From day one, HotWax Media combined technical know-how with great design to deliver a site for our business that looks fantastic and works exactly how we want it to. We have been working with HotWax Media for many years now, and during that time they have demonstrated the ability to find the best tactics required to successfully execute various phases of our project. They are true partners, and the fact that they take an interest in our business' success means a lot. They are in it for the long haul, and they are a very capable team. We recommend HotWax Media highly.
- Mike Bates, CEO
- Mike founded HotWax Media in 1997, and his career in internet sales, marketing, design and web development spans 15 years. Mike is focused on business development, acquiring and growing key accounts, and developing a profitable business model around open source software. He has led high-profile projects for numerous national and global brands and has taught web development courses at the graduate level. After graduating Summa Cum Laude from the Monterey Institute of International Studies with a B.A. in International Studies, he earned his MBA in International Management from the Fisher School.
- Jacopo Cappellato V.P. Technology
- Jacopo joined HotWax Media Executive Team in 2008. Based in Italy, Jacopo began participating in the Apache Open For Business Project (OFBiz) in 2003 and is now a committer and chairperson of the OFBiz Project Management Committee. Jacopo is also a member of the Apache Software Foundation. Prior to his involvement with HotWax Media, Jacopo participated in several ERP projects for his company, TAU Informatica. He graduated from the University of Padua with a M.S. in Computer Science Engineering.
- Anil Patel, CDO
- Anil Patel joined HotWax Media in 2007. Anil leads the offshore development processes for the company, leveraging the cost-advantages and talent pool in India to ensure that the highest quality product is delivered in the most cost-effective manner. Anil also founded Aditisoft in Indore, India in 2001, which is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of HotWax Media. He continues to be dedicated to the open-source project as a committer and member of the Apache OFBiz Project Management Committee. Anil graduated from Sagar University in Madhya Pradesh, India, with a Bachelors of Engineering in Telecommunications.