EXECUTIVE TEAM

Vendavo’s leadership is comprised of respected, experienced professionals that have garnered success at some of the world’s most prominent industrial, software, and consulting companies—including IBM, SAP, Siebel and Francisco Partners.

BRUNO SLOSSE, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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Bruno Slosse brings more than 25 years in technology experience to Vendavo, including a strong track record in growing companies, expanding their global reach and broadening their product offering. Most recently, he served as President of Ascend Learning’s Clinical Health Division, a prominent provider of technology-based content solutions. Prior to Ascend, Slosse served as General Manager of Cerner Europe, a leading information technology firm, where he led the expansion of the European division from a few clients to several hundred across seven countries in over a decade. He is fluent in Dutch, French, German and English. Bruno graduated with Honors with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University Ghent, Belgium.

JOHN OOSTERHOUSE, Chief Financial Officer

John Oosterhouse brings more than 25 years of technology experience in a variety of finance and operations roles.  John has a proven track record of leading high performing finance teams, driving process improvement initiatives, providing outstanding insight and analysis, and negotiating and integrating M&A transactions. Most recently he served as Senior Vice President and Interim CFO of Veritas while the business was carved out of Symantec and sold to private equity. In this role, he was responsible for leading all of accounting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax, investor relations, purchasing and audit. Prior to Veritas, John held various leadership positions at Sun Microsystems, Maxtor Corporation, Boole & Babbage and Unisys. John holds a B.A. in Mathematics from Calvin College and an MBA from Purdue University.

DAVID EDWARDS, Chief Technology Officer


David Edwards brings an extensive and distinguished background in software development and engineering leadership to Vendavo, particularly in the areas of application and data architectures, scalable computing and distributed systems. He most recently served as Vice President and Fellow at Cerner, a global healthcare information technology company. Over the past 25 years with Cerner, David was instrumental in leading the company through pivotal shifts in technology and architecture. He was often at the center of strategic technology decisions and previously led a software development organization focused on building scalable and reliable identity and data infrastructure services. In 2008, David was awarded the prestigious Cerner Fellow designation in recognition for his distinguished technical contributions. He holds a BS in Computer Science and a minor in Mathematics from Northwest Missouri State University, where he also serves as a member of the Computer Science Professional Advisory Board.

MARK HORNER, Chief Services Officer

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Mark Horner is an Enterprise software and services veteran with more than 20 years in transforming operational delivery systems.  Known as a change agent, Mark challenges the status quo and reengineers processes to improve and scale operations for global growth.  Under Mark’s leadership, teams accelerate delivery of high-quality, high-value, and cost effective solutions.  He most recently was the Executive Vice President & Group General Manager for 5 years at T-System, an Enterprise Software provider in the Healthcare space.  Prior to T-System, Mark held various senior leadership positions at several Enterprise software companies, including ten years at Cerner Corporation.  He received his MBA from the University of Dallas.

 

EDWARD BRICE, Chief Marketing Officer

Edward Brice has more than 18 years of marketing experience in developing new markets for evolving technology in enterprise software applications, information security, consumer electronics, and intelligent transportation systems. Prior to joining Vendavo, Brice served as SVP Worldwide Marketing at Lumension Security where he established the company’s brand in the IT Security industry. Previously, he served as group Vice President of Global Marketing at SAP, where he drove the global marketing demand generation programs across Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific. Throughout his career, Brice has held senior positions managing all aspects of marketing, including solution marketing, communications, demand generation, branding, partner marketing, digital and social marketing. Brice earned his Bachelor’s degree in International Marketing from Arizona State University and has continued his education with programs at Wharton, Columbia School of Business, the University of Michigan, and the University of Virginia.

MEGAN MACLEAN, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, NORTH AMERICA

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Megan MacLean has more than 25 years of industry experience delivering global enterprise solutions to Fortune 500 companies. As SVP North America Enterprise Sales, Megan brings her passion for value realization and client success to her longstanding partner and customer relationships. Prior to Vendavo, Megan held leadership and consulting roles at Exemplary Software and Arthur Andersen, respectively. Megan holds a bachelor’s of science degree from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa.

SEAN MYERS, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CPQ

SeanSean Myers brings 17 years of CPQ (Configure Price Quote) leadership to Vendavo. As the founder and CEO of Endeavor Commerce, Sean led the growth and transformation of an on premise Sales Configuration Software company to a market leading SaaS CPQ business in 2013. Following Vendavo’s acquisition of Endeavor in 2017, Sean joined the leadership team to serve as Senior Vice President of CPQ with a focus on helping growth companies expand revenues, profits and customers satisfaction with intelligent and integrated quote to order process and systems. In addition to his professional endeavors, Sean is a passionate community leader with an advocacy for serving the working poor. In 2016, Sean was elected President of the Dallas Council of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul overseeing the volunteer work of 37 conferences in the Dallas Catholic Diocese.

ALEX HOFF, VICE PRESIDENT, PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

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As a VP of Product Management & Marketing with Vendavo, Alex brings enterprise software solutions to market that enable B2B corporations to operationalize their commercial excellence strategies. Alex has been with Vendavo in various roles for over ten years, working with customers in industrial manufacturing, process industry, consumer product manufacturing and business services. Prior to working for Vendavo, Alex worked in various marketing and pricing roles for Fortune 500 companies in transportation, retail/consumer goods and business services.

MAARTEN de BRUIJN, Vice President & General Manager Sales & Services EMEA

Maarten de Bruijn has a profile that is composed of experience in industry at Peugeot Citroën in strategy and finance roles, and experience in medical software as a Client Director at Cerner, where he implemented successfully the client value strategy. Prior to joining Vendavo, Maarten served as a Managing Director of Western Europe for iMDsoft, a buyout, where he led the restructuring and expansion of Client and New sales, including winning the most important contract for ICU software in the French market. Maarten speaks 5 languages (Dutch, French, English, German and Italian) and holds a degree in Business Economics from the University of Maastricht and an MBA of INSEAD. Maarten is married, has 2 children, and lives in Paris, France.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

PETRI OKSANEN, PARTNER, FRANCISCO PARTNERS

Petri-OksanenPetri Oksanen is a Partner with Francisco Partners and focuses on investments in the software industry, with a specific emphasis on enterprise application software. Prior to joining Francisco Partners in 2005, Petri worked at Morgan Stanley in their Technology Investment Banking group in Menlo Park, California. Earlier in his career, Petri held a variety of business development, program management, and software development roles at Microsoft in Redmond, Washington. Petri serves on the board of directors of Plex Systems and Vendavo. He formerly served on the board of directors of Aconex (IPO), AdvancedMD (acquired by ADP), API Healthcare (acquired by GE Healthcare), Healthland, Source Photonics, and T-System, and was also previously involved with FP’s investments in Ex Libris (acquired by a financial sponsor), LYNX Medical Systems (acquired by Picis), Specific Media, and Webtrends.

BRUCE GRAINGER, SENIOR OPERATING ADVISOR, FRANCISCO PARTNERS

Bruce Grainger is a proven value creation expert with a track record of building and growing software and technology companies, spanning early stage and privately held businesses to more mature public corporations. In his current role at Francisco Partners (a leading private equity firm focused on technology), he leverages his past go-to-market approaches, best practices, and management experiences to help companies improve. Prior to his advising capacity in private equity he played a significant leadership role in three company exists; a North America startup (Geneva Technologies) through to acquisition by Convergys, a turnaround of a publicly traded software company (Portal Software) and the eventual sale to the largest software company in the world, and the scaling of an emerging Saas (TOA Technologies) company resulting in a record setting acquisition by Oracle Corporation. Prior to his focus on software, Bruce spent ten years in strategic business and IT consulting and outsourcing with Electronic Data Systems (Acquired by HP) and American Management Systems (acquired by CGI).

BRUNO SLOSSE, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, VENDAVO

Bruno Slosse brings more than 25 years in technology experience to Vendavo, including a strong track record in growing companies, expanding their global reach and broadening their product offering. Most recently, he served as President of Ascend Learning’s Clinical Health Division, a prominent provider of technology-based content solutions. Prior to Ascend, Slosse served as General Manager of Cerner Europe, a leading information technology firm, where he led the expansion of the European division from a few clients to several hundred across seven countries in over a decade. He is fluent in Dutch, French, German and English. Bruno graduated with Honors with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University Ghent, Belgium.

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