ABOUT ENCORE STUDIO

INTERNALIZE, CENTRALIZE & CREATE REVENUE

Our mission is simple – we believe that internalizing and centralizing our software development will result in reducing overhead, creating additional revenue streams, and optimizing the Guest/Visitor/Rider experience.

NASI PERETZ

VICE PRESIDENT OF ENGINEERING

A graduate of the University of Southern California’s Viterbi School of Engineering in Computer Engineering & Computer Science for both undergrad and grad. Co-founded and sold WestsideRentals.com to Apartments.com (CSGP on Nasdaq).  Co-founded and sold Ticketmob.com to Cvent.com (CVT on Nasdaq).  Last role was as VP of Engineering at Ticketmaster.com

PATHIK SHAH

LEAD ENGINEER

A proud graduate of the University of Southern California’s Electrical Engineering Master’s program, Pathik has written the code for over a dozen enterprise applications. He wrote the original ticketing solution for Ticketmob which Cvent acquired in 2012, he re-wrote the WestsideRentals.com web apps into React.js & Node.js which was subsequently acquired by Apartments.com, and he wrote the Login for Ticketmaster.com that supports over 1.2 million users per day.

GABRIEL ESPINOLA

ARCHITECT & SENIOR ENGINEER

With more than 12 years of application development Gabriel’s most notable achievements are creating an in house javascript framework for MicroStrategy, reengineering the Crowdtorch website from a legacy code stack into Node & React, creating the Login SDK for Ticketmaster, coding the Verified Fan product for Taylor Swift, and reducing the 35 million dollars in fraud at Ticketmaster. He is a full stack Software architect with experience in Java, nodejs, react, gitlab-ci, AWS cloud, NoSql databases, serverless, agile methodologies, continuous integration and behavior driven development

RACHIT ARORA

SENIOR ENGINEER

Proud Trojan with a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California who enjoys sports, particularly Football and Basketball. A results-driven, articulate and analytical Senior Software Engineer who can think “out of the box”. Strong in design and integration problem-solving skills. Expert in ReactJS, NodeJS, Javascript, SQL Server and Oracle with database analysis and design. Skilled in developing requirements specifications, and architectural systems research.

OLIVIA SORGMAN

SENIOR PRODUCT MANAGER

Helps keep the team in line when it comes to what we are building, how we are building it, and when we are delivering it.
Manages the product specifications along with the incoming queue of projects. Launched Hornblower.com, VictoryCruiseLines.com, the Referral Program, and the Loyalty Program for the Hornblower Group. Previously Director of Marketing at Hornblower, Northern California and brought that knowledge & experience to engineering. Holds a B.S. in Business Administration & Marketing from San Francisco State University.

WEI-CHENG HUNG

ASSOCIATE SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Implemented API integration with third party companies such as Google, GetYourGuide, Civitatis, and the Military. Holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at Chung Yuan Christian University. Also holds a M.S. in Information Technology at California Lutheran University

SHUAI-HSUN LEE

ASSOCIATE SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Implemented API integration with third party companies such as Google, GetYourGuide, Civitatis, and the Military. Holds an M.S. in Photonics and Optoelectronics at National Taiwan University. Also holds a M.S. in Information Technology at California Lutheran University.

MITCHELL HAW

SEO MANAGER 

Keeps the Hornblower Group family of websites ranked at the top of Google and assures that we stay up-to-date with the latest SEO methodologies. Helped build and launch new website redesigns across 15+ business units. Holds a B.A. in Social Sciences from California State University San Marcos.

MATIUS ISKANDAR

SENIOR ENGINEER

Talented and smart engineer with the ability to tackle problems of all sizes, Matius developer over 200 websites while at Crowdtorch for clients such as Marquee Las Vegas from the TAO Hotel Group, to every single SBE property. His ability to execute on an engineering problem and resolve it is unparalleled with his 15+ years of computer science and computer engineering experience.

RICHARD LUNG

SENIOR MOBILE ENGINEER

As a graduate of Computer Science from the University of California Los Angeles Richard specializes in mobile applications. He has developer the Mobile App for WestsideRentals.com which was acquired by Apartments.com, along with mobile apps such as BetterPet, BruinTrade, and several startups in the Los Angeles silicon beach tech scene. His deep experience in iOS development and entrepreneurship is what allows him to single handedly take an app from concept to launch. He is currently pursuing his MBA with an expected date of 2020.

WHAT WE DO

GET IN TOUCH

We design and program web applications for Hornblower, a company that cares about the consumer and guest experience.

PCI COMPLIANT

All our work is PCI Compliant and your information is always encrypted

ADA COMPLIANT

Our web applications are always ADA compliant to accommodate every type of guest

HIGHLY SCALABLE

We work with Serverless where we can, so that high scalability never becomes an issue

QUALITY

Integration tests, rigor tests, smoke tests are built into our pipeline, as well as gate our releases

PURPOSE

Build with features that compliment the business and impact the bottom line

CREATE REVENUE

Create new revenue lines for Hornblower and aim away from becoming a cost center

CODE KNOWLEDGE

Node.js
95
React.js
85
AWS
90
CI Pipelines
90

DESIGN SKILLS

SKETCH
95
PHOTOSHOP
85
UI / UX
90
MOBILE
90

OUR PORTFOLIO

WE DO COOL STUFF

OUR CLIENTS FEEDBACK

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Thank you for taking us to the next level on Classic Cable Cars!

Jonathan Adams / Classic Cable Cars
Let's call it Encore, because this engineering team will leave folks wanting more!

Terry MacRae / Hornblower
You guys rock! Keep creating new revenue streams for our company!

Cameron Clark / Hornblower

DON'T BE SHY

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CALL US

+1 805 890 9609

OUR ADDRESS

2645 Townsgate Rd, Building 200
Westlake Village, CA 91361

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