Recent Work

Jim Priestley

Chief Revenue Officer

Feedzai, a leading data science company shaping the future of fraud detection in commerce, announced Jim Priestley Chef Revenue Officer. Jim brings more than 20 years of enterprise software sales experience. He was previously with BetterWorks as Head of Revenue. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President of Sales at Box and spent the bulk of his early career at Oracle. At Oracle, he served as Group Vice President and led a team of more than 200 sales professionals. Jim also spent time as Vice President of Western Region Sales at Plumtree Software and was Vice President of Sales at SAP.

 

FUNDING: Capital One Growth Ventures, Citi Ventures, Data Collective, EDP Ventures, ES Ventures, Novabase Capital, Oak HC/FT, Sapphire Ventures

Jenn Wolf

Vice President, People

CLEAR, a biometric security firm transforming the way we live, work, and travel announced Jenn Wolf as Vice President of People. Jenn joins from VTS where she was Vice President of People managing human resources, people operations, talent acquisition, culture, and facilities. Prior to that, she served as Head of Talent at both NewsCred and IBISWorld. Jenn started her career in recruiting. 

FUNDING: T. Rowe Price

Doug Godshall

Chief Executive Officer

Shockwave Medical, a pioneer in the treatment of calcified cardiovascular disease, announced Doug Godshall President and Chief Executive Officer. Doug joins from HeartWare International where he was Chief Executive Officer. Prior to that, Doug held various executive and leadership positions at Boston Scientific including president of the Vascular Surgery Division and was a member of Boston Scientific’s Operating Committee. He also served as Vice President, Business Development. 

FUNDING: Ally Bridge Group , Deerfield, RA Capital Management, Sectoral Asset Management, Sofinnova Partners, T. Rowe Price, Venrock

Jason Stewart

Chief Revenue Officer

Gainsight, the customer success company, announced Jason Stewart Chief Revenue Officer. Jason joins from Apptio where he served most recently as Vice President of Americas and his teams contributions helped lead to Apptio’s IPO in late 2016. Prior to his time at Apptio, he was Director of Communication, Media and Entertainment at Hewlett Packard joining via its acquisition of Opsware where he’d begun as a regional sales director before moving on to head the Western US region. Jason was also a sales director at both WebMethods and i2 Technologies. He began his career as a regional director at Parametric Technology. 

FUNDING: Battery Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Cisco Investments, Insight Venture Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Salesforce Ventures

Matt Cain

Chief Executive Officer

Couchbase, the NoSQL database leader, announced Matt Cain as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member. Matt brings a diverse background across strategy, product development, and sales. He joins from Veritas Technologies where he was President of Worldwide Field Operations. Prior to that, he served as Chief Product Officer. Matt previously held a variety of senior leadership roles at Symantec and spent a decade with Cisco Systems at the start of his career.

FUNDING: Accel Partners, Adams Street Partners, Ignition Partners, Mayfield Fund, North Bridge Venture Partners, Sorenson Capital, and WestSummit Capital

John Mitchell

Senior Vice President, Global Sales

Ripple, the global financial settlement network that enables banks and businesses to make instant, certain, low-cost cross border payments, announced John Mitchell Senior Vice President of Global Sales. John joins with over 25 years of global sales experience in financial technology and global markets. Most recently he led global sales for Reval (leading to an acquisition by ION), the world-leader in SaaS Treasury Management Systems for large international corporations and transaction banking. He started his career in finance with IBM, subsequently moving into direct sales. John has over 25 years leadership experience in selling complex enterprise software to banks, covering capital markets, payments, AML and liquidity. John has established successful businesses in North America, EMEA, SE Asia, Japan and Mainland China as well as having worked for three listed companies.

 

FUNDING: Accenture, Andreessen Horowitz, CME Group, Core Innovation Capital, Google Ventures, Santander InnoVentures, SBI Group, SeaGate, Standard Chartered

Keith Reed

Chief Revenue Officer

Infusionsoft, the leader in integrated sales and marketing software for small businesses, announced Keith Reed Chief Revenue Officer. Keith joins from magicJack where he was the Senior Vice President and General Manager for Enterprise Sales. Prior to that, he spent spent over 16 years at Intuit in various sales positions. In his last role, he was Vice President, Americas sales and marketing. Prior to that, he served as Vice President, Channel Marketing and Sales. Keith was also Director of Retail and OEM Sales for Intuit. He began his career there as a national account manager. Earlier in his career, Keith held sales manager positions at Spring PCS and PageNet.

FUNDING: Bain Capital Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Mohr Davidow Ventures