John Burke, Chief Executive Officer
John is a proven operator and technology executive with 20 years experience in fast-growth environments ranging from start-ups to public technology companies. He has served in the COO, CFO and Senior Financial roles at DYE Precision, St. Bernard Software, Global Domains, Visual Sciences and WebSideStory. John was part of the management team at WebSideStory that pioneered SaaS-based web analytics. He was instrumental in raising over $44 million in private equity and $50 million in the Company’s IPO. John oversaw financial operations during the Company’s growth from $9 million to $100 million in annual revenues. The Company sold in late 2007 for over $400 million.
John started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he served in both business assurance and financial advisory services. He specialized in mergers and acquisitions, business valuation and forensic accounting. He received his CPA while at PwC. John was honored as 2009 Public Company CFO of the Year by the San Diego Business Journal for his transformational role at St. Bernard Software.
John received his BS in Business Administrat
ion with an emphasis in Accounting from San Diego State University. John was President of the Student Accounting Society and was honored as the College of Business Graduation Speaker for his graduating class.
Mike Pennell, Founder & Chief Data Scientist
A software and services executive with 20+ years experience and success in guiding a start-up from pre-revenue to profitability with repeating customer successes. Mike was EVP for CapitalStream which provided both software and services to deliver the origination and workflow solutions used by a quarter of the top US banks. After HCL Technologies purchased CapitalStream, Mike became VP of the growing HCL CapitalStream business unit leading to enterprise-wide rollout at top 5 US banks and the first worldwide rollout in the Fortune 50. Previously, Mike was VP of Product Strategy at Epicor where he led the product management and marketing teams of this enterprise software developer. Throughout his career, Mike defined, built and sold integrated analytics solutions. Mike has an MBA and BS degree in operations research from Cornell University.
Ron Frohock, Founder & Chief Technology Officer
A senior development executive with 20+ years experience leading technology and software development. As First VP at JPMorgan Chase (formerly WaMu), Ron was responsible for the website and systems supporting home loans. As VP of Engineering for MindArrow Systems, Ron oversaw the design and development of self-service SAAS marketing automation tools, and he created and managed the Technical Client Services group which served Fortune 500 companies with web development and rich media messaging. As Director of Development at Epicor, Ron oversaw Epicor’s analytical product offering and application integration. As Director of Development at State of the Art (now Sage), Ron was the primary architect for one of the first client/server suites of financial applications.
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