Thede Loder is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and President at Boxbe, Inc. He founded the firm in 2005. Mr. Loder also serves as an Advisor at Ignite Capital. He focuses on the technology issues of the firm. Mr. Loder is an experienced Entrepreneur, Consultant, Researcher, and Technologist. In 1995, he helped design, build, and launch the popular consumer dating service. Mr. Loder also co-founded Leverage Information Systems in 1996. From 2002 to 2004, he studied Artificial Intelligence (multi-agent systems) and conducted research in Information Economics as a Fellow in the Socio-Technical Infrastructure for Electronic Transactions (STIET) program at the Univ. of Michigan.