I joined Liftopia in the fall of 2009 to manage product and technology development. I live in Marin County with my wife and son and love startups, technology, snowboarding, skiing and mountain biking.

Here’s How You Can Help Protect Winter in 60 Seconds

Snow is an amazing thing. Over 23 million people love and depend on snow for our pastimes and our livelihoods. Snow powers the $62 billion global ski industry, supporting over 950,000 winter tourism-related jobs in the US alone. The threats that… Read More →

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Top 5: Best Chairlifts in North America

Being a chairlift isn’t easy.  You’re out there in the cold, constantly spinning in circles, pushing people’s butts around all day.  Plus, no one ever says thank you after a good ride and an angry mob forms when you’re out… Read More →

Map View of Tahoe on the Liftopia App for iPhone and iPod touch

Apple’s secret code names? Ski resorts!

The web has been abuzz with leaked internal Apple iOS codenames. As it turns out, the folks at Apple are even cooler than we thought.  The internal names used for each version of the operating system which powers the iPhone are… Read More →

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Liftopia’s Hot New Look

You may have noticed that as of earlier this week, Liftopia is sporting a new look! We launched a comprehensive consumer facing site redesign on Monday of this week and we hope you will like as much as we do…… Read More →


Winter Ski Season Preview – Tips for Getting the Best Deal

It’s hard to believe we’ve been delivering deals on the slopes for more than five years. We decided to take look back through our data trove and look at savings trends over time to give you some insight into the… Read More →