Karl is a forty-year veteran of software development. He has worked with 6502 and Z80 assembly language, BASIC-11, FORTH-83, VB1-6, C# and Java. Karl worked his way up through the ranks from developer to founding full stack developer, and CTO of several VC backed Cincinnati startups (Bluespring Software, ProspectStream, ScopiaRx), and finally as the CTO of ooVoo, a Dayton based hyper-scale video chat platform servicing 45 million monthly active users. Karl, now at RSM, applies his knowledge to assessing software technology products and Companies prior to investment or acquisition for leading mid market private equity firms. He has conducted more than 150 due diligence engagements since 2018.