Isobel Harris brings more than 25 years of strong, effective leadership and a wealth of experience in the software industry to her role of Chief Customer Officer at Peoplefluent. In this position, she ensures that the company’s Services and Support organizations are designed to help customers optimize their current investments in software with new Peoplefluent Talent Management innovations and with industry best practices.
Prior to joining Peoplefluent, Ms. Harris held the position of Vice President and General Manager at Geac, where she had global responsibility for the growth and day-to-day leadership of three of the $450 million global enterprise software company’s largest business units.
With a proven track record and a disciplined approach, Ms. Harris has created results-oriented teams, many of which have included Sales, Services, and Global Support and Maintenance, supporting multiple products and technologies in more than 50 countries. Ms. Harris has held senior management positions in Canada and in the United States, playing significant roles in corporate strategic planning and evaluating market potential and opportunities, and she has been a key contributor during due diligence for acquisition initiatives.
As Chief Financial Officer for Peoplefluent, Steve Richards is responsible for managing the worldwide operations of accounting, financial planning and reporting, and treasury. He is focused on delivering profitable business results across the organization with a high level of transparency.
Prior to joining Peoplefluent, Mr. Richards served as CFO with four consecutive Greylock Partners-funded companies over a fourteen year period, most recently with Awareness, Inc., an innovator in social media marketing software. In addition, he served as CFO at ClearForest Ltd, a leader in text analytics software, which was sold to Reuters in 2007. Prior to ClearForest, Mr. Richards served as CFO of netNumina Solutions and of Tessera Enterprise Systems, both culminating in successful exits.
In addition to his experience in emerging software companies, Mr. Richards has worked in large enterprise organizations including Sybase, where he was Senior Finance Manager during the company’s high-growth period, when the company’s revenues grew from $150 million to nearly $1.0 billion over the five-year period.
Mr. Ring is responsible for leading Research & Development at Peoplefluent. This includes identifying and executing on strategic partnerships and acquisitions, as well as reviewing strategic technologies and product planning. Through his broad exposure within the software industry and key relationships with industry influences, Mr. Ring brings extensive technology acumen and strategic vision to the company’s innovation agenda.
Most recently, Doug has been a Principal at Bedford Funding, providing technical and product guidance on Bedford’s technology investments. He was previously Chief Technology Officer of Geac, where he was responsible for all aspects of the software creation process including strategy, innovation, engineering and deployment. He was also actively involved in the communication of technology strategy to the press, industry analysts, senior management, partners and customers. Mr. Ring also served as Director of Emerging Technologies at Dun & Bradstreet Software prior to its acquisition by Geac. Adding to his domain expertise in the HCM marketplace, Mr. Ring spent a number of years in Human Resources consulting at a number of leading companies including Holiday Inn Worldwide, the Los Angeles Times, and Mattel Toys. He started his career at Canada Mortgage and Housing. Educated in Canada, Mr. Ring has a diploma in Civil Resources Engineering from Seneca College in Toronto and in Information Technology from Algonquin College in Ottawa.
With 20 years of experience in dynamic software industry segments and with a strong track record in strategic program development, social marketing, demand generation, sales enablement and brand awareness, Mr. Lewis brings a strong track record of marketing and sales enablement success in a range of software businesses, including SaaS leaders, to his role as Peoplefluent's Chief Marketing Officer.
His highly acclaimed book, Stand Out Social Marketing (published by McGraw Hill in November of 2012), delivers a keen overview of his innovative thinking, social marketing expertise and powerful research in the field.
Mr. Lewis joined Peoplefluent from Awareness, Inc., where he served as Vice President of Marketing and Sales for nearly five years, during which time he helped define the new Social Media Management Software space. Prior to his role at Awareness, Mr. Lewis spent three years as Vice President of Marketing for Salesnet, Inc., a SaaS-based software leader. In this role, he oversaw and executed marketing and demand generation initiatives that resulted in a 500 percent improvement in lead flow, a predictable 3% response rate, decreased cost per lead and a 250 percent return on investment for programs executed. Before joining Salesnet, Mr. Lewis was the Director of Global marketing for StreamServe, Inc., the largest privately held software company in Europe at the time.
Mr. Lewis began his career with five years as the Director of Marketing at Management and Associated Services, Inc. followed by five years as Director of Sales and Marketing at InterlinkONE, Inc. He has a BA from Stonehill College and an MBA from Bentley College. He is President of the Business Marketing Association of Boston and Marketing Chairman of the Alumni Association and Board of Bentley College.
With 25 years of strategic software sales experience and strong domain expertise in the Human Capital Management marketplace, Gregg Monastiero has responsibility for direct and channel sales for Peoplefluent's Talent Management, Vendor Management and Workforce Planning and Analytics product lines in North America and oversees the company's Global Accounts across all product lines.
Prior to joining Peoplefluent, Mr. Monastiero served as managing partner for Blackmore Partners, assisting the private equity firm in identifying and building target software companies for investment. Before his tenure at Blackmore Partners, Mr. Monastiero was the executive vice president responsible for Worldwide Sales and Marketing for SumTotal Systems, where he built intensive strategies around customer requirements, delivered a completely new selling and delivery model, and drove significant revenue growth.
Prior to his role at SumTotal, Mr. Monastiero was vice president of North American Sales for JDA Software, senior vice president of Sales for the Americas for Torex, president and EVP of Global Strategic Solutions for Infor/SSA Global, where he was previously executive vice president of Sales for SSA and senior vice president of North American Sales for Baan (positions he held at time of acquisition). Before joining Baan, he was senior vice president of Global Sales for iConverse and vice president of Sales for Cybrant Technologies. Mr. Monastiero began his sales career at Baan Software/Aurum Software.
Randy Jesberg has more than 22 years of extensive expertise in business development, international expansion and channel partnerships. As head of Workforce Compliance and Diversity Solutions, Mr. Jesberg is responsible for sales, implementation, support and development of diversity planning and compliance solutions that minimize risk and exposure for Peoplefluent’s clients. His division is focused on providing research, consulting and software solutions that help customers build best practices for diverse and balanced workforces to meet appropriate and regulatory guidelines. Mr. Jesberg’s market knowledge and exposure to key regulatory compliance issues are tremendous assets to our customer base.
Prior to joining Peoplefluent, Mr. Jesberg served as General Manager and Executive Vice President of Global Business Development at Trintech Group, a leading global provider of enterprise software, consulting and outsourced services for transaction reconciliation, workflow management and regulatory compliance. While there, he led the rapid expansion of the business into new international markets by establishing direct sales/delivery teams and revenue-generating channel partnerships. Randy also served as Vice President, Enterprise Resource Planning product line at AutoTester, Inc., a leading automated software test tool company designed to help customers worldwide with e-business, SAP R/3, ERP, and Windows software quality initiatives.
Mr. Thomson is responsible for managing worldwide software engineering, architecture, quality and hosted operations for Peoplefluent’s Talent Acquisition and Talent Management solutions. His proven leadership in building and managing global development teams, his product and platform design track record in the HCM arena and his customer-focused dedication to product quality are considerable assets as Peoplefluent continues to focus on market-driven innovation initiatives. In addition to supporting the success of existing customer environments, Mr. Thomson is dedicated to further enabling mobile, social and collaborative capabilities across the integrated Talent Management suite through both enhancement and expansion initiatives.
Mr. Thomson has spent more than half his career in the Human Capital Management sector. For nearly a decade, he served as Vice President of Engineering for Centra Software (acquired by Saba), which delivered online classroom, collaboration, and web conferencing solutions for the learning management space. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President for Quark, Inc., where he managed a portfolio of 15 different products across four global product development centers, implementing a single-suite schedule, launching a new SaaS offering, and developing a cloud-based product strategy for new product launches. In addition to working at Quark and Centra Software, Mr. Thomson was the director of Research and Development at Avaya Communications, and held engineering and architecture roles at Cadre Technologies.
As the head of Global Product Management, Jim Bowley leads Peoplefluent's product strategy – a strategy driven by continuous innovation and information by global client perspectives.
Mr. Bowley brings extensive knowledge of Human Capital Management, best practices, technology innovation, product strategy and integration from his hands-on experiences with customers. As a thought leader in the HCM space, and while at Peoplefluent, Mr. Bowley previously served in a variety of roles within the sales and professionals services organizations as well as strategy and operational leadership roles both in the United States and EMEA. Before joining Peoplefluent, Mr. Bowley held positions in organizational and communications consulting with Mercer and Towers Perrin. He worked with Fortune 500 companies to assess corporate culture and create matching communications strategies for employees, managers and HR staff. He is a frequent writer whose articles have appeared in a variety of publications including Human Resource Executive Magazine, Talent Management, HR Magazine and Compensation & Benefits Review.
Alys Scott is responsible for Peoplefluent's corporate communications strategy. Ms. Scott brings more than 20 years of experience from the corporate communications, marketing, investor relations and public relations disciplines. Most of her career has been in the software industry, with time spent on both the corporate and consulting agency sides focused on corporate growth strategies, acquisitions, public market entries, and the articulation of market differentiation and corporate strategy to a wide range of constituencies.
Before joining Peoplefluent, Ms. Scott was Vice President of Corporate Communications for Geac, a global performance management solutions provider, where she worked with financial and industry analysts, business and trade media, customers and partners, and internal audiences to set communications direction during turnaround and acquisition phases.
Prior to joining Geac, Ms. Scott was General Manager of Miller Consulting Group, a leading technology communications consultancy in Boston. She also worked in different management, marketing and communications capacities at International Data Group, Shandwick Public Relations, where Charles Jones was the global Chief Operating Officer, and Entex Information Systems. She began her career in New York working in advertising at Wells, Rich, Greene and Young and Rubicam.
Stephen Bruce is responsible for designing and implementing the company's Talent Management practices to energize a diverse and high-performance culture while leading the delivery of organizational management and HR services for the company. In this role, he ensures Peoplefluent maximizes the return on investment of all human capital assets. He performs continual capacity and capability planning in line with the current and future business plans of the organization.
Mr. Bruce’s deep domain expertise in a range of businesses, large and small, and his keen understanding of the critical issues and challenges faces by Human Resources organizations are a tremendous asset across multiple organizational functions within Peoplelfuent.
Mr. Bruce has wide-spread experience in strategic management and delivery of human resources in the software industry. Prior to joining Peoplefluent, Mr. Bruce held executive HR management positions for CDC Software, Infor Global Solutions, Geac Computer Corporation Limited and eCredit Corporation. Most recently, at CDC Software, Mr. Bruce was the Senior Vice President of Human Resources, directing global HR for this $400 million software provider. Previously, he directed global HR for the strategic solutions group of Infor, comprised of the integration with Geac, SSA Global and Systems Union; and was the Vice President of Human Resources for eCredit. Mr. Bruce has extensive experience in all facets of HR including: executive leadership, talent management, mergers and acquisitions, organizational development and integration, performance management, competency development, international management and incentive/compensation programs and planning in diverse and dynamic software organizations.