Tags: CEO

Business Leader Interview Jeff Lawson, CEO of Twilio

Jeff Lawson is the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Twilio. Previously he was founder and CTO of both NineStar Inc and Stubhub.com. Twilio was founded in 2008 and went public in June 2016. A serial entrepreneur, Lawson is one of the select few founders who have grown a start-up through IPO to a market cap…

Business Leader Interview Kirk Krappe, CEO Apttus

Kirk Krappe is CEO of Apttus, a company he co-founded in 2006. Apttus describes itself as the category-defining Quote-to-Cash software company that drives the vital business process between the buyer’s interest in a purchase and the realization of revenue. Prior to Apttus, Krappe worked at BEA Systems, Nextance and Corio. He has an MBA from…

Business Leader interview with Tod Nielsen, CEO FinancialForce

Tod Nielsen is CEO of FinancialForce. He joined the company almost a year ago, taking up the reins from Jeremy Roche. He has worked in senior roles in Salesforce, Microsoft and VMWare. Nielsen also led Heroku as CEO before its acquisition by Salesforce.  His first CEO role was at Borland. ET spoke to Nielsen at…

Business Leader interview – John Underkoffler

John Underkoffler is the founder and CEO of Oblong. ET interviewed Underkoffler in a collaboration space in their offices in Shoreditch, London, UK. It is a demonstration centre for their collaboration technology Mezzanine. Their solution, an early version of which was first seen in the film the Minority Report, takes collaboration to a new level.…

Business Leader Interview – Ray Grainger CEO of MavenLink

Ray Grainger is the CEO and co-founder of MavenLink. MavenLink provides professional services automation software. It opened its first office in London earlier this year where we spoke to Grainger about founding and leading the startup company that is now multinational with thousands of customers. ET: What is MavenLink’s vision? Ray Grainger: It’s quite bold,…

Infor selects new SVP of Cloud Operations

Infor has announced that Mayumi Hiramatsu is to become Senior Vice President of Cloud Operations at the company. Lisa Pope’s departure from Infor to join Epicor left a hole in the leadership team that Charles Phillips, CEO Infor has now filled. Hiramatsu is not however taking on Pope’s old role as SVP, Global Strategy and Sales.…

Business Leader interview Omri Kohl, CEO, Pyramid Analytics

Omri Kohl is the Co-Founder and CEO of Pyramid Analytics. Pyramid Analytics provides a BI Office suite. It is an enterprise business analytics platform that enables organizations to meet the needs of all departments while achieving incredibly fast time-to-value by deploying in days, not weeks. Steve Brooks:    Can you tell me about Pyramid Analytics, where you…

Business Leader Interview Chuck Berger, CEO at Kenandy

Chuck Berger is Kenandy’s Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Kenandy, Berger was the president and CEO of Extreme Networks, a leading provider of high-performance networking solutions. Before joining Extreme, Berger served as CEO of both large and midsize companies including ParAccel, DVDPlay, Nuance Communications, Vicinity Corporation, AdForce, and Radius. He also held executive positions in sales,…

iPass calls CEOs the greatest risk to security

The latest iPass Mobile Security Report has been published. According to the responses, the biggest risk to enterprise security are the C-Suite, especially CEOs. They are key targets for hackers both inside and outside  the office. There is also increasing concern over the use of public Wi-Fi with coffee shops now regarded as the most…

Business Leader Interview Glyn Heath, CEO and Founder Centiq

Glyn Heath is a founder and CEO of Centiq. Centiq is a certified SAP Services partner. Founded in 1998 as an IT Services company they are based in Nottingham, UK. They have delivered SAP HANA consulting services for more than six years and maintain more than 120 live production instances for customers with more than…