Management Team


Rick Carlson

Rick is a founder of SharpSpring and CEO of the group. He started with the goal of bringing marketing analytics and automation tools to small and medium businesses on an affordable and easy-to-use SaaS platform. Rick has 12 years of executive management experience in the technology sector, holding positions such as president, CEO, general manager, and board positions at several successful Internet security companies such as AVG. Rick now seeks to transform the digital marketing technology sector by offering an innovative, easy-to-use digital marketing solution to customers around the world.

Travis Whitton

As Chief Technology Officer of the SharpSpring group, Travis tackles the technological challenges of providing customers with a rock-solid digital marketing solution. A co-founder of SharpSpring, Travis is responsible for the technical design and rapid growth of the SharpSpring service, credited with the implementation of advanced technologies such as SharpSpring’s automation engine and visitor identification service. Prior to his role at SharpSpring, he was the primary data storage architect at