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Our Amazing Team Doing What They Do Best
 

Engage by Cell: Our Mission.

Engage by Cell is the umbrella company of Guide by Cell, Give by Cell, Train by Cell, headquartered in San Francisco, California. We bring mobile solutions to companies and organizations, providing mobile websites, native apps, and text messaging to fit any mobile need. We are at the forefront of mobile solutions for companies and organizations, offering mobile content delivery platforms, fundraising and engagement tools to over 2,000 clients. Our flagship division, Guide by Cell, is a recognized global leader in the mobile technology industry, providing mobile solutions to over 1000 museums and cultural institutions worldwide.

Our Sister Companies.

Guide by Cell

Founded in 2004, Guide by Cell is an innovative provider of interactive mobile technology solutions to more than 2,000 cultural institutions and non-profit organizations, including performing arts groups, museums, zoos, aquariums, parks, libraries, restaurants, universities and historical sites.

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Give by Cell

We currently offer three mobile giving services: Mobile Give, Mobile Donate and Mobile Pledge. These all allow organizations and qualifying nonprofits to accept donations via text message and expand their fundraising efforts through mobile technology.

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Train by Cell

Train by Cell provides mobile training solutions to corporations with an increasingly mobile-savvy, on-the-go workforce. With these tools, we help our clients build custom solutions ranging from text message alert systems to multimedia-rich mobile websites for content delivery and training course administration.

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Meet Our CEO, Dave.

Dave Asheim
Train by Cell President/Founder, Dave Asheim

Dave Asheim is a veteran of up-and-coming technology and software providers with 11 years of mobile technology experience. Before founding Guide by Cell in 2004, he was President of Well Engaged, the largest B2B software provider of web-based chat and discussion software and the pioneers of pre-Google/Facebook social networking. He launched Guide by Cell with the initial goal of bridging the gap between cultural institutions and their patrons. Since then, Dave has grown Guide by Cell to become Engage by Cell, an all encompassing company providing a variety of mobile solutions. Dave holds a B.S. in finance and an M.B.A., both from the University of Illinois.

Here To Help You.

Our entire mission is to provide the best mobile solutions to meet your needs.

Client Relations

Client Relations

Our client relations department is there to help with your account set up, answer all questions and help with trouble-shooting. Reach us by phone, email or our web-based chat, we’re always here to help.

Client Relations

Engingeering

Our engineering team is here to make sure your endeavors have the best possible chance for success. Our engineers will work closely with your team and to make sure your software has all the needed specifications.

Client Relations

Solutions Consulting

Our solutions consultants are here to help you get all the tools you need. They listen and synthesize your needs to make sure you get the best possible package. Even after the deals are closed, they like to check in to see how you’re doing and make sure that you’re getting the most out of our service.

Client Relations

Marketing

Our marketing team is on hand to help you with your mobile campaign roll outs. Whether it’s consulting on how to market the service to your employees, or input on your mobile website, the marketing team is here to make sure that your campaign goes off without a hitch.

Rebekah Hall

Rebekah Hall

Director of Finance and Administration

As Director of Finance and Administration for Guide by Cell and its sister divisions, Rebekah is in charge of billing and finance for all clients, as well as day-to-day HR duties for the team.

Fred de Guzman

Fred de Guzman

Client Relations Manager

Fred joins the team with years of customer service experience. He manages clients through the on-boarding process and trains them on our technologies. He also provides clients with answers to any technical questions or issues they might have.

Hannah Tecott

Hannah Tecott

Admin & Marketing Specialist

Hannah is an SF native who is excited to bring her marketing background and share her Spotify playlists with the GBC team. She is an avid runner and cyclist with a penchant for live music and an obsession with the Beatles.

Travis M. McGregor

Travis M. McGregor

Senior Mobile Solutions Consultant

Travis is a business development executive with 17 years experience in mobile technologies, with a hands-on practical approach to business.

Patty Ruland

Patty Ruland

Senior Mobile Solutions Consultant

Patty is a results-driven business development executive and sales leader with 20 years consultative selling experience within the IT/Technology industry, keeping her work fun and light.

Jay Nevel

Jay Nevel

Mobile Solutions Consultant

Jay is a Bay Area native that brings over 10 years of sales experience. He enjoys super burritos and not so long walks on the beach.

Michael Garrick

Michael Garrick

Mobile Solutions Consultant

With over 16 years of sales experience, Mike brings a sense of urgency and passion when it comes to serving his clients. He loves spending time with his family, playing tennis, and traveling.

Kara Klaczynski

Kara Klaczynski

Mobile Solutions Consultant

Kara is an organized, outgoing person deeply immersed in video game and tech culture. She joins the team with abilities in communication, organization and sales.

Nathaniel Kennedy

Nathaniel Kennedy

Business Development

Nathaniel Kennedy is a design thinker, always on the lookout for creative, innovative solutions that promote efficiency. Using knowledge gained from his adventures in operations and logistics he's excited to provide flexible, custom-engineered solutions, helping companies deliver products and services to their customers in engaging ways.

Erick Velez

Erick Velez

Relationship Manager

Erick came over to Engage by Cell with one goal in mind- helping people solve problems through the use of mobile solutions! Outside of work, Erick enjoys spending time with his two dogs (Rudy and Ziggy), playing baseball and enjoying the different trails and beaches that the Bay Area has to offer.

David Chen

David Chen

Vice President of Engineering

As VP of engineering, David oversees all of our software development, implementation plans and project direction, as well as working with the team to constantly improve our technology.

Jun Guo

Jun Guo

Senior Software Engineer

Jun joined our team in 2005 with a background in Interactive Voice Response systems. He received a B.A. from Shanghai University.

Krist Mejia

Krist Mejia

Art Director/Designer

As our Art Director, Krist oversees design and art production for our marketing projects and campaigns, both print and digital, while also instilling principles of UX and UI design to our front- and back-end platforms.

Roman Gokhman

Roman Gokhman

Content Producer

Roman Gokhman has worked as a content manager and producer at companies large and small. He is a longtime news journalist and editor, most recently with the Oakland Tribune and Mercury News. He is constantly writing and rewriting.

Gopal Hassin

Gopal Hassin

Visual Designer

Gopal is happy to bring his experience in design and web production to the GBC team. He has a passion for the arts, interface, alliteration, & misusing ampersands.