Our Executive Team

We are technologists at heart who believe in the power of containerization and the increased scale, flexibility, and resource utilization it brings to the development workflow.

Tim Hohman

Tim is responsible for BoxBoat’s general direction and strategy, managing and expanding the business, and most importantly, setting up the team to succeed.

Tim has spent 20+ years advising organizations on enterprise technology investments. He is passionate about the use of technology to improve the operations of companies, government entities, and the lives of citizens. Prior to BoxBoat, Tim was CEO of Triad Technology Partners and held executive sales leadership roles at IBM, BMC Software, Urban Engines, and Oracle.

Tim holds an MBA in Finance from The George Washington University and an AB in Economics and History from Duke University.

Ken Mellett

Ken leads BoxBoat’s sales and marketing efforts, focusing on orchestrating creative customer solutions while spreading the gospel of containerization. At Boxboat, Ken will focus on hiring and coaching great people while providing a culture of support, teamwork and accountability.

Ken is a successful, well known leader of innovative and successful software sales teams. His experience includes senior executive positions at top industry companies including Oracle, Peregrine Systems and BMC as well as several other “startup” businesses NBI Inc., CrossWorlds Software, and Vettro Inc.

Ken graduated from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY with a BS degree in Business Management.

Will Kinard

Will leads BoxBoat’s technical strategy and engagement, serving as the engineering team lead and containerization evangelist. He is passionate about creating tools and workflows to help developers work more efficiently. At BoxBoat, Will aims to tackle our clients’ toughest DevOps challenges while delivering a solution that is sustainable in scale and scope.

Prior to BoxBoat, Will served as Senior Engineer at In‐Q‐Tel deploying the latest technology offerings within the intelligence community, specifically big data analytics and infrastructure modernization platforms. Prior to joining In‐Q‐Tel in 2013, Will developed applications for both startups and Fortune 500 companies, with experience in government contracting.

Will holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Clemson University.

Kristen Hohman
Finance and Operations

Kristen runs BoxBoat’s Finance and Operations functions.

Kristen worked in Institutional Sales for a Wall Street firm serving large hedge fund and mutual fund customers and as a HR leader for Triad Technology Partners. She likes solving intractable problems, learning new things, and meeting interesting people. Kristen is not afraid to ask the tough question that everyone else avoids.

Her undergraduate degree is from Duke University in Political Science and Economics and she holds an MBA in Finance from The George Washington University.