CEO and Co-Founder, Backtrace
Abel is the CEO and Co-Founder of Backtrace. Prior to this, Abel was a Head of Engineering at AppNexus, combining his interests in engineering and product management to lead a team of developers to improve client ad optimization while reducing platform-wide costs. Prior to this, Abel was a technical leader on the AppNexusAdServer Team where he helped design and implement their low-latency advertising platform. Before AppNexus, Abel was a kernel module and tools developer at IBM. Abel holds a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.