Who We Are

Limeleaf team members bring over six decades of collective experience in every facet of software development to the table. Our members have worked at Google, Electronic Arts, ngrok, Kinetic, Harvard University, RSA Security, JWP (JW Player), and others on a wide range of projects.

After long careers in Big tech, we started Limeleaf to help others and share our expertise. Our team's skills in software engineering, systems design, project and product management, technical planning, R&D, and mission-critical deployments enable us to enhance your competitiveness in the tech industry. We aim to ensure your technology not only succeeds but also remains sustainable and secure, with a strong commitment to privacy and ethical practices.

Limeleaf is proud to be a member-owned, democratically managed company, based in Saratoga Springs, New York. We strive to embody the Seven Cooperative Principles in our work.

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John Luther

John has worked in web, media, and cloud software product management for over 25 years. In that time, he’s become a recognized industry leader, contributing to standards at the W3C, IETF, CTA, WebM Project, and elsewhere.

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Erik Straub

With a wealth of experience across video streaming platforms, legendary AAA live-service games, and helping startup ventures bring their products to market, Erik is well-equipped to offer practical solutions to real-world challenges.

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Blain Smith

Blain has spent 27 years working in web, video streaming, gaming, cloud services, distributed systems, and networking. He has held many tehnical lead roles and worked closely with product leadership to build software solutions.