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Travis Heimbigner

VP of Business Operations

Travis has more than 19 years of experience working in the technology sector. Prior to Sesame, Travis was an account executive in the telecom industry where he designed phone systems for small and medium-sized businesses. He has spent the past 14 years helping to guide Sesame Communications from a small orthodontic startup to an industry leader in patient communications and cloud-based marketing.

Travis earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, and Operations at Washington State University: Go Cougs!

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Christine Williams

Controller

Chris has over 30 years of Finance experience with both publically traded and privately owned companies. A qualified accountant in both the USA and Britain, Chris has participated in multiple IPO’s, systems conversions and company buy outs. Chris has an undergraduate degree in Finance from Bournemouth University and a MBA from Marymount University, Virginia.

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Todd Martini

Senior Director of Marketing

Todd has worked at tech companies in a variety of roles including IT, Web Development and Marketing for over 25 years. At this point in his life, he expected to be going to work in a flying car. When asked where Todd received his education, he said “Go Ospreys!” (bonus points if you can ID this college). Todd was born in the middle of June and on that day it hailed.

Todd also serves as the Director of Marketing Operations & Specialty Marketing for Henry Schein One.

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Teo Hunter

Senior Director of Engineering

Teo has 18 years of experience in the technology industry ranging from startup to mid-sized companies. For the last 10 years, he has been providing technical solutions to small and medium sized businesses, building solutions that help them grow and navigate their online presence and consumer engagement offerings.

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Max Pedersen

Director of Website Delivery

Max has a decade of experience designing, building, and optimizing high-performing and award-winning websites for local businesses. He is passionate about staying on the cutting edge of technology, incorporating key learnings from conferences (MozCon, Yext ONWARD) into his clients’ projects.

Max earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Industrial Design from the University of Washington. Born and raised in Seattle, he currently lives in the Roosevelt neighborhood with his wife and adorable pet bernedoodle.

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Will Frisch

Director of Sales

Will brings more than ten years of sales experience to Sesame Communications. For the last eight years, he specialized in SaaS-based solutions for clients ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies. For the last three years, Will led an international sales team based in Sydney, AU, which focused on the expansion of the Australian-Pacific market at his previous employer.

Will is originally from the Midwest but now calls the PNW home.

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Frank Fite

CTO

Frank has 30 years of leadership experience in the technology industry at companies large and small. Before joining Sesame in 2012 as its CTO, he was one of three computer industry experts chosen to oversee the Microsoft anti-trust settlement, co-founding a company that developed Linux-based communications software to integrate with Windows. Earlier, Frank was the President/CTO of Nimble Technologies, an enterprise software start-up, and the General Manager of the Windows CE team at Microsoft, managing a multi-million dollar OS business. Frank started his career at Bell Laboratories. He has an MS in Computer Engineering from Stanford University and a BE in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Vanderbilt University.

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Annelise Stighall

Senior Director of Global IT

Annelise is a 16 year veteran in the IT industry, with experience and insights on all the layers of the OSI stack. She earned her Bachelors of Science Degree in Computer Science from Kennesaw State University in 2001.

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Jim McMillen

Director of Product Management

As is mandatory living in the Northwest, James started his career at Microsoft where he was a product planner for the Data Entry and Control group. Minus a two-year stint living in the Bay Area James has spent most of his 19-year career in Seattle helping to introduce world class products into the marketplace. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington (Go Dawgs!!) and now lives in the Greenlake area with his wife and twin boys.

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Sesame is an industry leader in integrated, cloud-based marketing and patient-engagement solution designed exclusively for your practice. We know that effective patient communication is vital to the success of your practice and the efficiency of your team. With Sesame, you can take your practice to the next level, allowing you to concentrate on what’s really important – your patients!