Road Trip with Army Veteran Brandon Schatz

Brandon Schatz Veteran on the Move

Brandon Schatz is a passionate technologist that loves to build things. He has nearly 20 years of experience developing software and helping businesses become successful from idea to market.

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Brandon founded in 2012 and it is quickly becoming an industry leader in race photography. They utilize computer vision for Search by Selfie™, their facial recognition system, that enables athletes to find themselves by simply uploading a selfie. has a huge focus on quality that is currently missing in the industry.

Additionally, Brandon recently took over the day to day operations of Right now it is a social way to plan and share your trips. They have around 6 million places throughout the US that they have categorized really well into different interests. is tracking a lot of data that will enable it to become a recommendation engine customized to its users.

Army Days

Brandon was already deployed to Bosnia when we declared war on Iraq.  He was a communications specialist and was responsible for setting up networks to help officers communicate during missions.  Brandon was also deployed to Kosovo on a peacekeeping mission.

So it’s a pretty big responsibility for 20 year old specialists at the  time. They just opened up a warehouse and they’re like, hey, go for it. You know, good luck, you know, don’t let us down. ” – Brandon Schatz


While Brandon was in the Army he was already consulting on the side.  He had his feet in the business side for a while so he already knew what that he would transition into business.  Brandon founded and lived in a google fiber house in Kansas City.

“I wanted to pursue this project since like 2009.    wanted to build a photo ecommerce platform for sports photographers. I just kind of shelved that idea and was  like if I can get the best domain, I perceive, the best brand for this business, then I’ll go after it.” – Brandon Schatz

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