Dean Dzurilla


Dean founded the company in 2009. As CEO, he’s responsible for creating and executing the company’s vision, overseeing business operations, and forging strong relationships with employees, customers, and partners.

Before Vertify, Dean co-founded a company called Xolved. Prior to scratching his entrepreneurial itch, Dean was a senior member of NetSuite where he helped transition the company from targeting small businesses to mid-market enterprises. Before that, he held sales and marketing roles at SkillSoft and CMGI.

Dean holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and MIS from Northeastern University. A big Red Sox fan and horror movie buff, he lives in Austin, TX with his beautiful wife, ridiculously cute kids, and their many plants. He is never sarcastic.

Art Ardolino


Art’s in charge of coming up with ridiculously simple solutions for outrageously complicated problems. He also built Vertify. A technology whiz, Art has been developing and architecting for almost 20 years.

Prior to Vertify, he worked for Cimple Systems developing and enhancing enterprise student information systems and data warehouses. He also managed networks and servers, provided technical support, and integrated complex systems in public schools.

Art holds a Masters of Information Systems in Public Policy and Management and a BS in Information and Decision Systems with a Minor in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. He lives in Austin, TX with his wife and two children.

Jim Watkins

Development Manager

Jim is in charge of our expanding development team. He has 25 years experience developing software and solving problems for commercial companies, state governments, and the DOD.

Prior to working at Vertify, he proudly worked for CACI managing a software development effort to help manage the Army’s digital battlefield initialization from Ft. Hood, Texas. And before that worked on configuration management software for the Defense Information Systems Agency at Maxwell AFB-Gunter Annex in Montgomery, AL.

Matt Klepac

Vice President Marketing

Matt joins Vertify with 13+ years of B2B marketing and sales experience. As VP of Marketing, he’s responsible for building the marketing machine. He oversees all marketing strategy.

Before Vertify, Matt built the technology marketing practice at RSG Media in New York City. Prior to jumping head first into technology, Matt had the privilege of building his marketing expertise at the NBA, CBRE, and IKON, to name a few.

Matt holds a Masters Degree from the University of Oklahoma and a BM degree from the University of Mary Hardin Baylor. An avid golfer, lover of the Houston Astros, and an accomplished professional opera singer, he is excited to now call Austin home with his loving wife, and their beautiful baby boy.

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