EXPERIENCED LEADERS INSPIRING INNOVATION

Our leadership team combines new perspectives and proven expertise to guide the development of our solutions and support our clients. We are breaking with traditions and building best practices that are changing the world of professional services for the better.

Leadership team
Michael Speranza

Michael SperanzaChief Executive Officer

Michael Speranza is CEO of Mavenlink and Kimble Applications. He has more than 20 years of private equity experience leading several global software and services companies. He specializes in defining compelling product visions and scaling companies from $100 million towards $1 billion in annual revenue.

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Sarah Edwards

Sarah EdwardsChief Product Officer (Kimble Product)

In her role as Chief Product Officer, Sarah oversees the Product Management teams focused on innovation on the Salesforce platform and Kimble solution. As an experienced consultant, project manager, global practice manager and business leader Sarah has extensive experience from the ground up on how to manage a successful services business. With over 27 years in the industry, Sarah has lived and worked both in the US and Europe to help customers achieve services success and deliver significant business value.

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Jared Haleck

Jared HaleckChief Product Officer (Mavenlink Product)

Jared is a category-creating product leader, with he and his teams focused on transforming the professional services industry. In his role as Chief Product Officer, Jared is focused on using his experience to drive disruptive innovation in the multi-trillion-dollar services industry.

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Roger Neel

Roger NeelChief Technology Officer

As CTO, Roger directs the product and engineering decisions for the business. A software expert with over 12 years in the industry, Roger is an advocate for technology solutions that deliver business value. He brings expertise and best practices insight across industries in the areas of content management, knowledge management, and social networking applications.

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Mark Smith

Mark SmithSVP, Engineering

As SVP of Engineering, Mark leads the ongoing evolution of our suite of purpose-built professional services solutions. Mark is an accomplished IT professional with over 25 years of experience in architecture, management and delivery of software solutions gained through work on technically-diverse projects for Professional Services organizations including CGI, Edenbrook and Hitachi Consulting.

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Rob Pickell

Rob PickellChief Marketing Officer

Rob leads the global marketing organization and is dedicated to spreading the word on how we can help professional services organizations grow and prosper by leveraging our innovative cloud-based services management platform.

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Chris Scalia

Chris ScaliaChief Client Officer

Chris is responsible for leading the global Advisory Services, Professional Services, Client Success, Support, Training, and Sales teams to deliver a world-class portfolio of solutions, enabling clients to become higher-performing businesses. In this client-obsessed role, Chris drives the creation and delivery of remarkable experiences throughout the entire client journey.

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Gina Hartigan

Gina HartiganChief People Officer

Gina leads the Human Resources and People organizations, striving to write and tell “good news stories” and is respected as an approachable, collaborative leader with a strong drive for results, service-orientation, and a passion for developing people.

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Lauren Langston

Lauren LangstonChief Operating Officer

Lauren leads the global business operations function and is responsible for overseeing strategy, analytics, and go-to-market operations. In addition to her current role, Lauren has led the fundraising of nearly $100M in equity and debt capital for the company.

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Steve Sharp

Steve SharpChief Financial Officer

Steve is responsible for all financial, accounting, treasury, legal, IT, and facilities functions. As the CEO of PowerSteering Software from 2005 to 2012, Steve oversaw the company’s development to becoming a recognized leader in cloud Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) solutions. PowerSteering was acquired by Upland Software.

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OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Ray Grainger

Ray GraingerExecutive Chairman

Ray is a practitioner of applying technology to business with the goal of democratizing human potential and building ecosystems that will spark reformational outcomes, because today, business is borderless and a level playing field is necessary to ensure success for both talent and organizations. This has been the lens that Ray has looked through for decades and it is why he has helped orchestrate a path for Mavenlink and Kimble that focuses exclusively on serving the Professional Services Industry with technology and expertise that puts people first - celebrating the individual and championing the rise of the multi-affiliated workforce. The new company was formed to be the critical lynchpin and industry standard that will reimagine how services firms work.

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Michael Speranza

Michael SperanzaChief Executive Officer

Michael Speranza is CEO of Mavenlink and Kimble Applications. He has more than 20 years of private equity experience leading several global software and services companies. He specializes in defining compelling product visions and scaling companies from $100 million towards $1 billion in annual revenue.

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Tom Barnds

Tom BarndsCo-Managing Partner

­­Tom Barnds is the Co-Managing Partner at Accel-KKR. Since Tom founded the firm in 2000, Accel-KKR has acquired or invested in over 300 software and technology-enabled service companies.

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Maurice Hernandez

Maurice HernandezManaging Director, BOD

Maurice Hernandez joined Accel-KKR in 2007 and is based in the firm’s London office where he leads buyout and growth equity investment activities across Europe.

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Greg Williams

Greg WilliamsManaging Director, BOD

Greg Williams is a Managing Director at Accel-KKR focused on the firm’s growth capital investments.

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Rachel Spasser

Rachel SpasserManaging Director, BOD

Rachel Spasser is a Managing Director and leads the Accel-KKR Consulting Group. Rachel provides strategic guidance as well as commercial leadership across Accel-KKR’s portfolio. Prior to joining Accel-KKR’s Consulting Group, Rachel was the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Ariba, Inc. (acquired by SAP). At Ariba, she led the design and execution of the company’s marketing strategy and programs.

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Holly Reneau

Holly ReneauPrincipal, BOD

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Adam Malinowski

Adam MalinowskiPrincipal, BOD

Adam Malinowski is a Vice President and joined Accel-KKR in 2010. Adam is focused on buyout and growth equity investments in Europe and the Americas.

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