The Team

Rory Crawford

Founder and CEO

Prior to founding BevSpot, Rory did technology investing and banking at General Atlantic and J.P. Morgan, respectively, in San Francisco. Rory earned a B.A. at Tufts University and was previously a student at Harvard Business School before leaving to pursue BevSpot.

Alex Lesman

Co-Founder and CTO

Alex studied Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering at MIT and has been writing code for over 10 years. During this time he has worked on software in many settings including Facebook, 3D-Printing startup Formlabs and hedge fund Coatue.

Chidubem Ezeaka

Co-Founder and CPO

Chidubem has previously worked on software teams at Amazon, Galatea Associates and DRW Trading Group. He earned his B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics as well as an M.Eng. in Computer Science at MIT.

Jake Gotta


Jake has previously worked in investment banking at Goldman Sachs and private equity at Silver Lake. He earned a B.B.A. at the University of Wisconsin and is currently a student at Harvard Business School.

Adrian Miguel

Software Engineer

Adrian has worked on Business Process Management software at Appian, as well as a behavioral recommendation system at nRelate. He is currently working towards his B.S. degree in Computer Science and Engineering at MIT.

Deanna Mastrovito

Director of B.D.

Deanna previously worked as an Event Manager for a top experiential marketing company representing a leading beverage brand. She has over 10 years of restaurant industry experience and thoroughly understands the business. Deanna earned a B.A. in Business Management with a minor in Information Technology from Emmanuel College.

Forrest Moret

Software Engineer

Forrest has been working on projects in server and web development for several years. He is currently studying Computer Science and Engineering at MIT.

Joe Hanley

Software Engineer

Joe has worked in the past at MIT's Laboratory for Social Machines and at MIT CSAIL. He is currently a junior at MIT studying Computer Science and Engineering .

Kanav Dhir

Software Engineer

Kanav is studying Computer Engineering at Boston University and planning on graduating May 2015. He previously worked at iRobot as a software engineer and at ByteLight as a test engineer. Kanav is also a partner at the Dorm Room Fund.