Chief Executive OfficeranemptytextllineBefore joining Pepperdata, Maneesh was Chief Product Strategy officer at FICO’s (Fair Isaac Corporation) software business, based in Silicon Valley. Prior to that, he had an array of executive roles in the technology industry, ranging from Executive Vice President, International, at AOL to Managing Director of Apple’s India business, and prior stints at Netscape, Kiva Software (acq. by Netscape), and Sun Microsystems. Maneesh holds an undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (BS EE), and graduate degrees from the University of California Los Angeles (MS CS), and Stanford University (MBA).
Vice President, EngineeringanemptytextllineCharles is a Silicon Valley veteran, having held executive positions at a number of prominent technology firms including Silicon Graphics, Atheros, Qualcomm, and Yahoo. Most recently, he was Global Head of Engineering for Guidewire Software where he implemented agile planning practices across the organization and lead the transition to cloud-native development. He began his technology career working on Operating System development for supercomputers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and for UNIX systems at MIPS Computer. Charles has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Vice President, SalesanemptytextllineDan Marx joined Pepperdata in 2014. Dan brings deep expertise in complex enterprise sales, including more than a decade in big data and analytics at Cloudwick, WANdisco, and Zettaset. Dan has a BBA in marketing from the Isenberg School of Management at University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Vice President, MarketinganemptytextllineAshish is a software engineer turned marketer. He brings his unique cross-functional skills to launch and scale category-defining products in the big data, analytics, and AI/ML space at companies like SAP, Redis, Cask Data (acquired by Google Cloud), and MapD (now Heavy.AI). Ashish holds a BS in mechanical engineering from NIT (India), a degree in information systems from IIM (India), and an MBA from Haas School of Business, Berkeley.
Vice President, PartnershipsanemptytextllineManuel joins us from FICO, where he led Strategic Alliances and Partner Development efforts. In addition, he created the FICO Cloud Center of Excellence—dramatically reducing AWS expenses amidst rapid customer adoption and a growing number of engineering initiatives. Manuel holds a BS in electromechanical engineering from ECAM (Belgium), a degree in business administration from the University of Leuven (Belgium), and a certificate of international marketing from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Vice President, Customer SuccessanemptytextllineJoel is passionate about customers and distributed systems. He joined Pepperdata in 2018 with over 10 years experience in customer service for enterprise software companies. Combining his expertise in technology and his passion for customer success, he leads our support and services teams. He has a bachelor's degree in Computer Science with a focus on distributed computing from Westmont College.