THINK
AS ONE.

We are a family, and our clients mean everything. Unity is the lifeblood that courses through Mobomo, and our dedication to each other is the fuel that powers us through the toughest of challenges.

PUSH.

If there is a single word that summarizes our attitude toward pretty much everything, it's PUSH. We push ourselves. We push technology. And we push the boundaries of conventional thinking. Did you notice the hummingbird in our logo? That’s no icon, that’s our symbol. Hummingbirds are flying ninjas—focused, energetic, and wickedly fast. They are the perfect visual representation of who we are and how we work.

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LEADERSHIP TEAM.

Just a small portion of our amazing people.

Barg Upender

Founder

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Barg Upender

Founder

Barg Upender is the Founder of Mobomo, with over twenty years of software development experience for federal and commercial customers. He specializes in mobile app development, user experience design, Web 2.0 designs, social media, cross-browser development, and Agile project management.

Barg has written numerous articles, and presented workshops at various conferences: he has received many awards for his user experience expertise. With two successful companies (Mobomo and Intridea, a web application development company) to his name, Barg was elected as one of Washingtonian magazine’s Top 100 Tech Titans in the D.C.-metro area.

He holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Connecticut, a MSEE in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, and a M.Sc. in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at Hartford. He is a 2008 alumni of the prestigious MindShare CEO Network, the leading entrepreneur network in the DC-metro area.

Ken Fang

President

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Ken Fang

President

Ken Fang is the President of Mobomo, LLC, contributing to corporate strategy and business development. He is also a board member of the Asian American Chamber of Commerce. Prior to Mobomo, Mr. Fang founded Altum, Inc. a market leader of enterprise grants management and performance management solutions for government and philanthropic organizations. Mr. Fang has been involved in software development for over twenty years, and has worked for a variety of companies including: American Management Systems, International Business Machines, Broderbund Software, D.C. Health and Company, Atmospheric and Environmental Research Company, and the Pennsylvania State University. He holds a Master of Business Administrator degree from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the Pennsylvania State University, and a certificate in Bioinformatics from Stanford University.

Brian Lacey

CEO

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Brian Lacey

CEO

Brian Lacey was named CEO of Mobomo in April of 2015. Since then, the company has grown around 50% in revenue and employee growth each year. Under his leadership, Brian has led Mobomo to be named the Inc. 5000 fastest growing company (2015, 2016),

Best Places to Work (2016), Webby Award (2016), Muse Creative Award (2016), DCA Live Media (2016), Top website and mobile developer by Clutch (2015, 2016). Brian serves as a thought leader in the industry. He recently was named as an industry chair at Advanced Technology Academic Research Center.

He received a double B.A. in Economics and Psychology from Claremont McKenna College.

Wendy Biava

Board Member

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Wendy Biava

Board Member

Wendy Biava, CPA, is Mobomo’s Chief Financial Officer and a shareholder since 2011. She oversees all financials, human resources, and contract security clearance aspects of Mobomo.

Wendy holds a BS in Accounting and Management from the University of Maryland. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM), and Society for Human Resources Management – Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).

Wendy is a serial entrepreneur. She is the CEO and owner of CFO ReStart (2017 to present). She was the CFO and a shareholder of Altum, Inc. (1999-2016), and the CFO, Managing Partner, and shareholder of Dimora Enterprises (2014-2020).
The Controller of Keystone Corporation (1992-1994) and owner of Papagjika & Associates, CPAs, a public accounting firm (1998-2008).

Wendy has won several awards for leadership, vision, and innovation. She has been instrumental in the growth and success of several small businesses and is committed to helping Mobomo achieve its highest potential of financial success.

Gerardo Pinkus

Enterprise Creative Director

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Gerardo Pinkus

Enterprise Creative Director

Gerardo Pinkus has been passionately delivering exceptional graphic design for 8 years now. As Mobomo’s Art Director, he’s the beacon that leads all the design efforts to bring every product delivered to its highest quality. Mr. Pinkus’ attention to detail and talent help him set the desired styles tailored to fulfill every client’s needs.
His first steps in the digital world began years ago designing websites for a variety of clients at design studios. Later on, he jumped on board into the mobile world to which he has devoted his career up to today.

Jason Schulte

Chief Technology Officer

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Jason Schulte

Chief Technology Officer

Jason Schulte is the Chief Technology Officer at Mobomo. With more than 20 years of software engineering experience, he has exceptional proficiency in managing large engineering teams. Prior to joining Mobomo in 2016,

Jason founded and ran his own company, Exceptual Technologies. There he focused on providing infrastructure, hosting, and web development for businesses. Jason enjoys providing both technical and professional leadership to the entire Mobomo organization by fostering a culture of innovation, mentorship, and servant leadership.

Mark Cooperstock

Vice President, Federal Civilian Business Segment

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Mark Cooperstock

Vice President, Federal Civilian Business Segment

Mark is Vice President of Mobomo’s Federal Civilian Business Segment. He has been providing Information Technology services to the Federal Government for over 30 years and has taken on progressively more senior leadership roles throughout his career.

He has significant experience managing large scale, complex, IT Services contracts for a wide variety of customers both in the Civilian and DoD markets. Mark is well-versed in Corporate Operations and is passionate about providing outstanding customer service to his customers.

Prior to joining Mobomo, Mark delivered on Civilian and DoD programs, played a key role in process improvement initiatives, and was responsible for managing many back office functions including PMO, HR, and Contracts.

Tom Downs

VP of DHS Business Segments

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Tom Downs

VP of DHS Business Segments

Tom is Vice President of Mobomo’s DHS Business Segment. He has over 30 years of service and support in the commercial, federal, DOD, IC, and DHS market segments, with a 19-year emphasis on supporting DHS and the component agencies.

He has extensive experience in software development, infrastructure, cybersecurity, and operational security, developing strategic roadmaps that align people, processes, and technology to meet and exceed customer mission objectives. He has led the business development and capture efforts for private and public businesses throughout the US supporting multiple vertical markets.

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The
Mobomo
code.

8 principles that guide and inspire everything we do.

  • Think Big(Ger).Let’s leave the simple to everyone else.
    It’s easy to run from challenges, and it’s far too convenient to blame constraints. But that’s not how we roll. We decided long ago that complacency was just not in our DNA, so we developed what we like to call a culture of yes. While others run for safety, we jump into the fire. We take on the world’s most complex projects, and we deliver them on time and on budget. For as long as we can remember, we’ve defied expectations and embraced the insurmountable, and we’re still just getting warmed up. So bring us the impossible, and let’s leave the simple to everyone else. You’ll find us out front polishing the corners of the bleeding edge.
  • Build Work We Believe In.Everything here is a passion project.
    We like making things. We like taking problems, twisting them into ideas, and developing them into solutions. We work with cool clients doing important things, and we wouldn't have it any other way. When you believe in what you build, most of the other pieces just seem to fall in place. You attract all the right people, and they bring pride and ownership in everything they do. We believe strongly in our clients, and if you take a good look at our work, you’ll see that belief reflected throughout.
  • Think As One. Welcome to the clan.
    We are not numbers here, and this is not the matrix. We are a family, and our clients mean everything. Unity is the lifeblood that courses through Mobomo, and our dedication to each other is the fuel that powers us through the toughest of challenges.
  • Establish Trust. And keep ‘em happy.
    Success here is as much about trust as it is about technology. And trust begins with happy clients. Keeping our clients happy is not a box we check off on a generic list of responsibilities, it is the driving force behind everything we do. This business is ruled by reputation, and we will win on service every single time. We’re conduits and catalysts—our clients come to us for guidance and look to us for leadership. Their success is our own, and their trust is a privilege that we carry with honor.
  • Move Fast. We call them sprints for a reason.
    This industry favors the fleet, and we move faster than anyone. Our speed begins at the first stage of a client engagement and accelerates throughout the process. While others are waiting for the ink to dry on a proposal, we’re already knee deep into prototyping. Time is a luxury, but for our clients, it is seldom an option. For that reason, we have developed The Mobomo Way — a framework for development that keeps our processes lean, our projects effective, and our agency humming.
  • Stay Lean. Stay scrappy.
    There is something very effective about the mentality of a startup. Too often, we’ve seen successful organizations become bloated and slow, more concerned about appearance and hierarchy than clients and creativity. Not us. We refuse to succumb to that space. We fundamentally believe that you need structured chaos to do anything worthwhile, and that is exactly what you will find here. You won’t encounter a lot of slick salespeople or sit in planning meetings to discuss other meetings. We build fast, learn quickly, and evolve daily. Why would we ever change that?
  • Question Everything.Never settle for the status quo.
    In this industry, complacency is the villain, and death usually occurs by stagnation. The world moves quickly, and it is far too easy to fall for the familiar and embrace the expected. But what fun would that be? We are entering a new era in technology and it is going to be awesome. Refrigerators are speaking to watches, cars are chatting with the road, and everything is becoming increasingly digital. Our people geek out on this stuff. They daydream in pixels, obsess about technology, and fall asleep with fresh ideas still racing through their heads.
  • Keep Pushing.Walls are not welcome here.
    Walls are not welcome here. Simple as that. Walls make us smaller. Less effective. More predictable. Few pioneers are left in this industry, but we are determined to remain among them. We are on a quest for greatness, and that requires blazing our own trail. We will refuse to accept a label or follow the path of conformity that others have laid before us. What we are building here simply does not exist anywhere else. It’s time to give the big boys a run for their money.

OUR AWARDS.

A few achievements we’re proud of

Logo Webby

Webby Award

2014, 2016, 2017, 2019

Logo Aquia

2019 The Acquia Partner Awards

Partner of the Year and Growth Partner of the Year

Corporate Diversity Index

Corporate Diversity Index

2021 #48

Inc500 Regionals

Inc. 5000 Regionals

2021

Logo Inc5000

Inc. 5000 8 years in a row

2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017,
2018, 2019, 2020

Logo Clutch

Clutch

Mobomo Named Clutch Top 1000 Companies Global 2019

Logo NASA

NASA

Small Business Subcontractor of the Year

Logo NAVY

America's Navy App

AFCEA Innovation Jam

Logo MUSE

Muse Creative Awards

Platinum Award Winner, 2016, 2017

Rose Gold Winner, 2018

Logo Hot in Washington

Hot in Washington

Award Winner, 2016

Logo Best Places to Work

Best Places to Work

Award Winner, 2016, 2017

Logo DCA

DCA Live Media

Award Winner, 2016

Logo Clutch

Clutch

Top Website Designer and App Developer, 2016, 2017

Logo top 50

Washington Technology

Named as Fastest Growing Small Business in
Government Market, 2017

Logo Golden Bridge Awards

 

Apps, Live Events, Publications, Videos, Websites, and White Papers Awards Gold Winner, 2017 (USO)

Logo AFCEA

AFCEA

Technology Trailblazer Award, 2017 (USGS)

Logo Davey

The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, Davey Awards

Website design and development, Silver, 2017 (Pulse)
Mobile Apps - Lifestyle, Silver, 2018 (USO)

Diveresity Award 2017

Diversity Top Rated

2017

Hermes Award Logo

Hermes Creative Awards

Gold Winner (Baby Trax)

Logo Davey

Clutch Top Developers

2018

Clutch Top Developers

W3 Award Winner, Silver

2018 (NASA, USO)

Clutch Top iPhone App Developers 2018

Clutch Top iPhone App Developers

2018

Clutch Global Leader 2018

Clutch Global Leader

2018

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CONTRACT VEHICLES.

Department of State CAAPS BPA
(Prime)

CONTRACT NUMBER:
19AQMM22A0102

GSA Schedule 70

CONTRACT NUMBER:
GS-35F-143BA

GSA Professional Services Schedule (PSS)

CONTRACT NUMBER:
4TQRAA18D002U

GSA Corporate IT Services
(Prime)

CONTRACT NUMBER:
47HAA021A0018

CIO – SP3 SB
(JV with DV United)

CONTRACT NUMBER:
HHSN316201200193W

CIO-SP3–SDVOSB
(JV with DV United)

CONTRACT NUMBER:
HHSN316201200060W

House of Reps
(Prime)

CONTRACT NUMBER:
OAM20003C-8

House of Reps
(Prime)

CONTRACT NUMBER:
CLK190008C-8

SeaPort NxG Multiple Award Contract (MAC)
(Prime)

CONTRACT NUMBER:
N0017821D9213

DOI
(Prime)

CONTRACT NUMBER:
140D0419A0014

IBSS NMITS
(Subcontractor)

CONTRACT NUMBER:
47QTCA19D00D9 / 1305M421ANAAA0044

USGS CHS2
(Subcontractor)

CONTRACT NUMBER:
HHSN316201200196W

GSA Alliant 2
(Sub to REI Systems)

CONTRACT NUMBER:
47QTCK18D0032

GSA ECAS
(Sub to REI Systems)

CONTRACT NUMBER:
GS-35F-0623N

VA T4NG
(Sub to FavorTech Consulting)

CONTRACT NUMBER:
VA118-16-D-1006

CMS SPARC SB
(Sub to Agility, LLC as DV United JV Partner)

CONTRACT NUMBER:
HHSM-500-2016-00038I

USDA
(Subcontractor to Armedia)

CONTRACT NUMBER:
12314422A0021

Our Partners.

Amazon Web Services Partner Network Microsoft Certified Partner Acquia Community Partner

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SOLUTIONS
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HERE.

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