Dayvin Turchiano – CEO
Dayvin has been an entrepreneur since 2008, having originally started a local online television station that led to building the software that Dovie now utilizes for video delivery. He has been growing Dovie for five years into it’s current form. His theatrical background has made meeting and honestly connecting with people very easy for him. He served on the executive committee for a non-profit foundation for four years, and helped it grow from it’s infancy phase to a fully functioning organization that focuses on helping children, as well as protecting and cleaning up water sources in this country and abroad. He also coaches high school lacrosse as a way of giving back to the youth of Los Angeles.
Michael Millard – CTO
Michael brings decades of experience as a programmer to Dovie, and was solely responsible for designing and writing the over 100k lines of code that make up Dovie’s proprietary video delivery software.
Tim Keller – Lead Developer
Tim has been drawn to web development since his teenage years, having taught himself how to write HTML and Flash’s ActionScript in high school. At the University of Washington, he studied Classical Voice and Computer Science and after graduating went on to pursue both passions, developing sites using WordPress and continuing to expand his skill set by programming in Java, Python, and Supercollider (a programming language for audio synthesis) while staying active in the Seattle music and theater scene. He currently lives in Los Angeles, and continues to freelance while performing actively.
Ken Pierce – Senior Account Manager
Earnest in all his endeavors, Ken brings to the team a sense of resolution and sincerity. With his background of service with the US Army, he is trained in diligence and guides each task through proper implementation. Senior Account Manager here at Dovie, Ken aligns his motivating persona and background of expertise with each project, introducing all aspects of account management, sales and marketing, advertising, and industry leadership. Beyond the office, Ken enjoys playing guitar and the occasional indulgence of Disney Dole-Whip with his family.
Qumaru Nisa – Head of Video Production
Qumaru is a filmmaker, photographer, actress and activist, known for I Am You (2014), Shameless (2013), and Death and Taxis (2007). Qumaru’s life journey began in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, U.K. and has landed her in Los Angeles where she has made her home for the last 20 years. She has also been living a raw/vegan lifestyle for the last 9 years. Qumaru’s latest produced feature documentary IAMYOU is narrated by Forest Whitaker and features Jimmy Carter and Monika Gandhi among others.