Meet The Team


Roopak Gupta

SEO & Development Manager

Roopak has over 15 years of enterprise experience in Telecom Billing, Shipping Manifesto, Healthcare and Affordable Care Act Policies. With 7+ years of entrepreneurial experience, Roopak is passionate about bringing ideas to life. Helping accelerate two start-ups through Hureka Technologies Inc. based out of New Jersey, Roopak is currently working with Johnson & Johnson where he has worked for 13 years. His past corporate experience includes Tata Consultancy Services, P&O Nedlloyd and Johnson & Johnson where he managed big teams and brought the ideas of big enterprises in the small business domain. 

He completed his Bachelors of Engineering in 2000 and is currently working towards his MBA from Columbia University in New York City.​

Heather G. Ballard

Director Of Business Development

With over 20 years of professional experience, Heather is a distinguished leader in Marketing, Merchandising, and New Product Development. Leveraging her innovative, “out-of-the-box” thinking and strategic mindset to foster the development and execution of innovative, first-to-market programs, Heather has delivered strong, long-terms results within the manufacturing and retail segments. This dynamic approach to business has enabled market growth in key categories for companies of both mass and niche strength including Lowe's Home Improvement, The Coleman Company (Sunbeam Corporation), Rose America, Sam’s Club and most recently, a small mobile accessory start-up. 


Kai Blache

VP Finance

Graduated magna cum laude in Finance from WMU, College of Business. Worked at JPMorgan, BNP Paribas, and DNB Bank all in NYC for 10 years. Since 2012, Co-founder and investor/advisor in Digitzs, Slyde, & TicketSocket (currently standing President). VP of Finance for CrayPay, Inc, Shipsi, Inc, and TicketGuardian, LLC assisting in fund raising and investor relations in addition to a few other board and advisory roles in the AR/VR and AI space.

Joe Eno

Legal Advisor

Mr. Eno's practice focuses on representing strategic and financial buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, joint ventures, and related transactions. He has particular experience in the mining, energy, sports, entertainment, and technology industries.

James Liao

Business Advisor

James is a seasoned business advisor and specializes in early-stage business strategy at Same Day Pros, ensuring that the direction of the company drives traction and competitive advantage.  He facilitates startups in finding investors, developing core strategy, enhancing business functions, and improving founder pitches.  James has held positions in venture capital investment banking, startups, hardware engineering, and teaching entrepreneurship.  He has earned M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley.