Chris has 20+ years of digital experience in the retail, travel and healthcare industries. He was one of three people to build Marks and Spencer's first e-commerce presence in 1998. He co-founded EscapeCity.com/Weekends.com, an online travel business, in 1999. He sold the weekends.com url to Travelzoo in 2001 and joined Travelzoo to lead marketing and then business development. Chris was on the management team of Travelzoo when it went public on NADSAQ in 2003. He launched Travelzoo's European business in 2005 and lead Travelzoo Europe through 20 quarters of consistent revenue growth. In 2010, Chris was appointed CEO of Travelzoo (NADSAQ: TZOO), at the time he was the youngest CEO of a listed company in the U.S.. During his time as CEO, revenues grew substantially and Travelzoo was named among Glassdoor & Crain's Best Places to Work. In 2016, Chris and Judd Rabb created Digital Pharmacist through the merger of RxWiki, Telemanager Technologies and PocketRx. Digital Pharmacist now has over 100 employees and offers digital communication tools to pharmacies and their patients. More than 7,500 pharmacies and millions of patients use Digital Pharmacist's products. Chris has been interviewed by Jim Cramer on CNBCs "Mad Money" several times and presented at conferences hosted by Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Cardinal Health and PhocusWright. Chris was named "Young Entrepreneur of the Year" in 2009 by the British Travel Industry Hall of Fame and Barclays Commercial and "the Alumni Who Questions the Status Quo" by alumni of the University of California, Haas School of Business. He served on the National Leadership Board of the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas and sits on the Board of Directors of YPO Austin as the Education Chair. Chris has dual MBAs from the University of California, Haas School of Business and Columbia Business School. He is married to Kathleen Irvin Loughlin, President of the Contemporary Museum in Austin.
Chief Financial Officer
Judd Rabb oversees the company’s administrative and financial functions. Judd has over 20 years of experience working in high-growth technology startups. Prior to Digital Pharmacist, Judd was SVP Finance at Main Street Hub. From 2005 to 2014, Judd was CFO at various companies including Innovari, Solarbridge Technologies (acquired by SunPower), Illumitex, and Coldwatt (acquired by Flextronics). From 1999 to 2005, Judd was Corporate Controller at Silicon Labs, where he supported the company through its IPO, and Green Mountain Energy, where he supported the company through its sale to NRG. Judd started his career at Pricewaterhouse Coopers from 1989 to 1992. Judd earned a BBA in accounting from Texas A&M University, and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas.
Chief Technology Officer
Alan oversees product development, systems integration and architecture. Prior to joining Digital Pharmacist, Alan was Vice President Data & Knowledge at McKesson Specialty Health, where he lead product, engineering, business intelligence and quality assurance. In this role, he built and managed a team of 100 technologists. From December 2005 to May 2010, Alan was senior technical consultant at Optaros. From January 2003 to December 2005, he served as Manager, Platform Development at ZANTAZ. Alan holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla.
Val oversees system design and architecture, development of voice, communication and digital solutions for the company. Prior for joining Digital Pharmacist, Val was a co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of TeleManager Technologies, where he was in charge of design and development of iRefill Connect cloud-based suite of products.
Prior to founding TeleManager Technologies, Val from 1989 to 1992 was with Brooklyn Union Gas Company, where he as a member of the Joint Project Team with Andersen Consulting Co. developed and implemented a New Customer System using state of the art Object Oriented Technology. Prior to that he served as a System Analyst with ADP Brokerage Information Services Group. Val received his MBA Degree in Information Technology from Odessa Merchant Marine Engineering Academy in Ukraine.