Meet the team that turns ideas into highly functional products

We are a small but dedicated company focused on delivering only the best results for our clients.

Product Vision

We strive to help you deliver the right information, to the right person, at the right place at the right time. Smartwhere enables you to connect with your customers, clients, and personnel when and where it matters. 

Proximity Development

Our software is lightweight and amazingly easy to deploy.  A couple of lines of code to add to your app, and in a few minutes, you’ve opened up a new way to interact with your customers.

Enterprise Savvy

With a history of innovation in the supply chain and in Wi-Fi standards, we have unique experience and a proven track record of integrating existing workflows and new technologies in the enterprise space.

Customer Driven

In addition to making this product easy to use, our team puts the customer first.  We’re successful only when you’re successful, and our focus is on making sure that every release will improve on the last.

Meet Smartwhere

Robert Whelan

Robert Whelan

Co-founder & Tech

Bob is a co-founder of Smartwhere and a veteran of mobile automation and wireless technologies.  He began programming in the late 1970s and spent the 1980s automating retail ordering and distribution systems. In 1991 he co-founded Wavelink which grew to be the leading provider of wireless workforce automation solutions for many of the fortune 1000 companies. Contact Bob

CJ Chaney

CJ Chaney

Co-founder & Product

CJ Chaney is a co-founder of Smartwhere. CJ is a 25+ year veteran of the software industry where he was one of the founding employees of Wavelink Corporation. He also served as the lead product manager for the MySpace App Developer platform. Most recently he was the executive producer for one of the world’s most popular mobile games with millions of daily players Bejeweled Blitz. Contact CJ

Ken Whelan

Ken Whelan

Co-Founder & Biz Dev

Ken is responsible for sales, business development, and partner relations at Smartwhere. He is a 20-year veteran of the software industry. Before joining Smartwhere, Ken was with AirWatch, a global enterprise mobility management (EMM) company, where he managed Business Development and Partner Relations. Prior to AirWatch, Ken was Vice President, Worldwide Sales, at Wavelink Corporation. Contact Ken

Gordon Stewart

Gordon Stewart

All Things Mobile

Gordon was co-founder of Wavelink in 1991 where he served in many technology related positions including as a member of the board. Most recently, Gordon contributed to the PopCap (EA) server design and development group responsible for scaling to millions of high-transaction daily active users. Gordon is a scrum-master and instills test driven design principal here at Smartwhere. He is responsible for mobile client development and scalability.

Kirk Salomon

Kirk Saloman

All Things Server

Kirk has over 30 years experience designing and developing mission-critical applications. Before joining Smartwhere, Kirk was responsible for designing and implementing fulfillment systems for Eddie Bauer and Spiegel’s 4-million square foot distribution facility. Kirk also worked for more than 15 years at Wavelink developing supply chain and mission-critical monitoring tools still is use today. Kirk is currently responsible for Smartwhere’s web-based administrator.

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