About Us

Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.

At Touchstone, crafting elegant, functional software is what fulfills that desire. We love what we do, and that passion is clearly visible in the products we create. Our many years of experience across a wide variety of technology stacks have shown us just how powerful modern software is, and each day we strive to push the limits of what that software is capable of.

Our team is headquartered in Austin, the center of the so-called "Silicon Hills" in central Texas. It's an exciting, dynamic, and vibrant tech community that embraces a more laid-back, creative approach to business. We've lived here most of our lives, and wouldn't want to be anywhere else.

Meet the Founders

Aaron Whatley

Aaron Whatley

Director of Development

With a passion for solving puzzles and over 20 years of professional programming experience, Aaron has enjoyed watching the Web evolve from a relatively obscure, geek-centric communications platform to an integral part of global business, commerce, and culture. He has worked in tiny startups and multi-national corporations, writing websites, desktop applications, backend services and mobile apps, and his love for writing code has yet to diminish. In his spare time, he enjoys playing music, studying linguistics, and gaming.

Nicholas Haskins

Nicholas Haskins

Director of Quality & Product Development

Nicholas began his career as a quality assurance engineer, building tools to help automate and perfect the art of software testing. As a developer, this experience has given him a unique perspective into the challenges faced in crafting high-quality, reliable software products. He belives in simple solutions to complex problems, and embraces any opportunity to grow and expand his technical knowledge. In addition to programming, he has a passion for health, nutrition, and staying active and fit.

Ryan Looney

Ryan Looney

Director of Marketing & Public Relations

Prior to Touchstone, Ryan served as a public relations professional for a global communications firm, where he helped clients develop and tell great brand stories that change perceptions, drive trust and inspire action. His experience in public relations has given him the professional expertise necessary to engage consumer and business audiences and to bring new ideas to life through the production of creative content. In his free time, Ryan enjoys days on Lake Austin or at the greenbelt, weightlifting and spending time with friends.