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NextGenReview consists of a team with over 30 years of combined experience in technology, programming, app development, digital marketing, and customer support. You can be assured that you are working with experts and unparalleled technology development, performance, and customer success.


While app technology has experienced drastic improvement over the years, internet technology has actually made enormous strides over the last decade with social media, business reputation, advertising, reviews, the list goes on! NextGenReview understands the power allowing clients to make functions easy for their customers in this fast-paced world. Technology and our team go hand in hand and we are constantly moving our product forward so our customers continue to see maximum success.


NextGenReviews moto on technology is that it is always evolving. That being said, we are always evolving for you! As a user of NGR, you will see constant releases and updates to your App and backend. Whether it is CRM connection, connecting to POS systems, or client requests our feature sets will be ever evolving allowing you to scale and grow.


Gi Lee Co-Founder/CEO

Mr. Lee is a multifaceted, innovation-focused IT leader accustomed to fast-paced entrepreneurial startup environments. He began his career in healthcare as the Chief Technician of a NYC dialysis clinic, where he learned the value of compassion and the importance to making sure critical technologies and support structures are properly set up for those dependent on them. After leaving healthcare, he found himself working with technology-based startups and is where caught the bug for entrepreneurship. He helped take that company to a successful exit to a private equity firm back in 2015. He has been involved with several other startups since that time, has a proven track record in creating value and building and leading diverse teams from the ground up. He is about passionate technology and helping companies grow. He has both a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Derek DeMeo Co-Founder/CRO

As a Senior-Level Business Development Executive, Derek has over 12 years of experience working in consultative sales assisting turnaround and high-growth organizations in reaching their goals of customer growth. Among his peers he is recognized for his expertise in client needs analysis. Derek prides himself on being a positive and effective leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. He has a proven track record in building long-term business and customer relationships while scaling organizations sales. He is also the CEO and Founder of Magic Digital Media, a Digital Marketing Agency that helps clients and brands scale their Marketing efforts online.  As a co-founder of NextGenReview, Derek will see that the customers are receiving the features needed and that there is a smile on their face!

Sandeep Musinipally Co-Founder/CTO

Sandeep Musinipally has worn many hats in his career - programmer, manager, researcher, client-partner, founder, and strategist. Having built a product from the ground up at Paynear, led telecom technologies to maturity at Motorola and delivered multi-million dollar 4G Telecom Infrastructure contracts at Samsung, he has carried organizations from being a startup to being an industry leader. His passion is to take ideas from a proof of concept to market. He is now invested in harnessing the power of social media for SMBs. He holds an M.S in Computer Science & Engineering from Mississippi State University.

Suman Akula Co-Founder/COO

Suman Akula is a serial entrepreneur who has created multiple successful businesses as well as jobs throughout the Capital Region for the last seventeen years. He has his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and Masters in Computer Science. He is a graduate of the executive platform for advanced program management from Stanford University. Suman Akula is a leader with a strong strategic vision who possesses very unique business acumen. Suman is a firm believer of innovation and talent growth within the Albany area. His laser focus and decisiveness makes him a strong leader and organizational visionary. Most importantly Suman is someone who takes a vigorous stance in social responsibility initiatives and is very active in charitable contributions worldwide.

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