Ulf ZetterbergFounder and Chief Executive Officer
Ulf co-founded Seal Software in 2010 and drives the company’s overall strategy and execution. He brings over 25 years of enterprise software and services experience in both corporate and entrepreneurial environments. As a serial entrepreneur, Ulf is passionate about innovation and growth, and is driven by and committed to a strong customer-first culture. Prior to Seal, Ulf held senior executive positions at companies like OpenText, Legato, EMC, Kazeon and Proact. Ulf studied Economics at Stockholm University.
Kevin GidneyFounder and Chief Technical Officer
Kevin, a founder of Seal Software, has held various senior technical positions within Legato, EMC, Kazeon, Iptor and Open Text. His roles have included management, solutions architecture and technical pre-sales, with a background in electronics and computer engineering, applied to both software and hardware solutions.
John O’MeliaExecutive VP, WW Field Operations
John’s role is to oversee the continuum of customer life cycle from sales through to successful deployment at Seal Software. He brings a wealth of experience in the enterprise software industry having held senior leadership positions in services, sales and product development. John leads Seal Software’s Sales, Professional Services, Legal Services, Managed Services, Customer Support and Customer Success teams. Prior to Seal Software, John was responsible for WW Services and Customer Success at EMC’s Enterprise Content Division. The early part of John’s career was spent in consulting with PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM where he rose through the ranks and became a Partner. He holds an honors degree from Huddersfield University and is a lifelong Liverpool fan.
LAURIE BRASNER, ESQ.
LAURIE BRASNER, ESQ.
Laurie Maroun Brasner is General Counsel of Seal Software. As General Counsel, Laurie is responsible for managing and overseeing all of Seal’s legal matters. Prior to becoming GC, Laurie was a Senior Director of Legal Services at Seal. Prior to joining Seal, Laurie was the lead contract management knowledge specialist with a multinational consulting group where she assisted clients in developing and implementing contract management solutions. She also served as in-house counsel to both DIRECTV Latin America, LLC and Société Générale, New York and was a corporate associate with Shearman & Sterling and Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. Laurie received her JD from Boston University School of Law and completed her undergraduate work at Barnard College of Columbia University.
Leighton SmithChief Financial Officer
Leighton joins Seal Software from Oracle where he started as VP Cloud Finance and most recently was the CFO for the NetSuite division. Over more than two decades in Europe, Asia, and the Americas, Leighton has set up or streamlined policies and procedures at international corporations in the manufacturing, banking and tech sectors as well as a number of start-ups. Earlier in his career, he held finance leadership roles at Software AG and T-Systems in Germany. A British national, Leighton relocated to the Bay Area in 2013. He holds the Chartered Global Management Accounting designation and is also a primary author of a software Patent (US 20160110591 A1).
David GingellChief Marketing Officer
David joined Seal in February 2017 after 25 years of experience in hi-tech sales and marketing. His most recent position was as CMO of TeamViewer GmbH, the remote access and control software specialist. Prior to that role he was the VP Marketing for EMEA for major tech brands EMC, Adobe and NetApp over a ten-year period. Gingell was also an early employee of Documentum which was later acquired by EMC. He was a key player in the formation of the Enterprise Content Management market, and helped Documentum reach the number 1 vendor position prior to its acquisition. Early in his career, he held technical and sales roles at Ingres and Oracle. He holds an honors degree from the University of Wales and an MBA from Henley Business School, UK.
Jim WagnerChief Strategy Officer
Jim works closely with Seal Software’s senior leadership team and customers to define and communicate the strategy of the company. Jim joined Seal Software as part of the company’s acquisition of Apogee Legal, the company’s primary partner for the development of advanced analytic accelerators. Prior to joining Seal, Jim served as a founder and principal at multiple highly successful legal technology organizations. Jim began his career as an attorney focusing on M&A and corporate transactions. Jim was graduated from Duke Law School, where he frequently lectures and where he is an active member of the Duke Law technology community.
Carly RabucoChief People Officer
Carly Rabuco is Chief People Officer at Seal Software and has global responsibility for human resources, people strategy, Seal culture, and the Seal Gives Back program. Prior to joining Seal, Carly held a variety of leadership roles across a wide range of organizations, from startup to multinational organizations including GE Digital and Dell EMC. Carly holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Santa Clara University.
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Prior to joining Seal Software, Steve served as Senior Vice President, EMEA for Spend to Pay Procurement software provider Hubwoo. Steve came to Hubwoo after Intersources, the procurement services firm that he co-founded, was acquired by them in 2007. Steve’s background is in commodity risk management, trading, sourcing and procurement having held senior roles with Mars, United Biscuits and Refco. Steve has a BA (Hons) in Business Studies.
Prior to joining Seal Software, Dan most recently served as Senior Vice President of Global Supplier Business, Support and Customer Satisfaction for Spend to Pay Procurement software provider Hubwoo. Dan came to Hubwoo after Intersources, the procurement services firm that he co-founded, which was acquired by Hubwoo in 2007. Dan’s background is in sourcing consulting, business development, support/CSAT and procurement having held additional roles with AT Kearney and Transora. Dan holds Bachelor’s degrees in Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering from Northwestern University in Chicago, IL.
Mark has over 20 years’ experience working as an Enterprise Solutions Architect for companies such as EMC, Bocada and Kazeon. Mark has been involved with Seal Software since its conception and is responsible for bringing software products to market, both as a product manager and as a solutions architect.
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