About us

BLOCKY builds provable data lineage software in Bozeman, MT. Formed in January of 2018, the founding members of BLOCKY include Mr. Taylor Heinecke, Dr. Mike Wittie, and Dr. David Millman. As CEO, Mr. Heinecke directly oversees company finances, day to day operations, investor communications, and pursuing business development opportunities. Dr. Wittie supervises company communications including marketing materials and grants. He also leads research and development of future BLOCKY products. As CTO, Dr. Millman manages the engineering team and is in charge of designing BLOCKY production-grade products. Ian Hecker is BLOCKY’s full time software engineer who has been vital to prototyping and developing BLOCKY products.

The Team

Co-Founder & CEO

Taylor Heinecke

MS in Computer Science

Founded multiple farm-to-market services in Bozeman, MT

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Co-Founder & Head of Research

Mike Wittie, PhD

PhD in Computer Science

Startup experience in the Defense space (technology bought by Rockwell Collins)

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Co-Founder & CTO

David Millman, PhD

PhD in Computer Science

Startup experience as CTO at ProductionPro and Nowsta

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Software engineer

Ian Hecker

BS in Computer Science

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Timeline

2018

2018/01/31

BlockyMcChainerson, LLC founded

2018/12/03

NSF SBIR Phase I awarded

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2019

2019/06/01

Ian Hecker joins the engineering team

2019/10/08

BLOCKY moves into new offices at the Bozeman Hotel

2020

2020/01/01

BlockyMchainerson incorporated as BLOCKY, Inc.

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