Chief Technology Officer
Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of InRule Technology, Loren is responsible for InRule’s technology vision and leading the product teams to define and develop innovative product capabilities. To ensure the ongoing alignment of InRule’s products and customer needs, Loren continually engages with clients on architectural issues and implementation reviews.
A programmer since the age of seven, Loren’s vision and passion has always been creating technology that empowers people to solve their own problems. To that end, he starts every presentation with “Give a person a fish and you feed them for a day; teach a person to fish and you feed them for a lifetime.” His innovative solutions have been recognized by the industry for their forward-thinking approaches and application of technology. Recognitions include Microsoft’s Fusion award for Best Small Business Solution and ComputerWorld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders. Loren frequently presents at technology and business conferences.
Leveraging his 20+ years of technology and architecture experience, Loren frequently participates in design reviews for Microsoft’s forthcoming products, providing feedback to the product development teams. He currently sits on the Microsoft Partner Advisory Council and was selected as a founding member of Microsoft’s Architecture Advisory Board.
Loren is active in shaping technology policy legislation as both a regional advisor to Congress for the Association for Competitive Technology and as the Illinois Area TechVoice Chapter Co-Chair for Comptia. He has testified directly to the U.S. Senate about the opportunities and challenges facing software companies and the importance of starting technology education in childhood.
In his spare time, Loren does fine woodworking and writes apps to accelerate his own daughter’s technology education. One of Loren’s apps was recently the #1 app for toddlers in the Microsoft Windows app store.
He has degrees in Finance and Philosophy from Bradley University.