Drue Placette

Drue Placette

Leadership
Drue is Chief Technology Officer for Blue Duck Scooters. He’s responsible for the evolution of the Blue Duck mobile app and integrating the latest software developments into the company’s fleet of scooters.   Drue is a startup and tech rock star having been named to the San Antonio Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 and a 2016 SABJ Tech Titan. He is a scale-up strategist specializing in rapidly changing and growing tech companies. Drue has helped startups find their innovative groove by driving more effective team collaborations, recruiting the right talent, streamlining operations and creatively solving problems.   He has held C-suite positions with more than half a dozen companies including Quirk & Co., DragonFlyWare LLC, San Antonio Pets Alive!, and ProfitBricks Cloud Hosting. Drue is also the volunteer executive director of the San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology and a board member of School’s Out Hackathon. He earned a degree in computer science from Colorado Mesa University and was an electrical engineer in the United States Marine Corps.