Leadership

MuleSoft's Leadership

Ross Mason
Founder & VP Product Strategy
Mark Dao
Chief Product Officer
Rob Horton
SVP People Ops, Corporate Development & General Counsel
Simon Parmett
SVP Global Field Operations
Brent Hayward
VP Global Partners & Services
Mahau Ma
VP Marketing
Brian Miller
VP Business Development

Board of Directors

Greg Schott, CEO, MuleSoft
Ann Winblad, Managing Director and Co-founder, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners
Gary Little, Partner, Morgenthaler Ventures
Ravi Mhatre, Managing Director, Lightspeed Ventures
Mark Burton, Former EVP, mySQL
Steve Collins, Former CFO, ExactTarget and NAVTEQ
Michael Capellas, Former CEO and Chairman, VCE Company, LLC, First Data Corporation and Compaq
Greg Schott
CEO

Greg is a software industry veteran with over 20 years experience building and leading high growth technology companies from early stage through IPO. Greg was previously Senior Vice President of Marketing at SpringSource. Prior to SpringSource, Greg served as Senior Vice President of Marketing at Agile Software (acquired by Oracle) where he led all product management and marketing efforts and helped lead the company through a 600% increase in revenue and IPO. Greg also served as Agile's Vice President of Corporate Development. Before Agile, Greg served as Vice President of Marketing and Vice President of Operations at DG Systems (NASDAQ: DGIT), where he helped build the company from startup to a profitable public company. Prior to DG Systems, Greg was a manager at The Boston Consulting Group, and he also held management and engineering positions at Westinghouse and IBM. Greg holds an MBA from Stanford and a BS Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University.

Ross Mason
Founder & VP Product Strategy

Ross founded MuleSoft in 2006 on the idea that connecting applications should be easy, building on the open source Mule project he created three years earlier. He is responsible for MuleSoft's product strategy, open source leadership, engineering alignment and direct engagement with customers. Prior to MuleSoft, Ross was Chief Executive Officer of SymphonySoft Limited, an EU-based company providing services and support for large-scale integration projects. Previously, Ross was Lead Architect for RaboBank and played a key role in developing one of the first large-scale ESB implementations in 2002. He has also worked with NatWest Bank, Credit Suisse and UBS. Ross holds a BS (Hons) in Computer Science from Bristol, UK.

Matt Langdon
CFO

Matt brings more than 20 years of financial expertise and deep operational experience to MuleSoft, most recently as CFO of TIBCO Software Inc. As CFO of TIBCO, he oversaw global financial operations, strategy and reporting. In his 11-year tenure with TIBCO, he held key leadership positions, including Senior Vice President of Strategic Operations, CMO, Vice President of Corporate Development and Director of Sales Enablement. His earlier career experience includes positions in product management at Siebel Systems, investment management at an affiliate of Bass Brothers Enterprises, and investment banking at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.

He has a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Michigan and a master's degree in business administration from Northwestern University.

Uri Sarid
CTO

Uri brings over 20 years of technology and research leadership experience to MuleSoft, most recently as Vice President of the NOOK Cloud at Barnes & Noble, where he architected, led, and released the flagship digital content and user platform for NOOK. Previously, Uri was VP of Engineering at eMeter (acquired by Siemens), the leading provider of enterprise software for the SmartGrid. Uri has also held CTO and VP of Engineering positions at innovative companies including Loyalize, Aptana, Accomplice, Noosh, and digiGroups. Uri began his career with research and teaching positions at Stanford University, Lawrence Berkeley Lab, and the University of Notre Dame.

Uri holds a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics from Harvard University and a B.S. with Highest Distinction from the University of Arizona. He is an author on 7 patents.

Mark Dao
Chief Product Officer

Mark is the Chief Product Officer for MuleSoft where he leads the product organization including product management, engineering, user centered design, documentation, and cloud operations. Mark brings more than 20 years of leadership in the software industry driving innovation in on-premise, cloud, mobile and business network solutions. Prior to joining MuleSoft, Mark served as senior vice president of product development at Ariba, where he lead the global product development team for over a decade. He led the product and organizational transformation as Ariba moved from on-premise to the cloud and scaled the Ariba business commerce network to include millions of trading partners and over $750 billion in transactional volume. Mark joined Ariba from Asera, where he architected, designed, and built an XML based development platform which was the foundation of the Asera eBusiness application suite. Asera was a pioneer in eBusiness solutions, composite applications and web based enterprise applications. Prior to Asera, Mark was the lead for product development at an eCommerce startup focused on building a web based ordering and fulfillment system.

Mark holds an MS in Computer Science from Stanford University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.

Rob Horton
SVP People Ops, Corporate Development & General Counsel

Rob brings nearly 17 years of legal and operational experience in the high tech industry, serving as General Counsel for two companies, Infoblox and BigBand Networks, both of which he took public. At BigBand, Rob also led the human resources team as the company more than doubled in headcount and scaled its operations. Previously, Rob held a senior legal role at Borland. Rob started his legal career at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he focused on corporate and securities work for high-growth technology companies.

Rob holds a JD from the Northwestern University School of Law, and a BA in History from the University of Notre Dame.

Simon Parmett
SVP Global Field Operations

Simon leads MuleSoft’s worldwide sales, services and channels organizations, responsible for the company's growth and customer success. Simon comes to MuleSoft from Oracle where he was General Manager of Oracle’s PLM Business Unit. At Oracle and previously Agile Software (acquired by Oracle) he was responsible for sales, business development, alliances and solution delivery for the Asia Pacific region. While with Agile, Simon also held senior executive positions in marketing, business development and corporate development where he was instrumental in positioning the company for its rapid growth and expansion. Prior to joining Agile Software, Simon was a founder and Managing Director with SG Partners, and was a Senior Consultant with CSC Index, a leading consulting and systems integration firm focused on technology strategy and business re-engineering.

Simon holds an MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, and a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Leslie Kurkjian
VP Talent

Leslie leads global talent acquisition for MuleSoft. Leslie comes to MuleSoft from Dropbox where she was responsible for attracting, developing and retaining teams across functions. Running sales operations and strategy, she scaled the sales team more than 3x during a period of hypergrowth. Leslie also led the Dropbox Rotation Program and leadership development initiatives, focusing on growing all levels of talent throughout the company. Previously, Leslie worked on Google’s Emerging Business team where she successfully built, scaled and managed sales teams for several new ad products.

She has a BA in Law, Letters, and Society from the University of Chicago and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Brent Hayward
VP Global Partners & Services

Brent leads MuleSoft's global partner and services organization, responsible for all aspects of customer and partner success. In this role, Brent leads our global services, support, training and partner organizations, working closely with our ISV, systems integration and reseller partners to deliver consistent, world-class solutions and enablement for our customers. Brent brings to MuleSoft over 16 years of experience in software sales and service delivery. Most recently at Oracle, he was Vice President of North America Application Sales for the Oracle Knowledge Product Portfolio where he was instrumental in rapidly expanding both the direct and channel sales operations. Previously, Brent was Executive Vice President of Worldwide Business Development at InQuira, where he drove top line growth through developing and operationalizing InQuira’s worldwide channel and alliances strategy. Brent began his career at Accenture, where he led teams serving Global 2000 clients in the communications, media & entertainment, and high tech industries.

Brent holds a BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Mahau Ma
VP Marketing

Mahau has over 15 years of experience in the technology and enterprise software space. Prior to joining MuleSoft in 2007, Mahau held various positions at TIBCO Software, including roles in sales enablement, customer marketing and partner marketing. Earlier, Mahau spent a number of years investing in enterprise software and networking startups at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Trinity Ventures.

Mahau started his career at management consulting firm McKinsey & Company and holds an AB in Economics from Harvard University.

Brian Miller
VP Business Development

Brian is a technology industry veteran with over 20 years of experience driving growth at both large and small organizations. Prior to joining MuleSoft, Brian ran strategy and business development for Western Digital’s consumer and small business group, which includes market-leading products WD My Cloud and WD My Passport. Brian came to Western Digital through the acquisition of Senvid, known for its MioNet SaaS solution, where he was Vice President Marketing and Business Development. Previously, Brian was Vice President of Product Marketing and Professional Services at Noosh, a market leading multi-tenant cloud based solution, as well as GM for Asia Pacific at Nokia through its acquisition of Ipsilon Networks. Early in his career, Brian advised clients on strategy at Bain and Company.

Brian holds an MBA from Stanford University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from MIT.