Mr. Partee is President of RideCharge, Inc. d/b/a Curb which he co-founded in Jan 2007. Mr. Partee lead the company as its senior executive and board member through Jan 2012 when Curb his co-founder joined as CEO. He has lead from initial concept through building the team and technology to its successful product launch in March, 2008, and has grown service in over 60 major metro areas. In January of 2009 he completed fund raising to a total raised of just over $10M. Mr. Partee conceived one of the first "useful" and popular iPhone Apps, Taxi Magic, launched in Dec 2008, and a Top 20 Travel app since. Apple has included Taxi Magic in major marketing efforts numerous since in 2010, most recently on August 7, 2014 when the company launched its new app and services as Curb.
He has served as CEO of two venture backed software firms, Ecutel and Viewgate Networks, where he was able raise over $28M of equity and debt funding. Mr. Partee gained international experience at ViewGate as it was founded in London--making 30 trips to London in as many months. At Ecutel, he established partnerships with the EMEA sales arm of HP through their office in Oslo, Norway. At both firms he was instrumental in refocusing business models, expanding sales channels and closing company defining sales contracts.
Mr. Partee served as Managing Director, Data Warehousing for Platinum Technology, (NYSE:CA) where he was responsible for several product lines and multiple development locations. Mr. Partee came to Platinum after he negotiated the sale of his enterprise software company, RelTech Products, which he co-founded in 1988. During his 7 years of co-managing RelTech, Mr. Partee was personally responsible for Professional Services, Sales, Marketing, Customer Service and Development.
Mr. Partee began his career with IBM and Andersen Consulting (Accenture). He holds a B.A. in psychology from the University of Virginia.