Co-Founders Kenny and Adam overlooking the Santa Monica beach, only six blocks from the office!
12Twenty is changing the way university career centers, students, and employers approach career recruitment. Our suite of products provides career advisers with a platform to more effectively manage the employment process, gives students a better understanding of the recruiting cycle, and helps employers find their perfect candidate.
12Twenty is a fast-growing, Santa Monica-based startup made up of passionate, talented, and hard working individuals who share a common goal and an unbreakable commitment to tackling it. We are building a rich platform, and have a brand and product that we 100% believe in. We love this company, and are personally invested in its success; not only for us, but also for the customers we serve.
Kenny Berlin – CEO, Co-Founder
Kenny founded 12Twenty five years ago with a vision to help universities streamline career services. He has an in-depth understanding of how career centers work and is passionate about using modern software to improve the experience for students, staff, and employers. Kenny has been in the tech space for over 10 years with experience in entrepreneurial environments as well as at top tech companies including Amazon.com. He has a BS in engineering from Tufts University, an MS in engineering from the University of Texas, and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. The day the Phillies won the 2008 World Series was the second best day of his life (according to his wife Sandra).
Adam Levitt – CTO, Co-Founder
Adam has been developing software since 1994 when he received his first computer. He brings over 10 years of experience in enterprise SaaS and has built software for a number of large and small companies, including Lockheed Martin, TradeCard (now GT Nexus), and Arch Insurance Group. Adam has a BS in Computer Science from Syracuse University and an MS in Software Engineering from Penn State University. When he is away from his computer, you can find Adam playing tennis, shooting hoops, skiing, and traveling.
Kevin Chu – Director of Product Development
Kevin has over 10 years of experience building products at companies large and small over a broad array of companies and industries. He is passionate about using smart design and clean architecture to deliver innovative solutions to real customer needs and provide delightful user experiences. Kevin has a BS in Information and Computer Science and a BA in Economics from the University of California, Irvine. He loves to eat food in other countries, walk the streets of downtown LA, bike through Ciclavia, and cook fusion cuisine for his wife.
Nicholas Hsu – Director of Operations
Nick has over 10 years of experience in business operations and process improvement. He has held leadership positions at tech companies including GoGoBridge, Gumhouse, Inc., and BetterWorks where he scaled operations to deliver successful services and implementations for customers. Nick has a BA in Social Psychology from the University of Southern California and an MBA from Claremont Graduate University. His passions are technology, entrepreneurship, yoga, fitness, beer, tacos, donuts, J Dilla, the Lakers, and the list goes on and on.