Gaurav Dhillon

Gaurav Dhillon

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

An early investor in SnapLogic, Gaurav joined as CEO in 2009 when he saw the tremendous potential for the company’s cloud and on-premise integration products, strategy, and unique business model. Gaurav has spearheaded the rapid growth of the company and manages its financing, products, strategic relationships, and operations. As the former CEO of Informatica Corporation, (Nasdaq; INFA) a silicon valley company that he co-founded in 1992, Gaurav feels that there is more to be accomplished in connecting companies’ applications and data sources. He should know; as he was Informatica’s first employee, and CEO for more than 12 years, where he led Informatica from a startup idea to a leading software enterprise with customers and operations around the world. His tenure at Informatica included the initial company launch, its successful IPO, and expansion to Europe and Asia. He was the leading figure in developing alliances with major technology players, ultimately forging a broad acceptance of the vision he pioneered in the software industry. Prior to Informatica Gaurav held management and engineering positions at Sterling Software and Unisys Corp.

Spencer Punter

Spencer Punter

Chief Financial Officer

Spencer came to SnapLogic with 20 years of finance and investment experience in Silicon Valley. Before joining SnapLogic, Spencer was a Managing Director at Capital Dynamics, a leading global asset management firm, where he led the US venture capital program and west coast operations. Before Capital Dynamics, Spencer co-founded and served in senior leadership roles at two venture backed start ups. Spencer served as a partner or senior investment professional at three leading venture capital firms — Bay Partners, Bowman Capital and Integral Capital Partners, which was an early backer of Informatica. He began his career as a technology investment banker at Morgan Stanley and Volpe, Welty & Co. Spencer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Science (Engineering) from Harvard University.

Jack Kudale

Jack Kudale

Senior Vice President, Field Operations

Jack leads SnapLogic’s Worldwide Field Operations including sales, services, customer success and business development. He is responsible for SnapLogic’s market expansion and global strategy. Jack brings 16 years of executive and hands-on field experience from CA Technologies, where he led the company’s global expansion in enterprise DevOps and cloud services overseeing the acquisitions of and sales execution for Wily Technology, iTKO, NolioSoft, Concord Communications, Aprisma, NetQoS and Cybermation.

Over his 20-plus year career in enterprise software, Jack has built a successful track record in hyper-growth strategies, global sales execution and entry into new verticals and markets. Some of those accomplishments include the creation of the CA Application Delivery business unit, where he built the most dominant field force in this new market and positioned the business for rapid growth. While at CA, he also led sales for the Service Assurance business, which included Wily Technology, securing the company’s position as the market share leader in 2011 with $363 million in new product bookings.

Vaikom Krishnan

Vaikom Krishnan

Vice President, Engineering

Krishnan leads product development and operations for SnapLogic. He brings over 20 years of experience in delivering enterprise software to manage data both on-premises and in the cloud. Most recently he was vice president of development and operations at Informatica, where he led the development of Informatica’s cloud data integration product line for 9 years. Prior to Informatica, Krishnan was chief architect and director of engineering at Celequest, a streaming database and operational business intelligence startup that was acquired by Cognos. Prior to Celequest, he was director of engineering at Asera, the first commercial platform as a service for building composite applications. Earlier in his career Krishnan had senior engineering roles at Informatica and Sybase. Krishnan has a Masters in Computer Science from University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Ediz Ertekin

Ediz Ertekin

Vice President, Sales and Business Development

Ediz is Vice President of Business Development, heading up SnapLogic’s alliances and strategic partnerships. Prior to SnapLogic, Ediz was General Manager and Vice President at Verix where worked with enterprise clients to develop sophisticated predictive analytic, monitoring and alerting solutions. He brings extensive integration and data management experience from his five year tenure as founding VP Sales Europe for Informatica, where he was the first European employee.Ediz holds an MBA from San Diego State University and a BS in Computer Engineering from Istanbul Technical University.

Darren  Cunningham

Darren Cunningham

Vice President, Marketing

Before joining SnapLogic, Darren was the vice president of marketing at Informatica Cloud, where he led product, customer and program marketing initiatives for the company’s on-demand data integration tools. Prior to Informatica, Darren was vice president of marketing at LucidEra, one of the industry’s first cloud business intelligence solutions. He also worked at Salesforce.com, where he was responsible for analytics product management and helped establish the AppExchange category for business intelligence and data management partners. Earlier in his career, Darren led product marketing for Business Objects data integration, now a strategic part of SAP Enterprise Information Management (EIM) solutions. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto.

Gaurav Dhillon

Gaurav Dhillon

Chairman of the Board

An early investor in SnapLogic, Gaurav joined as CEO in 2009 when he saw the tremendous potential for the company’s cloud and on-premise integration products, strategy, and unique business model. Gaurav has spearheaded the rapid growth of the company and manages its financing, products, strategic relationships, and operations. As the former CEO of Informatica Corporation, (Nasdaq; INFA) a silicon valley company that he co-founded in 1992, Gaurav feels that there is more to be accomplished in connecting companies’ applications and data sources. He should know; as he was Informatica’s first employee, and CEO for more than 12 years, where he led Informatica from a startup idea to a leading software enterprise with customers and operations around the world. His tenure at Informatica included the initial company launch, its successful IPO, and expansion to Europe and Asia. He was the leading figure in developing alliances with major technology players, ultimately forging a broad acceptance of the vision he pioneered in the software industry. Prior to Informatica Gaurav held management and engineering positions at Sterling Software and Unisys Corp.

Scott Kupor

Scott Kupor

Board Member

Scott is a Partner and COO at Andreessen Horowitz. He previously worked as Vice President and General Manager of Software-as-a-Service at Hewlett Packard. Kupor joined HP in 2007 as part of the Opsware acquisition, where he was senior vice president of Customer Solutions. In this role, he had global responsibility for all facets of customer interaction, including professional services, technical pre-sales and customer support. He provided Opsware with a mix of expertise in operations, financial management and strategic partnerships. Kupor joined Opsware shortly after the company’s founding and held numerous executive management positions, including vice president, financial planning and vice president, corporate development. In these roles, he led the company’s private financing activities as well as its initial public offering in 2001; he started the company’s Asia Pacific operations via strategic partnerships with NEC, NTT and Samsung; and he led the execution of the company’s acquisitions of Tangram, Rendition, Creekpath and iConclude. Prior to Opsware, Kupor represented software companies in both financing and mergers and acquisitions transactions at Credit Suisse First Boston and Lehman Brothers.

Frank Artale

Frank Artale

Board Member

Frank Artale is a managing partner at Ignition, joining the firm in 2011 after a 26-year career in the software industry. He most recently served as group vice president, business development at Citrix Systems, where he was responsible for all aspects of Citrix’s business development with software and hardware technology partners. Frank joined Citrix from XenSource, where he was responsible for strategic marketing and business development. Prior to XenSource, Artale was a founder and CEO of Consera Software, a management-software company, which was acquired by Hewlett-Packard in 2004. Before founding Consera, Frank was vice president of the Windows Solutions Group for VERITAS Software, where he oversaw overall product strategy for Windows targeted solutions. He also was a general manager in the Windows 2000 group at Microsoft, one of the many product-management and sales positions he held during his nine-year career with the company. Before joining Microsoft, he held positions as a software engineer and engineering manager building trader workstation and retail-brokerage delivery systems, first at an IBM/Merrill Lynch joint venture (IMNET), then at FD Consulting. Frank attended Polytechnic Institute of New York as a Board of Trustees Scholar where he studied electrical engineering and computer science.

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