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Management Team

Meet our executives

Justin Miller

Justin Miller

President and CEO


Justin Miller is the President of Comcast Silicon Valley and CEO of Plaxo

Justin is a business and product leader with unwavering focus on great user experience. Prior to joining Plaxo, Justin was SVP of Product Management & Design at Move, where he led the complete redesign of the Realtor.com and Move.com websites. Before Move, Justin was at eBay, where he led their European Product and Global User Experience Design organizations. Considered one of eBay's "User Experience Champions," Justin played an integral role in improving user experience on a global level.

Prior to eBay, Justin started and led the User Interface and Product Management teams at the Webvan Group, and before that, he led Human Interface Design efforts for Net Explorer and served as a leader of Human Interface Designs at Apple Computer.

Justin earned a Masters Degree in Human Computer Interaction from Rice University and a B.A. in Psychology from Rutgers University.

Ryan King

Ryan King



Ryan King is the Chief Technology Officer of Comcast Silicon Valley

Ryan's responsibilities include overseeing all software development, quality assurance, and operations for the units in Comcast Silicon Valley - including Plaxo, Tunerfish, Comcast Communications Applications, and Comcast Entertainment Applications. Ryan joined Plaxo in January 2003 as one of the first engineers and was instrumental in architecting, designing, and building the Plaxo servers and service, and was critical in helping the service grow and scale.

Prior to joining Plaxo, Ryan served as Manager of Engineering at Liberate Technologies. In this role, Ryan designed and delivered a suite of enterprise software products for cable and satellite operators for web browsing, interactive TV, and video on demand.

Ryan earned a M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University and a B.S. in Computer Science & Engineering from UCLA.

Peter Lester

Peter Lester

Vice President of Business Analytics and Partnerships


Peter Lester is Vice President of Business Analytics and Partnerships

His responsibilities include analytics, financial planning, and partnerships. Peter joined Plaxo in 2003 and was instrumental in striking Plaxo's early key partnerships.

Prior to joining Plaxo Peter was Senior Director of World Wide OEM Sales at Netscape. He has held a variety of management positions at leading technology companies including Digital, E.piphany, Pacific Bell, SGI, and Totality

Peter earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Berkeley.

Redgee Capili

Redgee Capili

Vice President of Globalization, IT, Customer Support & Privacy - Chief Privacy Officer


Redgee Capili is Vice President of Globalization, IT, Customer Support & Privacy at Plaxo, Inc.

Redgee is responsible for managing and delivering global-wide service and support for Plaxo's consumers and partners, both external and internal. Redgee is also responsible for the continued development and implementation of Plaxo's data privacy policies and practices. Redgee has more than 15 years of information technology and software development experience with Silicon Valley-based companies.

Prior to Plaxo, he held technology management positions at Gravitate Incorporated, GIG.COM, and California's DDS Technology Division.

Redgee holds a B.S .in Computer Science and a B.A. in Mathematics from San Jose State University.

Ethan Erchinger

Ethan Erchinger

Vice President Operations and Solution Architecture


Ethan Erchinger is the Vice President of Operations and Solution Architecture

In IT/Operations for 13 years and having run Plaxo's Operations team for the last eight years, Ethan both manages the servers and networks behind Plaxo's production network and also holds the role of solution architect. He drives design decisions spanning hardware and software to deliver a complete solution to customers. Ethan strives to create properly designed solutions to long-standing problems. By keeping costs low and providing solid solutions, this reinforces Plaxo's promise of high levels of uptime while keeping the cost of the service down. Ethan joined Plaxo in 2002.

Adam Hertz

Adam Hertz

Vice President Engineering


Adam Hertz is the Vice President of Engineering

Adam Hertz is a seasoned Engineering and Product executive, with over twenty years of experience in the software, consumer electronics and internet industries. Before joining Comcast Silicon Valley, he held executive and senior management positions at Myspace, Technorati, Ofoto, Contact Networks, Excite, WebCrawler, General Magic, NeXT and Lotus. As an executive, Adam combines deep technical understanding with passion for products, and keen understanding of business. Adam has assembled and led world class development teams, and has experience bringing innovative products to market. He has supervised the operations of some of the world's most traffic websites, and is adept balancing innovation with operational stability.

Preston Smalley

Preston Smalley

Senior Director of Product and General Manager of Plaxo.com


Preston Smalley is the Senior Director of Product and General Manager of Plaxo.com

Preston leads the product and marketing team for Plaxo.com. Prior to joining Plaxo in May 2010, Preston directed the User Experience Design team at eBay – a group of 35 designers, user researchers, content strategists, and front-end engineers. As a senior product leader, he contributed to shaping the overall customer experience strategy for eBay Marketplaces, led the acquisition of the rich media company, VuVox, and managed the group producing tailored shopping experiences for eBay categories.

Prior to eBay, Preston worked as a Product Manager at Microsoft on Internet Explorer and MSN Messenger for the Mac OS

Preston earned an M.B.A. from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and a B.S. in Software Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.