Intrepid Company Overview
Founded in 2010, Intrepid is an end-to-end digital product strategy, design and development company with headquarters in Cambridge, MA and offices in New York and Houston.
With expertise in product strategy, design thinking, user-experience design/research, and impeccable development for iOS, Android, Back-end, Web, and embedded systems, we will help bring clarity to any omni-channel product vision.
The Intrepid team is comprised of over 150 people across two offices in Cambridge and Union Square. Our teams specialize in native mobile development, web development, firmware development, experience design, digital product strategy, project management, and quality assurance.
Intrepid is proud to be a part of the Accenture Digital family.
Jobs at Intrepid
Mark is the CEO and Founder of Intrepid where he leads a team of over 135 people creating great products that live at the intersection of humanity & technology. Mark started Intrepid in 2010, just as the mobile industry was beginning to take root. Since then, Intrepid has doubled in size every year, as well as expanded into strategy, design, and development capabilities well beyond just mobile. Mark is deeply involved with, and passionate about, the Boston startup community; helping to create sustainable companies that generate jobs in Massachusetts.
Matt is a talented technologist and leader. He currently serves as Chief Technology Officer at Intrepid, where he leads the Sales, Marketing, Strategy, and Operations teams. Previously in his role, Matt grew the team from a small boutique agency to the largest mobile development team in Boston. He is an accomplished entrepreneur, with a track record of successful products including Timbre, a live music discovery app. Prior to Intrepid, Matt spent more than a decade working with Ray Kurzweil to develop industry leading pattern recognition technology for NLP, image processing, and quantitative finance.
Vice President of Delivery
JR brings over 20 years of delivery expertise to the Intrepid team, having worked as a Producer and Project Manager in the tech industry for his entire career. JR joined Intrepid in 2014 as a Sr. Project Manager, and has since been promoted first to Director of Delivery, and then to Vice President of Delivery in 2016. JR has helped Intrepid to employ first-rate software process using Agile methodologies, which creates cohesion and flexibility in services organizations. JR is passionate about navigating the complexities of client communication while ensuring that quality products are the top priority.
Mae is a passionate accounting and finance professional with over 10 years of hands-on and managerial experience in the public and private sectors. She has an extensive history of financial systems upgrades and implementations as well as a record of realizing lasting synergies during and post merger and acquisition. Mae joined Intrepid at the beginning of 2016 and serves as the company’s Controller. She is focused on building-out the accounting function and creating a streamlined accounting and finance team.
Jackie Di Ianni
Director of Project Management
Jackie is a trusted technology advisor with over 15 years of experience leading strategic software development initiatives and teams. Before joining Intrepid, Jackie established expertise in database design, web software development, project management, product management and business process engineering. She successfully brought a number of financial solutions to market and built product and services teams to support them. Previously, in her role as a Project Manager at Intrepid, Jackie led delivery for client projects, working with start-up entrepreneurs and Fortune 500 companies in various business sectors. Today, Jackie leverages this broad experience as Chief of Staff to the CEO where she continues to lead strategic and operational initiatives within Intrepid.
Director of Talent
In her 4 years at Intrepid, Andrea has helped grow the team from 20 to 135+ through her recruiting efforts, creating a successful training program and talent development. Prior to her career in Operations, Andrea specialized in tech marketing. Andrea joined Intrepid as the Director of Marketing for Timbre, a live music discovery app, which was sold to Seatwave in 2013. Before that, Andrea represented clients like NaviNet, Scribe, GNS Healthcare, Awareness Networks, Orion Health and others in all aspects of their marketing strategies.
Director of Web Services
Benn has over fifteen years of experience as a software developer, and nearly ten years as a team lead. At Intrepid he directs a software division specializing in building mobile APIs and full-stack web solutions. Benn is proficient at many web stack technologies, including Node.JS, Ruby on Rails, AngularJS & ReactJS, and PHP. Prior to Intrepid Benn was a lead developer at Bristol-Myers Squibb, where he built enterprise software for organizing laboratory data related to amino acid & DNA sequencing. Benn architected the application and established agile processes and testing that enabled the team to consistently demonstrate rapid, impactful advances.
Director of Android
A seasoned industry veteran with an up-to-the-minute perspective, Glen has been a professional developer for almost 30 years, spanning the gamut from assembly-language device drivers to user applications in C, Java, and Ruby. After many years of working with organizations such as Macromedia, Progress Software, the W3C and the Apache Software Foundation (where he helped architect an industry-standard open source Web Service engine), Glen shifted gears to focus on his love of mobile in 2010. As Intrepid's Director of Android, he heads up a team of outstanding developers working on one of the most exciting platforms available today. He enjoys striking a balance between direct technical work, leadership, client relations, and the strategic challenges of effectively growing a fast-moving organization.
Creative Innovation Director
Jim brings a diverse creative portfolio to the management team, with background in creative direction, user-experience design, mobile, e-learning, start-ups, information architecture, online community building, animation, storytelling, fine art, and sound design. Before joining Intrepid, Jim was Creative Director of Change Collective and Berkleemusic at the Berklee College of Music. Prior to that, he was the award-winning Web Creative Director of the Peabody Essex Museum, the oldest continuously operating museum in the United States. He is also no stranger to start-ups, having worked at CustomMade, Zeo, and Change Collective. At Intrepid, Jim has brought Design Thinking to the forefront and helped grow Intrepid’s design team into one of the best in Boston. Outside of Intrepid, Jim is actively engaged with the product community, as well as leveraging his skills and experience for nonprofits. Jim is passionate about presenting new possibilities for the changing experiential landscape online and beyond.
Studio Delivery Lead (Houston)
Tong has played many key roles since he joined Intrepid in 2012. Starting off as a Project Manager, Tong went on to build Intrepid's Project Management, Finance, Operations, and Resource Planning teams as the company scaled from a boutique agency to one of the largest mobile development companies in the Greater Boston area. As Director of Resource Planning, Tong leads a team focused on optimizing staffing and utilization to ensure Intrepid delivers quality service while maximizing profitability. In addition to serving as a key contributor developing Intrepid’s business processes, Tong has a proven track record of expanding strategic accounts by leveraging Intrepid’s expertise in product development. Tong also leads the Project Management team on a mission to deliver world-class product development services to Intrepid’s clients.
Director of Quality Assurance
Colin joined Intrepid as an iOS Developer in 2011 after a career in IT. He has pioneered several roles to help grow the company from 10 to over 135, as a Project Manager, Director of Engineering Management, and now as Director of Quality Assurance. Prior to Intrepid, Colin helped to build out computer labs and server infrastructure over six years as a Computer Systems Specialist with the Computer Science department at Dartmouth College. As a developer he specialized as a technical lead with an eye toward product quality and client satisfaction. He now leads the QA team with the same dedication to quality.
Managing Director - New York City
As 6 year veteran employee at Intrepid, Colden has played a role in nearly every stage of Intrepid’s evolution, and strives to exemplify our core values. In his role as Managing Director of Intrepid NYC, Colden is responsible for guiding Intrepid’s first satellite office to success, overseeing day-to-day operations, taking part in resource allocation, and assisting with long term strategic planning. In addition to these responsibilities, he maintains a full-time iOS Tech Lead schedule, helping clients helping clients to achieve success, by setting priorities, coordinating internal and external technical teams, and implementing project requirements.
Director of Design
Christine Pizzo is a highly specialized Manager + Senior Experience Designer at Intrepid Pursuits with a Master’s Degree in Advertising: Creative Technology/ Experience Design, and over 8+ years creating in the digital space. Currently designs & launches apps: including Principal Designer for Baskin-Robbins released Oct. 2016, Lead Designer for both an International Pharmaceutical & Telehealth app; and Track Nantucket: an experiential bike touring app uncovering island lore. A nine time pitch winner and Design Sprint Lead for Fortune 100 brands, with passion derived from enriching a product’s personality and truth. Her digital focus is strategic thinking and conceptual ideation - developing a client’s transformational product.
Director of iOS
Director of Go To Market
Our mission to build the best digital products at the intersection of humanity and technology fuels us every day. We strive to work with ambitious partners who share that drive.
Intrepid is diverse, eclectic, and passionate. We are experts in our fields, and believe that running a business that is friendly and transparent attracts the best talent and the best clientele. We pride ourselves on our varied geeky pastimes and keeping up to date with the latest trends in tech and beyond. Our employees range from recent college graduates to seasoned professionals with 20+ years of experience. We firmly believe that diversity in a workplace makes for better products, and hire with an eye towards diversity in gender, ethnicity, age, and country of origin. On a typical Friday night, you can find most Intrepid employees sharing dinner, a brew, or playing music together.