Our tools and services help coffee producers collect, manage, and share the data that is vital to their operations. Using our tools on PCs, mobiles, and tablets, cooperatives can make data-driven decisions and share information with lenders, buyers, and other partners in the value chain.

Feel free to e-mail us using our contact form or via the links below.

Paul Goodman, co-founder | e-mail

A fluent Spanish speaker, Paul drives our fundraising, supports technology development and leads buy-side relationships. Paul’s previous experience includes consulting with DAI, an international development organization, on projects using technology to reach development objectives. He holds a BA in International Affairs from GWU and a MA in Information Management from UC-Berkeley.


Ariel Chait, co-founder | e-mail

Ariel leads technology development and our relationships with Latin American partners. A Mexican American, Ariel has several years of experience building mobile applications and implementing database-driven applications in the international development field. Ariel holds a BA in Computer Engineering from NYU and a MA in Information Management from UC-Berkeley.


Iris Shim, Strategic Advisor | e-mail

Iris advises Acopio on business strategy and product development. In 2010, Iris worked with TechnoServe in Rwanda, where she supported the monitoring and evaluation of coffee cooperatives with thousands of farmers. She previously worked at a strategy consulting firm where she employed rigorous analytics to help foundations increase their social and environmental impact. Iris holds a BA in East Asian studies from Yale and an MBA from UC-Berkeley.