Management

Root Orange is run by a diverse team of professionals who are committed to helping your small business grow with our products.  Most of us actually come from small business backgrounds:

Camilo Acosta, co-President

Before starting Root Orange, Camilo worked for his family’s government communications company, The Media Network, where he built partnerships with large and small businesses, developed new revenue streams, and spearheaded the company’s new media service offerings.  Camilo’s previous experience includes roles at the Corporate Executive Board and New Vantage Group, a venture capital firm in Northern Virginia.

Camilo received his B.A. in Politics from Princeton University, where his thesis on microfinance in South Africa received the Picard Prize. He is a graduate of the Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.

Frank Langston, co-President

Before starting Root Orange, Frank oversaw Mr. Pride, a chain of four full-service car washes owned by his family.  He oversaw a team of nearly 100 employees, and handled the customer service, legal, and accounting duties.  Prior to that, Frank worked for technology start-up Vehicle IP, where he assisted the successful negotiation of contingency litigation agreements and a Fortune 100 company’s investment in Vehicle IP’s licensing efforts for over 70 wireless technology patents.  He has also worked for Pittco Management (a private family office), Congressman Harold Ford Jr., and former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist.

Frank received his B.A. in Public and International Affairs from Princeton University, where he was captain of the Sprint Football team, and received Academic All-Ivy honors.

Tony Primerano, Vice President of Technology

Tony was most recently Lead System Architect for AOL’s chat system, Buddy Network, and Open Chat products.  He served as Principal Software Engineer and Technical Manager for several AOL web properties including Message Boards, Hometown, Address Book, and AIM Pages.  He also served as Software Engineer at Lockheed Martin and IBM.

Tony received his M.S. in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins, graduating with a 4.0 GPA, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology.