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About uBid Holdings, Inc.

Our Team:

Miguel Martinez, Jr.

Chief Financial Officer

Miguel Martinez, Jr. is Chief Financial Officer at and he has more than 25 years of experience with online and offline organizations in the manufacturing, reseller and retail space. He's a Certified Public Accountant and received a BBA degree from Loyola University in Chicago, IL and is active with a variety of professional organizations.

Tim Takesue

Executive Vice President, Business Development and Product Procurement

Tim Takesue is currently Executive Vice President overseeing Business Development and Product Procurement for uBid Holdings, Inc. Prior to joining the uBid Holdings, Inc. in November 2010, his previous highlights include being among the senior executive team of the company that founded and launched the online marketplace in 1997, went public through an initial public offering and subsequently sold to CMGI.

With over 25 years of experience in the e-commerce, retail, mai l order, and the reseller arenas, he helps build and maintain the direct strategic supplier partnerships for the company. Tim's career began 1985 at Sears Roebuck in the metro Detroit area while still in high school. A true thrill seeker, Tim can't bring himself to pass up an annual pilgrimage to Cedar Point with his family, and counts water sports, fishing, chess and poker among his interests.

He has previously served on the Board of The Brave Wings Foundation, a Northwestern Memorial Foundation Charity, and attended Wayne State University in Detroit, originally as a Merit Scholar. He is an Alumnus of The Wayne State Chapter of The Theta Tau Professional Engineering Fraternity where he served as Treasurer and Delegate and resided in the notorious Cass Corridor of Detroit, MI.

Sairam Rangachari

Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Rangachari serves as Chief Technology Officer of uBid with over ten years' experience in Technology and eCommerce. Most recently, Mr. Rangachari co-founded and continues to be an active advisor. Previously, he was the founder / CEO of Beebillion, a cloud based social CRM and mobile marketing platform for local merchants, which he developed and successfully sold. Prior to it, he served in a variety of positions at OptionsXpress, Inc., including the Chief Innovation Officer and Executive Vice President of Products and Strategy, which executed a successful IPO and was subsequently sold. Mr. Rangachari has a MS in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a BE in Computer Science from the University of Madras.

Michael Schmahl

Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Michael Schmahl is Executive Vice President and General Counsel, and he also heads up Operations for the company.

He's an Adjunct Professor of Law for Chicago-Kent Law School and was an attorney at international law firm McGuireWoods, L.L.P. An avid fisherman and Green Bay Packers fan, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School and Bowdoin College.

Michael Moss

Director of Ecommerce

Michael Moss is's Director of Ecommerce. He manages and maintains thousands of uBid's Certified Merchant (UCM) partnerships, as well as the company's Account Management and Support team.

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cool Facts

  • was formed and launched in 1997.
  • Over 5 Million users have registered at
  • has it's own gate at Gillette Stadium home of the New England Patriots!
  • uBid'com's sister website offers a Deal of the Day, and Flash Sales of specific fixed price merchandise.

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