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Dan Watkins

Chairman of the Board

Dan serves as Chairman of the Board overseeing Databased’s total business and strategy. Separately, Dan is President of Forethought. Dan’s resume includes various roles: Sales Operations Director, Senior Director of Americas Software Sales, General Manager, Managing Director, and Global VP of Sales. He helped lead experience management giant Qualtrics, from a basement to SAP’s $8B acquisition in 2019 and advises start-ups throughout Silicon Valley and Silicon Slopes. Dan is a proud alumnus from Brigham Young University. Other titles Dan enjoys include husband and father.
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Dustin Watkins


Dustin is a founding software engineer and has been working for DataBased since 2017. He began by conducting market research, seeking customer validation, and writing the first data analysis software. He is now responsible for ensuring that DataBased customers are thrilled with the product. He is also an active member of fundraisers and awareness events for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
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Justin Behnke

Founding Engineer

Justin has been developing at DataBased since the first lines of code were slung. He has the honor of serving as the second engineer to join the team. His real passion is in understanding and serving the customers. Justin is a dedicated husband and father of four.
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Devin Dillard

Account Executive

Devin worked as an Enterprise Account Executive at LogMeIn for nearly 7 years and contributed to overall team growth of more than 750%. He is fluent in Telecommunications, SaaS, UCaaS and the CCaaS industry terms to professionally consult anyone seeking the right solution. He made the transition to DataBased because of his passion for leveraging data analysis to increase sales productivity and output. He and his wife have 2 beautiful daughters.
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Sunny Yang

Software Engineer

Sunny joined DataBased as a software engineer in October 2019. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelors degree in Information Systems and won first place in the BYU Information Systems mobile app contest. She is passionate about designing and writing elegant and user-friendly websites.
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Sam Johnsen

Sales Development Representative

Sam worked at AdvancedMD (Global Payments Fortune 500) as one of the top-ranking Sales Development Representatives before making the transition to DataBased. With Sam, no is never an option and there is always a way to succeed. He is a student at Utah Valley University working towards his business administration degree. Sam loves working hard and achieving his goals while helping others achieve theirs. Sam is the definition of a team player, and you will never find him not energized and excited to be working.
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Michael Niemann

Sales Engineer

Michael is a self-motivated tech enthusiast who loves making people laugh. He treasures the title "personal computer guy" with his friends and family. He is finishing his Master’s degree in Information Systems at Brigham Young University, has a background in cyber security, and is a certified AWS Solutions Architect. He is easy to have a conversation with, welcomes book recommendations, and drools whenever a Tesla passes by. If you caught his voicemail, he is either at your local pickleball court, or on a patch of grass playing Spikeball.