Quick Base Leadership Team
The Quick Base management team is comprised of industry experts and leaders. Together they provide the passion and experience to help businesses of all sizes drive productivity and digital transformation. They are dedicated to delighting our customers, as well as enabling our team to scale and succeed.
As a seasoned industry veteran, Rick has a strong track record for leading high-growth organizations and scaling businesses in competitive markets. He brings more than 15 years of experience leading private-equity sponsored companies and currently serves as a senior operating executive for Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe.
Previously, Rick was the CEO of Ascend Learning, the leading provider of software and online content solutions that improve the quality and cost of educating healthcare professionals. Prior to Ascend Learning, he was the CEO of NewPage, a $4B manufacturing company, and COO of Teleglobe, a $1.2B software enabled telecom services business. Additionally, Rick had a 12 year career at General Electric where he served as a division CFO and held several general management and engineering leadership roles.
Rick currently serves as the chairman of the board for GetWell Network as well as on the boards of directors for US Acute Care Solutions and Spear Education.
Rick holds an M.B.A. from the Lally School of Management and Technology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Doug brings 20 years of experience in the software industry, having advised senior leadership teams and their boards on both financing and strategic transactions.
Prior to joining Quick Base, Doug was a managing director in the Technology Investment Banking Group at Jefferies LLC, focused on the enterprise software sector. He also spent 13 years at Citigroup, where he was a managing director in their Technology Investment Banking Group specializing in the software sector. Additionally, he served as a trust officer at Northern Trust Corp. in the firm’s International Client Services Group.
Doug received an M.B.A from The Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Vermont.
George has nearly 20 years of expertise in software development, including a decade of spearheading technology initiatives as well as leading companies as CEO. He brings a breadth of knowledge to Quick Base in a variety of relevant domains, including enterprise applications, digital transformation and mobile.
Prior to joining Quick Base, George served as President and CEO of Catavolt, Hexagon's cloud and mobility platform. George led Catavolt from a bootstrapped startup through venture funding and ultimately, to an acquisition by a global public company. At Catavolt, he oversaw the production of more than 4,000 successful enterprise applications in over 30 countries for Fortune 500 clients. Previously, George led a digital transformation technology consulting firm and also held various engineering roles at organizations including Infor and Paragon Systems International.
George graduated summa cum laude from Kennesaw State University with a B.S. in Computer Science.
Jay has nearly two decades of experience in the technology industry with a focus on high-growth markets. Throughout his career, he has developed product strategies and roadmaps tailored to meet the needs of customers of all sizes —from small businesses to the world’s largest enterprises.
Prior to joining Quick Base, Jay was the Vice President of Strategy for Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s Software Defined and Cloud Group, where he was responsible for the business strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and partnerships for that organization. Prior to that role, he was the Vice President of Product Marketing for HPE Helion, HPE’s cloud software division. He also has held leadership roles at Microsoft, and built extensive experience founding and investing in many high-growth startups.
Jay holds a Master's in Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. He also has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Duke University.
Dan brings more than 25 years of global leadership experience to the team with a track record of driving exceptional results and sales process innovation.
Prior to Quick Base, Dan served as SVP of Commercial Business at InsideSales.com where he opened the Boston office and built its sales and business development leadership teams. Previously, he spent 17 years at Oracle where he helped the organization break into new markets and business segments and grew the OracleDirect (now Oracle Digital) division from $700 million to more than $1.2 billion in annual revenue over a five-year period.
Dan has an M.S. in Operations Management and Supervision from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at Hartford and a B.S. in Marine Engineering from Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
Cynthia has a 16-year track record of exceeding growth goals for marketing and sales, both at fast-growing and Fortune 500 organizations. In all her roles, she has approached the marketing function from a quantitative perspective while committing to customer delight — with great results. At CA Technologies, she led an award-winning marketing technology and analytics platform to drive demand and new customer acquisition, and while at Markforged, she led the marketing efforts to support triple digit hyper-growth for their global sales and channel teams. She has also held marketing leadership positions at Dell, MessageOne and Convio.
Cynthia has a Bachelor of Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Master of Science from Tufts University, and an MBA from Harvard.
Amy has more than 15 years of experience driving employee programs to support growth and culture at start-ups and mid-size technology organizations. She brings deep experience in HR operations, talent acquisition, leadership development and employee engagement.
Prior to Quick Base, Amy held senior HR leadership roles at Compete and Localytics. While at Compete, she served as the Vice President of Human Resources, helping to scale the organization from 75 employees to 175 employees in less than two years. Following Compete’s merger with Dynamic Logic, Amy became Senior Vice President of HR of the newly formed Millward Brown Digital.
Amy holds a B.A. in Religious Studies from the University of Oregon.
Mark has more than 20 years of enterprise technology experience with a track record of leading high-performing, customer-focused organizations. At Quick Base he is tasked with operationalizing the organization’s customer success efforts. In this role, he oversees the Customer Success Managers, Solutions Engineers, Support, Training and the partner program for certified solution providers.
Prior to joining Quick Base, Mark spent 15 years at HPE, most recently as a Vice President of Operations and Services. At HPE, he led a 350-person team focused on enablement, implementation, delivery and support for seven software-as-a-service products. Previously, he served as a General Manager of Sapient Corporation in Cambridge.
Mark holds an M.B.A. from the Wallace E. Carroll School of Management at Boston College and a B.S. in Commerce from Santa Clara University.
Joel provides senior management with advice on company strategies and implementation, manages the legal function, and obtains and oversees the work of outside counsel. Joel is directly involved in complex business transactions in negotiating critical contracts.
Prior to joining Quick Base, Joel was General Counsel of Enservio, Inc., a SaaS and services provider to the property insurance industry. Enservio was acquired by Solera in August of 2016. Prior to Enservio, Joel was Assistant General Counsel at Sonus Networks, Inc. a provider of software and services to the telecommunications industry. Joel began his legal career at Ropes & Gray LLP in the securities and public company group.
Joel holds a B.A. from the University of North Carolina, a M.Ed. from North Carolina State University, a J.D. from Northwestern School of Law and a MBA from the Kellogg School of Business.