2005 Paul reentered the brokerage industry and formed Command Transportation.  Command’s focus on focus on back office automation helped the company grow to $560MM until its acquisition by Echo Global Logistics in 2015.
 

Petros Paranikas

Advisor. Petros is a Senior Partner at the Boston Consulting Group. Over the past 20 years he has helped companies develop their growth strategies and optimize their operations.  Before joining BCG, Petros was an attorney-at-law, a journalist, and an investment banker.