LEADERSHIP

Executive Team



Scott Brown - President and Chief Executive Officer.

Scott Brown

President & Chief Executive Officer

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Scott Brown - President and CEO.

Scott Brown

President & Chief Executive Officer

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Scott Brown, President and CEO, leads FinancialForce's mission to help organizations connect the front and back office with the leading customer-centric business suite on the Salesforce platform. Before joining the company, Scott was Chief Revenue Officer for publicly-traded data analytics leader Teradata, where he led 5,000 professionals across sales, customer success, engineering, and global consulting teams-as well as a global partner ecosystem-to deliver an exceptional customer experience.

Scott has built life-long relationships with customers as he has helped them gain value and succeed in their businesses. Prior to Teradata, Scott held global sales and customer success roles at Cisco for 22 years, most recently leading teams of 3,400 professionals to deliver over $10 billion in annual bookings. Prior to Cisco, Scott spent 10 years working with ERP customers at System Software Associates and Effective Management Systems.

Scott earned an MBA in Marketing from Loyola University of Chicago and a BA in Marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He has taught MBA-level courses at University of Wisconsin-Madison, Northwestern University, and Duke University.

Dan Brown - Chief Product and Strategy Officer.

Dan Brown

Chief Product & Strategy Officer

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Dan Brown - Chief Product and Strategy Officer.

Dan Brown

Chief Product & Strategy Officer

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Daniel Brown is Chief Product and Strategy Officer at FinancialForce and is responsible for guiding the company's product strategy to deliver on its ambitious growth plans and expanding the size and scope of the product development organization.

Dan joins FinancialForce with over 25 years of business software and SaaS solutions experience, including 15 years at Microsoft Corporation. Dan's most recent Microsoft role was General Manager of Corporate Strategy, where he led the company's internal digital transformation strategy.

Previously, Dan ran Microsoft's Dynamic AX and Dynamics NAV product teams, where he was responsible for their international business growth, product development, and shift to a cloud delivery model. Prior to Microsoft, he led the product group for Rivio, a Silicon Valley startup that built workflow-based SaaS applications, including financials management for small-to-medium sized businesses.

Dan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy, and a Master's degree in Computer Science, all from Stanford University, California.

Tony Kender - Chief Revenue Officer.

Tony Kender

Chief Revenue Officer

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Tony Kender - Chief Revenue Officer.

Tony Kender

Chief Revenue Officer

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Tony Kender is Chief Revenue Officer at FinancialForce, responsible for developing and managing strategies to accelerate and scale global revenue. With more than three decades of experience in applications software business, Tony is a recognized leader in creating and leading high performance go-to-market organizations, having been responsible for sales, global marketing and channels teams across all industries and selling motions. Before joining FinancialForce, Tony was with Oracle's Human Capital Management (HCM) organization, holding roles as SVP & General Manager, North America HCM Sales, Global HCM Sales Strategy and SVP for HCM Global Strategic Customers. In these roles, Tony led the HCM Enterprise go-to-market sales strategy and execution, transforming the organization from on-premises offerings to the cloud SaaS offerings.

Michelle Mathis - Vice President of Strategic Planning.

Michelle Mathis

Vice President of Strategic Planning

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Michelle Mathis - Vice President of Strategic Planning.

Michelle Mathis

Vice President of Strategic Planning

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Michelle Mathis is the Vice President of Strategic Planning at FinancialForce and is responsible for driving the company's planning cycles and business reviews, cross-business initiatives, and licensing and pricing strategy. Michelle joined FinancialForce with over 18 years of leadership experience, including seven years at Microsoft Corporation in the Dynamics Business Application division. Prior to Microsoft, Michelle spent over 16 years in the telecommunications industry. She held various roles, including several strategic pricing positions, at Ericsson, BellSouth (now AT&T), and Nortel Networks. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Nicole Milstead - Senior Vice President of Marketing.

Nicole Milstead

Senior Vice President of Marketing

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Nicole Milstead - Senior Vice President of Marketing.

Nicole Milstead

Senior Vice President of Marketing

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Nicole Milstead is Senior Vice President of Marketing at FinancialForce, leading all aspects of FinancialForce's global marketing efforts including strategy, revenue marketing, marketing communications, brand growth, and customer voice. Additionally, she oversees the company's Salesforce alliances organization with a focus on collaborative marketing with Salesforce.

Nicole has more than 20 years of experience leading marketing, business development, and partner & alliance teams for some of the world's most successful enterprise technology companies. During her tenure at Oracle, she ran go-to-market, field engagement, and business development programs that drove demand through sales-specific requirements and alignment. Previously, she led analyst relations for SAP and began her career in a sales role at Gartner. Nicole holds a Master's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor's degree from Lafayette College in Pennsylvania.

Ravi Narula - Chief Financial Officer.

Ravi Narula

Chief Financial Officer

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Ravi Narula - Chief Financial Officer.

Ravi Narula

Chief Financial Officer

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As Chief Financial Officer for FinancialForce, Ravi Narula develops and manages strategies to expand the business and accelerate revenue, overseeing finance, IT, information security, and facilities & real estate.

A growth-minded finance leader with significant experience in scaling organizations, Ravi has a strong record of success in business, finance, and operations across industry verticals including enterprise SaaS, networking, and communications.

Ravi spent the last 20 years helping to transform technology startups into large and mature public companies. Before joining FinancialForce, Ravi was CFO at Ooma Inc., where he helped drive the company's IPO, raised private and institutional money, played an instrumental role in growing the business domestically and internationally, improved gross margins, and created operational efficiencies. Previously, Ravi served as Chief Accounting Officer at Gigamon Inc., where he helped grow revenue and EBITDA margins while playing a critical role in the company's IPO. Ravi also served as CFO at BigBand Networks Inc., and his earlier career included finance leadership roles at Borland Software and Deloitte & Touché.

Ravi holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Garhwal in India.

Founders

Debbie Ashton - Founder and Senior Vice President, Strategic Customer Experience.

Debbie Ashton

Founder & Senior Vice President, Strategic Customer Experience

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Debbie Ashton - Founder and Senior Vice President, Strategic Customer Experience.

Debbie Ashton

Founder & Senior Vice President, Strategic Customer Experience

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Debbie Ashton is the Senior Vice President of Strategic Customer Experience and a Founder of FinancialForce. Debbie has been instrumental in the growth and ongoing success of the FinancialForce business. In her current role, Debbie's mission is to work with our customers to understand their journey, ensure they maximize the value they derive from our solutions and enhance the overall customer experience.

As an ERP expert with over 25 years experience she has worked on the some of the industries leading ERP platforms. From the inception of FinancialForce Debbie has been in senior leadership positions including product strategy and development, global support and customer success.

Prior to FinancialForce Debbie ran the international product teams at Coda following the acquisition by SciSys and latterly UNIT4, during this time Debbie held leadership positions in product management & engineering, as well as presales and account management. Debbie has a degree in Applied Biology from Sheffield Hallam University.

Board Members

Burton M. Goldfield

Independent Director and Chairman
CEO, TriNet

Michael Berry

Executive Vice President & CFO, NetApp

Alek Ferro

Vice President, Advent International

Tim McAdam

General Partner, TCV

Eric Wei

Managing Director, Advent International

Scott Brown

President & CEO, FinancialForce

Jennifer Lagaly

Senior Vice President of Sales, Salesforce

Sheila Talton

CEO, Gray Matter Analytics

Advisor to the Board

Bill Patterson

EVP and GM of CRM Applications, Salesforce