• Meet Artium

    We founded Artium to help our clients build extraordinary software, learn and adopt best practices and methodologies, create a culture of successful collaboration, and recruit the elite talent they will need to keep iterating and improving forever.


Advancing the craft of software development for creators, visionaries, and humanity.

Our Values

Our values are the heart of who we are, what we do and what we stand for. They serve as the compass that guides our decisions, actions, and culture. They reflect our company and ourselves, serving as a reminder that behind every piece of great technology is a human being.

  • Mastery

    We care passionately about our craft, constantly challenge ourselves to improve, and deeply understand both the details and the purpose behind our work.

  • Humanity

    We embrace the wonder and absurdity of being human. We strive to make the people who believe in us successful and improve our broader communities.

  • Courage

    We swiftly decide and act from a foundation of realism. We welcome adversity and use it to drive our own growth.

Craft Leaders

We want you to know who we are, and understand our dedication to craft and to building both extraordinary products and high functioning teams.

  • Step 1
    Liam Yafuso
    Director of Engineering

    Full stack engineer with a passion for DevOps and Machine Learning.

  • Step 2
    Kaelin Burns
    Director of Product

    Experienced product strategist relentlessly focused on delivering business value.

  • Step 3
    Joshua Mauldin
    Director of Design

    Thought leader in product design, motion design, and team communication.

  • Step 4
    Orrin Christianson
    Director of Talent

    Veteran recruiter with a deep understanding of how to find, attract, and inspire elite talent.

Meet Our Founders

  • Ross Hale
    Ross Hale

    A veteran technologist with more than 15 years of experience, including multiple CTO positions, Ross has worked in both high growth venture-backed startups and in partnerships with major enterprise companies. Before founding Artium, he ran multiple Pivotal Labs regions, including its flagship office in San Francisco.

  • Elizabeth Gansen
    Elizabeth Gansen

    Elizabeth defines, protects and refines the culture at Artium. She optimizes for the eudaimonic fulfillment of everyone who works with us and for us. Elizabeth plays a key role in our Diversity, Inclusion and Equity practice and our partnerships with non-profits and community groups.

  • Henry Meller
    Henry Meller

    Henry is continuously exploring new ways for Artium to redefine and reimagine how we can help our clients advance the craft of software development. He also leads our partnerships with AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, and the venture capital community and startup ecosystem.