Alyssa is a Southern California native who came to us from coffee giants like Intelligentsia, Handsome Coffee and Blue Bottle. Previously specializing in the Danny Meyer style of enlightened hospitality, she’s turned her expertise to QA, the ultimate customer advocacy, where she can solve problems before they happen. Currently studying back end development and automation while honing project management skills, she’s redefining what QA can be.
Kenny is the Director of Product Management at Burner. Previously, Kenny worked at Activision Blizzard on the Skylanders franchise developing and launching products for some of the most discerning users around, 6-12 year-old gamers. Kenny also worked in corporate strategy at Activision and spent the first part of his career as a management consultant, where he shipped many PowerPoint pages. He holds a BA from Princeton University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Emily is the Support Manager and started at Burner in September 2017. She couldn't be happier about working in a customer-facing role where she can interact with the people who use our app, learn more about them and help solve their issues. When she's not managing the support team, Emily performs improv and sketch comedy!
Xavier is Burner's resident Growth Geek and Innovation Broker. He doesn’t have problems, he has solutions. Once upon a time he graduated from UCSB with a BA in Political Science where he lived with and got his start managing the band IRATION. With a background of digital marketing in the music, touring, and festival world he brings a unique perspective to Ad Hoc Labs and Burner. He doesn’t own a car yet somehow lives in Los Angeles riding a bicycle. To achieve the impossible, it is precisely the unthinkable that must be thought.