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
Greg Stock
Greg Stock
Chairman & CEO

As chairman and CEO of Zenoss, Greg Stock has guided the company to double-digit annual growth and profitability by reinventing a technology, transforming a culture, and igniting the market for hybrid IT monitoring software. Greg's vision is that Zenoss will drive the evolution to software-defined IT operations for the largest companies in the world.

Greg's track record spans more than 20 years of executive leadership with exceptional companies including Vovici (acquired by Verint), Mirage Networks (acquired by Trustwave), Vastera (IPO), and Manugistics (IPO).

Recent accolades for Greg and his team include: 2017 finalist for the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year award, 2017 Austin Best Places to Work, and 2016 Forbes Best Places to Work.

Greg holds both an MBA and a bachelor's degree from the Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pennsylvania. He is a fixture in the Penn State MBA program, guest-lecturing every year since 2005.

Michael Lovell
Chief Financial Officer
Michael Lovell
Michael Lovell
Chief Financial Officer

Michael Lovell has over 20 years of experience focused on financial strategy and planning for some of the most successful enterprise software companies. As chief financial officer at Zenoss, Michael leads all aspects of the company's financial operations.

Prior to joining Zenoss, Michael worked for eight years as CFO at Lifesize, a video collaboration company. Prior to his tenure as CFO, Michael was the director of financial planning and analysis of privately owned Lifesize Communications, where he helped guide them through a successful acquisition by publicly traded Logitech for $405 million. As CFO of Lifesize, a division of Logitech, Michael managed the successful separation and privatization of the business, where he ultimately served as CFO of Lifesize Inc.

Before coming to Lifesize, Michael served as vice president of finance at Surgient, a software-as-a-service provider of virtualization technology. He also served as the CFO and vice president of operations of NewportWorks, a provider of real estate–related voice technology solutions, where he managed the acquisition by First American Title Company.

Michael holds a bachelor's in political science with a minor in economics from Denison University in Granville, Ohio.

Brian Wilson
Chief Customer Officer
Brian Wilson
Brian Wilson
Chief Customer Officer

Brian Wilson has been practicing the core value of #CustomersforLife for more than 20 years. What sets Brian apart is his relentless focus on customer outcomes and customer value realization. Brian joined Zenoss in 2011 as vice president of services and support, was promoted to senior vice president of customer success in 2013, and, most recently, was appointed to chief customer officer.

He is responsible for the full life cycle of customer-facing operations at Zenoss, from initial sales engineering engagement to professional services and deployment, ongoing customer support and adoptions, account management and training, and to the subscription renewal process. In addition, Brian manages technical operations for the company's SaaS products and corporate IT as well as the product management for all of the company's offerings.

Prior to joining Zenoss, Brian had worldwide responsibility for services delivery of the virtualization product portfolio at Quest Software. Brian joined Quest through an acquisition where, as vice president of client services, he was instrumental in the development of the first private cloud platform for Global 2000 enterprise customers. Previously, Brian has served in senior management roles in emerging technology companies, global service providers and the defense industry. Brian holds a Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Science in industrial engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Brian has had bylines and been quoted in publications such as Bloomberg, Converge XYZ, Destination CRM, ITA, IT Best of Breed, National Defense, Network World and University Business.

Megan Lueders
Chief Marketing Officer
Megan Lueders
Megan Lueders
Chief Marketing Officer

As chief marketing officer, Megan Lueders is responsible for linking the innovations of Zenoss to customer-focused IT operations and driving customer preference for the brand through all channels. In this role, she is responsible for driving the strategy of corporate positioning and communications, brand identity, demand generation, marketing operations, PR/AR, online and offline marketing programs, and lead-qualification efforts worldwide.

Her teams are responsible for worldwide integrated marketing programs, account-based marketing (ABM) initiatives, lead-generation campaigns, and channel marketing operations.

Megan is a firm believer in addressing the challenges of modern marketing through continuous improvement focused on people, process and technology. Accolades for her performance include CRN Women of the Channel, CMO awards, and Martech Women to Watch.

Megan holds a bachelor's in business administration with a management focus from the Red McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. Outside of the office, Megan serves on the board of directors for Texas 4000 and YMCA of Austin and is quite active in the Austin community. Free time outside of that is generally dedicated to chauffeuring and cheering on her two sports-orientated kids to and from games, tournaments and practices.

Pat Emerson
Vice President of Channels & Biz Dev
Pat Emerson
Pat Emerson
Vice President of Channels & Biz Dev

Pat Emerson joined Zenoss in 2014 as vice president of business development and channels after an eight-year tenure at EMC.

Most recently, Pat had worldwide responsibility for EMC's GSI relationships and all channels and 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 vice president of sales and business development for Troux Technologies. He built the sales and channels organizations and helped grow Troux to more than $15 million in revenue prior to leaving in 2006.

Pat came to Austin, Texas, 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 bachelor's program at Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York.

George Kanuck
Vice President of Worldwide Sales
George Kanuck
George Kanuck
Vice President of Worldwide Sales

George Kanuck has a 20-year proven track record of creating and scaling high-growth revenue streams. As vice president of worldwide sales at Zenoss, George is responsible for building the strategy and team to drive our direct business and grow our market share.

Most recently, George led global sales and marketing at Trustonic, a leader in hardware-backed security and a joint venture between ARM and Gemalto. Prior to Trustonic, George grew revenues for Good Technology as vice president of NorAm F500 enterprise sales, assisting in the successful acquisition by BlackBerry. He joined Good Technology after the acquisition of Austin, Texas–based mobile startup Macheen, where he led global sales and business development. Earlier in his career, he led enterprise and government markets at Vovici and held leadership positions at KPCA Global, Hoovers and Dun & Bradstreet.

George earned his MBA from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and has a bachelor's degree in economics from Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pennsylvania. He is active in the Austin startup community, mentoring early stage entrepreneurs, and enjoys mountain biking, playing bass, and taking a spin at the Circuit of the Americas and other great Texas racetracks.

Mike Lunt
Vice President of Engineering
Mike Lunt
Mike Lunt
Vice President of Engineering

As vice president of engineering for Zenoss, Mike Lunt oversees the global engineering teams, which are responsible for both the open-source and commercial software at the heart of the company's product offerings. Simply put, Mike's job is to build the products that ensure the success of our customers and help to make them customers for life.

Mike manages and directs all corporate engineering for the company, including strategic planning, product design, quality assurance and problem resolution. Mike joined Zenoss in 2008 and has more than 20 years of experience delivering enterprise on-premises and SaaS-based solutions to Fortune 500 clients. He's helped take Zenoss from an open-source replacement for Nagios, catering to smaller organizations, to the global leader in hybrid IT monitoring and analytics software, helping enterprise customers transform their businesses.

Before joining Zenoss, Mike served as a director of research and development for 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 company's successful acquisition of Evity, where he led the operations and QA teams developing web transaction monitoring solutions. 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 and iChat.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma, where his Texas accent helped him land his first software job, building and testing enterprise fax servers.

Derek Brown
Vice President of EMEA
Derek Brown
Derek Brown
Vice President of EMEA

Derek Brown 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 helping U.S. software organizations develop their full potential in Europe by utilizing his strong leadership skills with an emphasis on focused sales execution and team building.

Ginger Blankenship
Vice President of Employee Success
Ginger Blankenship
Ginger Blankenship
Vice President of Employee Success

Ginger Blankenship joined Zenoss in 2014 as vice president of human resources, bringing the company over 20 years of leadership and human resources management experience. Ginger 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 startups to Fortune 50 companies.

Prior to joining Zenoss, Ginger was the vice president 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.

Earlier in her career, 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 bachelor's program at St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas.

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

Board of Directors - Bill Bock
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

SMS Assist

Board of Directors - Taylor Rhodes
Taylor Rhodes

As CEO of SMS Assist, one of America's fastest-growing technology companies, Taylor Rhodes is responsible for the creation and implementation of the company's vision, strategy and operations. With over two decades of technology and services leadership experience, he focuses on the combination of an engaging company culture, technology innovation and a customer-first service orientation to differentiate SMS Assist from its competitors.

Prior to joining SMS Assist, Rhodes served as CEO of Rackspace, the number one managed cloud company. Under his leadership, Rackspace grew to achieve more than $2 billion in revenue and is consistently recognized as a technology and customer service leader by top industry analysts and publications.

Before his tenure at Rackspace, Rhodes served in senior leadership roles spanning enterprise, financial and corporate strategy at Electronic Data Systems Corporation and Automatic Data Processing Systems Inc.

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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