Leadership Team


Founder, President and CEO

Frank became a refugee after fleeing Iran to escape religious persecution for his belief in the Bahá’í Faith. Overcoming extraordinary life circumstances, he received asylum from the United States and began a new life. Later, he earned a degree in Computer Science from California State University, Chico, where he is now recognized as a distinguished alumnus. He also co-founded Autoweb.com, which made a successful initial public offering in 1999.

A pioneer of cloud computing, Frank founded Caspio in 2000 based on the simple idea of enabling non-technical business professionals to build online database applications quickly and without coding. With Caspio serving thousands of customers in 150 countries, Frank is focused on the company’s next phase of growth. He remains passionate in his vision and dedicated to the satisfaction and success of every single customer.


VP of Engineering and Operations

Passionate about technology in general, particularly databases, Ioannis is obsessed with software security and reliability. Perhaps that’s why Caspio provides one of the most capable, scalable and secure application
platforms available.

Ioannis leads Caspio’s strategic technology planning and day-to-day infrastructure operations, overseeing the company’s global engineering teams. Prior to joining Caspio in 2005, Ioannis was VP of Information Services at Autoweb.com — another Zamani company. Ioannis holds a BS in Computer Science from California State
University, Chico.


VP of Services

Sabina has been a Caspian since 2006 and is passionate about helping businesses succeed with Caspio. In her role as Vice President of Services, she manages a global Professional Services and Technical Support team that thrives on providing the best project consultation & application development, technical assistance and overall support possible for
our customers.

Sabina holds an MBA with an emphasis on Information Systems from St. Cloud State University, Herberger Business School, and a Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering from Moscow State Automobile and Road Technical University (MADI).


VP of Alliances and Business Development

A technology executive with over 20 years of experience, Nik leads Caspio’s Alliances and Business Development initiatives. Delivering easy-to-use and powerful technology solutions is not just a job for Nik; it’s a passion.

Prior roles include working with some of the largest global technology companies, as well as digital transformation and intelligent automation startups in Silicon Valley.


VP of Commercial Sales, Americas

Napoleon is responsible for driving Caspio’s sales, customer acquisition and retention strategy. With over 15 years of low-code and web database experience, Napoleon leads a team that is focused on helping organizations realize the value of Caspio’s market-leading platform and rapid application development services.

A member of the Caspio team since 2004, Napoleon holds a BS in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics from San Jose State University.


VP of Customer Success

Paul has 25+ years of experience in all facets of sales, account management, customer success, & business development in progressive leadership roles across multiple industries and geographies.

Specializing in the software and platform enterprise sector, Paul has worked with many of the world’s foremost Technology and Software companies, as well as the leading technology incubators and accelerators, partnering with high-growth startups in Paris, Silicon Valley and Tel Aviv.

Previously Vice President of Global Sales & Account Management at Carlson, he held senior sales management roles with Hogg Robinson Group PLC and American Express. Paul holds a BA in Business from
Stockport College.


Acting Vice President of Marketing

A member of the Caspio team since 2004, and having expertise in both creative and analytical roles, Valaine drives Caspio’s marketing activities with a focus on product marketing.

Valaine was awarded a full scholarship to the University of Minnesota, where she edited the university newspaper while earning her BA in Journalism and
Mass Communication.


Director of Program Management

Credited for starting Caspio’s Technical Support, Bahareh is a recipient of the Founder Award for building teams, establishing operational procedures to scale, and keeping high quality standards. A Caspian since 2007, she now leads the company’s new Program Management department. With a passion and expertise in project management and leadership, she is focused on establishing program management standards across the company.

Bahareh began her career as a teaching assistant at the Eastern Mediterranean University in Cyprus, where she earned her MBA and Master’s degree in
Information Systems.


Director of Product Management

Dung is responsible for planning and executing Caspio’s product roadmap. He and his team are passionate about listening to customers and working collaboratively to create powerful features and innovative user experiences.

Dung has been with Caspio since 2007 and holds a BS in Computer Science with a Minor in Mathematics from San Jose State University.


Director of Product Management

With over 12 years of experience building advanced software applications for desktop, web and mobile environments, Piotr is responsible for the architecture and execution of Caspio’s product roadmap with emphasis on UX and UI.

A proud Caspian since 2017, Piotr holds a Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics from the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków.


Director of Information Technology

An IT industry veteran with 25+ years of experience, Noah is responsible for maintaining a secure and stable corporate IT environment and implementing new technologies to achieve business goals.

A member of the Caspio team since 2012, Noah has immense passion for Caspio’s core belief that non-technical business professionals can build online database applications quickly and without coding. He loves the fact that people from all walks of life use Caspio to build applications that change people’s lives and
business outcomes.