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Paul Hiatt

CEO and Founder

Paul is an entrepreneur and software executive who founded Lockstep Labs in 2014 while living in Bangkok, Thailand. Under Paul’s leadership the Lockstep team has developed numerous, innovative SaaS and mobile-first solutions for a wide range of complex business challenges. He personally recruited, trained and managed our permanent software development team in Bangkok until relocating back to Colorado in March of 2017. His current focus is opening our US office and continuing to provide exceptional service and value to our US clients. Paul is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he attended on a full merit-based scholarship and graduated first in his class.

Michael Kohl


Michael is an accomplished software team leader who manages Lockstep’s professional development team in our Bangkok office. He is a recognized expert in application development across numerous frameworks and industries, and ranks in the top 1% of Ruby on Rails experts on stackoverflow. A frequent speaker at tech conferences, Michael is a respected software educator, mentor, technology journalist and technical reviewer. He ensures that our technical strategy, architectural decisions and internal talent development programs are second to none.


Andrew Potash

Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Distinguished Programs

Andy is an insurance industry executive, innovator and entrepreneur. He is the founder of Distinguished Holdings, a national insurance program administrator for the real estate industry. In addition, Andy is the chairman and co-founder of Personal Risk Management Solutions, a personal insurance brokerage. Most recently Andy co-founded BikeLane Insurance Services, an emerging insurtech innovator. Andy has a wealth of industry experience as a senior executive and entrepreneur, founding his first insurance company in 1982. Many have benefited from Andy’s generosity through his work with The Distinguished Social Ventures Foundation, World Presidents Organization and the Chief Executives Organization. Andy is a graduate of Cornell University and the Program for Management Development at Harvard Business School.

Jason Kelley

COO of Bungalow Insurance

Jason is a technology investor and entrepreneur focused on fintech and insurtech software businesses. He is currently the COO of Bungalow Insurance, a leading insurtech startup. He also founded a data analytics startup serving the financial services industry. Prior to his business career, Jason held public policy positions in the U.S. Senate and at The White House. Jason holds a BS from The University of Minnesota, a JD from American University and an MBA from Columbia University.