Technology Veteran Jason Rogers Selected to Lead Company's Engineering and IT Strategy
Indianapolis, Ind. - November 29, 2015 -
Upper Hand, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise sports business software, today announced the appointment of Jason Rogers to the position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Rogers will be responsible for the company’s technology strategy, engineering and quality assurance operation as well as product research and development. Rogers will also oversee Upper Hand's IT operations, with projected transactions of over $13M in 2016. “Jason is the ideal person to lead the growth and stability of Upper Hand engineering,” said Kevin MacCauley, chief executive officer, Upper Hand. "Jason brings a strong track record of technology-driven innovation that prepares us to meet the critical business needs of our sports customers and deliver significant value through the addition of new features to further their business advantage." Rogers has an extensive engineering background with more than 16 years at technology companies. Rogers was previously Director of Engineering at Samasource, where he managed a globally distributed team of engineers to lead the software development life-cycle (SDLC) for the SamaHub (a crowd-sourcing platform for Microwork™). Prior to Samasource, Rogers held senior positions at RiskMetrics Group (MSCI), University of Michigan Health Systems, and Dell. Rogers has worked on projects like the translation of mainframe documents into PDF & HTML, an organ transplant information system, productivity and planning tools, and several single-tenant & multi-tenant web applications. “Sports businesses choose Upper Hand software because they understand the value of partnering with a team that is dedicated to delivering solutions specific to their problems,” commented Rogers. “I look forward to challenging our engineers to deliver simple and elegant solutions that align with the objectives of our customers. In furthering the internal mission of Upper Hand, I am also eager to foster a sense of community as we look to give-back through our own success."
About Upper Hand
Upper Hand simplifies front and back-end office tasks for sports businesses, provides cutting-edge marketing tools, and offers business intelligence that enables unsurpassed performance for its customers. Upper Hand is proudly headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Learn more about Upper Hand at