New Product Incubator

The New Product Incubator is a forward-thinking collaborative group that anticipates potential industry needs due to changing technology and business practices. This group also has ability to assess new or existing work products and provides expert analysis and guidance to help increase the success of a product or idea.  New Product Incubator members are appointed by MISMO staff.  


New Product Incubator Responsibilities:

  1. Provides input and ideas into prioritization discussions
  2. Serves as a vehicle for "working" new product ideas
  3. Facilitates efforts to surface and vet new ideas from the MISMO Community and Industry
  4. Collaborates with communications team to gain visibility and promote idea generation
  5. Identifies fun and creative ways to encourage idea submission
  6. Reports its' activities to the Prioritization Committee.


Matt Seu, Partner, Actualize Consulting


Steve Acker, Owner, Closergeist LLC

David Barkley, Director - Business Initiative, Freddie Mac

Rusty Emory, Vice President Investor Delivery, PrimeLending

Charles Epperson, Chief Technology Officer, SigniaDocs/Evolve Mortgage Services

Harry Gardner, Director of Digital Systems, Ice Mortgage Technologies, Inc.

Shawn Jobe, Director Software Development, Factual Data

William Klumper, Owner, FirstStep Software Systems

Leslie Bensen Director - Partner Solutions, MGIC

Michael Morford, Director of Product Development, DocMagic

Randy Poirier, Vice President Data Strategy, Black Knight

Rob Poulton, Senior Product Manager, CoreLogic

Jim Rosen, Product Manager, Mortgage Cadence

Elizabeth Smith, Technical Architect, USAA

Mick Smothers, Principal Architect Banking, Ernst & Young

Rachael Sokolowski, President, Magnolia Technologies

Brian Stucky, Senior Enterprise Architect, Rocket Mortgage

Jeff Burgess, Director Product Management, Fannie Mae

Arindam Gupta, Principal Architect, Digital Products, Fannie Mae

Chris Trujillo, Architect, MISMO