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Lantern helps brands impress their fans, optimize their business and generate sponsor ROI.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Sports
  • Location Overland Park, KS, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2011
  • Employees 10
  • Website

Company Summary

Lantern's holistic, location-aware platform increases ROI by delivering outstanding consumer experiences that unlock unprecedented consumer and operations insights as well as compelling sponsorship opportunities.


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    Aaron A Sloup

    Aaron brings a unique skillset to the table having worked as both a software engineer and later leading a team building an entrepreneurial new platform & product that utilizes real-time location data to help healthcare professionals make better decisions and avoid disaster. This product now earns 8-figure revenue for the company. Aaron also launched a non-profit organization to help a fledgling innovation ecosystem in Kansas City back in 2009.

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    David L Compton

    David has led large portions of the engineering & consulting operations for two major companies in Kansas City, first with Cerner and then with Perceptive Software. Throughout his career, David has been a compassionate leader who others want to work for. At the same time, David consistently drives results and challenges & encourages people to question the status quo and find better ways to solve problems.

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    Mark B Milligan
    Chief Engineering Officer

    Mark has a knack for solving complex problems with elegant, scalable solutions. At Cerner, Mark was the founding software architect responsible for designing and implementing much of the infrastructure for the real-time location services that power multiple applications and solutions, while processing 1,000s of complex events per minute. Mark was also responsible for building the first mobile app that was connected to these services.


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    Greg Kratofil Jr.