ConnectShip Senior Leadership Team


Robert Kinyon
Director of Software Engineering


Robert Kinyon serves as the Director of Software Engineering for ConnectShip and is a widely known inventor in the shipping technology space with five patents having been issued for his inventions over the last thirty years. He served as the VP of Software Engineering and Chief Software Architect for TanData. While widely known for his technology acumen, he is considered an expert in the field of transportation, distribution, and logistics. He actively manages the research, design, architecture, and programmatic execution of ConnectShip’s patented technology. He received his Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from the University of Tulsa.

Tim Leary
Director of Operations


Tim Leary serves as the Director of Operations for ConnectShip. Tim has been in the transportation industry for 18 years in various capacities. He has held varying roles within Small Package and Contract Logistics Operations, Customer Program Management and most recently as the Global Operations Manager for Customer Program Management within Customer Solutions at UPS where his focus was on improving and standardizing the tools and customer experience for enterprise customers.

Tim received his bachelor's degree from Boston College and started working for UPS after graduation. Tim and his wife Jana, and their two children call the Boston area their home. In their personal time, Tim and his family focus heavily on improving their community. Tim serves on multiple non-profit boards and coaches youth sports in his area.

Curtis Gouyd
Senior Applications Development Manager


Curtis began at TanData/ConnectShip in December of 1996, as a Technical Support Analyst, while attending Tulsa University. Since that time he has served in various positions including Technical Support Supervisor, Application Developer, and Software Engineer. He was responsible for maintaining/adding functionality to the ChainLink shipping application, the XML Processor, and various other projects. He joined the software engineering group in 2008 where he was responsible for implementation and documentation of new features and maintaining carrier compliance for carriers like UPS, FedEx, USPS, DHL, and TNT. He was also responsible for maintaining new features in the Toolkit's XML API and assisting technical support with issues where additional guidance or assistance was needed, becoming a lead software engineer in 2013. As lead software engineer he was responsible for managing and mentoring software engineers who maintain carrier compliance and add new functionality to our core product offerings.

Curtis volunteers his time as the maintenance director at his church and the church christian academy. He also serves as the head usher at his church where he manages schedules for regular church services and special events.

He loves to help others at home, church, and work, but most of all, he enjoys spending time with his family on their adventurous family vacations or just a weekend at the lake.

Glenn Carr
Senior Software Architecture Manager


Glenn Carr serves as the Software Engineering Architecture Manager for ConnectShip. Prior to joining ConnectShip, Glenn designed and developed software for 3D satellite imaging systems for E-Systems/Raytheon in support of Gulf War Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Glenn then moved into the oil and gas industry, designing and developing wellbore and well-construction planning, information, and visualization software for DRD/Landmark Graphics/Halliburton. After joining ConnectShip, Glenn was issued multiple patents for shipping technology inventions and is currently responsible for software architecture and development. Glenn received his Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from Harding University. Glenn enjoys spending time outdoors whether it be in the garden, with family, or running.

Miranda Gerken
Senior Operations Manager


Miranda is the Senior Operations Manager at ConnectShip. She has been employed in the shipping technology space for 15 years in various capacities including, sales, marketing, channel management, partner relations, technical support, and business development. Miranda currently leads the business development and marketing teams.

Miranda received her bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems from Missouri State University. Miranda resides in Tulsa with her family. In her spare time Miranda enjoys staying active and spending time at the lake with family and friends.