About Diamond Kinetics

Founded in 2013, Diamond Kinetics is a Pittsburgh-based company focused on bringing motion data and analytics to baseball players and softball players of all ages and skill levels, as well as their coaches and trainers.  

Building upon intellectual property developed at both the University of Michigan and the University of Pittsburgh, we’ve combined engineering talent, innovation and a fanatical passion for the sports to create the most cutting edge motion analysis and skill improvement tools available.

The Diamond Kinetics Manifesto

We Believe…

• Science, accuracy and customer trust are critical to our success
• Being focused exclusively on baseball and softball is paramount
• We exist to improve player performance
• That communities are powerful
• Taking the long view helps to build a great company
• Choosing best in class partners ensures mutual success

The DK Team

Dr. William Clark, PhD.

Dr. William Clark, PhD.

Founder

Dr. William W. Clark is the Founder of Diamond Kinetics.  He has been an active researcher and innovator in the field of dynamic systems and control for over 25 years, and is currently Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Pittsburgh.

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C.J. Handron

C.J. Handron

Co-Founder, CEO

C.J. Handron is the Co-Founder and CEO of Diamond Kinetics.  He is responsible for leading commercialization efforts of all products and applications, as well as guiding the overall vision and strategy for the company.

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Jeffrey Schuldt

Jeffrey Schuldt

Chief Commercial Officer

As Chief Commercial Officer, Jeff Schuldt is responsible for overall commercial strategy, creating an enduring brand, delighting customers, driving revenue growth and creating valuable strategic partnerships.

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Katrina Brown

Katrina Brown

Senior Product and Community Manager

As Senior Product and Community Manager, Katrina Brown brings almost fifteen years of consumer marketing and research experience in managing new product launches that educate people on how to make improvements in their life.

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Richard Lee

Richard Lee

Digital and Social Marketing Manager

Richard Lee leads both Digital and Social Marketing for Diamond Kinetics, serving as the online voice for the company. Richard drives brand awareness and maximizes brand revenue, while continually analyzing the marketplace, customers and competitors to determine the optimal messaging and content for the digital and social channels.

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Mike Ressler

Mike Ressler

Lead Software Architect

Mike Ressler is the Lead Software Architect at Diamond Kinetics where he is responsible for the design, implementation, and technical direction of the SwingTracker product and its various components.

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Minmin Zhang, PhD.

Minmin Zhang, PhD.

Mechanical Engineer

Dr. Minmin Zhang serves as Diamond Kinetics’ Mechanical Engineer after recently graduating from the University of Pittsburgh with a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering. While at Pitt, Zhang’s research centered on developing a multi-inertial sensor human sports motion analysis system. He also has over four years of experience on vehicle powertrain dynamics and control.

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Ryan Hartzfeld

Ryan Hartzfeld

Software Engineer

Ryan Hartzfeld is a Software Engineer for Diamond Kinetics, contributing to the development of the SwingTracker application in various ways. He brings a well-rounded skill set and a passion for front-end development to the Diamond Kinetics team.

 

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Jim Cervone

Jim Cervone

Mobile Software Engineer

Jim Cervone is a Mobile Software Engineer at Diamond Kinetics and has been writing iOS apps since 2010. He specializes in responsive user interface implementation, allowing for apps like SwingTracker to look great on all sizes of iPhones and iPads.

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Mike Bohana

Mike Bohana

Business Development Manager

As a Business Development Manager for Diamond Kinetics, Mike Bohana focuses on driving customer acquisition and revenue generation, as well as extending and maintaining relationships with regional and national partners.

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Jeff Leach

Jeff Leach

Business Development Manager

As a Business Development Manager for Diamond Kinetics, Jeff secures new business opportunities, converts opportunities into value and identifies new value streams for both Diamond Kinetics and its partners.

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Ed Lach

Ed Lach

Customer Experience Manager

As the Customer Experience Manager, Ed is responsible for the continued delight of Diamond Kinetics’ customers and the strengthening of partner relationships.

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DK Advisors

Tim Zak

Tim Zak

Advisor

Tim Zak is an Associate Teaching Professor and Director of the Institute for Social Innovation at Carnegie Mellon University. He also serves as a top advisor for Diamond Kinetics. Zak has spent nearly 30 years leading global organizations and advising executives in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors.

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Alan Nathan, PhD.

Alan Nathan, PhD.

Advisor

Alan Nathan is Professor Emeritus of Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and top technical advisor for Diamond Kinetics. After a long and satisfying career doing experimental nuclear/high-energy physics, he now spends his time doing research in the physics of baseball.

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Could be you!
Diamond Kinetics is Hiring!

We’re looking for talented teammates that are filled with passion about driving improvement and engagement in baseball.

Check out our Careers page to see if there’s a spot on the team for you!

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Diamond Kinetics, Inc.

700 River Avenue, Suite 318
Pittsburgh, PA 15212