Our Mission

Support hotel owners and operators as they provide hospitality, enable a better guest experience, and improve profits.

Our Leadership Team

Jason Shames

Chief Executive

With 10 years of hospitality technology experience, Jason has led multiple award-winning products and 
teaches hotel distribution at NYU.

Previously, Jason ran technology & digital distribution for Ace Hotels, was president at Butler Hospitality, and founded Jetaport.

Dane Bratz

Chief Technology

Dane has been building and designing technology and product at early-stage Silicon Valley startups for the past 8 years after studying Symbolic Systems at Stanford.

Recently, he has worked as a software engineer at Kite and director of engineering operations at Turing.

Cole Maritz

Chief Revenue

Cole is a sales & strategy leader who has helped hospitality and media software companies find product-market fit and scale quickly and efficiently.

He most recently ran business development at Curacity, and worked in product & sales roles at Tubular Labs and Simulmedia.

Tayeba Habib Shiza

Senior UI & UX Designer

Taybeba has various experiences from Healthtech, Women empowered products, AgriTech, eCommerce, Food App, and more. She is now joining the hospitality tech industry by joining Skipper as a Product Designer.

Alexander Khost

Director of Engineering Operations

Alex has 22 years of experience developing websites, with expertise in responsive design.

Previously, he worked as a Lead Frontend Developer at Jetaport and as a UI Engineer at Meetup. He has an MFA in Design & Technology from Parsons School of Design, The New School.

Pedro von Hertwig Batista

Senior Software Engineer

Pedro is a mechatronics engineer who loves to tinker with systems to make hard things easy, and easy things automatic. On a weekend, you may find him connecting a doorbell to a smartwatch, a car to a camera, or some other unlikely yet intriguing combination of devices.


Nazmul Alam

Senior Software Developer

I am Nazmul Alam, a full stack developer (JAVA EE (Springboot), JavaScript (Node.js, Angular, Svelt), 11ty, Nunjucs, TailwindCss ).

Niaz Morshed

QA Engineer

Hello! I'm Md. Niaz Morshed. I'm a Software QA Engineer. I have proven expertise in Manual QA, API Testing, Database Testing and Penetration Testing. Currently, I am also performing Automated Testing using JavaScript language and Protractor & Jasmine BDD Framework.


Nate Wilson

Software Engineer

Nate spent 5 years as an applications engineer at Texas Instruments before realizing that his passions lie in software. After earning a MS in computer science from Northeastern, he spent some time at a healthcare startup before joining Skipper as a software engineer.

Jihan Emon

Senior QA Engineer

Jihan is a SQA engineer who has more than 10 years of experience, working extensively with a wide range of software and firmware products. He joined Skipper with excellent working knowledge of both manual and automation testing.

Tahsin Al Sayeed

Software Developer

Tahsin is a Full Stack Developer who has 4 years of experience with Web Application Development, with a focus on System Architecture.

Jason Shames

Chief Executive

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Dane Bratz

Chief Technology

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Cole Maritz

Chief Revenue

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Jason Shames

Chief Executive

With 10 years of hospitality technology experience, Jason has led multiple award-winning products and 
teaches hotel distribution at NYU.

Previously, Jason ran technology & digital distribution for Ace Hotels, was president at Butler Hospitality, and founded Jetaport.

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Dane Bratz

Chief Technology

Dane has been building and designing technology and product at early-stage Silicon Valley startups for the past 8 years after studying Symbolic Systems at Stanford.

Recently, he has worked as a software engineer at Kite and director of engineering operations at Turing.

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Cole Maritz

Chief Revenue

Cole is a sales & strategy leader who has helped hospitality and media software companies find product-market fit and scale quickly and efficiently.

He most recently ran business development at Curacity, and worked in product & sales roles at Tubular Labs and Simulmedia.

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Tayeba Habib Shiza

Senior UI & UX Designer

Taybeba has various experiences from Healthtech, Women empowered products, AgriTech, eCommerce, Food App, and more. She is now joining the hospitality tech industry by joining Skipper as a Product Designer.

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Alexander Khost

Director of Engineering Operations

Alex has 22 years of experience developing websites, with expertise in responsive design.

Previously, he worked as a Lead Frontend Developer at Jetaport and as a UI Engineer at Meetup. He has an MFA in Design & Technology from Parsons School of Design, The New School.

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Pedro von Hertwig Batista

Senior Software Engineer

Pedro is a mechatronics engineer who loves to tinker with systems to make hard things easy, and easy things automatic. On a weekend, you may find him connecting a doorbell to a smartwatch, a car to a camera, or some other unlikely yet intriguing combination of devices.


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Nazmul Alam

Senior Software Developer

I am Nazmul Alam, a full stack developer (JAVA EE (Springboot), JavaScript (Node.js, Angular, Svelt), 11ty, Nunjucs, TailwindCss ).

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Niaz Morshed

QA Engineer

Hello! I'm Md. Niaz Morshed. I'm a Software QA Engineer. I have proven expertise in Manual QA, API Testing, Database Testing and Penetration Testing. Currently, I am also performing Automated Testing using JavaScript language and Protractor & Jasmine BDD Framework.


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Nate Wilson

Software Engineer

Nate spent 5 years as an applications engineer at Texas Instruments before realizing that his passions lie in software. After earning a MS in computer science from Northeastern, he spent some time at a healthcare startup before joining Skipper as a software engineer.

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Jihan Emon

Senior QA Engineer

Jihan is a SQA engineer who has more than 10 years of experience, working extensively with a wide range of software and firmware products. He joined Skipper with excellent working knowledge of both manual and automation testing.

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Tahsin Al Sayeed

Software Developer

Tahsin is a Full Stack Developer who has 4 years of experience with Web Application Development, with a focus on System Architecture.

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Our Leadership Team

Jason Shames

Chief Executive

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Dane Bratz

Chief Technology

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Cole Maritz

Chief Revenue

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Our Hotel & Property Partners

Skipper Hospitality Partner Logo: MarramSkipper Hospitality Partner Logo: JourneySkipper Hospitality Partner Logo: The AmeswellSkipper Hospitality Partner Logo: SundanceSkipper Hospitality Partner Logo: Troutbeck