WHO WE ARE
We are passionate about solving real-world logistics problems in the simplest and most effective manner possible. We are passionate about helping our customers solve their problems and achieve improved business results. We are straight shooters who value authenticity and directness. We say what we can do, and we do what we say.
We have decades of experience as business leaders and innovators. We have extensive hands-on expertise with day-to-day transportation, logistics, and business operations. We have been both providers of technology solutions, and consumers of technology solutions. Collectively we have a shared vision of delivering high-value technology solutions that solve difficult business problems in an intuitive and easy-to-use way.
JON VAN WINKLE
PRESIDENT / CO-FOUNDER
Jon has extensive experience in the enterprise software and technology space. Jon has held leadership positions in product development and commercialization with Fortune 500 technology companies – including Hewlett-Packard, Intel, and Qualcomm – as well as multiple early and growth-stage technology companies with a recent focus on the transportation and logistics management space. In addition to co-founding CargoShot, Jon is an active investor and advisor to multiple early-stage technology ventures.
Jon is passionate about solving real world problems with elegant high-value product offerings and building constructive long-term business relationships that create lasting value.
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER & CO-FOUNDER
Ed has over 30 years experience in the Transportation and Logistics industries. He has held various positions in several different modes of Transportation. For the last 20 years, Ed has managed IT projects, implementations of applications and hardware along with BA and SME roles. Prior to that, Ed was a GM for an Intermodal and TL carrier. He also has worked closely with LTL, 3PL and Air Freight Carriers.While in the PM/BA roles, Ed worked with hundreds of different carriers.
Ed’s familiarity with the different aspects of operations that handle cargo combined with his experience with software applications and mobile applications made him aware of the need for a system that can easily prove the condition of the cargo/freight while in the hands of a shipper, receiver or 3PL
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER & CO-FOUNDER
Jeff has over 25 years of experience in senior executive roles in Transportation and Logistics operations, including both public (Fortune 300) and privately owned enterprises. Jeff has held various positions from Manager to Vice President. Jeff’s responsibilities have included multi-site 3 PL warehousing in excess of 2MM sq ft, oversight of shipping to the Middle East, South Pacific, Europe, multi-state private fleet delivery (both direct to store and DC), fleet maintenance, project management, Network optimization, and fleet technology implementations.
A decorated Combat Veteran and US Marine Corps Officer, Jeff has earned numerous medals and commendations for service excellence and job performance in unit command and combat operations through seven years of active duty.
Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business, Majoring in Transportation & Logistics from The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH and a MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management in Lake Forest, IL.