Leadership

Management Team

Zenoss Leadership Team


The Zenoss management team brings together years of experience and executive leadership in enterprise hardware, software
 and IT services. Engaging, innovative and passionate about leading teams and serving customers, these well-seasoned
executives foster collaboration, empower teams and promote a culture that values people and creates customers for life.
 

Greg Stock
Chairman & CEO
Management Team - Greg Stock, Chairman & CEO, Zenoss
Greg Stock
Chairman & CEO

Greg Stock has more than 20 years of executive leadership with high-growth companies who have established market leadership and created category leading value for customers. Prior to Zenoss, Greg served as Chairman and CEO of Vovici, transforming the company into the leading provider of Voice of the Customer (VoC) SaaS solutions. Under his leadership, Vovici experienced explosive growth of more than 300 percent, expanding its customer base to 1,200, including 50 percent of the Fortune 500. Vovici was acquired by Verint-Systems in July 2011. Before Vovici, Greg served as President and CEO of Mirage Networks, a provider of network access control (NAC) solutions based in Austin, TX. During his tenure, Greg led the company from its first customer win to securing more than 600 customers in 40 countries and secured more than $37 million in funding. Mirage was acquired by Trustwave in February 2009. As vice president of marketing, Greg drove Vastera, a provider of global trade management solutions, to a market-leading position and was instrumental in the company’s successful IPO in September 2000. Greg also helped Manugistics, a supply chain management software company, grow revenues to more than $200 million and expand operations to China and Australia. Early in his career, Greg held leadership positions at Chrysler Motors in Detroit, MI and IBM Corp. in Rochester, MN and Somers, NY. Greg was most recently an Entrepreneur-in-Residence with Austin Ventures and is a member of the Board of Directors at Austin-based Macheen, Inc. Greg holds M.B.A. and B.S. degrees from the Pennsylvania State University.

Brian Wilson
Senior VP of Customer Success
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Brian Wilson
Senior VP of Customer Success

Brian Wilson joined Zenoss in 2011 as Vice President of Services and Support and is responsible for all post sale customer-facing operations at Zenoss - from initial services engagement and deployment, to ongoing customer support and Services, account management, training, and finally to the subscription renewal process. He brings over 20 years of experience in ensuring customer success. Prior to joining Zenoss, Brian had worldwide responsibility for Services delivery of the Virtualization product portfolio at Quest Software. Brian joined Quest through the successful acquisition of Surgient, where he was VP of Client Services and was instrumental in the development of the first private cloud platform for Global 2000 enterprise customers. Prior to Surgient, Brian served in a senior management role to build the Services, Support and Sales Engineering organizations at WhisperWire, a venture backed telecommunications sales effectiveness start up, later acquired by Convergys Corporation. Prior to WhisperWire, Brian worked in the defense industry delivering virtual reality and visual simulation trainers to the armed forces. Brian holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and M.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Alabama at Huntsville.

Megan Lueders
VP of Marketing
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Megan Lueders
VP of Marketing

A veteran technology marketing executive with over 20 years of experience in the high-tech industry, Megan has managed worldwide, integrated marketing programs, lead generation campaigns, and associated marketing operations that have repeatedly increased demand and generated revenue. As Vice President of Marketing, Megan is responsible for driving the strategy of corporate positioning and communications, brand identity, demand generation, marketing operations, public relations, online and offline marketing programs, and telemarketing efforts worldwide. Prior to joining Zenoss, Megan spent nine years at Lifesize, a division of Logitech, where she joined early and went on to serve as Vice President of Worldwide Marketing. She was instrumental in the company’s growth to over 500 employees as well as through a successful acquisition by Logitech for $405 million. Before joining Lifesize, Megan worked at Voxpath and Isochron in product marketing roles. Megan began her marketing career with Verizon in a management program where she worked in Seattle, Boston, and Atlanta. Megan holds a bachelor of business administration in management from the Red McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. She currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Texas 4000 organization and is a board member of the YMCA of Austin Program Services Board.

Pat Emerson
VP of Worldwide Sales
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Pat Emerson
VP of Worldwide Sales

Pat Emerson joined Zenoss in 2014 as Vice President of Business Development and Channels. In 2016, he expanded his responsibilities to include direct sales, channel and business development as Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Pat comes to Zenoss after an eight year tenure at EMC. Most recently he had worldwide responsibility for EMC’s GSI relationships and all Channels & Alliances for the Americas. He helped reinvigorate EMC’s relationships with Capgemini and Deloitte, tripling revenue through these partners over the last three years. Pat previously ran Partner Development and OEM Sales for EMC. Prior to EMC, Pat was the first VP of Sales and Business Development for Troux Technologies. He built the sales and channels organizations, and helped grow Troux to more than $15m in revenue prior to leaving in 2006. Pat came to Austin in 2000, to join Question Technologies, leading Sales and Business Development, before it was sold to Motive Communications in 2001. Earlier in his career, Pat had Sales and Business Development leadership roles at DataBeam which was acquired by Lotus Development, Octel Communications, acquired by Lucent, and Software Publishing. Pat studied in the Computer-Based Management Systems BS program at Clarkson University

Christine Thomas
VP of Finance
Christine Thomas
Christine Thomas
VP of Finance

Christine Thomas has over a decade of experience focused on financial strategy and planning for some of the fastest growing software companies in Austin. As Vice President of Finance, Christine leads all aspects of Zenoss’ financial operations.

Prior to joining Zenoss in 2013, Christine served as the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis for All Web Leads, where she was responsible for budgeting, forecasting, BOD reporting, M&A due diligence. She also held finance roles at Bazaarvoice, Surgient, and Holtzman Partners.

Christine is a CPA, holds a BA in Accounting from Baylor University, and is in the 2017 MBA class at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where she is concentrating on finance and entrepreneurship.

Mike Lunt
VP of Engineering
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Mike Lunt
VP of Engineering

Mike Lunt is Zenoss’s vice president of Engineering. Mike oversees Zenoss’s global engineering teams, which are responsible for both the open source and commercial products at the heart of Zenoss’s offerings. Mike joined Zenoss in 2008 and has over 20 years of experience delivering enterprise on-prem and SaaS based solutions to the Fortune 500. Prior to Zenoss, Mike served as a director of R&D at BMC Software, responsible for delivering various ITOM solutions, and he was a key change agent in BMC’s transformation to Agile development techniques. Mike joined BMC through the successful acquisition of Evity, providing Web transaction monitoring solutions, where he lead the Operations and QA teams. Prior to Evity, Mike was a founding engineer of Onebox.com, which was acquired by Phone.com, and a part of other early stage companies such as Aquity. Mike holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Oklahoma State University.

Marcus MacNeill
VP of Product Management
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Marcus MacNeill
VP of Product Management

Marcus MacNeill joined Zenoss in 2015 as Vice President of Product Management and is responsible for defining and driving Zenoss products and services to market. He brings more than 25 years of experience developing, marketing and supporting enterprise software to his role.

Prior to Zenoss, Marcus was Director of Product Management at Dell where he managed the ProSupport portfolio of enterprise hardware and software support offerings globally. Marcus was formerly Vice President of Products for Hart InterCivic where he was responsible for product management, marketing and business development. Marcus has held senior product management and marketing positions at Surgient, Troux Technologies, Vignette, Vantive and Oracle. Early in his career, Marcus was a software engineer and development manager at IBM and Platinum Technology.

Marcus holds a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University with a concentration in Computer Science.

Derek Brown
VP of EMEA
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Derek Brown
VP of EMEA

Derek is the Vice President of EMEA with primary responsibility for the development and growth of Zenoss in the European market. This entails working with new and existing customers as well as key partners, including Cisco, Accenture and Wipro, to extend the Zenoss solution.

He is an accomplished senior executive with over 35 years’ of experience in software sales and senior management roles in the Supply Chain, Field Service and Customer Experience markets with global software companies such as JDA, Oracle and Verint. Derek has extensive experience of helping US software organisations develop their full potential in Europe by utilising his strong leadership skills with a strong emphasis on focussed sales execution and team building.

Ginger Blankenship
VP of Employee Success
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Ginger Blankenship
VP of Employee Success

Ginger Blankenship joined Zenoss in 2014 as Vice President of Human Resources bringing to the company over 20 years of leadership and human resources management experience. Blankenship oversees all human resources efforts with a focus on delivering results through talent, leadership and teams. Her background includes senior leadership roles that span the spectrum of fast paced start-ups to Fortune 50 companies.

Prior to joining Zenoss, Ginger was the VP of HR at Providence Partners where she built an HR consulting practice that brought to clients the perspectives and best practices gained from decades of work in high tech and services industries. Before Providence, Ginger served as HR Director of Hewlett-Packard’s Enterprise Security Business Unit, where she was responsible for the integration of three newly acquired security companies into one HP business unit. In that role, she focused on talent management including recruiting, retention, culture and leadership development. Prior to Hewlett-Packard, Ginger held HR leadership roles at several other technology companies including TippingPoint Technologies, Inc. which was acquired by 3Com, BroadJump, Inc. and PSW Technologies, Inc.

Ginger studied Business Management in the BA program at St. Edwards University.

Board of Directors

Our board of directors is comprised of an extraordinary group of business leaders with
strong track records of advising, running and growing successful high-tech companies.

Greg Stock

Zenoss

Board of Directors - Greg Stock, Chairman & CEO, Zenoss
Greg Stock

Greg Stock has more than 20 years of executive leadership with high-growth companies who have established market leadership and created category leading value for customers. Prior to Zenoss, Greg served as Chairman and CEO of Vovici, transforming the company into the leading provider of Voice of the Customer (VoC) SaaS solutions. Under his leadership, Vovici experienced explosive growth of more than 300 percent, expanding its customer base to 1,200, including 50 percent of the Fortune 500. Vovici was acquired by Verint-Systems in July 2011. Before Vovici, Greg served as President and CEO of Mirage Networks, a provider of network access control (NAC) solutions based in Austin, TX. During his tenure, Greg led the company from its first customer win to securing more than 600 customers in 40 countries and secured more than $37 million in funding. Mirage was acquired by Trustwave in February 2009. As vice president of marketing, Greg drove Vastera, a provider of global trade management solutions, to a market-leading position and was instrumental in the company’s successful IPO in September 2000. Greg also helped Manugistics, a supply chain management software company, grow revenues to more than $200 million and expand operations to China and Australia. Early in his career, Greg held leadership positions at Chrysler Motors in Detroit, MI and IBM Corp. in Rochester, MN and Somers, NY. Greg was most recently an Entrepreneur-in-Residence with Austin Ventures and is a member of the Board of Directors at Austin-based Macheen, Inc. Greg holds M.B.A. and B.S. degrees from the Pennsylvania State University.

Bill Bock

Silicon Labs

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Bill Bock

Bill Bock is Silicon Labs’ President and Board Director. Previously, as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Tivoli, Mr. Bock led the company through a successful IPO and a year later, the largest software deal in history when acquired by IBM. During his tenure as the CEO of Dazel from 1997-1999, the company was acquired by Hewlett-Packard. Earlier in his career, Bock successfully completed an IPO at Convex Computer Corporation as CFO. He began his career with Texas Instruments. Mr. Bock holds a BS in Computer Science from Iowa State University and an MS in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University.

Taylor Rhodes

Rackspace

Board of Directors - Taylor Rhodes
Taylor Rhodes

As CEO of Rackspace, Taylor Rhodes is responsible for the development and execution of the company’s strategy, which focuses on the growing managed cloud market. Managed cloud allows businesses to tap into the power of cloud computing without the pain and expense of bringing cloud expertise in house. Rhodes joined Rackspace in 2007 to lead the business unit responsible for delivering Fanatical Support® to the company’s largest and most complex customers. From there, he held various leadership positions, including Chief Customer Officer, where he was responsible for developing the company's strategic priorities and creating business growth across international markets in Europe, Asia and Australia.

Rhodes is a former U.S. Marine Corps infantry officer and holds an MBA from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Thomas Jennings

Summit Partners

Board of Directors - Thomas Jennings
Thomas Jennings

Thomas Jennings is a Managing Director with Summit Partners, focusing primarily on the technology and healthcare & life sciences sectors. Based in Summit’s Boston office, Tom joined the firm in 1997 and today co-heads the firm’s venture capital activities in North America, Europe and Asia. He is currently a director of Accedian Networks, ApoCell, AvePoint, PeerApp, Telerik and Zenoss and is actively involved with the firm’s investments in Casa Systems, Hiperos, IMMCO Diagnostics, LogiXML, NameMedia and OB Hospitalist Group. Tom’s prior investments and directorships include Anesthetix Holdings (acquired by TeamHealth), Burst Media Corporation (AIM: BRST, later acquired by blinkx PLC), Commnet Wireless (acquired by Atlantic Tele-Network, Inc.), Fermentas International (acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific), Hatcher Associates (acquired by Corillian Corporation), NetWitness Corporation (acquired by EMC Corporation), Sage Telecom and Unica Corporation (NASDAQ: UNCA, later acquired by IBM). Prior to Summit, he worked as a consultant with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).

Tom holds an AB in economics and theology from Boston College, where he received the Scholar of the College award. Tom is a Trustee of the Massachusetts Soldiers Legacy Fund, an organization that provides tuition funding for the children of fallen service members from Massachusetts.

Jonathan Perl

Boulder Ventures

Board of Directors - Jonathan Perl
Jonathan Perl

Over his 16 year career as a venture capitalist, Jonathan Perl has focused primarily on early-stage information technology companies. Jonathan’s representative information technology investments include iLumin Software Services, Inc. (sold to Computer Associates), Era Corporation (sold to SRA International), Metron Aviation, Inc. (sold to Airbus), Clarabridge, Inc., Millennium Pharmacy Systems, Inc., Zenoss, Inc., RedCloud Security, Inc. (sold to Avigilon), eMinor, Inc., and TerraGo Technologies, Inc.

Jonathan serves on the boards of Clarabridge, Millennium Pharmacy Systems, Zenoss, eMinor, and TerraGo Technologies, and is a board observer for MediaMath, Inc. He also serves on the board of the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association and co-chaired its flagship event, Capital Connection in 2009 and 2010.

Jonathan is a past Board Member of the North Carolina Council for Entrepreneurial Development, served on the executive committee of the Board of Trustees and was Treasurer of National Child Research Center, a preschool in Washington, DC, from 2008- 2012.

Jonathan holds an MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College (1997) and a BA (magna cum laude) in classical history from Tufts University (1988)

Don Rainey

Grotech Capital Group

Board of Directors - Don Rainey
Don Rainey

Don Rainey joined Grotech Capital Group as a General Partner in September 2007. Located in the greater D.C. area, he identifies and evaluates information technology and life science investment opportunities, working in the entrepreneurial community from Baltimore to Richmond.

Don is a serial entrepreneur who has been part of and built many successful businesses in the networking and online marketplaces. Prior to joining Grotech, Don was a General Partner with Intersouth Partners, an early stage venture capital firm in North Carolina. He was previously president of Attitude Network, one of the first entertainment networks online, which was sold to TheGlobe.com. He also served as a founding member of the Board of Directors for Accipiter through its acquisition by CMGI and was COO of DaVinci Systems, a Research Triangle-based software company, which was sold to ON Technology, enabling a combined entity IPO four months later.

Don has also held senior executive positions with Novell and the IBM Corporation. At Novell, he was responsible for all reseller programs and channel distribution. At IBM, he managed channel distribution and brand marketing for the $2 billion Network Hardware Division, where he established and managed product marketing and distribution in 50 countries.

Don is an adjunct professor at George Mason University where he teaches a course on venture capital in the School of Management. He serves on the Enterprise Investment Advisory Committee for the State of Maryland and the Investment Advisory Board of the State of Virginia's Growth Acceleration Program. He sits on the Boards of Directors for Mindshare and Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties and has held leadership positions with the Northern Virginia Technology Council and the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association. Don received his B.B.A. from James Madison University.

Follow Don at his blog, VC in DC.

Mitch Mumma

Intersouth Partners

Board of Directors - Mitch Mumma
Mitch Mumma

Mitch has primary responsibility for Intersouth Partners' technology portfolio. He joined Intersouth in 1989, shortly after its founding. Mitch has extensive full-cycle venture investment experience and has personally led more than 20 investments for Intersouth.

Prior to joining Intersouth, Mitch served as CFO for a high-growth computer hardware and software company. Previously, he worked as a manager in the high-growth business practice at Deloitte.

Mitch is a former Director and Chairman of the Board of the Council for Entrepreneurial Development. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Technology Association and the entrepreneurially focused NC Ideafoundation. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. In addition, he has served as a mentor to the Kauffman Foundation’s Kauffman Fellows Program.

Mitch is a frequent speaker on the topic of venture capital and an adjunct professor at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, where he teaches a course on venture capital. He received an A.B. in management science from Duke University.

Zenoss Investors

Summit Partners

Summit Partners is a growth equity firm that invests in rapidly growing companies. Founded in 1984, Summit has raised nearly $15 billion in capital and provides equity and credit for growth, recapitalizations, and management buyouts. Summit has invested in more than 350 companies globally in the technology, healthcare and other growth industries. These companies have completed more than 125 public offerings, and in excess of 130 have been acquired through strategic mergers and sales. Summit Partners has offices in Boston, Palo Alto, London and Mumbai.

Whether Summit Partners takes a minority or majority ownership position, their approach is the same. They view themselves as a growth investor that provides strategic and operational guidance to help proven, existing management teams reach their companies' full potential.

 
 
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Grotech Ventures

Founded in 1984, Grotech Ventures is one of the country's leading venture capital and private equity firms with a track record of helping to build successful companies. Grotech is focused on early- and growth-stage information technology investments and later-stage health care and consumer investments. Led by an experienced team of operating and private equity professionals, Grotech seeks investments where the combination of its financial backing, domain expertise, industry relationships, and operating experience will accelerate growth. The partnership manages $1 billion in committed capital from offices in Maryland and Virginia.

 
 

Intersouth Partners

Intersouth Partners is one of the most active and experienced early-stage venture funds in the Southeast, having invested in more than 80 private companies over the last twenty years. Founded in 1985, Intersouth manages more than $775 million in seven venture capital limited partnerships, making it the largest venture capital fund in North Carolina and one of the largest in the Southeast.

Based in Durham, North Carolina and Reston, Virginia, Intersouth Partners seeks a broad range of investment opportunities in the information technology and life sciences sectors. Our experienced team has full-cycle experience in the complex matters associated with investing in fledgling companies, including management team development, technology assessment and transfer, corporate partnering and successful exits.

 
 

Boulder Ventures

Boulder Ventures, Ltd. identifies exceptional entrepreneurs building market-leading technology companies and provides the funding, contacts and experience needed to succeed in today's highly competitive environment. We are dedicated to helping start-up, early-stage and emerging-growth companies.

The Boulder Ventures' team of professionals has over 100 years of collective experience in building successful businesses. Our portfolio companies have found that the combination of analytical, technical and interpersonal skills possessed by BV investment professionals are valuable resources not only for identifying and evaluating investments, but in assisting companies throughout their life cycle.

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