team

Ravi Balasubramanian
Ravi Balasubramanian

FOUNDER / CEO

Ravi was a trader and portfolio manager at Lehman, Barclays, UBS, and Harvard Management Company before co-founding AlphaPack. He was in the M&T program and got degrees in Electrical Engineering and Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. 

When he's not on the phone with customers, he's writing Sandbox code in Python. Ravi loves rock-climbing, scuba diving, and travelling beyond cell-phone coverage.

Skye Isard
Skye Isard

FOUNDER / CTO

Skye was a software developer at MIT CSAIL and Harvard Management Company before co-founding AlphaPack. He holds degrees in both Computer Science and Psychology from Tufts University. 

He strives to correctly balance his obsession with building maintainable software with the need to deliver immediate customer value.  He has learned there are few easy answers. Skye loves running, poker, and pretending to be a competent cook.

Garrett Gunzin
Garrett Gunzin

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

Garrett was an accountant at Topco Associates, a junior equity analyst at Allen Partners, and an operations associate at Citibike NYC before joining Sandbox Banking as a business development associate. He received degrees in Finance and Marketing from the Florida Southern College.

When he is not developing relationships with potential customers and vendors, he is improving his coding skills, volunteering for community projects, or carrying out creative DIY projects. Garrett loves boxing, playing tennis, and learning foreign languages.

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SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Gary was a software developer at Accenture working on Medi-Cal before joining Sandbox. He holds an Economics degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers as a financial auditor before giving in to his obsession to automate everything as a software engineer.

Gary loves building things using various materials: Software, wood, metal, duct tape, etc. When he is not building things, he tries to cook, pretends to play guitar, and wrenches on decrepit old cars that inexplicably continue to run.

advisors

Kirk Drake
Kirk Drake

ADVISOR

Kirk is President and CEO of Ongoing Operations, a hosted infrastructure provider that services over 500 credit unions.  He's also Founder and Chief Strategist of CU 2.0, a network of credit union leaders focused on applying innovative technologies within the credit union industry. 

Jack Klinck
Jack Klinck

ADVISOR

Jack is a financial services executive with deep Management Committee experience at State Street and BNY Mellon.  He's currently Managing Partner at Hyperplane, a VC firm focusing on machine learning and AI companies.  Jack is also an angel investor who currently mentors 12 early stage fintech startups.

partners & investors

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