Our Team

Mike VonLunen

VP, Business Development

Since trading a wall of computer screens for an entrepreneurial career outside of the derivatives markets, Mike has played a key role in starting and building companies. His Business Development experience spans sales, marketing, operations and finance from small business to major e-commerce players. Mike concentrates on building the Purchasing Platform membership and growing monthly participation. He holds a BS in Business-Finance from the University of Utah, an MBA from IE Business School in Madrid, Spain and is an alum of Startup Institute Chicago.

Ansel Burch

Member Services

Having left academia with a degree in English literature, theatre arts and history; Ansel found that communications and customer service were what he had been training for all along. He still has an active career as a theatre professional, but Purchasing Platform gives him a place to help people find and get what they need with a human, possibly whimsical touch. Ansel is an alumnus of Beloit College and has studied at Loyola University in Chicago and The University of York in the UK.

Gabi Gergely

VP, Engineering

Gabi is the VP of Engineering at Purchasing Platform. She oversees the technical strategy of the company, and is dedicated to building a team of talented engineers to keep Purchasing Platform among the front-runners of the industry. With a background in economics and computer science, Gabi brings a unique understanding of business models and technical challenges to the table. When she is not coding, Gabi enjoys experimenting with pastry recipes in the kitchen.

Konstantin Ivanov

Senior Software Engineer

Konstantin started to study programing when he was 14 years old. He likes to trace his mind to find out how the human brain solves tasks. In this way programming became a way to know himself. He has been working with small teams on enterprise level, as well as private projects, and his contributions range from developing components for ERP systems to entire web applications.

Anton Zhavoronkov

Senior Software Engineer

Anton is a software engineer at Purchasing Platform. Since he has worked on a variety of startups he knows how to make modern scalable applications which can deliver the best user experiences. In his spare time he travels around the world.