Bill has been a business innovator in open source, globally distributed software development and on-demand provisioning since the late '90s. Prior to co-founding CollabNet, Bill was Senior VP and GM of Cadence Design Systems' global consulting business as well as its Custom Integrated Circuits tools business unit. In recognition of his accomplishments
as a leader in global software development, Bill was honored at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, with the Technology Pioneer Award in 2010.
Amir’s experience ranges across a number of public and private software (SaaS & Enterprise) and networking firms, along with deep international. He takes a holistic view of a business, having managed a wide range of fiscal and administrative functions to support the introduction of dozens of new products from a concept stage to commercialization. Amir has executive experience with entrepreneurial firms as well as Fortune 1000 companies such as Precise Software, Aperto Networks, Resumix Magic.
Karthik brings deep experience in ideating, defining, developing and launching products through On Premise and SaaS channels. Prior to CollabNet, Kartik was the Vice President of R&D and Product Officer at Serena Software responsible for the Serena Business Manager (SBM), Release Manager and Service Manager products and led global development teams at Oracle.
Tony Farinaro has built and led teams in project management, systems design, IC design, and software development for the military, aerospace/defense, medical instrumentation and monitoring, communications, security industries. Tony was VP and General Manager of Global Services at Actel where he led the global services team.
Maria brings more than 30 years of experience in software licensing, intellectual property, and corporate mergers and acquisitions. Her background includes being Senior Counsel for Bank of America NT & SA and Vice President and General Counsel for the Finance Division and co-head of the Asset Securitization Department of Comdisco, Inc where she negotiated the annual closings of $1.2 billion of private placements, loans, leases, and receivables and structured public pools of asset backed receivable financings.
Ariel has been the interim CMO at CollabNet since August 2014. He is also heads Vector Capital’s Value Creation Team. Ariel has significant experience driving successful go-to-market programs for technology companies. Since he has joined, Ariel has worked alongside the marketing team to create a world-class organization across all aspects, ranging from marketing strategy to product positioning to demand generation.
Dominique Wurzler leads CollabNet's European efforts to adapt open source software development principles into award winning platform, development processes, and community practices to enable transformative cost and productivity gains for organizations. Dominique joined CollabNet from Verity, Inc. where he launched a major new product category and added 25% growth to total sales. Prior to that, he was at IDE Associates Europe where he established the company as a true player in the European market.
Kevin Hansen is the Senior APAC at CollabNet. He brings over 15 years of
experience in technology sales and marketing, with an international business development background for software
organizations. He has previously served as business development advisor for Hitachi Solutions where he was responsible
for integrating new technologies into the Hitachi System portfolio of partner organizations. Prior to that he has also
held senior positions with other US based technology company promoting software solutions to customers across the APAC
region. Kevin is fluent in Japanese.
Rob is Managing Director at Vector Capital. Rob’s areas of expertise include enterprise software, infrastructure software, public company investing and corporate spinouts. He sits on the Board of Cambium Networks, Inc . which he spun out of Motorola Solutions in 2011, Corel Corporation, which he took private in 2010, and Idera, Inc. which he combined with Precise Software in 2013. Prior to its acquisition by Idera, Rob was also a director of Precise Software Solutions, Inc.
Ariel is a Principal at Vector Capital, where he leads the Value Creation Team. He works alongside the Investment Team at Vector and great Management Teams at the portfolio companies designing winning business strategies, and making it happen. Ariel has significant experience running strategic and operational transformations across technology businesses.
Jason’s background includes decades of executive experience within software, mobile and cloud systems management industries. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of Automic Software, a global leader for IT process automation.
David is a Managing Director at Vector Capital and is responsible for the firm’s deal origination efforts. Prior to joining Vector, David was most recently a Managing Director at Piper Jaffray and prior to that worked at RBC Capital Markets and Cowen & Co.