Mr. Number lets you block calls and texts, do reverse lookups and receive Caller ID for US businesses on your Android phone. Millions of people use our award-winning app to block unwanted calls from people and companies and identify unknown numbers. Founded by Jason Devitt and Mike Wells, Mr. Number is backed by Menlo Ventures and based in Palo Alto, CA.
Jason Devitt, CEO
Jason is CEO and co-founder of Mr. Number. Previously Jason co-founded Vindigo, one of the first companies in the US to publish content and applications for mobile phones. Products included Mapquest Mobile, MovieGoer, and the Vindigo City Guide. Jason led the company from inception to over $12 million in revenue and profitability in 2005. An advocate for open networks, open devices, and open development platforms, Jason has testified on these issues before Congress and the FCC. He holds a US patent related to location-based services.
Prior to Vindigo Jason spent four years working for the investment firm D. E. Shaw & Co. in London and New York, where he structured OTC equity derivatives. Jason grew up in Ireland and has a Master’s Degree in Electronic Engineering and a Diploma in Law from UCD and the King’s Inns in his hometown of Dublin.
Mike Wells, CTO
Mike Wells is CTO and co-founder of Mr. Number. Mike began his career at Intuit, pioneering Internet-enabled features in Quicken for Windows. Mike was one of the first engineers to join Vindigo and led development of version 1.0 of the company’s mobile application platform. In 2005 he joined Google, where he was a key member of the team that developed and launched Google Blog Search and technical lead on a team dedicated to Sentiment Analysis.
Mike grew up in the Bay Area and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Tulane.