This is the first of a series of close-ups we’re doing on our new cohort of WebFWD teams. Enjoy!


Vizme is an HTML5 app development platform that simplifies and accelerates the creation, storage, testing, and hosting of fully cross-platform (desktop and mobile) web and hybrid apps and sites. By integrating over 1,300 open-source and public libraries into one coherent platform and automating over 500 development tasks, Vizme makes it much easier for web developers to create remarkable HTML5 apps and sites.

Our team members include:

  • Daniel D. Mayhew (CEO) is a serial entrepreneur. He was the CEO of venture-backed Leap Inc. and negotiated its sale to WebMD.
  • Scott Ernst ,Ph.D. (CTO) has a Ph.D. in physics and a professional background in computer graphics and interactive application design and development. Over the last decade Scott has produced rich-media content and applications for international clients that have been enjoyed by millions.
  • Eric Wills, Ph.D (Director of Engineering) is an award-winning game developer and systems architect, and has served as a lead software developer on numerous projects. He has also taught game, application, and web development as an instructor at the University of Oregon.
  • Jen Lowry (Director of Communications) has a B.S. Physics with a wide range of experience in technical and language education, sales management, and social media community-building.
  • We were attracted to WebFWD and Mozilla because their mission to promote openness, innovation and opportunity on the web aligns well with our goal of making HTML5 web app development easier.