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Meet the Pakible Team

on Aug 3 2015
Chief Storyteller at Wefunder. Mother of three beautiful guinea pigs.
Get a glimpse at the talented team behind Pakible, the custom packaging company!

Phillip Akhzar, Co-Founder & CSO

Before founding Pakible, Phillip was the Lead Industrial Engineer and Director at iCracked and worked at Boeing. He recieved his B.S. in Industrial Engineering at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and is also a recent Y-Combinator alum.

Note: has strong mustache game

Nick Carson, Co-Founder & CEO

Nick was a Senior Software Engineer at iCracked and founded Spestle and Textrooms prior to founding Pakible. He graduated from the University of Florida in Software Engineering and is also a recent Y-Combinator alum.

Note: should take a vacation

Chase McBride, Creative Director

Chase McBride is Pakible’s first employee and “honorary founder.” Chase received an MFA in painting while on full-scholarship at the University of Maryland and previously attend Cal Poly San Luis Obispo where he first met Phillip.

Note: Check his original music out on Spotify, iTunes, and Google Play (just search: Chase McBride)!

Chase Ortega, Head of Customer Relations

Chase Ortega has extensive experience in customer relations, from marketing at Levi’s Workshop to account management at vRide. He’s all around “perfect for his position” and chances are if you’re trying to reach Pakible, you’ll be talking to him.

Note: can eat hummus like a beast

Omid Ahourai, Frontend Engineer

Omid has held stints as a web content engineer at Macy’s and as a software engineer at Constant Contact. He graduated from UC Davis with a degree in electrical engineering. But what he’s really passionate about is developing games and is currently working on it at

Note: been playing games since he was 2 (no joke!)

Nick Kwan, Sales Specialist

Nick has worked in some big companies before: Tesla Motors, Boston Scientific, and Cisco, to just name a few. He’s also helped co-found the Santiago chapter of Health 2.0 and Nick has all kinds of tricks up his sleeve, earning him the unofficial title of “Head of Growth.”

Note: can also eat hummus like a beast. Lemon hummus, that is.

Carrie Beyer, Design Intern

Carrie is currently a Cal Poly San Luis Obispo studying Graphic Design. She recently finished a life-changing program at Draper University where she became “immersed in the world of entrepeneurship and Sillicon Valley.”

Note: check out what she’s up to at her website