Management Team

Experienced. Passionate. Proven.

Cirrus ABS has earned the trust of enterprises big and small across the country, helping them leverage web-based technology to meet or exceed their marketing and business goals. Our success is attributable in part to the foresight and guidance of our skilled, highly experienced management team.
Matt Nickols CEO, Mark Burke COO, Agustin Kapuno CTO: Cirrus ABS 
Matthew S. Nickols
... founding partner of Cirrus ABS, is a veteran of the Internet industry, with more than 15 years experience to his credit. He’s served the company as chief strategist and consultant on major projects for some of the world’s largest, most prestigious organizations spanning multiple industries. As CEO, he’s led the transformation of the company from an idea to a million-dollar business. And he’s done so without the use of outside capital. He’s also guided the company through the “dot com bomb” and  spearheaded the development of our award-winning Cirrus eBusiness Suite Web Application Framework, which is powering the next generation of online marketing solutions for businesses of all sizes. Matthew has published a variety of articles on ebusiness topics in numerous publications. He’s also been a popular guest speaker on those same topics. In 2004 he was a recipient of the Inaugural Fort Wayne Business Journal Future 40 Award, “celebrating 40 of northeast Indiana’s most extraordinary, innovative, zealous, and civic-minded professionals under the age of 40.” Matthew is a graduate of Taylor University and has a systems degree in business.  
Mark W. Burke
... partner at Cirrus ABS, leads our team of highly skilled business analysts, web developers, graphic artists, and writers in the implementation of Cirrus ABS solutions for our varied  clients. It’s his responsibility to see that clients are properly helped in using technology effectively to achieve their business goals. Before joining Cirrus ABS, Mark was the head infrastructure architect for Columbia House, the prominent direct-to-consumer distributor of music, movies, and classic TV shows. There, he oversaw the evaluation and implementation of key technologies throughout the enterprise. This included data warehousing, data mining, and other e-business initiatives for the firm, which, at the time, operated the third-largest e-commerce site in the country. Prior to assuming this role, Mark was a highly regarded data architect for Verizon. He employed a wide variety of technologies and methodologies on many of that company’s projects, including the world’s largest implementation of DB2. Mark graduated from Indiana Institute of Technology with a degree in computer science and a minor in mathematics.
Agustin “Jonas” Kapuno
... partner at Cirrus ABS, is instrumental in our infrastructure. He determines which technologies are best suited to the functional requirements of our clients’ strategic business-technology initiatives, taking into account each client’s current infrastructure as well as its immediate and future functionality needs. While at Cirrus ABS, Jonas has been the architect of many high-end e-business solutions. He was, in fact, the master architect of our eBusiness Suite. His expertise has been of great benefit to organizations in a wide array of industries, including healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, service, and non-profit. Prior to joining Cirrus ABS, Jonas was a much-sought-after consultant for Verizon, where he was a key member of an elite IT “SWAT” team assigned to tackle some of Verizon’s most challenging technology issues. Jonas was the lead architect and software developer there, and his enterprise software solutions are still used at Verizon today. He holds a degree in civil engineering from the University of the Philippines and a computer science degree, with a minor in mathematics, from the Indiana Institute of Technology.
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