Photos are everywhere. Receiving and sharing them should be frictionless.

We are a team of problem solvers and field operators who have set out to make that happen. With SpotMyPhotos, you no longer have to search to find the photos you are in. Your photos now find you through our platform powered by artificial intelligence – privately and automatically.

We are guided by a value for upholding individuals’ privacy preferences, an appreciation for our customers and partners as collaborators, and a relentless drive to continually iterate and grow the capabilities of the SpotMyPhotos platform.

Meet Our Amazing Team

We’ve built an incredible team with skill, enthusiasm, and passion that’s second to none. Each day we collaborate to define the future of photo delivery technology.

Ryan Jacobs

Founder & CEO

Ryan founded CloudSpotter in 2014 and serves as CEO. He brings to the team his deep experience from the event and photo industries, having launched various college campus event photography companies and having managed operations for a large-scale event production company in Atlanta. He has also consulted for photo industry giants Shutterfly, Kodak and HP, as well as a large national photo lab.

Ryan holds a BBA degree from Emory Univeristy and an MBA/MS from the Univeristy of Michigan.

Joshua Hensley

CTO

Joshua Hensley is responsible for managing all technology initiatives and product development at SpotMyPhotos, including the architecture of new features, user experience, and quality assurance. He oversees the product pipeline and manages a diverse team of software engineers.

Joshua originally joined the company as a Senior iOS Engineer and led the development of major mobile software products that were crucial to the company’s growth. His management responsibilities later expanded to include the entire technical stack for SpotMyPhotos. In 2017 he was named Vice President of Engineering. As of 2018, he serves as the company's Chief Technology Officer.

Prior to his time at SpotMyPhotos, Joshua was the CEO and Executive Editor of Fairfield Current, a hyperlocal news media company. He oversaw the publication of print and digital content, including two television productions. During his tenure, they grew to become the most circulated source for local news in their target market.

As a recipient of the prestigious Camras Scholarship, Joshua attended Illinois Institute of Technology, studying Information Technology and Management. He has also completed multiple professional studies in Computer Science at Stanford University.

Lynn Gurschke

Lynn Gurschke

Operations Manager

Sanju Bambhani

VP of Engineering

Brent Sanders

Senior Technical Lead

Shawn Kelly

Director of Licensing

Amy Kelly

Director of Licensee Marketing

Sean Su

Director of Photography

Sean Su serves as SpotMyPhotos' Director of Photography. Working closely with both the product and development teams, he provides valuable feedback and insights from the photo industry, paving the way for new product features and optimizations to SpotMyPhotos artificial intelligence algorithms.

First joining SpotMyPhotos in 2015 as an R&D field partner, Sean was intrigued by new possibilities for his own event photography business enabled by the company's zero-click sharing product. He quickly became well known within Chicago’s Gala circuit and startup community, and has since logged over 600 events using the SpotMyPhotos platform. Sean has established several photography training programs for SpotMyPhotos partners, which range from beginner to advanced, highlighting best practices for use of SpotMyPhotos products.

Sean isn’t often seen without a camera in hand, ready to capture amazing photo moments. Sean holds a PHD from Northwestern University, where his research focused on Partial Differential Equations. He resides in Evanston, Illinois

Justin Wilkerson

Justin Wilkerson

Senior Software Quality Engineer

Sarah Tesfai

Field Operations

Sam Schumacher

Marketing Manager

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