The UpTurn Inc. is developing an innovative online real estate matchmaking exchange where residential real estate market participants are matched with each other based on their individual profiles and intended roles in the market. The UpTurn intends to serve all participants in the residential real estate industry.

The company is led by a very strong management team with a broad range of experience. The UpTurn’s management team includes:

Jeffrey M. Eckman, CEO – Mr. Eckman founded Blue Green Ventures in 2008 and has over 15 years of leadership experience in the technology, media, and healthcare industries. His background includes a mix of operational, business development, and consulting practice from his work with various firms.

Mr. Eckman holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. Prior to starting Blue Green Ventures, he worked for several Fortune 500 companies including Viacom and Wyeth, as well as served in management and consulting capacities with SMBs ion interactive, Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals and Three Lens Advisors.

Scott Shunk, Executive Vice President, Strategy & Business Development – Mr. Shunk is an award winning developer of media and technology products for commerce and content delivery. He has led teams in emerging media projects including interactive television, kiosk design and online development to create innovative, cutting-edge content and technology.

Mr. Shunk currently serves as director of the MIT Visualizing Cultures Project, a flagship program of MIT’s open education initiative – OpenCourseWare. Prior to MIT, he was a principal at Botticelli Interactive where he produced numerous technology products for Fortune 500 companies including Apple, Microsoft, Oracle, Motorola and AT&T. Mr. Shunk has also developed innovative media products for organizations ranging from the EPA and the National Science Foundation to HBO and the government of China.

Bernard DeCunha, Executive Vice President and General Manager - Mr. DeCunha has 20 years of experience across the US, India, Dubai and Canada helping Fortune 100 firms with outsourcing strategy, program management, client services and executive relationship management. He was worked with major firms including Infosys, Xerox, Kodak, and Wellpoint Systems.

Julia Miller, Business Development Intern – Ms. Miller is a 2008 cum laude graduate of Tufts University, where she earned a B.A. in economics and a minor in entrepreneurial leadership studies.

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