With a focus on crafting your web site and online brand experience our Boston team guides you towards a unified digital brand strategy. With a focus on your sales cycles our leading web site designs guide you towards increased qualified leads.
Barry Santo - ProductionWith over a decade of development and coding experience Barry leads SkyWorld’s site production and deployment efforts.... more information >
Barry Santo - Production
With over a decade of development and coding experience Barry leads SkyWorld’s site production and deployment efforts. Barry’s skills span programming production, CMS development, quality control and final site testing. Barry works along with the site designer and project manager in order to merge the often competing needs of art and technology. His experience and unwavering commitment to client satisfaction have resulted in production successes for clients such as Boeing Aircraft, Bright Horizons, ITW, Kentucky State University and WBGH.
Prior to SkyWorld, Barry was a successful entrepreneur, contributing to the growth and management of a privately held landscaping firm. Though he does not often speak of it, Barry is bi-coastal, often taking time to visit his second home in beautiful Las Vegas.
Michael Ratner - CEOMichael leads SkyWorld's client work flow, technical specification and third party system integration services. With t... more information >
Michael Ratner - CEO
Michael leads SkyWorld’s client work flow, technical specification and third party system integration services. With two decades of custom application development work and a rich portfolio of CRM and cloud-based integration projects from which to draw Michael drives client process improvement efforts.
“Developing technology without regard to business objectives is like driving without a destination: if you’re not already lost, you soon will be. The most exciting part of building our clients’ websites is helping them develop business strategy and gain a better understanding of their customers and internal business processes. From there we focus on how to measurably reduce costs and increase revenues. When clients succeed, we succeed.”
Michael oversees the technical and business strategy component of client engagements. With Bachelor’s degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from Boston University and an MBA and Master’s of Science in Finance from Boston College, he offers a unique blend of business-savvy and technical aptitude.
Initially, as the company’s CTO, he developed the company’s MS-SQL based content management platform and deployed successful solutions for hundreds of clients. Michael was the architect of Standard and Poor’s first-generation online portal, which allowed a global team of authors and researchers to assemble and disseminate economic models to Fortune 500 clients worldwide.
Michael was one of the co-founders of Capital Fulfillment Group, a services company catering exclusively to the financial publishing industry. There, Michael oversaw the development of a custom Web-based ERP system accessed by more than 100,000 users. Michael also developed the online marketing infrastructure that helped catapult CFG into the forefront of the financial services marketing industry, earning the company recognition as one of Deloitte and Touche’s Fast 50 and assisting with its aquisition by DST Output Inc..