Oceanpeak, Inc., is a privately held California corporation incorporated in May of 2007 and located in Santa Monica, California. Oceanpeak, Inc. has no outside investors. It is currently funded entirely by its co-founders.
Jeff is a co-founder and President of the Common Grant Application (a project of Oceanpeak); founder, President, and CEO of Clivia Systems; founder and Trustee of The Lawrence Foundation; and Director of Guidance Software. Clivia Systems provides business and technology advisory services. The Lawrence Foundation is a family foundation that makes grants to non-profit environmental, education, health, human services, and other causes. The foundation has made grants of over $3 million since its inception. Guidance Software (NASDAQ:GUID) provides software to government, corporate, and law enforcement organizations to conduct network-enabled and court-validated computer investigations. Jeff formerly served as Chief Technology Officer of Intel's Network Communications Group and was also the co-founder, President, and CEO of Trillium Digital Systems (which was acquired by Intel in 2000 for $300 million). Trillium developed and licensed communications software to telecommunications equipment manufacturers. Jeff has over 30 years of experience in the development of software, hardware, and systems for wireless, broadband, Internet, and telephone networks. Jeff received a BS in Electrical Engineering from UCLA in 1979. Jeff was co-recipient of the Greater Los Angeles Entrepreneur of the Year award and the UCLA School of Engineering's Professional Achievement award. Jeff sits on a number of advisory boards and writes and speaks on technology, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, economics, and ethics. Jeff lives in Santa Monica, CA.
Lori is a co-founder and Vice President of the Common Grant Application (a project of Oceanpeak) and Executive Director of The Lawrence Foundation. The Lawrence Foundation is a family foundation that makes grants to non-profit environmental, education, health, human services and other causes. Lori has managed over 3000 grant applications and over $3 million of grants for the foundation. Prior to The Lawrence Foundation, Lori worked at Trillium Digital Systems where she served in Web development, senior administrative, and marketing roles. Lori received a bachelor's degree in Art History from The University of Colorado at Denver in 1992. Lori lives in Steamboat Springs, CO.
Darren is the Director, Web Application Development of the Common Grant Application (a project of Oceanpeak). He is focused on web application development, site usability, internet marketing, and systems administration. Darren has been building data-driven websites since 1997 for a wide variety of organizations in a number of industries. Darren has worked for Investors Business Daily, Metal Toad Media and other companies. Darren received a BA in Political Science and Economics from the University of California, San Diego in 1999, and an MBA from San Diego State University in 2006. Darren lives in Concord, CA.