Meet the team

Scholarly’s founders come from strong
backgrounds in data and building HRIS systems.

  • Rusty Cower, CEO, Scholarly Software

    Rusty Cowher

    CEO

    Rusty is passionate about helping organizations to use their data more effectively and has years of experience leading digital transformations at large organizations. Most recently he was Vice President of Analytics and Insights at Vail Resorts. Rusty has a J.D. from Stanford Law and a BA in History and Leadership Studies from Williams College.

  • Kelly Sutton, CTO, Scholarly Software

    Kelly Sutton

    CTO

    Kelly is a software engineer with a background in building complex, mission-critical systems for organizations. Most recently, he was a Senior Staff Software Engineer at Gusto, a payroll and people platform for small businesses in the United States. Kelly holds a BSE in computer science and a BA in film production from Loyola Marymount University.

  • Kristina Brown, Founding Engineer, Scholarly Software

    Kristina Brown

    Founding Engineer

    Kristina is a user-centric software engineer with experience building data-intensive software for a wide range of companies. Most recently she was a Senior Staff Software Engineer at Modern Health, a global mental healthcare solution for employers.