Meet the Taiga Team

our most important resource is our people

Our team brings together talent from multiple industries, comprised of knowledgeable professionals with diverse experience. Our people understand the strengths and challenges of growing a company.

Bill Ivers

CEO & Co-Founder

Bill is an experienced entrepreneur and investor focused on SaaS companies disrupting underserved markets. Prior to joining the Taiga team, Bill was President and Co-Founder of Clubessential where he led sales, marketing and business development. Bill is an avid golfer and loves the great outdoors. He currently resides in Austin, Texas.

Matt Gattiker

CTO & Co-Founder

Matt drives all of Taiga’s technology initiatives while focusing on effective scaling and long term success. Prior to founding Taiga, Matt spent over a decade with Clubessential where he became the lead developer for the company’s software and managed all aspects of the company’s internal and hosted infrastructure. In his spare time Matt likes to smoke meats, tinker with electronics and enjoy the Cincinnati brewery and restaurant scene.

John Oakley

President & Co-Founder

As Taiga’s President, John is aligning disruptive SaaS technology, operational strategy and AI to bring better business intelligence to the convenience store industry.  John started his career at Clubessential where he grew from Software Engineer to become the company’s Lead Architect prior to exit.  John lives in Cincinnati, Ohio and enjoys spending time with his family, camping and hiking.  

Jennifer Hill

Customer Success lead

Prior to joining the Taiga team, Jenny spent 16 years working in Management consulting for Fortune 100 Energy and Utility companies.  This has given her extensive experience in project management, communications development, training deployment and CRM systems. Jenny lives in Austin, Texas where she enjoys spending time with her family, walking the trail at Ladybird Lake and enjoying her new found love of swimming.

Erin Magner

Product Trainer & Analyst

Erin is an industry professional with two years of technical training experience. She believes people are given the correct tools, they can accomplish anything and takes this belief into all of her work. When not in the office, she enjoys walking her rescue-pup, going to the aerial gym, or spending time outside kayaking and hiking.

Robert Charles

Senior sales director

Robert is an Account Executive at Taiga, he works closely with retail operators to develop strategies for improving profitability on inside store sales. With his experience in retail category management and retail fuel, Robert analyzes sales data, manages inventory, and develops pricing strategies that help retailers maximize their profits. In addition to his professional expertise, Robert also enjoys skiing in the winter and scuba diving in the summer.

Morgan Pemble

Marketing Manager

Morgan is a recent graduate from the University of Texas, holding a degree in advertising along with a minor in business. As a Market Research Analyst at Taiga Data, Morgan is staying at the forefront of the latest developments in the C-Store realm and helps execute marketing objectives. Located in Austin, Texas, Morgan enjoys live music, photography, and running.

Nikhil Patel

Sales Director

Nik has spent the last decade working across the entire Oil and Gas Value chain, his last ventures spanning the last 6 years have been primarily focused on Data Analytics & SaaS within Fuel Retail. Having worked in every facet of sales his expertise lies within enterprise sales and scaling early-stage start-ups, partnerships and new market entry. Currently based in Mexico City, outside of work he loves to play golf, swimming and going to breweries with friends

Tyler Wilson

Software Engineer

Tyler joins the Taiga team after spending the past 6 years in software development. He lives with his wife and two dogs in the Cincinnati, Ohio area.  Everyone says he cares more about his dogs than anything else, which he admits is true.  In his spare time Tyler can be found watching sports and spending more time with his dogs.

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Our capacity to recruit exceptional talent revolves around the appeal of our versatility and ability to make impacts quickly. We purposely choose those with a curious, entrepreneurial mindset.

Our people are knowledgeable, transparent and relatable.  Taiga Data teams are confident, yet remarkably flexible.  Our people have a right-now based mindset that uniquely allows us to relate to the industry.  Sound like you? Join us!

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