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Meet the Founders

Video and technology come together at Videate.

Dave Gullo

Dave Gullo

Co-founder, CTO

Dave is co-founder and CTO, as well as the inventor of the Videate technology.

Prior to Videate, he was the co-founder and CTO of VideoAmp, a successful cross-screen video advertising planning, trading, and measuring platform. An expert in mass-scale browser automation and high volume/low latency distributed systems, Dave was previously Principal Software Engineer at Krux, a real-time data management platform acquired by Salesforce.

Dave has a BS degree in Instructional Technology from California State University, Chico, combining his love of education, computer science, and media. He lives outside of Austin, TX with his wife, two sons, and a couple of mustangs.

Mark Hellinger

Mark Hellinger

Co-founder, CEO

Mark is co-founder and CEO at Videate.

Prior to Videate, Mark was a co-founder, President, and CEO of several enterprise software companies, including Xyleme, a content management platform for corporate training, and Interactive, an ERP application for the mid-market, both of which were successfully acquired. He has advised, mentored, and been an executive at a number of SaaS startups, helping them grow from MVP through venture funding.

Mark began his career as a software engineer and has a degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He lives near San Diego, CA with his wife, daughter, and a beautiful English cream golden retriever.

Board and Advisors

Experts in technology and more

Eric Engineer

Eric Engineer

Partner, S3 Ventures

Eric is a Partner at S3 Ventures -- where he invests in technology start-ups targeting businesses, healthcare, and digital consumer experiences.

Wayne Boulais - Videate

Wayne Boulais

Partner, Tensility Ventures

Wayne Boulais is the co-founder of Tensility Venture Partners, an early-stage venture investment firm with a focus on software that utilizes data, predictive analytics, and learning algorithms to solve high-value problems.

Claire Hansen

Claire Hansen

Partner, Firebrand Ventures

Claire is Partner at Firebrand Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm that invests in exceptional software founders across emerging markets.


Debajyoti (Deb) Ray

CEO, Storyroom, Advisor

"Deb" Ray is an entrepreneur and investor in AI and Blockchain startups. He is presently CEO of Storyroom, a startup that uses digital twins to help brands uncover advantageous marketing strategies.


Stefano Malnati

Entrepreneur, Advisor

Stefano provides Advisory and Leadership consulting in technology product innovation and transformation to private equity firms, SaaS businesses, and technology-enabled information service providers.

Company Values

Relentless Innovation

Relentless Innovation

This is the cornerstone of our success. Always driving continuous improvement, technical excellence, quality, and efficiency.



Propelling individuals toward success, embodying the essence of grit, risk-taking, and a growth mindset.



Taking ownership, demonstrating personal accountability, and following through on commitments.



Unwavering character, embodying the principles of honesty, transparency, and consistently doing the right thing even when no one is watching. 



Adaptability, trust, active empathy, acceptance, and gratitude. Seamless navigation through dynamic challenges, resilience, and a shared commitment to achieving collective goals. 



A workplace that embraces a spirit of enjoyment and fosters creativity, collaboration, and employee engagement.

Careers At Videate

Want to Join the team?

Aside from our magical software we make some of the best brisket in the state thanks to Dave’s other invention!

Besides barbeque, our other benefits include all the things you expect in a great startup, like:

  • Competitive Salaries

  • Health Benefits

  • Stock Options

  • Flexible Time Off

  • Work from Home

  • Killer Company Meetings


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