Mark FrostChief executive officer
With a 20-year impressive track record at the forefront of cloud business models, Mark Frost delivers a unique combination of operational, product and P&L experience that outperforms the status quo. He has extensive experience creating and executing breakaway strategies that solve customer problems while driving category and product leadership. Prior to joining Sitecore, Mark Frost served as CEO of MarkMonitor, a global leader in enterprise brand protection, safeguarding more than half of the Fortune 100 brands. He also served as General Manager for the SaaS Business Unit of CA Technologies, where he was part of the Global Leadership Team and responsible for pioneering and leading the transformation to SaaS. His efforts helped drive year-over-year revenue growth by more than 75 per cent and increased market share with the acquisition of 330 new customers. Mark Frost earned his B.A. in Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley.
Scott AndersonChief marketing officer
Scott has developed and led growth and digital innovation strategies for more than 20 years, primarily in the enterprise tech industry. He has a track record of leading digital transformation to strengthen brands, grow demand and delight customers. Prior to joining Sitecore, Scott served as senior vice president of marketing at Bazaarvoice and was vice president of global marketing for a $55 billion division at HP. At HP, Scott led a number of transformative company-wide initiatives, including pioneering the company's social practice, digitising worldwide product launches and restructuring the outbound go-to-market model. Scott is a frequent speaker at industry marketing events and often cited as one of the most influential marketers in tech.
Rich FoehrChief Legal Officer and Head of Global Human Resources
Rich has guided legal and employment matters for technology companies for more than 20 years. At Sitecore, he is responsible for overseeing and directing the company’s global legal and HR teams. Prior to joining Sitecore, Rich served as vice president and assistant general counsel to Autodesk, Inc., an industry-leading design software and services company. While there, he was responsible for international legal issues relating to intellectual property, global compliance, executive compensation, SEC reporting, mergers and acquisitions, litigation, employment, privacy, and data protection. Previously, Rich was in private practice at the San Francisco offices of Sheppard Mullin and Bronson, Bronson & McKinnon, where he supported technology companies with corporate and commercial litigation matters. Rich holds a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA and JD from Santa Clara University.
Dan GriggsChief Financial Officer
Dan has held financial leadership positions in both traditional corporations and high-growth venture- or equity-backed technology companies for more than 15 years. He founded and built Sitecore’s Financial Planning and Analysis function in support of the company’s 35%+ annual revenue growth and played a lead role in the sale of a majority interest to the private equity firm EQT. Prior to joining Sitecore, Dan was Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis at the technology company Rocket Fuel, where he built and led the finance organisation through revenue growth and helped to drive a successful IPO and subsequent secondary offering. Prior to Rocket Fuel, he held progressive roles in corporate finance with Nestlé USA and AT&T, Inc. Dan holds an MBA in Finance from the University of California at Davis and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.
Denise ParkerChief Customer Officer
Denise Parker is accountable for global Customer Operations, heading up the following functions: Customer Success, Professional Services, Product Support, Internal and External Enablement, IT and Customer Operations. Her focus is to ensure cohesion, scalability and efficiency to delight our customers. Denise brings 15 years of experience from the enterprise software and cloud markets, spanning IT, sales, consulting and business development. Prior to Sitecore, she served as VP, Global Channel Sales at K2, a business application software company. Before that, Denise managed the top 15 global alliances for Microsoft, which included top Indian system integrators, European and US-based outsourcers, hosting companies and strategic Independent Software Vendors (ISVs). Denise has also led IT, business development and sales organisations in Asia, Europe and North American markets.
Mark ZablanChief Revenue Officer
Over the past 20 years, Mark has held executive roles with high growth companies in the areas of data, analytics, digital marketing and content management software. He has extensive global management experience, having operated businesses in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to Sitecore, he served as President of Adobe EMEA, a region with over 1,000 employees delivering more than $1.2 billion in revenue from Creative, Marketing and Document Cloud subscriptions. As Group President of Experian Marketing Services in North America and UK/Ireland, Mark had full P&L responsibility for Experian's portfolio of businesses, repositioning the group as a digital marketing leader and first mover in multichannel campaign management. Mark is a well-known industry expert and accomplished speaker, who enjoys long-standing relationships with large global brands and ad-tech agencies.
Ryan DonovanEVP, Product Management
Ryan Donovan is responsible for leading the teams behind Sitecore’s product strategy, formulation and execution of the product roadmap, user experience and technology research. His focus is to ensure that Sitecore has the best-in-its-class, differentiated product offerings to empower Sitecore’s clients to deliver the richest digital experiences possible. Ryan has over 20 years of experience working in the digital marketing and web-facing technology space in both the implementation partner and enterprise software sectors. He joined Sitecore when it acquired CommerceServer.net, where he previously served as President and Chief Technology Officer. Prior to that, Ryan served as Co-President and Chief Technology Officer of SMITH (formerly Ascentium Corporation / Cactus Commerce), a provider of digital agency services, managed Internet hosting solutions and eCommerce solution accelerators. Before that, Ryan spent many years at Microsoft in a variety of leadership roles, most recently as the engineering general manager of Microsoft’s commerce and web hosting solutions.
Anil GuptaEVP, Program Management
Anil has a broad, cross-functional role ensuring operational excellence, governance and coordination across global teams. His background includes experience as a senior leader and consultant in multiple areas including professional services, engineering, product management and marketing. Before joining Sitecore, Anil was the CMO of MarkMonitor and CompuMark, product business units of Clarivate Analytics (formerly part of Thomson Reuters). He also has over 15 years’ consulting experience with several SaaS companies, including SAP, Blue Martini Software, Medallia, Coremetrics and others. Anil holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MBA.
Udo WaibelEVP, Engineering
Udo leads our engineering teams in the development of our solutions while driving constant improvement and focus on quality, reliability, ease-of-use, security and customer delight. He has a depth and breadth of experience that is critical to driving future growth and innovation. Prior to Sitecore, Udo was CTO at International Decision Systems (IDS). At IDS, he drove the product engineering team to stabilise existing customer implementations, significantly reduce product defects and establish modern and agile engineering practices, enabling a greater focus on innovation. Before IDS, he served as the Chief Technical Officer and SVP of Products at Heat Software. Udo has also held CTO and engineering leadership positions at cloud software startup Hara as well as SAP.
Faraaz KhanSVP, Corporate Strategy and Development
Faraaz is responsible for strategic partnerships, acquisitions and driving the company’s long-term strategy and business planning. Prior to joining Sitecore, Faraaz helped revamp the go-to-market strategy for Intercom—one of the fastest growing startups in Silicon Valley. He also served as the Global Head of Corporate Strategy, Partnerships and Pricing for the IP & Science division of Thomson Reuters. Prior to his corporate career, Faraaz worked in management consulting with Booz & Company and investment banking with Macquarie Capital, focussed on the technology, media and telecoms sectors. He brings rich experience and a truly global perspective, having lived and worked in the US, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia / CIS.
Faraaz attended Arizona State University for his undergraduate studies in Finance and Supply Chain Management, the London School of Economics and INSEAD for graduate studies in Finance.
Jonas PerssonChairman of the board
During a 20-year career at Microsoft, Jonas led the company’s transition to a cloud-first, mobile-first business model in Sweden by re-shaping the organisation, building organisational capabilities and hiring the right leaders to manage the transformation. As the former COO and then CEO of Microsoft Sweden, Jonas led more than 700 people and generated close to $1 billion in yearly revenue from traditional software sales, cloud and devices sales, as well as revenue from consulting services. He now sits on the board of several influential companies and organisations in northern Europe and is a key advisor to Sitecore as chairman of the company's board.
Michael SeifertBoard member
Michael started coding at age 11 and started his first IT company at the age of 15. Before (and during) college, he was one of the principal developers of DikuMUD, an online multiplayer computer game, serving millions of users, which was a predecessor to massive role-playing video games like 'World of Warcraft'. Later, while working as president of a successful multimillion-dollar custom software development company, Michael envisioned the need for a Microsoft-centric system for creating and managing websites. In 2001, he joined forces with four fellow Internet zealots, founded Sitecore and introduced a product with functionality and appeal that was completely disruptive in the market. He served as Sitecore CEO for 15 years and now sits on the company’s board of directors.