About Nearby Now

Founded in 2011, Nearby Now is a privately held company based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Our team is distributed across the US, and our current clients hail from the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia.

We provide a mobile-enabled platform that empowers local businesses, brands with local affiliates, and the agencies that serve them to turn today's customer goodwill into tomorrow's leads, opportunities and sales.

Our Management Team

Our management and advisory team bring deep experience delivering business and consumer solutions in local marketing, finance & payments, customer analytics, business process, and more. We believe in developing technology solutions that are honest, transparent, and help businesses build their online reputation.

Billy Coover Chief Executive Officer

Billy is an API fanatic and mobile app guru with over 15 years of experience working in a wide variety of IT, Software Engineering, and Finance roles. He’s built multiple award-winning software applications in both the enterprise and consumer space.

Barry Harkness Chief Technology Officer

Barry has more than 25 years of experience leading IT and Software Engineering teams. He loves building data-intensive tools that solve real-world problems. Barry is a SQL Server guru and is responsible for the design, architecture, and scaling of Nearby Now’s infrastructure.

Cian Chang Chief Revenue Officer

Cian has more than 20 years experience delivering business-to-business and business-to-consumer technology solutions. Cian has worked with -- and within -- organizations ranging from bootstrap startups to Fortune 500 companies in collaboratively defining, delivering, and supporting the right solutions to meet diverse business and client needs.


Eric Kaufman

Eric has spent the past 15 years in tech and is experienced in finding ways to bring exceptional value and innovative solutions to clients.

Bob Misita

Bob has more than 15 years of experience managing businesses’ Internet marketing programs. Well-versed in the technical aspects of developing and maintaining effective online marketing programs, Bob is intimately familiar with how search engines work, what constitutes a well-designed site, and much more. He is also very familiar with the challenges and opportunities facing many types of local businesses – particularly home services contractors, several of which he has worked closely with over the years.

Mark Sherwin

Mark has more than 12 years of experience in both online and traditional marketing. A consummate marketing expert, Mark has developed effective online marketing campaigns – including paid search, affiliate marketing, SEO campaigns and more – for many local businesses, including those in the home services industry. Very much in tune with the intricacies of both online and offline marketing, Mark has successfully implemented and managed programs that have consistently achieved results and delivered a high return on investment.