Speakers

Learn about our 2021 Empower Speakers

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Keynote Speakers

Jonathan Dambrot

Jonathan Dambrot

Principal, AdvisoryKPMG
Jonathan is a Principal in the Cyber practice at KPMG and leads the firm's Third Party Security efforts. Jonathan tailors the appropriate KPMG consulting, managed services, and innovations to deliver more successful outcomes. Over the course of the last 15 years, Jonathan has worked with leading organizations in Technology, Financial Services, Energy, Life Sciences, Legal and Manufacturing to transform their third-party risk programs.

Jonathan's core strength is to provide the vision, roadmap, and execution excellence to deliver the future of third-party security risk management at KPMG.
Principal, AdvisoryKPMG
Jonathan is a Principal in the Cyber practice at KPMG and leads the firm's Third Party Security efforts. Jonathan tailors the appropriate KPMG consulting, managed services, and innovations to deliver more successful outcomes. Over the course of the last 15 years, Jonathan has worked with leading organizations in Technology, Financial Services, Energy, Life Sciences, Legal and Manufacturing to transform their third-party risk programs.

Jonathan's core strength is to provide the vision, roadmap, and execution excellence to deliver the future of third-party security risk management at KPMG.

Andrea Forsht

Director, Diversity, Inclusion and Social ImpactQuickbase
After graduating from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Strategic Communications, Andrea started her career as a Teach For America Corps teacher in Miami Dade County. She taught upper elementary for 3 years in 3 different Title 1 Schools. It was there that she started to better understand the relationship between private/public partnerships and after her third year of teaching, decided to pursue her master's degree at Harvard University where she focused her studies on the role of corporate philanthropy in social change movements, specifically education.

Andrea has spent over 10 years working on corporate social responsibility initiatives at companies like DentaQuest (Delta Dental of Massachusetts), Mimecast, and Thomson Reuters. In her current role as Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Social Impact at Quickbase, Andrea is responsible for building initiatives that attract, hire and develop diverse talent, contribute to an equitable and inclusive workplace culture, and leverage our technology to help close the opportunity gap in tech. Andrea currently resides just outside of Minneapolis, MN where she lives with her husband Greg and three young children.
Director, Diversity, Inclusion and Social ImpactQuickbase
After graduating from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Strategic Communications, Andrea started her career as a Teach For America Corps teacher in Miami Dade County. She taught upper elementary for 3 years in 3 different Title 1 Schools. It was there that she started to better understand the relationship between private/public partnerships and after her third year of teaching, decided to pursue her master's degree at Harvard University where she focused her studies on the role of corporate philanthropy in social change movements, specifically education.

Andrea has spent over 10 years working on corporate social responsibility initiatives at companies like DentaQuest (Delta Dental of Massachusetts), Mimecast, and Thomson Reuters. In her current role as Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Social Impact at Quickbase, Andrea is responsible for building initiatives that attract, hire and develop diverse talent, contribute to an equitable and inclusive workplace culture, and leverage our technology to help close the opportunity gap in tech. Andrea currently resides just outside of Minneapolis, MN where she lives with her husband Greg and three young children.

Jay Jamison

Chief Product & Technology OfficerQuickbase
Jay Jamison is Chief Product & Technology Officer at Quickbase. He joined in September 2017 to lead the overall product strategy and roadmap for the business.

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 Quickbase, 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.
Chief Product & Technology OfficerQuickbase
Jay Jamison is Chief Product & Technology Officer at Quickbase. He joined in September 2017 to lead the overall product strategy and roadmap for the business.

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 Quickbase, 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.

Ed Jennings

Chief Executive OfficerQuickbase
Ed Jennings joined Quickbase as chief executive officer in May 2020 and has a proven track record of accelerating enterprise growth for SaaS leaders. His unique strengths combine innovative market strategies, velocity sales leadership, and extraordinary team building.

Prior to joining Quickbase, Ed was chief operating officer at Mimecast, where he was responsible for the global marketing, sales and services teams and helped bring the company public in 2015. Under his leadership, Mimecast expanded its footprint into the enterprise space, grew its annual revenue from $82M to over $400M in four years, and scaled the team from 350 employees to 1,800, while expanding offices internationally.

In addition to his recent role at Mimecast, Ed has held marketing leadership roles at PTC and Veracode; at the latter, he defined the go-to-market strategy that enabled the company to quadruple revenues during his nearly four-year tenure. Veracode was sold to Computer Associates in 2017. He also has served as CEO for SaaS workflow solution Copanion that was acquired by Drake Software in 2010.

Ed is on the advisory board of Ten Eleven Ventures and the Cyber Resilience Think Tank. He is a regular speaker on a range of digital transformation and technology topics at Gartner, Forrester and FS-ISAC conferences.

Ed is a graduate of Boston College and holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.
Chief Executive OfficerQuickbase
Ed Jennings joined Quickbase as chief executive officer in May 2020 and has a proven track record of accelerating enterprise growth for SaaS leaders. His unique strengths combine innovative market strategies, velocity sales leadership, and extraordinary team building.

Prior to joining Quickbase, Ed was chief operating officer at Mimecast, where he was responsible for the global marketing, sales and services teams and helped bring the company public in 2015. Under his leadership, Mimecast expanded its footprint into the enterprise space, grew its annual revenue from $82M to over $400M in four years, and scaled the team from 350 employees to 1,800, while expanding offices internationally.

In addition to his recent role at Mimecast, Ed has held marketing leadership roles at PTC and Veracode; at the latter, he defined the go-to-market strategy that enabled the company to quadruple revenues during his nearly four-year tenure. Veracode was sold to Computer Associates in 2017. He also has served as CEO for SaaS workflow solution Copanion that was acquired by Drake Software in 2010.

Ed is on the advisory board of Ten Eleven Ventures and the Cyber Resilience Think Tank. He is a regular speaker on a range of digital transformation and technology topics at Gartner, Forrester and FS-ISAC conferences.

Ed is a graduate of Boston College and holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.
Janet Mock

Janet Mock

Writer, Director, and Producer
Janet Mock is a writer, director and executive producer for the FX series POSE and the Netflix limited series HOLLYWOOD. She's written two bestselling memoirs, Redefining Realness (2014) and Surpassing Certainty (2017) about her journey as a trans woman. In 2019, Mock signed a historic multi-million dollar deal with Netflix, making her the first trans person to secure an overall deal with a major studio. That same year, she received Harvard University's Artist of the Year Award and was named on of The Hollywood Reporter's "Women in Entertainment Power 100" and included on Vanity Fair's "New Establishment" list. She has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times and Marie Claire, was featured in Jay-Z's music video for "Family Feud," and appeared in Alex Garland's FX on Hulu limited series, DEVS. She splits her time between Los Angeles and New York City and is currently developing a slate of television and feature projects.
Writer, Director, and Producer
Janet Mock is a writer, director and executive producer for the FX series POSE and the Netflix limited series HOLLYWOOD. She's written two bestselling memoirs, Redefining Realness (2014) and Surpassing Certainty (2017) about her journey as a trans woman. In 2019, Mock signed a historic multi-million dollar deal with Netflix, making her the first trans person to secure an overall deal with a major studio. That same year, she received Harvard University's Artist of the Year Award and was named on of The Hollywood Reporter's "Women in Entertainment Power 100" and included on Vanity Fair's "New Establishment" list. She has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times and Marie Claire, was featured in Jay-Z's music video for "Family Feud," and appeared in Alex Garland's FX on Hulu limited series, DEVS. She splits her time between Los Angeles and New York City and is currently developing a slate of television and feature projects.
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Javier Polit

Global Chief Information OfficerMondelez International Inc.
Highly accomplished senior executive, Global Chief Information Officer with a proven track record of developing business and IT strategy while leading digital transformations for global multinational companies including The Coca-Cola Company, The Procter & Gamble Company and Mondelez International Inc. Expert level knowledge in areas of Business Process Management, Information Technology, Cyber Security, Direct to Consumer, Change Management, Generation 3 and 4 Smart Retail, Telecommunications, Smart Audiences Marketing, IOT Innovation of new Product Development, Consumer Goods, Global Go-to-Market strategies and large global team management. Strong financial acumen, Innovative mind-set with Revenue Growth Management orientation and Margin consciousness. Strong quantitative analysis and complex problem-solving skills. Global feet on the ground operating experience in Asian markets including India, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Japan, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, China and Bangladesh, as well as Europe, Africa, South America, North America, and the United States. Thrives in ambiguous multi-geographical, multi-brand, multi-functional, multi-variant, federated models and rapid change environments. Has led large scale transformational agendas with business partners collaborating in defining demand areas and value realization. Industry proven diversity and inclusion leader leveling the gender diversity playing field and helping Hispanics excel in academics and business. Established government and academic relationships in many countries to further build educational curriculum and establish recruiting pipelines. Strong multi-cultural orientation having operated in more than 40 countries and has held global posts in the United States, France, and The Netherlands. Proudly born in Ecuador and raised in New York and Florida. He resides in Florida with his wife Lillian of 20 years and their 15 year old daughter Isabella.
Global Chief Information OfficerMondelez International Inc.
Highly accomplished senior executive, Global Chief Information Officer with a proven track record of developing business and IT strategy while leading digital transformations for global multinational companies including The Coca-Cola Company, The Procter & Gamble Company and Mondelez International Inc. Expert level knowledge in areas of Business Process Management, Information Technology, Cyber Security, Direct to Consumer, Change Management, Generation 3 and 4 Smart Retail, Telecommunications, Smart Audiences Marketing, IOT Innovation of new Product Development, Consumer Goods, Global Go-to-Market strategies and large global team management. Strong financial acumen, Innovative mind-set with Revenue Growth Management orientation and Margin consciousness. Strong quantitative analysis and complex problem-solving skills. Global feet on the ground operating experience in Asian markets including India, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Japan, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, China and Bangladesh, as well as Europe, Africa, South America, North America, and the United States. Thrives in ambiguous multi-geographical, multi-brand, multi-functional, multi-variant, federated models and rapid change environments. Has led large scale transformational agendas with business partners collaborating in defining demand areas and value realization. Industry proven diversity and inclusion leader leveling the gender diversity playing field and helping Hispanics excel in academics and business. Established government and academic relationships in many countries to further build educational curriculum and establish recruiting pipelines. Strong multi-cultural orientation having operated in more than 40 countries and has held global posts in the United States, France, and The Netherlands. Proudly born in Ecuador and raised in New York and Florida. He resides in Florida with his wife Lillian of 20 years and their 15 year old daughter Isabella.

Lee Preijers

Principal Operations Planning AnalystWorkday
Lee Preijers has been at Workday since 2019, focusing on process and automation in the Infrastructure & Platform Engineering organization. She is energized by using systems to shift peoples' daily work experiences from manual tasks to higher level decision making. Prior to Workday, Lee worked as a Business Architect at Farmers Insurance and in various positions at Intuit and has been using Quickbase to solve operational problems systematically for over 15 years.
Principal Operations Planning AnalystWorkday
Lee Preijers has been at Workday since 2019, focusing on process and automation in the Infrastructure & Platform Engineering organization. She is energized by using systems to shift peoples' daily work experiences from manual tasks to higher level decision making. Prior to Workday, Lee worked as a Business Architect at Farmers Insurance and in various positions at Intuit and has been using Quickbase to solve operational problems systematically for over 15 years.

Karl Sun

CEO and Co-FounderLucid
In 2010, Karl joined forces with Ben Dilts to become CEO and co-founder of Lucid. He previously spent several years at Google, heading the patent department and strategy, opening business development at Google's China office, and leading investments in advanced wind and battery technologies. Karl holds a B.S. and M.S. in EECS from MIT, an M.S. from MIT in technology and policy, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. You'll often find him skiing the fresh powder.
CEO and Co-FounderLucid
In 2010, Karl joined forces with Ben Dilts to become CEO and co-founder of Lucid. He previously spent several years at Google, heading the patent department and strategy, opening business development at Google's China office, and leading investments in advanced wind and battery technologies. Karl holds a B.S. and M.S. in EECS from MIT, an M.S. from MIT in technology and policy, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. You'll often find him skiing the fresh powder.

Aric Tucker

Business AnalystSouthwest Airlines
Aric Tucker grew up in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from Rust College with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and from Webster University with a Master of Arts in Computer Resources and Information Systems.

He is a certified ITIL professional with over 25 years of experience in software development, quality assurance, and business analysis. While at Southwest Airlines, Aric has developed QuickBase applications in several Technology spaces including Change Management, Quality Management, and Commercial Reservations.
Business AnalystSouthwest Airlines
Aric Tucker grew up in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from Rust College with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and from Webster University with a Master of Arts in Computer Resources and Information Systems.

He is a certified ITIL professional with over 25 years of experience in software development, quality assurance, and business analysis. While at Southwest Airlines, Aric has developed QuickBase applications in several Technology spaces including Change Management, Quality Management, and Commercial Reservations.

Breakout Sessions

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Jorge Abadia

Customer Success ManagerQuickbase
Customer Success ManagerQuickbase

Kristine Anderson

Senior Customer Success ManagerQuickbase
Kristine has been with Quickbase 2 years, is builder certified, and works with strategic customers as a trusted business advisor, enabling adoption to maximize value. She helps build Customer Success Plans, outlining what success looks like and how it will be measured. This includes introducing and evangelizing product features, resources, tools, and and helping customers prove the business impact of Quickbase within their company.
Senior Customer Success ManagerQuickbase
Kristine has been with Quickbase 2 years, is builder certified, and works with strategic customers as a trusted business advisor, enabling adoption to maximize value. She helps build Customer Success Plans, outlining what success looks like and how it will be measured. This includes introducing and evangelizing product features, resources, tools, and and helping customers prove the business impact of Quickbase within their company.

Ashley Banning

Solutions ConsultantQuickbase
Ashley was first introduced to Quickbase during her previous role in quality manufacturing. She fell in love with the product and has now been working for Quickbase for nearly 3 years. She lives in Texas with her dear husband and two fur babies.
Solutions ConsultantQuickbase
Ashley was first introduced to Quickbase during her previous role in quality manufacturing. She fell in love with the product and has now been working for Quickbase for nearly 3 years. She lives in Texas with her dear husband and two fur babies.

Neil Beschle

Customer Success ManagerQuickbase
Neil is a Customer Success Manager, enjoying four years of working with Quickbase customers. Prior to becoming a Customer Success Manager, Neil worked on the Care team, triaging incoming customer support tickets, and learning a lot about the platform along the way. When he is not exploring Quickbase, Neil enjoys cooking, fishing, and live music.
Customer Success ManagerQuickbase
Neil is a Customer Success Manager, enjoying four years of working with Quickbase customers. Prior to becoming a Customer Success Manager, Neil worked on the Care team, triaging incoming customer support tickets, and learning a lot about the platform along the way. When he is not exploring Quickbase, Neil enjoys cooking, fishing, and live music.

Angel Bonev

Software EngineerQuickbase
Angel is a co-op turned full-time developer at Quickbase. He is part of the Pipelines team and is very passionate about everything tech-related. His main focus is now on cloud services and applications.
Software EngineerQuickbase
Angel is a co-op turned full-time developer at Quickbase. He is part of the Pipelines team and is very passionate about everything tech-related. His main focus is now on cloud services and applications.

Benjamin Buday

Senior Product TrainerQuickbase
Benjamin has been helping builders expand their skillsets and improve their apps since 2013.
Senior Product TrainerQuickbase
Benjamin has been helping builders expand their skillsets and improve their apps since 2013.

Scott Burday

Client SolutionsTrinity
Scott started Trinity 23 years ago with the purpose of helping clients improve productivity, quality, and service. His background in business process consulting enables him to help any client deliver excellence. Scott brought that expertise 17 years ago to the Quickbase platform which enables a 1-2 punch; define the best business processes and then deliver it quickly on Quickbase.
Client SolutionsTrinity
Scott started Trinity 23 years ago with the purpose of helping clients improve productivity, quality, and service. His background in business process consulting enables him to help any client deliver excellence. Scott brought that expertise 17 years ago to the Quickbase platform which enables a 1-2 punch; define the best business processes and then deliver it quickly on Quickbase.

Nashmia Burney

Sr. Solutions ConsultantQuickbase
Nashmia is a former Quickbase customer with an extensive Project Management and Business Analysis background. Having used Quickbase to solve a multitude of problems spanning over various use cases and apps, she turned into a Sr. Solutions Consultant with a mission to enable those closest to their work to do the same - and has never looked back!
Sr. Solutions ConsultantQuickbase
Nashmia is a former Quickbase customer with an extensive Project Management and Business Analysis background. Having used Quickbase to solve a multitude of problems spanning over various use cases and apps, she turned into a Sr. Solutions Consultant with a mission to enable those closest to their work to do the same - and has never looked back!

Nathan Call

Implementation ConsultantQuickbase
Nathan is an entrepreneur and storyteller at heart. Most recently, as a software executive, he oversaw product and engineering. He is a Utah native who has a passion for technology and business. He is a husband and a father of two wonderful children.
Implementation ConsultantQuickbase
Nathan is an entrepreneur and storyteller at heart. Most recently, as a software executive, he oversaw product and engineering. He is a Utah native who has a passion for technology and business. He is a husband and a father of two wonderful children.

Daniel Callahan

Product TrainerQuickbase
Daniel has been at Quickbase for over six years and has held a handful of roles within that time. For the past year he has been a Product Trainer on the Customer Education team. He's passionate about teaching, learning, systems, and simplifying processes! Prior to that, he spent three years as an Application Developer focused on all stages of application lifecycle management for Sales, CS, HR, Finance, and Legal.
Product TrainerQuickbase
Daniel has been at Quickbase for over six years and has held a handful of roles within that time. For the past year he has been a Product Trainer on the Customer Education team. He's passionate about teaching, learning, systems, and simplifying processes! Prior to that, he spent three years as an Application Developer focused on all stages of application lifecycle management for Sales, CS, HR, Finance, and Legal.

Chelsea Carpenter

Process Improvement SpecialistPortland General Electric
Chelsea brings her love of language to analytics by turning data into narrative. As a Process Improvement Specialist at Portland General Electric, Chelsea utilizes her penchant for innovation and change management while keeping things light and fun. Nearly all of her free time is dedicated to lovingly chasing after her rambunctious puppy, River.
Process Improvement SpecialistPortland General Electric
Chelsea brings her love of language to analytics by turning data into narrative. As a Process Improvement Specialist at Portland General Electric, Chelsea utilizes her penchant for innovation and change management while keeping things light and fun. Nearly all of her free time is dedicated to lovingly chasing after her rambunctious puppy, River.

Katherine Cattini

Senior Product OwnerQuickbase
Kat is a Senior Product Owner at Quickbase focused on the governance strategy and product roadmap, and enjoys providing customers with tools to help their businesses. Previous to this role at Quickbase, Kat was a Solution Consultant for various SaaS solutions. Kat graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Biology/Pre-Medicine from the College of the Holy Cross and currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
Senior Product OwnerQuickbase
Kat is a Senior Product Owner at Quickbase focused on the governance strategy and product roadmap, and enjoys providing customers with tools to help their businesses. Previous to this role at Quickbase, Kat was a Solution Consultant for various SaaS solutions. Kat graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Biology/Pre-Medicine from the College of the Holy Cross and currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

Jeff Chausse

Senior Interaction DesignerQuickbase
Jeff started his career over 20 years ago as a web developer during the "dot-com boom" and gradually transitioned into UX design. Before joining Quickbase in 2020, Jeff worked at Wayfair, Forrester, Harmonix, and several digital agencies.
Senior Interaction DesignerQuickbase
Jeff started his career over 20 years ago as a web developer during the "dot-com boom" and gradually transitioned into UX design. Before joining Quickbase in 2020, Jeff worked at Wayfair, Forrester, Harmonix, and several digital agencies.
Empower Speaker

Anthony Chiaradonna

CIOConsigli Construction
CIOConsigli Construction

Raymie Corpuel

Implementation ConsultantQuickbase
Implementation ConsultantQuickbase
Mark Daoust

Mark Daoust

Chief Customer Success OfficerQuickbase
Mark Daoust is Chief Customer Success Officer at Quickbase where he is responsible for driving exceptional value and results for the organization's 6,000+ customers.

Mark has more than 20 years of enterprise technology experience with a track record of leading high-performing, customer-focused organizations. At Quickbase 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 Quickbase, 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.
Chief Customer Success OfficerQuickbase
Mark Daoust is Chief Customer Success Officer at Quickbase where he is responsible for driving exceptional value and results for the organization's 6,000+ customers.

Mark has more than 20 years of enterprise technology experience with a track record of leading high-performing, customer-focused organizations. At Quickbase 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 Quickbase, 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.
Steve Davidson

Steve Davidson

Database AdministratorModern Times Inc.
Steve Davidson has been the systems administrator for Modern Times, Inc. since October 2020, where he is responsible for building and maintaining the company's internal applications and building custom solutions for clients. Prior to joining Modern Times, Inc., Steve worked as a financial and utility damage investigator for the State of Washington for four years, where he was first exposed to Quickbase. Steve earned a bachelor's degree from University of California, Irvine, and currently lives in Washington state, where he also uses Quickbase to keep track of his livestock and gardens
Database AdministratorModern Times Inc.
Steve Davidson has been the systems administrator for Modern Times, Inc. since October 2020, where he is responsible for building and maintaining the company's internal applications and building custom solutions for clients. Prior to joining Modern Times, Inc., Steve worked as a financial and utility damage investigator for the State of Washington for four years, where he was first exposed to Quickbase. Steve earned a bachelor's degree from University of California, Irvine, and currently lives in Washington state, where he also uses Quickbase to keep track of his livestock and gardens

Soumya De

VP & Chief ArchitectQuickbase
Soumya has been with Quickbase since 2001 and is the VP and Chief Architect for Quick Base. He's currently focused on evolving the Quickbase architecture to support new features and use cases as well as scaling the platform to support the growth of Quickbase. He loves hearing from customers and partners on novel uses of Quick Base and any feedback they have to make Quickbase even more powerful.
VP & Chief ArchitectQuickbase
Soumya has been with Quickbase since 2001 and is the VP and Chief Architect for Quick Base. He's currently focused on evolving the Quickbase architecture to support new features and use cases as well as scaling the platform to support the growth of Quickbase. He loves hearing from customers and partners on novel uses of Quick Base and any feedback they have to make Quickbase even more powerful.

Manny De La Cruz

Onboarding ConsultantQuickbase
Before joining Quickbase 2 years ago as an Onboarding Consultant, Manny was a customer for 3 years! He enjoy puzzles and problem solving and am a big people person.

Manny is also an avid rock climber, bout indoor and outdoor! Bringing that adventurous mindset and high energy to every customer engagement at Quickbase!
Onboarding ConsultantQuickbase
Before joining Quickbase 2 years ago as an Onboarding Consultant, Manny was a customer for 3 years! He enjoy puzzles and problem solving and am a big people person.

Manny is also an avid rock climber, bout indoor and outdoor! Bringing that adventurous mindset and high energy to every customer engagement at Quickbase!

David Drockton

Integrations Support EngineerQuickbase
David joined the Quickbase crew in June of 2020 amidst COVID pivoting from a career in the entertainment industry. He is the newest member of the Pipelines Specialist Team in the Customer Care Department as of February 2021.
Integrations Support EngineerQuickbase
David joined the Quickbase crew in June of 2020 amidst COVID pivoting from a career in the entertainment industry. He is the newest member of the Pipelines Specialist Team in the Customer Care Department as of February 2021.

Brian Fogg

Customer Solutions ConsultantQuickbase
Brian Fogg is a Solutions Consultant at Quickbase and works out of the Salt Lake City office. With a background in finance, land development and construction, he understands the need for improved work flows. He is passionate about helping others find a solution that works for them.

Prior to joining Quickbase, Brian was a Sr. Accountant and Stock Plan Administrator for Control4 and also served as the Facility Manager. Brian earned an Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Phoenix.
Customer Solutions ConsultantQuickbase
Brian Fogg is a Solutions Consultant at Quickbase and works out of the Salt Lake City office. With a background in finance, land development and construction, he understands the need for improved work flows. He is passionate about helping others find a solution that works for them.

Prior to joining Quickbase, Brian was a Sr. Accountant and Stock Plan Administrator for Control4 and also served as the Facility Manager. Brian earned an Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Phoenix.

Hilary Foley

Vice President, Customer SuccessQuickbase
Vice President, Customer SuccessQuickbase
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Daniel Fuhriman

Business AnalystCRH
Business AnalystCRH
Scott Galloway

Scott Galloway

Solution ArchitectQuickbase
Scott has been with Quickbase for 11 years, working in a number of different roles including Solution Engineering, leading Customer Success and most recently as a Solution Architect. Scott works with some of Quickbase's largest customers ensuring they build solutions that scale and perform.
Solution ArchitectQuickbase
Scott has been with Quickbase for 11 years, working in a number of different roles including Solution Engineering, leading Customer Success and most recently as a Solution Architect. Scott works with some of Quickbase's largest customers ensuring they build solutions that scale and perform.

Deb Gildersleeve

Chief Information OfficerQuickbase
Deb Gildersleeve joined Quickbase as Chief Information Officer in June 2020, where she not only sets the overall vision and strategy for the technology organization, but also is at the forefront of the movement of enterprise CIOs embracing low-code technology.

Deb brings more 15 years of experience in technology and has a proven track record of managing relationships across the business, driving new processes and developing and leading teams across all areas of IT. She most recently headed up business unit IT at Pitney Bowes; prior to that, she served in IT leadership roles at Gartner for nearly 12 years, including the integration of global infrastructure and operations for Gartner's acquisition of CEB. Additionally, she served as CIO of online marketplace data and analytics company Potoo, where she expanded and transformed the IT team, incorporating agile IT practices and implemented a new CRM.

Deb received an M.S. in Information Systems from Northeastern University and a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Chief Information OfficerQuickbase
Deb Gildersleeve joined Quickbase as Chief Information Officer in June 2020, where she not only sets the overall vision and strategy for the technology organization, but also is at the forefront of the movement of enterprise CIOs embracing low-code technology.

Deb brings more 15 years of experience in technology and has a proven track record of managing relationships across the business, driving new processes and developing and leading teams across all areas of IT. She most recently headed up business unit IT at Pitney Bowes; prior to that, she served in IT leadership roles at Gartner for nearly 12 years, including the integration of global infrastructure and operations for Gartner's acquisition of CEB. Additionally, she served as CIO of online marketplace data and analytics company Potoo, where she expanded and transformed the IT team, incorporating agile IT practices and implemented a new CRM.

Deb received an M.S. in Information Systems from Northeastern University and a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Rochester Institute of Technology.

Lee Gilmore

Senior Implementation ConsultantQuickbase
Lee has been with Quickbase for 2 years as an Implementation Consultant. Lee is responsible for helping new customers accelerate their value. Lee brings nine years of experience, being a former customer and builder. Lee's prior experience ranges from the banking, investment, and large commercial construction industries as well as to the electric utility industry. Lee loves his role because it surrounds him with new industries and use cases.
Senior Implementation ConsultantQuickbase
Lee has been with Quickbase for 2 years as an Implementation Consultant. Lee is responsible for helping new customers accelerate their value. Lee brings nine years of experience, being a former customer and builder. Lee's prior experience ranges from the banking, investment, and large commercial construction industries as well as to the electric utility industry. Lee loves his role because it surrounds him with new industries and use cases.
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Raul Granados

Director of Global Should Cost & Analytics / Procurement Digital TransformationSchneider Electric
Director of Global Should Cost & Analytics / Procurement Digital TransformationSchneider Electric

Sanjay Gurbuxani

Dir - Global Digital Innovations & CIO Asia Pacific, Middle East & AfricaMondelez International
Sanjay Gurbuxani is the Global Digital Innovations, Intelligent Automation, Mobility Leader & CIO for the Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa Region at Mondelez International with over 20 years of experience working in North America and Asia. He has worked in a variety of Global and Regional leadership positions of Mondelēz International, focused on Digital Transformation, Sales, Supply Chain and Enterprise wide Applications. Sanjay has delivered large scale business and technology Transformational programs that have directly impacted top and bottom lines of the business. He is passionate about transforming organisations and developing digital talent creating great companies and future leaders aligned to a common purpose and vision.

Sanjay joined Mondelez International (formerly Kraft Foods) as a business analyst in May 1998 and emerged to his current position after 20 years working across multiple geographies. One of his recent achievements has been launching region wide digital transformation programs leveraging the power of analytics and consumer data.

Sanjay holds a Master of Business Administration in Marketing & Finance from Loyola University, Chicago, IL, USA, a Master of Science in Engineering Management from Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA, and a Bachelor of Computer Engineering from Mumbai University.
Dir - Global Digital Innovations & CIO Asia Pacific, Middle East & AfricaMondelez International
Sanjay Gurbuxani is the Global Digital Innovations, Intelligent Automation, Mobility Leader & CIO for the Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa Region at Mondelez International with over 20 years of experience working in North America and Asia. He has worked in a variety of Global and Regional leadership positions of Mondelēz International, focused on Digital Transformation, Sales, Supply Chain and Enterprise wide Applications. Sanjay has delivered large scale business and technology Transformational programs that have directly impacted top and bottom lines of the business. He is passionate about transforming organisations and developing digital talent creating great companies and future leaders aligned to a common purpose and vision.

Sanjay joined Mondelez International (formerly Kraft Foods) as a business analyst in May 1998 and emerged to his current position after 20 years working across multiple geographies. One of his recent achievements has been launching region wide digital transformation programs leveraging the power of analytics and consumer data.

Sanjay holds a Master of Business Administration in Marketing & Finance from Loyola University, Chicago, IL, USA, a Master of Science in Engineering Management from Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA, and a Bachelor of Computer Engineering from Mumbai University.
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Ryan Haas

Director of Developer OperationsMCF Technology Solutions
Ryan Haas is a Certified Quickbase Solution Provider working for MCFTech as a Developer. His Quickbase experience has included both small and large-scale applications ranging from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies with complex workflows.

His client projects have spanned a multitude of different areas some of which include Project Management, Inventory Management utilizing RFID technologies, Resource Management, custom branded portals, Quickbase automation through Workato and Zapier and process improvement.

Ryan graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Engineering. He worked for a number of years in Land Development and Public Works until his passion for technology and coding ultimately led him to developing custom applications for clients and subsequently joining the Quickbase community through MCFTech.
Director of Developer OperationsMCF Technology Solutions
Ryan Haas is a Certified Quickbase Solution Provider working for MCFTech as a Developer. His Quickbase experience has included both small and large-scale applications ranging from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies with complex workflows.

His client projects have spanned a multitude of different areas some of which include Project Management, Inventory Management utilizing RFID technologies, Resource Management, custom branded portals, Quickbase automation through Workato and Zapier and process improvement.

Ryan graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Engineering. He worked for a number of years in Land Development and Public Works until his passion for technology and coding ultimately led him to developing custom applications for clients and subsequently joining the Quickbase community through MCFTech.

Greg Hachenburg

Senior Marketing Campaigns ManagerQuickbase
Greg Hachenburg is a Senior Campaigns Marketing Manager at Quick Base, focusing on enterprise operations. He has spent years helping businesses improve their unique processes by leveraging the power of Quick Base.
Senior Marketing Campaigns ManagerQuickbase
Greg Hachenburg is a Senior Campaigns Marketing Manager at Quick Base, focusing on enterprise operations. He has spent years helping businesses improve their unique processes by leveraging the power of Quick Base.
Debbie Hall

Debbie Hall

Principal Business AnalystRoche Holding AG
Principal Business AnalystRoche Holding AG

Mike Hansborough

CEOMCF Technology Solutions
Mike Hansborough is the CEO of MCF Technology Solutions, a Senior Advisor for MCF Media, and a member of the Taksa Technology Solutions board. Since 2008, under Mike's leadership, MCF Tech has created a global organization that rapidly delivers solutions to complex business problems for many of the world's leading companies, both large and small.

Mike's 33 years of business experience spans Operations, Product Management, Quality Control, Engineering, Manufacturing, Distribution, Marketing, Global Supply Chain, Real Estate and Project Management (PMP). This experience has informed MCF Tech's "Business First" design strategy that delivers transformational improvement and operational agility via tailored cloud-based software applications.

Prior to launching MCF Tech, Mike held leadership positions within a Fortune 500 organization. He is also a decorated U.S. Naval Officer and carries a BS in Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from Cleveland State University.
CEOMCF Technology Solutions
Mike Hansborough is the CEO of MCF Technology Solutions, a Senior Advisor for MCF Media, and a member of the Taksa Technology Solutions board. Since 2008, under Mike's leadership, MCF Tech has created a global organization that rapidly delivers solutions to complex business problems for many of the world's leading companies, both large and small.

Mike's 33 years of business experience spans Operations, Product Management, Quality Control, Engineering, Manufacturing, Distribution, Marketing, Global Supply Chain, Real Estate and Project Management (PMP). This experience has informed MCF Tech's "Business First" design strategy that delivers transformational improvement and operational agility via tailored cloud-based software applications.

Prior to launching MCF Tech, Mike held leadership positions within a Fortune 500 organization. He is also a decorated U.S. Naval Officer and carries a BS in Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from Cleveland State University.

Kelly Hayes

Senior Business AnalystCCI Systems
Kelly has been working with Quickbase for over 6 years in the Engineering department at CCI Systems. In her role as a senior business analyst, Kelly spends her days doing what she loves best - helping to solve problems. In her free time, she appreciates time with family, cooking, and a well-placed Oxford comma.
Senior Business AnalystCCI Systems
Kelly has been working with Quickbase for over 6 years in the Engineering department at CCI Systems. In her role as a senior business analyst, Kelly spends her days doing what she loves best - helping to solve problems. In her free time, she appreciates time with family, cooking, and a well-placed Oxford comma.
Rob Henderson

Rob Henderson

Integration Support EngineerQuickbase
Integration Support EngineerQuickbase

Harrison Hersch

Director, Product OperationsQuickbase
Harrison is the Director of Product Operations at Quickbase, having used the product as a customer and a partner. Currently, Harrison is leads the teams responsible for our core Quickbase building experiences.
Director, Product OperationsQuickbase
Harrison is the Director of Product Operations at Quickbase, having used the product as a customer and a partner. Currently, Harrison is leads the teams responsible for our core Quickbase building experiences.

Adam Hoover

Sr. Product Marketing ManagerQuickbase
Adam has spent the last 7 years working with Quickbase customers to help solve business challenges, and implement robust app strategies.
In his current role he is focused on bringing awareness to the most powerful capabilities of the Quickbase platform, giving customers clarity about all the tools and best practices that are available to them.
Sr. Product Marketing ManagerQuickbase
Adam has spent the last 7 years working with Quickbase customers to help solve business challenges, and implement robust app strategies.
In his current role he is focused on bringing awareness to the most powerful capabilities of the Quickbase platform, giving customers clarity about all the tools and best practices that are available to them.

Gevorg Hovsepyan

Director of Product ManagementQuickbase
I'm a Product Manager by title and an engineer at heart, who likes solving complex problems and building large-scale systems. I joined Quickbase about four years ago and had the pleasure to work on various capabilities around platform governance, security, integration, and workflow automation.
Director of Product ManagementQuickbase
I'm a Product Manager by title and an engineer at heart, who likes solving complex problems and building large-scale systems. I joined Quickbase about four years ago and had the pleasure to work on various capabilities around platform governance, security, integration, and workflow automation.
Bryant Itonyo

Bryant Itonyo

Solutions ConsultantQuickbase
Solutions ConsultantQuickbase

Tuba Kacikoc

Vice President, Strategic ProgramsQuickbase
Tuba Kacikoc is Vice President of Strategic Programs at Quickbase, where she is responsible for defining business strategy, leading key transformation initiatives and building operational scale, efficiency and excellence.

Tuba has nearly 15 years of experience in digital transformation, technology and business strategy, and a proven track record leading strategy, analytics and business operations within late-stage venture capital backed startups.

Prior to joining Quickbase, she was Strategy Director at C3.ai, a leading enterprise AI software provider for accelerating digital transformation, where she focused on strategic go-to-market initiatives. Previously, she built and led the business strategy and analytics function at Qualtrics, focused on growth strategies, business forecasting and more, ultimately supporting the company's acquisition by SAP several days before its planned IPO. Tuba also spent several years as a consultant, both at Accenture and McKinsey, where she served Fortune 500 companies on strategy and business technology topics.

Tuba holds an M.B.A from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey.
Vice President, Strategic ProgramsQuickbase
Tuba Kacikoc is Vice President of Strategic Programs at Quickbase, where she is responsible for defining business strategy, leading key transformation initiatives and building operational scale, efficiency and excellence.

Tuba has nearly 15 years of experience in digital transformation, technology and business strategy, and a proven track record leading strategy, analytics and business operations within late-stage venture capital backed startups.

Prior to joining Quickbase, she was Strategy Director at C3.ai, a leading enterprise AI software provider for accelerating digital transformation, where she focused on strategic go-to-market initiatives. Previously, she built and led the business strategy and analytics function at Qualtrics, focused on growth strategies, business forecasting and more, ultimately supporting the company's acquisition by SAP several days before its planned IPO. Tuba also spent several years as a consultant, both at Accenture and McKinsey, where she served Fortune 500 companies on strategy and business technology topics.

Tuba holds an M.B.A from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey.

John Karas

Product ManagerQuickbase
I am a Product Manager at Quickbase. My work is focused on two areas. The first is building new ways to surface data and analytics to our customers about their apps, users, and integrations. The second is driving development of additional integration channels within Pipelines, allowing customers to get more diverse data-sources included in their Quickbase workflows. Prior to joining Product Management, I was a Data Analyst for our GTM team. Prior to Quickbase, I worked at athenahealth (a healthcare software company) and DellEMC (a multinational technology hardware & software company). Outside of my day job, I am an avid basketball enthusiast who enjoys coaching, playing, watching, and talking all things bball!
Product ManagerQuickbase
I am a Product Manager at Quickbase. My work is focused on two areas. The first is building new ways to surface data and analytics to our customers about their apps, users, and integrations. The second is driving development of additional integration channels within Pipelines, allowing customers to get more diverse data-sources included in their Quickbase workflows. Prior to joining Product Management, I was a Data Analyst for our GTM team. Prior to Quickbase, I worked at athenahealth (a healthcare software company) and DellEMC (a multinational technology hardware & software company). Outside of my day job, I am an avid basketball enthusiast who enjoys coaching, playing, watching, and talking all things bball!

Andy Krumrai

Sr. Business Systems AnalystRockwell Automation
Sr. Business Systems AnalystRockwell Automation

Timothy Kutcher

Full-Stack Software EngineerDICORP, Inc.
Tim is a Computer Science graduate of Johns Hopkins University, currently working in web development as a Full-Stack Software Engineer at DICORP, Inc.
Full-Stack Software EngineerDICORP, Inc.
Tim is a Computer Science graduate of Johns Hopkins University, currently working in web development as a Full-Stack Software Engineer at DICORP, Inc.

Tom Leverone

Solutions ConsultantQuickbase
As a Solutions Consultant with Quickbase, I help future customers understand the platform, as well as helping existing customers find new ways to use it. Outside of work I enjoy playing with my dog and rooting for my Florida State Seminoles!
Solutions ConsultantQuickbase
As a Solutions Consultant with Quickbase, I help future customers understand the platform, as well as helping existing customers find new ways to use it. Outside of work I enjoy playing with my dog and rooting for my Florida State Seminoles!

Briana Levin

Interaction DesignerQuickbase
Briana is an Interaction Designer at Quickbase focusing on providing customers insights into their platform and app analytics. Prior to her role at Quickbase, Briana was working as a user experience designer and researcher while getting her Master of Science (MS) in Human Factors in Information Design from Bentley University. When Briana is not designing on her computer, she is creating works of art in the form of cakes and cookies!
Interaction DesignerQuickbase
Briana is an Interaction Designer at Quickbase focusing on providing customers insights into their platform and app analytics. Prior to her role at Quickbase, Briana was working as a user experience designer and researcher while getting her Master of Science (MS) in Human Factors in Information Design from Bentley University. When Briana is not designing on her computer, she is creating works of art in the form of cakes and cookies!
Adam Ligas

Adam Ligas

Quickbase Product OwnerCVS Health
Over a 20-year career Adam has used a wide variety of technologies to solve business problems for CVS/Aetna and its members. With over 18 years of experience with Low-Code/No-Code technologies, he brings a unique perspective and in-depth knowledge of the tooling and its use in the enterprise. Known internally as the "Quickbase Guru", Adam is also charged with managing the Quickbase platform for the company and integrating Quickbase applications into the overall enterprise ecosystem, while providing support to thousands of end users and developers across the globe.
Quickbase Product OwnerCVS Health
Over a 20-year career Adam has used a wide variety of technologies to solve business problems for CVS/Aetna and its members. With over 18 years of experience with Low-Code/No-Code technologies, he brings a unique perspective and in-depth knowledge of the tooling and its use in the enterprise. Known internally as the "Quickbase Guru", Adam is also charged with managing the Quickbase platform for the company and integrating Quickbase applications into the overall enterprise ecosystem, while providing support to thousands of end users and developers across the globe.

Eliza Little

Product TrainerQuickbase
Eliza has been a Quickbase employee for almost 13 years. She has been a part of the training team for three years. When she is not teaching employees or customers tips and tricks, she is at home in Salt Lake City with her three kids and two standard poodles. She enjoys being outdoors and traveling as well as anything having to do with flamingos.
Product TrainerQuickbase
Eliza has been a Quickbase employee for almost 13 years. She has been a part of the training team for three years. When she is not teaching employees or customers tips and tricks, she is at home in Salt Lake City with her three kids and two standard poodles. She enjoys being outdoors and traveling as well as anything having to do with flamingos.

Adrian Lloyd

Senior Manager, Orientation & EnablementQuickbase
Adrian has been with Quickbase for just over 5 1/2 years. He has held almost every role within the Customer Success organization helping customers troubleshoot and develop applications. In his current role, he oversees a team of individuals responsible for coaching builders through the development of applications.

He enjoys problem-solving in Quickbase and pushing the limits of Quickbase's native functionality to make it do some amazing things.
Senior Manager, Orientation & EnablementQuickbase
Adrian has been with Quickbase for just over 5 1/2 years. He has held almost every role within the Customer Success organization helping customers troubleshoot and develop applications. In his current role, he oversees a team of individuals responsible for coaching builders through the development of applications.

He enjoys problem-solving in Quickbase and pushing the limits of Quickbase's native functionality to make it do some amazing things.
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John Luoma

Sr. Director, Technology & InnovationSignature Graphics
Sr. Director, Technology & InnovationSignature Graphics

Bryony Mackey

Solution ArchitectQuickbase
Bree is a Certified Expert Quickbase builder with over 14 years of experience developing, delivering, and managing enterprise-grade applications on Quickbase; as well as other SaaS platforms. As a client of Quickbase, she spent over a decade using technology to solve complex business problems surrounding use-cases like lead pipeline management, IT ticketing, asset management, and more. As a Solution Architect, Bree loves using API's and Pipelines to elegantly extend the native functionality of Quickbase, while working with you to find new and creative ways to maximize your Quickbase experience.
Solution ArchitectQuickbase
Bree is a Certified Expert Quickbase builder with over 14 years of experience developing, delivering, and managing enterprise-grade applications on Quickbase; as well as other SaaS platforms. As a client of Quickbase, she spent over a decade using technology to solve complex business problems surrounding use-cases like lead pipeline management, IT ticketing, asset management, and more. As a Solution Architect, Bree loves using API's and Pipelines to elegantly extend the native functionality of Quickbase, while working with you to find new and creative ways to maximize your Quickbase experience.

Stanislava Markovska

Product OwnerQuickbase
Stasha joined Quickbase three years ago with the acquisition of Cloudpipes - now Pipelines - where she's been from the very beginning, mostly in customer-facing roles. As part of the Product Management team, she's leveraging her knowledge of Pipelines to help it evolve and grow.
Product OwnerQuickbase
Stasha joined Quickbase three years ago with the acquisition of Cloudpipes - now Pipelines - where she's been from the very beginning, mostly in customer-facing roles. As part of the Product Management team, she's leveraging her knowledge of Pipelines to help it evolve and grow.

David McCormick

Manager, Customer SuccessQuickbase
David manages a team of Customer Success professionals from our Cambridge headquarters. He's a veteran Quickbaser with more than 15 years at the company. He's held many roles over the years, including Sr. Account Executive, Sr. Sales Engineer, and Customer Support Manager.
Manager, Customer SuccessQuickbase
David manages a team of Customer Success professionals from our Cambridge headquarters. He's a veteran Quickbaser with more than 15 years at the company. He's held many roles over the years, including Sr. Account Executive, Sr. Sales Engineer, and Customer Support Manager.

Eric Mohlman

Senior Implementation ConsultantQuickbase
With years of direct customer interaction at Quickbase, Eric's excited for another Empower and to see all of the great work Quickbase customers and staff accomplish together. From sales, to support, to customer success, to implementation, Eric has helped countless people be successful within the platform.
Senior Implementation ConsultantQuickbase
With years of direct customer interaction at Quickbase, Eric's excited for another Empower and to see all of the great work Quickbase customers and staff accomplish together. From sales, to support, to customer success, to implementation, Eric has helped countless people be successful within the platform.

Ryan Murray

Product ManagerQuickbase
Ryan has been at Quickbase for over six years. After beginning his journey as a member of the Care team, he then began building Quickbase apps that helped run Quickbase the business. Today he is a Product Manager overseeing the Dashboard and Charting areas of the UI Refresh.
Product ManagerQuickbase
Ryan has been at Quickbase for over six years. After beginning his journey as a member of the Care team, he then began building Quickbase apps that helped run Quickbase the business. Today he is a Product Manager overseeing the Dashboard and Charting areas of the UI Refresh.

Shashi Mysore

Senior Director, Commercialization StrategyQuickbase
Senior Director, Commercialization StrategyQuickbase

Marisa Neumeyer

Customer Success ManagerQuickbase
Marisa is a Quickbase Customer Success Manager based out of our Salt Lake City office. She has been helping customers on their journey to achieve the most value from their Quickbase platform for over three years.

She loves partnering with customers as they develop creative solutions to solve their largest business challenges and is always eager to empower them!
Customer Success ManagerQuickbase
Marisa is a Quickbase Customer Success Manager based out of our Salt Lake City office. She has been helping customers on their journey to achieve the most value from their Quickbase platform for over three years.

She loves partnering with customers as they develop creative solutions to solve their largest business challenges and is always eager to empower them!

Forrest Parker

Manager of Citizen DevelopmentCRH Americas Materials
Forrest Parker has been building in Quickbase since 2009 and he loves it! In 2019 he launched the Citizen Developers program at CRH to empower innovative problem solvers with the tools and knowledge necessary to build their own solutions. The program now has over 150 members! When Forrest isn't playing in Quickbase, he enjoys spending quality time with his family. Movie nights every Friday are a must!
Manager of Citizen DevelopmentCRH Americas Materials
Forrest Parker has been building in Quickbase since 2009 and he loves it! In 2019 he launched the Citizen Developers program at CRH to empower innovative problem solvers with the tools and knowledge necessary to build their own solutions. The program now has over 150 members! When Forrest isn't playing in Quickbase, he enjoys spending quality time with his family. Movie nights every Friday are a must!

Jennifer Parker

Sales Director, SLEDQuickbase
Sales Director, SLEDQuickbase
Ryan Passe

Ryan Passe

Executive Vice President of OperationsSands Investment Group
Ryan Passe is the Executive Vice President of Operations at Sands Investment Group based in their Charleston headquarters. In his current role he focuses on strategic operational initiatives to support the growth of SIGs platform, including expansion into new markets and opportunities.

Before his time at Sands Investment Group, Ryan spent eight years in New York and Boston working in advertising and media at Digitas, NBCUniversal, Tumblr/Yahoo and eventually at UnitedMasters, a music technology startup where he served as the Head of Finance and Operations. He is also a proud graduate of the class of 2008 at The University of South Carolina.
Executive Vice President of OperationsSands Investment Group
Ryan Passe is the Executive Vice President of Operations at Sands Investment Group based in their Charleston headquarters. In his current role he focuses on strategic operational initiatives to support the growth of SIGs platform, including expansion into new markets and opportunities.

Before his time at Sands Investment Group, Ryan spent eight years in New York and Boston working in advertising and media at Digitas, NBCUniversal, Tumblr/Yahoo and eventually at UnitedMasters, a music technology startup where he served as the Head of Finance and Operations. He is also a proud graduate of the class of 2008 at The University of South Carolina.

Ryan Pflederer

Solution ArchitectQuickbase
Prior to joining Quickbase in July of 2019 he'd been a builder for seven years across 3 different industries. He has a passion for sharing his experience with others, and helping them to realize untapped potential within their apps and abilities.
Solution ArchitectQuickbase
Prior to joining Quickbase in July of 2019 he'd been a builder for seven years across 3 different industries. He has a passion for sharing his experience with others, and helping them to realize untapped potential within their apps and abilities.

Emanuel Pinheiro

Implementation ConsultantQuickbase
Manny Pinheiro is an Implementation Consultant on the Customer Success Team at Quickbase. Manny has almost 20 years of experience implementing software and joined Quickbase after spending a majority of his career in FinTech deploying and supporting mission critical applications.
Implementation ConsultantQuickbase
Manny Pinheiro is an Implementation Consultant on the Customer Success Team at Quickbase. Manny has almost 20 years of experience implementing software and joined Quickbase after spending a majority of his career in FinTech deploying and supporting mission critical applications.

Chris Pliakas

Vice President, Solutions ConsultingQuickbase
Vice President, Solutions ConsultingQuickbase

Marieline Reedy

Orientation Customer Success ManagerQuickbase
I am a problem solver driven by the desire to go above and beyond to find answers. Whether it is putting together proposals that showcases a company's best values, improving processes through Lean Six Sigma Methodologies, or building Quickbase applications to help solve your most complex problems, I'm able to quickly uncover a customer's pain point and identify a strategic solution.
Orientation Customer Success ManagerQuickbase
I am a problem solver driven by the desire to go above and beyond to find answers. Whether it is putting together proposals that showcases a company's best values, improving processes through Lean Six Sigma Methodologies, or building Quickbase applications to help solve your most complex problems, I'm able to quickly uncover a customer's pain point and identify a strategic solution.

Alice Rich

Product ManagerQuickbase
I've been with Quickbase for just over 5 years now and have worked in a few different roles in the company including Care, Customer Success, and now Product Management where I am focused on the New Table Report and the Report Builder Panel.

During my time in Care and Customer Success I got a front row seat to see all of the exciting and varied ways customers use Quickbase to solve their problems and to understand just how powerful it can be. Since I love solving problems, it was love at first app(?) and the rest is history!
Product ManagerQuickbase
I've been with Quickbase for just over 5 years now and have worked in a few different roles in the company including Care, Customer Success, and now Product Management where I am focused on the New Table Report and the Report Builder Panel.

During my time in Care and Customer Success I got a front row seat to see all of the exciting and varied ways customers use Quickbase to solve their problems and to understand just how powerful it can be. Since I love solving problems, it was love at first app(?) and the rest is history!

Peter Rifken

Principal Manufacturing Solutions ConsultantQuickbase
I help teams create insight and drive action from their people, processes and data. I love challenging myself, and those around me, to be better every day.
I'm a mechanical engineer by education and have spent 10 years in manufacturing environments helping companies identify and implement roadmaps to improve operations.
When I'm not buried in a Quick Base related challenge, I'm at home playing handyman and chasing two crazy dogs and a 16-month-old.
Principal Manufacturing Solutions ConsultantQuickbase
I help teams create insight and drive action from their people, processes and data. I love challenging myself, and those around me, to be better every day.
I'm a mechanical engineer by education and have spent 10 years in manufacturing environments helping companies identify and implement roadmaps to improve operations.
When I'm not buried in a Quick Base related challenge, I'm at home playing handyman and chasing two crazy dogs and a 16-month-old.

Megan Ross

Senior Product Marketing ManagerQuickbase
Megan Ross is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at Quick Base, focusing on Pricing and Packaging & Product and Services Offerings. Prior to Product Marketing Megan spent time in the Customer Success organization, giving her a customer-centric approach to her work in Product Marketing.
Senior Product Marketing ManagerQuickbase
Megan Ross is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at Quick Base, focusing on Pricing and Packaging & Product and Services Offerings. Prior to Product Marketing Megan spent time in the Customer Success organization, giving her a customer-centric approach to her work in Product Marketing.
Freddie Sabbs

Freddie Sabbs

Manager, Solutions ConsultantsQuickbase
Manager, Solutions ConsultantsQuickbase

Robert Salaj

Director of Operational ExcellenceLighthouse Electric
During his long career in improving business operations across all areas of the supply chain, Bob has been a decisive, action-oriented and results-focused professional with a proven track record. Using Quick Base for 10 years, he has demonstrated success in General Management and Sales with expertise in visualizing and delivering bottom line results in a variety of environments and industries. He is an energetic and articulate communicator who builds consensus amongst C-Level executives and all business personnel to drive results.
Director of Operational ExcellenceLighthouse Electric
During his long career in improving business operations across all areas of the supply chain, Bob has been a decisive, action-oriented and results-focused professional with a proven track record. Using Quick Base for 10 years, he has demonstrated success in General Management and Sales with expertise in visualizing and delivering bottom line results in a variety of environments and industries. He is an energetic and articulate communicator who builds consensus amongst C-Level executives and all business personnel to drive results.

Chintan Sanghavi

Senior Partner Solutions ArchitectAWS
At AWS, Chintan helps ISVs to differentiate their solution on AWS using AWS services. Prior to AWS, Chintan was working with investment banking and consulting firms as an enterprise architect. He has experience in developing architecture for complex transformation initiatives interfacing with multiple vendors, multiple systems and using heterogeneous technologies
Senior Partner Solutions ArchitectAWS
At AWS, Chintan helps ISVs to differentiate their solution on AWS using AWS services. Prior to AWS, Chintan was working with investment banking and consulting firms as an enterprise architect. He has experience in developing architecture for complex transformation initiatives interfacing with multiple vendors, multiple systems and using heterogeneous technologies

Amanda Sathiaraj

Manufacturing Process EngineerPower Plant Services
Amanda Sathiaraj is working as a manufacturing process engineer at Power Plant Services in Illinois. She has a masters degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. Her specialization is in Design and Manufacturing. She is also a program facilitator at the Chicago Public Schools Project Exploration where she teaches under represented high school students STEM topics.

Prior to this, Amanda completed her undergraduate degree in Aerospace Engineering in Karunya University, India. She is the first Indian Student Ambassador for StudyAdelaide, Australia and was sponsored to study in Adelaide. She has two international paper publications.

In her free time she enjoys travelling and reading books.
Manufacturing Process EngineerPower Plant Services
Amanda Sathiaraj is working as a manufacturing process engineer at Power Plant Services in Illinois. She has a masters degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. Her specialization is in Design and Manufacturing. She is also a program facilitator at the Chicago Public Schools Project Exploration where she teaches under represented high school students STEM topics.

Prior to this, Amanda completed her undergraduate degree in Aerospace Engineering in Karunya University, India. She is the first Indian Student Ambassador for StudyAdelaide, Australia and was sponsored to study in Adelaide. She has two international paper publications.

In her free time she enjoys travelling and reading books.

Lisa Sawyer

UX ManagerQuickbase
Lisa has worked at Quickbase on the experience design team for over 5 years and has been in the software industry for over 20 years. She is passionate about helping every app builder be successful.
UX ManagerQuickbase
Lisa has worked at Quickbase on the experience design team for over 5 years and has been in the software industry for over 20 years. She is passionate about helping every app builder be successful.
Barney Joseph Schwarzkopf

Barney-Joseph Schwarzkopf

Lead Business ConsultantCVS Health
I spent 10 years in the aerospace industry with varying roles of responsibilities from CI change leader to Value Engineering, while at Sikorsky Aircraft one of my biggest accomplishments was designing the current lean driven production line following "just in time" methodology. My current role within Aetna is Lead Business Consultant providing expertise in Healthcare continuous improvement, lean methodologies and implementation, agile and waterfall methodologies, quality systems management, managing change, business analytics, data mining, leadership & teambuilding. During my time at Aetna I have successfully implemented agile software like the QuickBase Platform to allow the business to automate business process while standardizing workflows. Subsequently building live dashboards to give the business real-time insights into their data and be able to leverage the agile platform and pivot as the industry and governing bodies make changes in healthcare. With QuickBase we have been able to transform business operations at a fraction of traditional waterfall methodologies.
Lead Business ConsultantCVS Health
I spent 10 years in the aerospace industry with varying roles of responsibilities from CI change leader to Value Engineering, while at Sikorsky Aircraft one of my biggest accomplishments was designing the current lean driven production line following "just in time" methodology. My current role within Aetna is Lead Business Consultant providing expertise in Healthcare continuous improvement, lean methodologies and implementation, agile and waterfall methodologies, quality systems management, managing change, business analytics, data mining, leadership & teambuilding. During my time at Aetna I have successfully implemented agile software like the QuickBase Platform to allow the business to automate business process while standardizing workflows. Subsequently building live dashboards to give the business real-time insights into their data and be able to leverage the agile platform and pivot as the industry and governing bodies make changes in healthcare. With QuickBase we have been able to transform business operations at a fraction of traditional waterfall methodologies.

Aarohi Shah

Interaction DesignerQuickbase
Aarohi has been an interaction designer at Quickbase for a little over a year, and has worked on the making report settings more user-friendly. She strives to help builders get their work done efficiently and effectively! On the side, Aarohi loves photography and volunteers to teach first graders.
Interaction DesignerQuickbase
Aarohi has been an interaction designer at Quickbase for a little over a year, and has worked on the making report settings more user-friendly. She strives to help builders get their work done efficiently and effectively! On the side, Aarohi loves photography and volunteers to teach first graders.

Laura Shelley

Systems Development CoordinatorIndiana Professional Management Group (IPMG)
As IPMG's Systems Development Coordinator, Laura is responsible for reviewing, analyzing, and improving IPMG's Quickbase app functionality, and developing new Quickbase apps. Laura earned her Quickbase Expert Builder Certification in 2018, and was a Bronze Medal winner in the 2020 Quickbase Virtual Hackathon with her Company Connection app. At IPMG, Laura provides technical expertise and recommendations in assessing new IT projects and initiatives. She identifies opportunities to improve efficiency and ease of use of Quickbase apps, and enjoys extending the native functionality of Quickbase using code pages to build time-saving user-friendly apps.
Systems Development CoordinatorIndiana Professional Management Group (IPMG)
As IPMG's Systems Development Coordinator, Laura is responsible for reviewing, analyzing, and improving IPMG's Quickbase app functionality, and developing new Quickbase apps. Laura earned her Quickbase Expert Builder Certification in 2018, and was a Bronze Medal winner in the 2020 Quickbase Virtual Hackathon with her Company Connection app. At IPMG, Laura provides technical expertise and recommendations in assessing new IT projects and initiatives. She identifies opportunities to improve efficiency and ease of use of Quickbase apps, and enjoys extending the native functionality of Quickbase using code pages to build time-saving user-friendly apps.

Brian Simpson

Manager, Customer SuccessQuickbase
Manager, Customer SuccessQuickbase

Leanne Snoeck

Implementation ConsultantQuickbase
Leanne is an Implementation Consultant on the Customer Success Team that joined Quickbase after 13 years as a customer. Leanne's experience building ERP applications for the Creative Services, Media and Digital Advertising Industries has given her the opportunity to oversee all aspects of designing a multi-faceted Quickbase system from the ground up, including data modeling, user testing, daily maintenance and integrations with other systems. She believes in automating the tasks that no one likes to do so there is more time to focus on the important things!
Implementation ConsultantQuickbase
Leanne is an Implementation Consultant on the Customer Success Team that joined Quickbase after 13 years as a customer. Leanne's experience building ERP applications for the Creative Services, Media and Digital Advertising Industries has given her the opportunity to oversee all aspects of designing a multi-faceted Quickbase system from the ground up, including data modeling, user testing, daily maintenance and integrations with other systems. She believes in automating the tasks that no one likes to do so there is more time to focus on the important things!
Josh Stacey

Josh Stacey

Staff Site Reliability EngineerQuickbase
With 20+ years in the industry, including over eight years at Quickbase, Josh is a senior member of the Site Reliability Team (SRE), ensuring that the Quickbase platform is secure, reliable, and performing at it's peak, delivering a best-in-class experience for our customers.
Staff Site Reliability EngineerQuickbase
With 20+ years in the industry, including over eight years at Quickbase, Josh is a senior member of the Site Reliability Team (SRE), ensuring that the Quickbase platform is secure, reliable, and performing at it's peak, delivering a best-in-class experience for our customers.
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Giovanni Stone

Vice President Advanced Automation ExecutiveDaifuku Wynright Corporation
With 17 years of experience in the Material Handling & Supply Chain industry, Gino has championed the use of Quickbase for procurement, manufacturing and project management at Staples, Adidas, and Daifuku.
Vice President Advanced Automation ExecutiveDaifuku Wynright Corporation
With 17 years of experience in the Material Handling & Supply Chain industry, Gino has championed the use of Quickbase for procurement, manufacturing and project management at Staples, Adidas, and Daifuku.

Bob Sturgeon

Implementation ConsultantQuickbase
Prior to join Quickbase 2 years ago as an Implementation Consultant, Bob was a customer for almost 20 years - OG citizen developer! He enjoys challenging puzzles, gaming strategies, and transforming complex problems into simpler solutions. Bob's ideal remote work location would be Florence, Italy.
Implementation ConsultantQuickbase
Prior to join Quickbase 2 years ago as an Implementation Consultant, Bob was a customer for almost 20 years - OG citizen developer! He enjoys challenging puzzles, gaming strategies, and transforming complex problems into simpler solutions. Bob's ideal remote work location would be Florence, Italy.

Nikola Tassev

Software ArchitectQuickbase
Nikola is keen software engineer with more than twelve years of experience in programming. He participated in projects varying between GIS information systems, embedded software for the automotive industry and VoIP communication solutions. During the last seven years he has focused on cloud services and applications.

As an architect he currently owns the technical strategy for Quickbase Integrations products.

In his leisure time he likes rock and metal music, reading books, bicycle rides and windsurfing.
Software ArchitectQuickbase
Nikola is keen software engineer with more than twelve years of experience in programming. He participated in projects varying between GIS information systems, embedded software for the automotive industry and VoIP communication solutions. During the last seven years he has focused on cloud services and applications.

As an architect he currently owns the technical strategy for Quickbase Integrations products.

In his leisure time he likes rock and metal music, reading books, bicycle rides and windsurfing.

Casey Thompson

Chef
Chef Casey Thompson is one of America's most forward thinking and innovative chefs. As executive director of culinary development for Sonoma's Best Hospitality Group, Chef Casey serves as the executive chef and partner in Sonoma's Folktable and forthcoming Georgette. Chef Casey shot to international fame when she was a finalist on Top Chef, where she earned the "Fan Favorite" title on the Bravo flagship's third season. A Texas native, Chef Casey got her professional start under celebrity chef Dean Fearing at Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, one of Texas' most revered fine dining restaurants . She credits her global travels for inspiring her unconventional techniques, picking up influences from culinary destinations as far afield and diverse as Thailand and Argentina. Chef Casey became the American ambassador for an Argentinian Malbec and cooked her way through wine country, learning the art of pairing freshly farmed foods with terroir driven wines.
Chef
Chef Casey Thompson is one of America's most forward thinking and innovative chefs. As executive director of culinary development for Sonoma's Best Hospitality Group, Chef Casey serves as the executive chef and partner in Sonoma's Folktable and forthcoming Georgette. Chef Casey shot to international fame when she was a finalist on Top Chef, where she earned the "Fan Favorite" title on the Bravo flagship's third season. A Texas native, Chef Casey got her professional start under celebrity chef Dean Fearing at Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, one of Texas' most revered fine dining restaurants . She credits her global travels for inspiring her unconventional techniques, picking up influences from culinary destinations as far afield and diverse as Thailand and Argentina. Chef Casey became the American ambassador for an Argentinian Malbec and cooked her way through wine country, learning the art of pairing freshly farmed foods with terroir driven wines.

James Travaglini

Solutions ConsultantQuickbase
James is a Solutions Consultant, focused on leveraging the Quickbase platform to implement business-critical solutions for the customers he supports. James is a trusted Quickbase builder with experience in all types of use cases and industries. James' foundation in Quickbase came through his role on the Care team, supporting all variations of customers from Small Business to Enterprise. You could say he went through the internal Quickbase University in this role. James prides himself in learning and mastering every new Quickbase feature that is released so he can best support and consult any customers' needs as they arise.

Outside of work, James is an avid Boston sports fan and enjoys relaxing at home with his Yorkie puppy Ted and watching the latest Netflix shows or Marvel movies.
Solutions ConsultantQuickbase
James is a Solutions Consultant, focused on leveraging the Quickbase platform to implement business-critical solutions for the customers he supports. James is a trusted Quickbase builder with experience in all types of use cases and industries. James' foundation in Quickbase came through his role on the Care team, supporting all variations of customers from Small Business to Enterprise. You could say he went through the internal Quickbase University in this role. James prides himself in learning and mastering every new Quickbase feature that is released so he can best support and consult any customers' needs as they arise.

Outside of work, James is an avid Boston sports fan and enjoys relaxing at home with his Yorkie puppy Ted and watching the latest Netflix shows or Marvel movies.

Nathan Underwood

Senior Implementation ConsultantQuickbase
Nate is a Senior Implementation Consultant on the Quickbase Customer Acceleration Group, a team reserved for our most strategic customers with highest propensity for growth. Nate's team will partner with client leadership and technical teams to conceptualize and scope use cases, map out phases and architecture, and then help teams begin building those applications toward production. Having been with the company for over three years, Nate has become a trusted builder and adviser. When Nate isn't busy problem solving for his clients, he enjoys mountain biking and snowboarding, both of which he does plenty of from the Salt Lake City office that he relocated to in 2019.
Senior Implementation ConsultantQuickbase
Nate is a Senior Implementation Consultant on the Quickbase Customer Acceleration Group, a team reserved for our most strategic customers with highest propensity for growth. Nate's team will partner with client leadership and technical teams to conceptualize and scope use cases, map out phases and architecture, and then help teams begin building those applications toward production. Having been with the company for over three years, Nate has become a trusted builder and adviser. When Nate isn't busy problem solving for his clients, he enjoys mountain biking and snowboarding, both of which he does plenty of from the Salt Lake City office that he relocated to in 2019.

Erich Wehrmann

Solutions ArchitectQuickbase
Erich is a solutions architect for Quickbase. He has over fifteen years of professional IT expertise across areas including software development, project management, data management and application governance, and has been developing solutions in Quickbase for ten years. He assists customers with advanced technical projects and implementations and helps them to establishing best practices. Erich has a master's degree in Information Management as well as certifications across many facets of the IT industry.
Solutions ArchitectQuickbase
Erich is a solutions architect for Quickbase. He has over fifteen years of professional IT expertise across areas including software development, project management, data management and application governance, and has been developing solutions in Quickbase for ten years. He assists customers with advanced technical projects and implementations and helps them to establishing best practices. Erich has a master's degree in Information Management as well as certifications across many facets of the IT industry.

Martin Weis

PartnerMcKinsey & Company
Martin Weis is a Partner in the Zurich office of McKinsey & Company. He joined the firm in 2019 and has primarily worked with Fortune 500 companies with a strong focus on process automation and outsourcing / botsourcing operations. He is one of our global experts on automation using software robots and artificial intelligence (AI) tools and is a key member of the "Intelligent Process Automation" initiative. His most recent studies are covering the economic impact of artificial intelligence, the future of work between humans and machines and the success factors for large scale automation programs. He is serving the international standard organization to define the quality standards of artificial intelligence programs.
PartnerMcKinsey & Company
Martin Weis is a Partner in the Zurich office of McKinsey & Company. He joined the firm in 2019 and has primarily worked with Fortune 500 companies with a strong focus on process automation and outsourcing / botsourcing operations. He is one of our global experts on automation using software robots and artificial intelligence (AI) tools and is a key member of the "Intelligent Process Automation" initiative. His most recent studies are covering the economic impact of artificial intelligence, the future of work between humans and machines and the success factors for large scale automation programs. He is serving the international standard organization to define the quality standards of artificial intelligence programs.

Scott Wyatt

CEOAdvantage Integrated Solutions
Scott has always been fueled by the challenge of building things, solving business problems, improving the way things work, and working with teams to create value at scale. At Advantage Integrated Solutions, he serves Fortune 500, mid-market and emerging companies across industries, improving client company performance in productivity, profitability, and agility. The company continues to grow by earning our place, building Quick Base and ServiceNow-based custom database solutions to centralize information and workflows, improving productivity and business performance in many areas.
CEOAdvantage Integrated Solutions
Scott has always been fueled by the challenge of building things, solving business problems, improving the way things work, and working with teams to create value at scale. At Advantage Integrated Solutions, he serves Fortune 500, mid-market and emerging companies across industries, improving client company performance in productivity, profitability, and agility. The company continues to grow by earning our place, building Quick Base and ServiceNow-based custom database solutions to centralize information and workflows, improving productivity and business performance in many areas.