Coveroo believes that customization helps people create products that inspire them. Our customization platform let’s people build a closer affinity with the brands they love and to create their own “brands” using the images and ideas that are meaningful to them. The company’s patented technologies are used to customize a wide array of licensed and independent designs on a range of products, with a focus on mobile lifestyle products. Coveroo has been awarded licenses for some of the world’s biggest brands, from the NCAA to Major League Baseball to DC Comics. The company was founded in San Francisco in 2008 and is backed by blue chip investor Rembrandt Venture Partners.
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James Chapman, President
James Chapman joined Coveroo in 2010 and has been part of the management team in various roles.
As President he has helped lead the company through tremendous growth in revenue and product offerings.
His passion for making our unique, fashionable licensed products quickly and efficiently has allowed Coveroo to reach sustained profitability.
James unique background in operations, logistics, supply chain, process design, software development and implementation comes from a career previously working
at Oracle, Wallop, and Total Logistic Control (Ryder).
He holds a B.S. in Aviation Management from Western Michigan University with a minor in Business.
Mark Halstead, CTO and Founder
Mark was previously the CTO of Wallop. Prior to this he spent six successful years
as CTO for Ingenio, Inc. (formerly Keen, Inc.). Mark was the principal architect
of the Ingenio commerce platform and led a team of engineers developing and operating
the company's website and telephony infrastructure. Prior to Ingenio, Mark was a
Development Manager at Microsoft, leading a team that developed and shipped several
innovative animation products out of the DirectX multimedia and Microsoft Office
product groups. Mark received patents for data structure representation and applications
programs he developed that were instrumental to success at Ingenio and Microsoft.
Earlier in his career he held Senior Engineer positions with Apple Computer and
Mark holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in computer Science from the University
of Auckland, New Zealand and earned his Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley.
He has received multiple patents in data structures, application programs and pay-per-call
systems. Mark has published many scientific articles, including important work on
subdivision surfaces for computer animation used in many feature length animated
films. His numerous awards include InfoWorld's 25 Most Influential CTOs in 2002.
Karl Jacob, Executive Chairman and Founder
Karl Jacob is a serial entrepreneur and has been building and advising companies
for the last 18 years. He also worked as a manager at Sun Microsystems and an executive
at Microsoft. In his career, Jacob raised over $200 million from prestigious investors
like Amerindo, Microsoft, eBay, Integral Partners, Norwest Ventures, Bay Partners,
Benchmark Capital, Deutsche Bank, Ignition Partners, Vulcan Ventures and others.
He started four companies from no revenue to significant revenues or being acquired.
One of his companies, Dimension X, was acquired by Microsoft in 1997; and another,
Keen (now Ingenio), was acquired by AT&T in 2007. Companies with Jacob as CEO
have generated over $300 million in returns to investors and over $150 million in
revenue per year. He has received numerous awards, including being named one of
BusinessWeek’s top ten up-and-comers.
Karl is currently the Executive Chairman and Founder of Coveroo. Previously, he took Cloudmark from no revenue and $50,000
in investment to $16 million in investment and millions in revenue. Prior to this,
Jacob joined Benchmark Capital as an entrepreneur-in-residence and was charged with
creating the "next big thing," which ended up being Keen, where he was CEO and President
until May of 2002. While at Keen, Jacob led the company to be credited as one of
the fastest growing ecommerce companies in history and recognized by Fortune as
a Cool Company.
Karl has advised and been a board member at several companies including Facebook,
Dimension X, Keen, Cloudmark, IMMI, Protector USA and REAL Kiteboarding. He holds
a B.S. in Computer Science from University of Southern California, where he sits
on the school's board of counselors for the School of Engineering.