Kristen Stanton, Founder

Kristen Stanton with SmoothieKristen is the founder and CEO of UniGuide. As a lifelong animal and nature lover, she started UniGuide to educate herself and to help others discover alternative ways of thinking and consuming that would have a less harmful impact on human health, animals, and the environment.

In addition to her work on UniGuide, Kristen is an independent marketing consultant. A former client is Niantic, Inc., the developer of the mobile augmented reality games Pokémon GO, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, and Ingress. Another is Clean Economy, an early stage company founded by her brother Patrick that installs electric vehicle charging stations.

Before striking out on her own, Kristen was a full-time marketing and business development executive in the tech industry, working for companies including the car buying site and Picarro, Inc., a provider of scientific instruments and software solutions that measure greenhouse gas concentrations, trace gases, and stable isotopes for a broad array of scientific applications. An avid supporter of innovation in clean technologies, Kristen also served as the marketing and grants chair for the Cleantech Open, a nonprofit accelerator for cleantech startups.

When working on UniGuide, Kristen usually has one of her cats, Isa or Uti, on her lap. When not working on UniGuide, she’s out and about with her dog pal, Roo.

Alberuni Azad, Web Development

Alberuni AzadAzad is a professional web developer who keeps the UniGuide machine running at top notch performance. Azad has a love for technology and figuring out how things work, and he’s a skilled coder, knowing the ins and out of HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, jQuery, PHP, WordPress, WooCommerce, Elementor page builder, and more. Azad earned his Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science at Eastern University in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

When he’s not busy coding and creating new plugins, he’s listening to music, traveling, hiking, and hanging with his pals. You can connect with Azad here.