Showpad is the second company Pieterjan has founded. In 2010 he co-founded the mobile development agency, In The Pocket and still serves on its board. Prior to In The Pocket, Pieterjan held senior roles at Netlog and Accenture and holds masters degrees in both Communication Sciences and International Business.
Showpad is also the second company Louis has founded. He and his co-founder, Pieterjan, founded the mobile development agency, In The Pocket in 2010, where Louis still serves on the board. Prior to In The Pocket, Louis was a Strategic Partnership Manager at Netlog, where he first met Pieterjan. Louis also holds masters degrees in both Law and Business.
Jason is responsible for Showpad’s marketing, sales, customer success, and partnerships globally. He believes that creating customer value through making salespeople successful every day is Showpad’s foundation. Jason was last Chief Operating Officer at Marketo (pre-IPO through take-private) and has spent time in global executive roles at Adobe, Omniture, and Oracle. He holds a MBA from Northern Illinois University.
Peter started his journey by building web apps for MTV, then helped kickstart the mobile development company In The Pocket as Lead Developer. As Showpad's technical co-founder, he wrote the first line of code of our platform.
Theresa is responsible for building and leading the Showpad
global marketing team to increase awareness, generate leads, and support direct and indirect channels to grow revenue and profitability. Theresa brings more than 20 years of experience driving marketing, sales and business development strategy for enterprise B2B software companies including PowerReviews and IBM.
Chris has more than 15 years of experience in leading development teams at companies like Fifthplay, Technicolor and Sopra Steria. He is an experienced technical manager skilled with navigating both cultural and technical differences and is a strong believer of agile methodology.
Before joining Showpad, Hendrik held different positions in Sales and Marketing at Procter & Gamble. After a stint in consulting at Bain & Company he enrolled in the MBA program at Harvard Business School. Upon graduating, he joined Showpad as Chief of Staff to the CEO. Hendrik now manages the sales team in EMEA.
Prior to Showpad, Jacob had several finance roles at Nuance Communications and Profource. While serving those companies, he did several international assignments. Jacob holds a master degree in Business Economics.
Peter is responsible for attracting, developing, and engaging the best people at Showpad. Previously, he was Chief People Officer at Real Impact Analytics and Director Human Capital Europe at Russell Reynolds in London. In the US, he worked at the HQ of a semiconductor company. Peter holds a law and business degree.
Gauri is responsible for leading the global business development and alliance teams at Showpad. She brings over 20 years of experience building global alliance and sales teams, strategic relationships and partner ecosystems to positively impact sales and growth with B2B Enterprise customers. She has worked for companies such as Accenture, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, IBM, Oracle and Marketo. Gauri has a Juris Doctorate from Pace Law School in New York and a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen's University in Kingston, Canada.
Jeff Horing has been a co-founder and managing director at Insight Venture Partners since 1995. Under his leadership Insight has become a premier venture capital and private equity firm with over $8 billion in committed capital for growth investments in software and internet businesses. Jeff has invested in more than 30 companies, notably AirWatch (acquired by VMware), Greenfield Online (IPO, later acquired by Microsoft) Shutterstock (IPO), Teamviewer (acquired by Permira) and WIX (IPO Nasdaq: WIX).
Norman co-founded Dawn Capital. He has invested in several of Europe's leading SaaS companies including Mimecast and Order Dynamics, and in B2B/B2C ecommerce companies Gelato Cloud and Miinto. Prior to Dawn, Norman was Partner at Reuters Plc’s global technology VC fund. Norman is a graduate of Stanford University and holds an MBA from INSEAD business school.
Barend founded Hummingbird Ventures in 2010. As Managing Partner, he oversees all aspects of fund and investment management. In addition to Showpad, he currently serves on the board of directors of Markavip and Taxibeat. Previously he was on the board of directors at Shutl (acquired by Ebay), Clear2pay (acquired by FIS), Data Center Technologies (acquired by Symantec) and Dedigate (acquired by Terremark Inc.).