Silicon Shire

Supporting the technology community in Eugene & Springfield, OR

Silicon Shire Ambassadors

  • A picture of Cale Bruckner who works at Concentric Sky

    Cale is President of Concentric Sky and founder of the Silicon Shire project. He is also a Principal at Emergent Health Care Solutions, a tech start-up in the healthcare industry, and former Senior Vice President Product Development at Palo Alto Software.

  • A picture of Jake Weatherly who works at SheerID

    Jake is CEO of SheerID, a well funded and rapidly growing Eugene tech start-up. SheerID connects the world's leading companies to valuable consumer groups through instant proof of identity and eligibility for exclusive offers online, POS and via mobile.

  • A picture of Pat Mcarthy  who works at AppNexus - Oregon

    Pat is Senior Vice President, Product, at AppNexus - a New York based real-time only advertising giant. Pat heads-up the Eugene office for AppNexus and spends a great deal of time traveling nationally and internationally - making him a great Silicon Shire Ambassador. Pat was born and raised in Eugene, and is a firm supporter of our community.

  • A picture of Jason Johnson who works at MPulse Maintenance Software

    Jason currently serves as the CEO of MPulse Maintenance Software. A transplant to Eugene, he’s a veteran of both the Silicon Valley hi-tech industry and LA’s entertainment industry.

  • A picture of Todd Edman who works at Lunar Logic

    Formerly CEO at Lunar Logic. Currently, CEO at Waitrainer.

  • A picture of Joe Maruschak who works at None

    Joe is the Chief Startup Officer and Director of the RAIN Eugene Accelerator. Joe is a Strategist and Entrepreneur, active with startup companies in Games, Software, Health and Safety, Education, and Biotech.

  • A picture of Chad Barczak who works at IDX, LLC

    Chad is Co-Founder and CEO of IDX, and Co-Founder and Lead Investor in the popular Level Up Arcade. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in business and an MBA, both from the University of Oregon and has over twenty years of experience in business management and ownership.

  • A picture of Matt Sayre who works at None

    Matt is the Director of Eugene for the Technology Association of Oregon. The TAO helps the region's technology and tech-enabled industries to grow through programs and initiatives that focus on industry promotion, advocacy, professional networks, and talent development.

  • A picture of Mark Davis who works at CodeChops

    Mark actively supports the Eugene Tech community. Co-founder of CodeChops co-working space downtown. Mark enjoys making things that talk to the internet, podcasting and moderating the Eugene Tech Switchboard.