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CTO

London

12th August 2019
Abdul Hummaida joins Concentra as CTO

Abdul Hummaida joins Concentra as CTO having established a strong reputation for building and leading outstanding engineering teams in the SaaS marketplace. He joins Concentra at a key time following investment from PE firm One Peak.  With a first-class degree in Computer Science from Manchester University, Abdul has carved out a successful technology leadership career via IBM and Appsense and will play a critical role in establishing an outstanding engineering culture and capability to support Concentra’s global expansion.

Concentra Analytics is a fast-growth SaaS company with award-winning software products that enable businesses to capture, manage, and analyse data to improve their operations and execute strategies more effectively.

For further information see www.concentra.co.uk

This search was conducted by Graeme Bilsland and Hannah Hill.

CTO

London

30th June 2019
Jonathan Howell joins Cazoo as CTO

Jonathan Howell is widely recognised as one of the foremost CTOs in the European digital and ecommerce scene and has played a key role in building out the engineering functions at both Huddle and Made.com.  He joins Alex Chesterman and the newly created leadership team at Cazoo as they look to transform the £50bn used car market.

Having raised over £55m in funding, making it one of Europe’s best-funded start-ups, Cazoo is planning to launch by the end of 2019. It aims to make buying a used car no different than buying any other product online today by letting consumers select from thousands of cars, have them delivered to their door, and offering a risk-free returns policy.  Alex Chesterman Founder & CEO of Cazoo said: “We are delighted to welcome Jonathan to the Cazoo team. His retail experience and customer-centric approach to technology will help us deliver a simple and seamless digital used car buying experience for UK consumers when we launch later this year.”

For further information visit www.cazoo.co.uk

This search was conducted by Graeme Bilsland and Hannah Hill.

Marketing Vice President

San Francisco, CA

5th June 2019
John McNulty Appointed as Vice President of Marketing at Accelo

Accelo is a developer of a business service management software intended to offer a better way to run a professional services business. The company’s business service management software provides a platform which includes customer relationship management, project management, time billing, client support, invoicing and other services, enabling enterprises to streamline operations.

 

About John McNulty

John McNulty is a hands-on, resilient, marketing veteran with 20+ years of experience. He is a team builder, mentor, as well as agency and in-house tenure. His ventures over the years include fortune 500 and startups, brand building and direct response expertise, data driven decision making, B2B, B2C, SaaS, IOT, IOE, enterprise, midmarket, and SMB. John works on traditional and online initiatives and believes integrated marketing is the ideal combination. He has worked on all kinds of products and services from high tech to low tech.

 

For more information visit https://www.accelo.com/

This search was conducted by Matt C’de Baca and Nick Michaels.

Marketing Vice President

Sane Jose, CA

4th June 2019
Gary Malholtra Appointed as Vice President of Marketing at Whatfix

Whatfix is a developer of a SaaS-based performance support platform designed to simplify training and support efforts with easily accessible contextual information. The company’s platform is simple, context-aware, personalized, secure, reliable and provides real-time, in-app help, quick and easy access to information, needed at the time a task is being performed, enabling businesses to quickly adopt any software application thereby eliminating the time spent in referring multiple resources for help and support.

 

About Gary Malholtra

Previously the VP of TapClicks Self-Serve Business Unit, Gary owned the P&L, Marketing, Sales, Partnerships, Customer Experience, Customer Support, Retention and Billing for Self-Serve. Gary has worked closely with Engineering and Product Management to define the flywheels, free trials, freemium and paid in-app product experience. He has 20 years of experience in Marketing and Advertising Operations at Ivalua, Ariba, Accenture Interactive, IBM, Deloitte and Tata. Gary has launched and marketed 8 Cloud solutions, sold $470M in SaaS / BPO, managed a $150M P&L, and 15 alliances. He is an MBA from the University of Illinois and Asian Institute of Management.

 

For more information visit https://www.tapclicks.com/

This search was conducted by Ben Anderson and Ryan Goodridge.

VP Digital Technology

London

31st May 2019
Carlos Morgado appointed VP Digital Technology at Lilium

Carlos joined Lilium in May 2019 after seven highly successful years with Just Eat as CTO, the unicorn food ordering and delivery service which successfully IPO’d on the LSE in 2014.  Carlos built the technology function at Just Eat to a peak of 800 engineers.  Carlos holds a Ph.D in High Energy Particle Physics from the University of Bristol.

Lilium enables you to travel 5 times faster than a car by introducing the world’s first all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) jet. You won’t have to own one, you will simply pay per ride and call it with a push of a button. Its mission is to make air taxis available to everyone and as affordable as riding a car, while preserving the environment and working towards a sustainable future.  Able to fly distances of up to 300km at a speed of 300km/h and operated without the need for runways or airports, it is the technology that will change travel forever.  Lilium’s quiet aircraft enables access to city centres via the air. A large network of small landing pads and central places in cities will allow passengers to fly quickly to and from many locations.

The business is backed by leading global investors Atomico and Tencent, and has a stellar Board.

For further information visit: www.lilium.com 

This search was conducted by Graeme Bilsland and Hannah Hill.

Sales Vice President

San Francisco, CA

30th April 2019
Ariel Myers Appointed as Vice President of Sales at Concord

Concord is a developer of a contract management software designed to streamline the contract life cycle management process. The company’s software offers double authentication, unlimited storage, free and unlimited electronic signatures, enabling independent contractors, and small and medium businesses to collaborate easier on documents internally and with third parties across the entire contract life cycle.

 

About Ariel Myers

Across his career scaling SaaS ventures, Ariel has earned a reputation for launching initial sales and marketing operations and infrastructures, building top-talent sales teams from scratch, and developing end-to-end training programs that lay the foundation for exponential revenue growth. In addition to launching revenue-generating sales and marketing machines, Ariel has helped companies successfully complete Series A & B fundraises with investors and VCs and have transformed business models from SMB-focused accounts to high-value, upper-market enterprise contracts.

Recent career highlights include increasing ARR by 108% and ACV by over 124% as Chief Revenue Officer for Apollo.io, delivering 650% ARR Growth (from $4M to over $30M) as Vice President for Global Sales at Recurly, as well as scaling operations from just 7 people to over 150 and increased sales from $1M to $17M annually as the Managing Director for Vendini.

 

For more information visit https://www.concordnow.com/
This search was conducted by Mateo C’de Baca and Nick Michaels.

Chief Operating Officer

Maidenhead

15th April 2019
Tim Critchley appointed as COO at Squared Up

Squared Up is delighted to announce the appointment of Tim Critchely as Chief Operating Officer. Tim will work closely alongside Founder and CEO Richard Benwell to further accelerate the dramatic growth of the business. Squared Up provides market leading enterprise application monitoring and visualisation solutions to more than 500 enterprise class customers in Europe and North America.

Tim joins from Semafone where as CEO, he supported the Founders from an embryonic stage to build a significant business in Europe and North America.

For further information visit: www.squaredup.com

This assignment was conducted by John Smith and Jo Clasper.

CTO

London

12th April 2019
Alex Bailes joins Brockton Everlast as CTO

Alex Bailes has been appointed as the first CTO for the newly created Brockton Everlast business. He will be tasked with building a technology platform that will support the continued growth and success of the new business.

Previously he led digital transformation at CBRE for two years and has played an advisory role on several Proptech start-ups as well as working with largescale property businesses including Countrywide.

Brockton Everlast is a real estate investment company formed in 2018, focusing on the purchase, improvement, construction, management, and maintenance of commercial rental properties in the UK. Since its inception, it has acquired four office buildings in central locations in London with a total investment of £415 million.

For further information visit www.brocktoneverlast.com

This search was conducted by Graeme Bilsland and Hannah Hill.

Business Development Vice President

San Jose, CA

31st March 2019
Stuart Laidlaw Appointed as Vice President of Business Development at Whatfix

Whatfix is a developer of a SaaS-based performance support platform designed to simplify training and support efforts with easily accessible contextual information. The company’s platform is simple, context-aware, personalized, secure, reliable and provides real-time, in-app help, quick and easy access to information, needed at the time a task is being performed, enabling businesses to quickly adopt any software application thereby eliminating the time spent in referring multiple resources for help and support.

 

About Stuart Laidlaw

Stuart is a global business development leader with demonstrated success in developing and managing strategic partnerships from technology licensing/OEM deals to go-to-market/channel alliances with ISVs, Systems Integrators, Service Providers and Resellers. He is passionate and highly effective at evangelizing game-changing/emerging technologies and building deep partner engagements across sales, marketing and product which accelerate market traction and drive revenue growth. Stuart is adept at cultivating relationships with and influencing executive stakeholders in both start-ups and Fortune 500 companies for complex, cross-organizational partnership deals. He is results-driven, analytical, creative, collaborative, and decisive, with the ability to move quickly from strategic planning to execution.

At Whatfix, Staurt is responsible for creating and managing global partnerships with ISVs who integrate Whatfix’s Digital Adoption platform into their SaaS applications and SIs/Consultants who build libraries of interactive learning walk-throughs for clients to drive increased end customer adoption & retention and significantly reduce support costs.

 

For more information visit https://whatfix.com/

This search was conducted by Ben Anderson and Nick Michaels.

RVP UK&I / MEA

London

29th March 2019
Toby Keech appointed as RVP UK&I / MEA at Zscaler

Nasdaq listed cloud security vendor Zscaler are delighted to announce the appointment to of Toby Keech as RVP UK&I /MEA. Zscaler created the first security-as-a-platform now used by more than 5,000 leading organisations, including over half of the Fortune 500. The business is expanding rapidly throughout EMEA and Toby will drive accelerated growth in the core region of UK and Ireland.

Toby joins from NetApp having been acquired into the business through SolidFire. He previously helped build 3PAR in EMEA prior to their acquisition by HP.

For further information visit: www.Zscaler.com

This assignment was conducted by John Smith and Jo Clasper.