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Who is Drive Commerce?

Drive Commerce supports global retailers with easy-to-use, SaaS products that drive sales, increase customer satisfaction, and integrate seamlessly into your current platform.

We were formed in 2014 by our eCommerce technologists based on a need and a lack of suitable products in the industry.

We are a team of eCommerce professionals leveraging our experiences to solve complicated problems for global retailers by building tools that decrease time to market, automate the mundane, and increase consistency and repeatability.

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Vision and Mission

To be the go-to solution for retailers, enabling deployment of experiences the digital consumer expects. We want to show the market what is possible.

We do this by empowering brands through industry leading tech to engage with customers by delivering exceptional experiences and connecting them with products they are guaranteed to love.

Our Core Values

No B.S.

We’re transparent and candid with our customers and coworkers. We know that telling someone what they need to hear instead of what they want to hear is how to get results. We stand behind our products and value honesty over ego.

(Actually) Creative Solutions

We think rinse and repeat is a dirty phrase. We push ourselves to find new answers to old problems and start solving for the problems our customers don’t even know they have yet.

Play Nice

We listen to, share with, and support coworkers, customers, IT departments, designers, agencies, you name it. Collaboration is how we guarantee great work.

Don’t Waste Time

Red tape kills. Our customers need the right solutions to meet their goals now. We think and move fast but never sacrifice quality.

High Impact Mindset

We thrive on over-delivering outcomes with every interaction. It’s not about exceeding expectations; it’s about producing meaningful results and fulfilling a vision.

Bend the Rules

Being versatile is how we ensure a customer gets a product that’s individually suited to meet their needs. However, we’ve proven that custom doesn’t have to mean time-consuming or expensive.

Our Team

Discover the driving forces behind Drive Commerce. Meet the people shaping our success!


Ryan Bell


A pioneering web strategist with 15+ years of mastery in ecommerce and online marketing. Known for optimizing digital landscapes, Ryan is also a prominent speaker and a genius in global expansion strategies.

Favorite Experience: TaylorMade Iron Finder

Sergey Stoma


Sergey boasts 20+ years in diverse sectors from ecommerce to healthcare and is a fullstack generalist and all-around technology wizard. His expertise spans from UI/UX to business strategy while constantly innovating in the tech landscape.

Favorite Experience: Funko Pop! Yourself

Mark Barnum


A seasoned expert in Wholesale Retail and Media Management, Mark focuses on commerce software with intuitive designs. Formerly, he steered technology at Burton Snowboards and has a rich background in software engineering.

Favorite Experience: MyJoys Custom Golf Shoes

Juan Ponce


With over 15 years of experience in e-commerce and IT, Juan has demonstrated expertise in driving commerce through innovative software solutions. Since 2014, he has served as a Partner at Drive Commerce, LLC, leading the solution-first culture that enhances commerce through metrics-driven results, nimble deliveries, and intuitive interfaces.

Favorite Experience: Bassett Furniture Customizer

Tina Vanmatre

VP, Global Business Development

Tina is dedicated to refining ecommerce experiences in her role at Drive Commerce. Formerly steering sales at UserZoom and Hexagon PPM, she has had a proven track record of always aligning business goals with customer-centric solutions.

Favorite Experience: Kendra Scott Engravable Jewelry

Shirley Zhang

VP, Product and Project Strategy

An astute Senior Product Manager, Shirley champions retail strategy with experience at Drive Commerce and brands like Brooks Brothers & Coach. A NYU Stern MBA graduate, she’s honed in management, data analysis, and business process improvement.

Favorite Experience: Coach Customization

The Team

Alaine Steele

Senior Frontend Engineer

Alaine is a frontend developer with 12+ years of experience in a variety of industries from gamification to rentals. She is passionate about building clean, accessible, user friendly experiences.

Favorite Experience: Oak & Eden Bottle Builder

Aaron Childers

Frontend Engineer

Aaron spent the early years of his development career in the furniture industry before joining the Drive Commerce team in 2020. He enjoys problem-solving and has a keen eye for detail.

Favorite Experience: Denon "Help Me Choose" Recommenders

Cole Brown

Senior Backend Engineer

Cole's programming experience is old enough to drive a car. He's spoken to space hardware, lined up pixels in video game UIs, fixed melted hard drives, designed clouds, and dabbled in billing.

Favorite Experience: Herman Miller Chair Recommender

Dan Ward

Fullstack Engineer

Dan has been building web apps for 10 years, wrote one book and many articles on various coding topics. He loves building apps that delight and empower, and still thinks NFTs are cool for some reason.

Favorite Experience: Pelican Hydration Customized Bottles

(Miss) Naznin Khan

Lead QA

Over a decade of experience as a results-driven and accomplished software QA professional. Naznin has a solid background in software testing and quality assurance in various domains like Health Care, ecommerce, Telecom, and Energy.

Favorite Experience: PopSockets Custom

Mary Anderson

Implementation Analyst

Mary is an experienced Implementation Analyst with years of executing both small and large-scale projects in several different industries. She enjoys working closely with customers to help improve processes, optimize results, and effectively implement new systems.

Favorite Experience: Polk "Help Me Choose" Recommenders

Michael Ferreira

Design Lead

Michael is an experienced designer with 8 years in product design, transitioning from game development to web and app design. He's led product design at both big e-commerce sporting brands and small B2B startups.

Favorite Experience: Primos Hunting

“Every time we launch a Customizer, we see 34% more revenue. Our regional business units are all requesting customizer experiences this year!”

— PopSockets

Our Footprint

We have clients across many retail verticals that use Cartographer and Customizer to meet their customers' needs. Drive Commerce provides global, omnichannel solutions that have been deployed in localized experiences (e.g., language, pricing, currency, etc.) across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Wherever your customers are, Drive Commerce will be there.

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