Management Team

Frank Zamani Founder, President and CEO

Overcoming extraordinary life circumstances, Frank became a refugee after fleeing Iran to escape religious persecution for his belief in the Bahá’í Faith. He received asylum from the United States and began a new life. Later, he earned a BS in Computer Science from California State University, Chico — where he is recognized as a distinguished alumnus — and co-founded, 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. Now serving thousands of customers in over 100 countries, Frank is focused on Caspio’s next phase of growth. He remains passionate in his vision and dedicated to the satisfaction and success of every single customer.

Ioannis Kritikopoulos VP of Engineering and Operations

Passionate about technology in general, and databases in particular, 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 — another Zamani company. Ioannis holds a BS in Computer Science from California State University, Chico.

Brian Metzger VP of Global Marketing

Backed by more than 20 years of marketing leadership, and with experience in over 50 countries, Brian brings a sophisticated and insightful perspective to Caspio’s global marketing agenda.

A member of the Caspio team since 2017, Brian holds a Global MBA from Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business and Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, where he graduated magna cum laude.

Sabina Tuladhar VP, Technical Support and Customer Care

Sabina has been Caspian since 2006 and is passionate about helping business succeed with Caspio. In her role as Vice President of Technical Support and Customer Care Sabina manages a global team that thrives on providing the best 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).

Valaine Anderson Director of Product Marketing and Analyst Relations

A member of the Caspio team since 2004, and having expertise in both creative and analytical roles, Valaine drives Caspio’s market development activities and strategic projects with a focus on analyst relations and 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.

Bahareh Mahdavi Director of Professional Services and Customer Support

Bahareh leads the company’s professional services and customer support teams. Highly acclaimed for their extensive knowledge and outstanding customer service, Bahareh and her team are tenaciously devoted to ensuring that every customer receives the assistance they need to bring their application vision to life.

A member of the Caspio team since 2007, 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.

Dung Huynh 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 been a member of the Caspio team since 2007 and holds a BS in Computer Science with a Minor in Mathematics from San Jose State University.

Piotr Budzinowski 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 member of the Caspio team since 2017, Piotr holds a Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics from the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków.


Caspio Is Ranked a Low-Code
'Leader' by Forrester

The Forrester WaveTM : Low-Code Platforms
For Business Developers, Q2 2019