Creating software to empower better decisions and improved results for a stronger and healthier lifestyle.
President of Vault 89 Ventures — Philanthropic investor and advisor to several organizations in the Seattle area, most notably, the Invention Science Fund at Intellectual Ventures. Doug, selected twice to the Pro Bowl and a Super Bowl Champion, spent 8 years in the NFL where he studied leadership and team culture. He has been awarded the Martin Luther King Jr. Medal of Distinguished Service Award. Most importantly, Doug is a devoted father and husband.
Sam Bender is CTO & Co-founder of Ventrk. He is a software guru with an affection for UX. He built his first iPhone app in middle school, “How High Can I Throw My iPhone?” Although the app never made it to the App Store, it kick-started his addiction to software development. Sam graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Informatics, where he learned user experience design, project management, and software development. After college, Sam worked at OfferUp as an iOS software engineer. Then in February of 2019, he left to work on Ventrk full time. Sam lives in an isolated cabin deep in the forest and always smells like smoke from his woodstove. He enjoys learning new things in his free time, wilderness backpacking, biking, lifting weights, playing the piano, and kiteboarding.
Jarid Adams is the CBO & Co-founder of Ventrk. He grew up in the suburbs of Seattle then studied business at Washington State University. He stumbled into the startup realm early in his career when he leaped to chase his passion for helping others live a healthier and stronger lifestyle. He quickly realized that there is an incredible amount of opportunity to improve others' lives through intentionally built software. Previously, Jarid was a manager at a lululemon and Gold’s Gym, where he learned strategic advice and opportunities to create an impactful brand and products. He firmly believes that taking care of your mind and body is a top priority
Morgan was born and raised in Kirkland, WA, and got her BS in General Science in 2018 from Fordham University in the Bronx, where she also played collegiate D1 softball. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Wingate University in North Carolina, where she plans to graduate with her DPT license in December of 2022. Morgan joined Ventrk in January of 2020 to expand the physical therapy and healthcare world by moving it into a more patient-centered direction, and that aims to improve resources available to physical therapists to allow them to provide better care for their patients. She has a passion for helping people, and becoming a physical therapist will enable her to impact people’s lives for the better. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, supporting local youth softball teams, and spending time with her husband, Ian, and their new puppy, Lucy!