As Director of Engineering, Chris Vaughan is responsible for the development of the BrightWhistle platform.
Most recently, Chris served as a Senior Software Engineer at Nexteppe, where he led the development of the core product designed to manage online inventory for car dealerships. Prior to Nexteppe, Vaughan held senior technology positions at two companies, serving as Lead Network and Security Engineer for Park Avenue Bank and Lead Software Engineer at CommerceEngine LLC, a supply chain management software business he co-founded. Chris began his career as a programmer / analyst with McKesson.
Chris holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Valdosta State University, where he served as President of the VSU Artificial Intelligence Group and Vice President of the universityâ€™s chapter of ACM (Association of Computing Machinery). Upon graduation, he was named Most Outstanding VSU Computer Science Senior.