If you're building or selling products or services, you're going to get asked a lot of questions....

Based on years of applied research at Carnegie Mellon University and decades of tactical sales and product experience, SkillBuilder.io is purpose-built to empower founders, and sales and product leaders to tap their team's knowledge to answer their most frequently asked questions, align their teams for growth, and accelerate their sales cycles.

Questions happen, over and over again...

Everyone needs to be on the same page in order to scale. You’re going to want the same differentiated, confident answers to appear as often as possible. Skillbuilder allows you to quickly crowdsource your toughest questions both externally and internally to find the best possible answers in the most timely way.

Skillbuilder is the fastest way to organize your 100 most complex questions and the 200 answers that ultimately give you the best possibility of success with your colleagues, prospects, and clients in the shortest amount of time.

Meet our Founders

Adam Paulisick

Cofounder & CEO

Adam Paulisick is a serial entrepreneur and an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship (sales, marketing, and digital product design) at the graduate level of Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business, a lead Executive Education Instructor at CMU's School of Computer Science (#1 in the world), Adjunct in the Masters of Artificial Intelligence program, and Adjunct at CMU’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute (the first HCI graduate program of record).

Prior to Adam’s focus on teaching at CMU, Adam was the Chief Product Officer at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) resulting from the acquisition of MAYA Design and was a Senior Vice President at the Nielsen Company post the acquisition of BuzzMetrics with global leadership roles based in the US and Europe.

When not on campus Adam spends his time as the founder and hands-on builder of maad labs (www.maadlabs.io), a do tank, not a think tank, that performs digital experiments, provides executive training, builds AI/ML/Data products, and consults with both venture-backed and large, multi-national companies bringing bold, audacious, and complex ideas, experiences, and technologies to market.

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Kit Mueller

Cofounder & CRO

Kit Mueller has spent over 20 years at the vanguard of technology startups, playing a crucial role in their inception, development, scaling, and successes across a spectrum of nascent industries.

In his most recent tenure as Vice President of Corporate Development at Stronghold Digital Mining, he played a key role in establishing its market leadership, partnering with leading research universities and global innovation organizations, and their successful listing on the NASDAQ.

Kit has been an active early investor, advisor, and team member in dozens of successful startups, including contributing the growth and successful exits of Personity, WeDeliver, and ReviewTrackers.

Kit's commitment to fostering an environment of innovation is evident in his founding of regional initiatives like RustBuilt, which aims to empower entrepreneurs across the region. Throughout his career, Kit Mueller has consistently showcased a strategic foresight and hands-on approach, significantly impacting the growth trajectories of numerous technology companies.

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Jon Pastor

Cofounder & Chief Technology Officer

Jon Pastor is a software executive with over 20 years of practical experience starting and growing companies to exit. As SkillBuilder's CTO, Jon leads the development of all the organization's AI functionality.

Prior to SkillBuilder, Jon Pastor was the Chief Product Officer at RealPage a leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry. RealPage serves nearly 12,500 clients worldwide, has an annual revenue of ~$1B, and employs over 6,000 people. RealPage was taken private by Thoma Bravo in 2021 for over $10B. Jon came to RealPage via the acquisition of Rainmaker’s Multifamily Division where he was President, CTO, and head of product management. Prior to that, Jon founded a multifamily data analytics platform named Rent Jungle, which was acquired by Rainmaker in 2014.

Outside of multifamily, Jon has held leadership roles at Microsoft and McKinsey & Company. Jon is an active angel investor and startup mentor. Jon has an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BA in Chemistry from Case Western Reserve University.

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