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ConnectShip Senior Leadership

Robert Kinyon
Director of Software Engineering

Robert Kinyon serves as the Director of Software Engineering for ConnectShip and is a widely known inventor in the shipping technology space with five patents having been issued for his inventions over the last thirty years. He served as the VP of Software Engineering and Chief Software Architect for TanData. While widely known for his technology acumen, he is considered an expert in the field of transportation, distribution, and logistics. He actively manages the research, design, architecture, and programmatic execution of ConnectShip’s patented technology. He received his Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from the University of Tulsa.

Bruce Sale
Director of Operations

Bruce serves as the Director of Operations for ConnectShip. He is a 36-year shipping solutions veteran, and before coming to ConnectShip he led teams of professional developers and analysts, providing custom analysis and data integration services, as well as internal infrastructure and spearheading UPS efforts to modernize data strategy in the cloud. Bruce has a history of providing new efficiencies and capabilities not previously possible. Bruce has a passion for all aspects of the solutions development process, from design, development, and collaboration, to integration, improving his customers’ ability to serve theirs.

A native of Jacksonville, Florida, Bruce started his career in logistics at UPS in 1986 in Industrial Engineering. Bruce currently lives in Atlanta Georgia with his wife and their two rescue dogs. They have two adult children. Bruce enjoys camping with his family, following the aerospace industry, and attending rocket launches.

Curtis Gouyd
Senior Applications Development Manager

Curtis began at TanData/ConnectShip in December of 1996, as a Technical Support Analyst, while attending Tulsa University. Since that time he has served in various positions including Technical Support Supervisor, Application Developer, and Software Engineer. He was responsible for maintaining/adding functionality to the ChainLink shipping application, the XML Processor, and various other projects. He joined the software engineering group in 2008 where he was responsible for implementation and documentation of new features and maintaining carrier compliance for carriers like UPS, FedEx, USPS, DHL, and TNT. He was also responsible for maintaining new features in the Toolkit's XML API and assisting technical support with issues where additional guidance or assistance was needed, becoming a lead software engineer in 2013. As lead software engineer he was responsible for managing and mentoring software engineers who maintain carrier compliance and add new functionality to our core product offerings.

Curtis volunteers his time as the maintenance director at his church and the church Christian academy. He also serves as the head usher at his church where he manages schedules for regular church services and special events. He loves to help others at home, church, and work, but most of all, he enjoys spending time with his family on their adventurous family vacations or just a weekend at the lake.

Glenn Carr
Senior Software Architecture Manager

Glenn Carr serves as the Software Engineering Architecture Manager for ConnectShip. Prior to joining ConnectShip, Glenn designed and developed software for 3D satellite imaging systems for E-Systems/Raytheon in support of Gulf War Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Glenn then moved into the oil and gas industry, designing and developing wellbore and well-construction planning, information, and visualization software for DRD/Landmark Graphics/Halliburton. After joining ConnectShip, Glenn was issued multiple patents for shipping technology inventions and is currently responsible for software architecture and development.

Glenn received his Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from Harding University. Glenn enjoys spending time outdoors whether it be in the garden, with family, or running.

Miranda (Gerken) McMahon
Senior Operations Manager

Miranda is the Senior Operations Manager at ConnectShip. She has been employed in the shipping technology space for 20 years in various capacities including, sales, marketing, channel management, partner relations, technical support, and business development. Miranda currently leads the business development and marketing teams.

Miranda received her bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems from Missouri State University. Miranda resides in Tulsa with her family. In her spare time Miranda enjoys staying active and spending time at the lake with family and friends.

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