SMOOTHER is making it safer to park at your favorite locations. Contactless, Cashless, Ticketless.


SMOOTHER™ contactless mobile ordering is safe, reliable and easy to deploy. Whether it's at a parking lot, game, concert or airport, SMOOTHER™ is making it safer and easier for customers to avoid lines and purchase parking.

Management Team

Ted Kroeber

Founder & CEO
  • 20+ Years of Experience
  • BA and MA, Loyola Marymount University
  • Producer of large scale live events, with deep expertise in both permanent and temporary venue logistics. Past clients include Samsung, Intel, Facebook, and The Elton John AIDS Foundation. Scopes of live event include staffs of over 100 & budgets into the eight figures.
  • Award-winning producer of independent films including American Gun (‘06) and Splinter (‘08).

Jeff Schroeder

Co-Founder & COO
  • 20+ Years of Experience
  • BA, Loyola Marymount University | MBA, UCLA Anderson School of Business
  • Founder and CEO of Scenario Digital Media, a full service digital marketing and advertising firm catering to live entertainment industry clients and delivering superior experiences for their audiences.
  • Former EVP of Digital Marketing and Research for Live Nation, serving hundreds of millions of concert attendees annually.

Nikolaus Schlemm

Lead Developer
  • 20+ Years of Experience
  • Bachelor of Computer Sciences Universität zu Lübeck
  • Developing software since the 90s: web, mobile, backend and embedded systems
  • Technical expertise in: Assembler, C, C++, Delphi, Erlang, Java, Javascript, Php, Python
  • CEO and founder of Coder Nostra (consulting, coaching and coding for startups and SMEs)
  • CTO and Co-Founder for Finest Spots: an app providing location-based, personalized recommendations for bars, restaurants
  • Developer for Cellity AG (bought by Nokia): focusing on mobile functionality (Symbian, Windows phone, J2ME, Android, iOS), backends (Java, Python)

Collin Hinds

Partner & Head of Strategic Partnerships
  • BA, Loyola Marymount University
  • Funding strategist and former professional baseball player, advising on investment rounds and major sports league relations.

Advisory Board

Joe Lombardi

Past CEO of Kellwood, Inc; former CFO of Barnes & Noble

Phil Quartararo

Former President Warner Brothers Music, co-founder Virgin Music America, former CEO of EMI

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