DApp Platform Mainframe Adds Three Key Executives

Job Appointments | November 15, 2018 By:

Mainframe, a platform for deploying secure decentralized applications, has announced three additions to the company’s senior leadership team –  Pete Abilla, Sarah Wiley and Blake Ferguson – that will based in the Salt Lake City, UT office.

 “I am thrilled to welcome these phenomenal individuals to Mainframe as we advance development of the Mainframe platform and advance economic freedom,” said Mick Hagen, CEO of Mainframe. “Leveraging their proven leadership, Mainframe will continue to accelerate its pace of technology innovation. With Pete’s extensive experience in acquisition marketing at scale, Sarah’s experience developing legacy platforms and web apps, and Blake’s expertise on digital product launches, we have a great opportunity to advance our strategic plans and enable fully secure, transparent connections between future users.”

Abilla brings his proficiency in building functional infrastructure around marketing and global demand generation as the VP of marketing and community. He comes with over a decade of experience in operations management and acquisition marketing working with various startups and legacy companies including eBay, HireVue and Amazon.com. At Mainframe, Abilla will set the vision and strategy for marketing and community projects.

Wiley, the new VP of engineering, has over 20 years of experience in coding and software engineering management as a full-stack engineer. Most recently, she was the CTO at The World Table – an online public engagement platform that promotes and measures effective two-way interaction with publishers and communities they serve. Prior, Wiley spent 16 years at Intuit, where she worked on legacy desktop software and highly responsive web apps.

New senior product owner Blake Ferguson will lead the product vision, strategy, and roadmap for a number of Mainframe’s flagship products. In past 12 years, Ferguson successfully launched an array of award-winning solutions for Fortune 500 companies and early-stage tech startups, including but not limited to, Verizon Enterprise, Overstock.com, Instructure, Real Salt Lake, Medtronic, MRM-McCann, O.C. Tanner, Intermountain Healthcare, Atlanta Hawks, Myriad Genetics, and 1-800-Contacts.

“It became clear during my conversations with Pete, Sarah, and Blake, that they each share our passion for utilizing emerging technology for revolutionary real-world applications. The addition of their shared expertise to our existing team will make for an unstoppable force,” said Hagen. “Given their valuable insights into building infrastructures, blockchain technology, acquisition marketing and software development, Mainframe is better positioned than ever to serve as a champion of privacy rights and information security.”