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Starlight Software Solutions welcomes a new CTO

DENVER, Colo. – A leading software company for the waste and recycling industry, Starlight Software Solutions (Starlight) recently welcomed Michael Mackey as Chief Technology Officer. Mike’s addition to the team comes on the cusp of Starlight’s next-gen product release.

Starlight provides robust software solutions for carriers and managers of solid waste and recycling materials facilities, helping to improve profitability and overall business growth through live monitoring and metrics analysis keys, and the ability to make real-time functional and operational changes that dynamically improve efficiency. Mike’s role at Starlight is critical in leading the evolution and expansion of the company’s products that will specifically meet the needs of businesses operating in portable, commercial, residential, recycling and portable restroom spaces. All solutions accelerate day-to-day functions associated with shipping, inventory management, route optimization, material profiling, facility management, and more.

Mike brings nearly 20 years of deep experience in software development and engineering leadership to Starlight Software Solutions, most recently serving AgilePQ, an IoT security software system. As CTO of AgilePQ, he successfully redesigned and launched the company’s core product to streamline onboarding and user experiences. Other positions prior to joining the Starlight team include engineering, architecture, and implementation responsibilities for software startups in the Seattle area that were acquired by NUANCE, AMDOCS, and ADP. At Starlight, Mike will be responsible for leading a team of software engineers through a robust product roadmap and improving the current software system’s ability to integrate with other third-party applications in the cloud.

“We are thrilled to have Mike join our team and lead the development of what we know will be a game-changing solution for our industry,” said Marty Kilmer, COO of Starlight Software Solutions. “Mike has the experience and specific skills to continue to adapt our proven software system to current and changing market needs, and give businesses the tools they want and need to achieve their goals.”

Joining Starlight in November 2021, the Mackey team will soon launch a new generation of Starlight’s best-in-class solutions, designed for the specific needs of businesses in the Roll-Off, Commercial, Recycling and Portable Toilet sectors of the management industry. garbage.


The main objective of the entire Starlight team is to help waste management companies optimize their profitability through live monitoring of key business metrics, real-time analysis of operational performance and the ability to make dynamic changes to instantly improve efficiency. Starlight stands out from other software solutions for the waste management industry because of its consistent five-star customer service, online and smartphone order-taking applications for contractors and residential customers, and a suite of customer-designed features, ensuring its user-influenced system delivers what matters most to improve day-to-day processes and eliminate wasted time, payroll and wasted inventory opportunities.

Starlight Software Solutions was launched in 2015 by Bill Bradley, owner of 5280 Waste Solutions, to initially serve the waste management industry. It has since grown to serve businesses in the commercial, residential, recycling, portable restroom and facility management sectors. Based in Denver, CO, Starlight employs several waste management experts nationwide.

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