Meet the people behind
Cliffhanger Solutions

Meet the team

CEO & Founding partner

John Boere

John founded Cliffhanger in 2009. John has expertise in Geospatial as well as Electrical engineering and telecom technologies. Since 1991 he has implemented over a dozen GIS applications in 5 countries, founded 2 startups, and was part of another 3. Current and former clients include German Telecom (parent of T-Mobile), AboveNet and SRP (Salt River Project).

He is a sought after speaker in his area of expertise for conferences around the world.


Having known John for over 20 years from collaborating on previous overseas projects, Arjan joined Cliffhanger in 2016. Over the past 20 years, Arjan has successfully implemented dozens of (Mobile) GIS implementations all over the world. Starting as technical GIS consultant, Arjan came to the United States in 1998 and founded the US branch of a GIS and Work Order Management software company. Arjan is technically oriented, but PMP certified to apply solid project management principles to Cliffhangers implementations.


COO, Managing Partner

Alexander "Arjan" Plomp

CTO, Partner

Carlos Noguera

Professional Web Developer – Over 10 years of experience in the fields of Web Development and Architecture, Web Programming and System Administration.
At Cliffhanger Solutions, Carlos is our server- and cloud computing guru. He develops the back-end architecture, and handles all our custom integrations. Carlos is also heavily involved in the R&D of all Cliffhanger Solutions’ current and future technologies.


Diego oversees all mobile product development at Cliffhanger Solutions. He makes sure that all products are easy to use, work cross platform and use natural language search.
Diego has been developing software for more than 6 years, and he has a Bachelor’s Degree in software engineering from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.


Mobile development lead

Diego Castillo Rios

A.I Consultant

Augustus Ge

Augustus is a rising senior at the University of Arizona, studying mathematics with statistics emphasis, and is particularly interested in data science. Augustus finds insights from data through the application of analytics, data science, and cognitive methods. He has experience working with Slaysman Engineering, a structural engineering firm.


Emma attends Drexel University and is majoring in communications. She is involved with the front end of the company, editing newsletters, doing sales research, and implementing social media strategies. She has two years of experience as a summer intern for State Delegate Aruna Miller, writing constituent letters, and three years of experience as a writer for the Monocacy Monocle.


Marketing/Communications Specialist

Emma Whitehouse