Management Team
Mike Wehrs
Chief Executive Officer & President

Mike Wehrs
Dedicated to the wireless world for over ten years, Mike Wehrs has held key positions that contributed to shaping the industry’s boundless future. Most recently, Mr. Wehrs was Global CEO and President of the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), comprised of leading aggregators, agencies, brands, carriers, and developers in the wireless industry. In that role, he provided inspiring leadership for the organization’s 700-plus members, representing more than 40 countries worldwide.

Mr. Wehrs’ comprehensive resume includes executive management roles at companies such as Nuance Communications, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, AOL, Ignition Corp., and Samsung Electronics. He has participated on a number of standards boards for the industry including CTIA, OMA, .mobi, Bluetooth SIG, WAP Forum, and QIC committee. Currently active on the board of BNET Communications, Mr. Wehrs is an advisor to several notable companies in the mobile marketing business. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer and Information Science from Syracuse University.
Alan Atlas
Chief Technology Officer and SVP, Development

Alan Atlas
Alan Atlas is an experienced leader who began his career as a hardware engineer with Bell Laboratories over 30 years ago. Since then, he managed engineering and operations for RealNetworks, led early development of the Amazon Cloud, and most recently, consulted with top technology companies as an Agile Coach for Rally Software. His profound understanding of the modern software development process makes Mr. Atlas an essential contributor to the Scanbuy team.

In fact, he is one of approximately a dozen people in the world to achieve both the Certified Scrum Master Trainer and Certified Scrum Coach designations. Mr. Atlas is co-holder of three patents, and his insights have been published in numerous conferences and periodicals. Two industry-award-winning developments, AvidNews 1.0 and Amazon S3, took place under his leadership.
David Javitch
Vice President, Marketing

David Javitch
David Javitch joined the Scanbuy team from the world of advertising and marketing where he spent nine years managing integrated campaigns for Fortune 500 companies. He provides a true appreciation for the industry's latest trends and evolving needs amid a dynamic media landscape. Mr. Javitch’s last position was at Publicis USA, where he worked with Procter & Gamble, Beam Spirits and Citi. During that time, he managed one of P&G's largest product launches in company history with the introduction of the award-winning Prilosec OTC campaign. Mr. Javitch’s career includes key roles at General Mills and Hasbro.

His current responsibility at Scanbuy involves guiding potential marketers in the use of 2D codes and ensuring that the company’s overall communications are strategically aligned.
Avi Chai Outmezguine
General Counsel & Co–Founder

Avi Chai Outmezguine
As the company’s General Counsel, Chai Outmezguine is focused on managing Scanbuy’s growing IP portfolio while developing global partnerships within the mobile commerce industry. He is the holder of several patents on behalf of Scanbuy relative to the decoding and use of linear and two-dimensional barcodes.

Prior to joining Scanbuy, Outmezguine was the General Counsel for IDVector, an international firm engaged in maximizing the value of intellectual property rights in the IT industry. There, he led the intellectual property protection and valuation initiatives, establishing a number of strategic alliances with Fortune 500 companies.

Mr. Outmezguine graduated from Georgetown University Law Center and obtained a law degree with honors from Essex University School of Law in England. He also holds a B.A. in Finance from the Business School of IEA, Paris and is a member of the New York State Bar.
Punit Raizada
Vice President, Product Development

Punit Raizada
Punit Raizada joined Scanbuy in its early stages and worked to transform the initial prototypes into a deployed and viable product. He oversees the continued development of ScanLife technology and manages the daily activities of the engineering team. Mr. Raizada earned a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from New Jersey Institute of Technology.