Adrian Mendoza is an experienced entrepreneur. He has lead both creative and technology teams during his 20 years of experience. In 2009 he co-founded Marlin Mobile, a startup in the Mobile testing space, that raised 2.5 million in venture backed funding. In 2014, he pivoted that company to co-found Apptient now in the mobile ad space. He has been the startup’s CTO since 2009. He has built a technology team, built four technology stacks, created two product pipelines and acts as one of the products architects.
Adrian has worked with large brands to design their user experience for both online and mobile. He has worked with such brands as Tropicana, Denver International Airport, T.Rowe Price and Forrester. he has worked with ad agencies like Mullen, Sapient, and Razorfish to work with their customers.
He is the author of "Mobile User Experience", a book on mobile user experience published by Elsevier in 2013, adapted industry wide as the standard for mobile user experience education, and of the video series “CSS for designers” published by O’Reilly on 2015. He advises other start up CTOs on the challenges of starting and scaling their business.
Adrian earned his Bachelors from the University of Southern California and his Masters from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.