At Sencha, we've gathered a team with a phenomenal track record of technical and business achievement. And we're working hard to make the web into the premier application platform for software developers everywhere.
Michael has held product and executive marketing roles at influential Silicon Valley startups Netscape, Loudcloud and VMware. At virtualization leader VMware, he served as the vice president of worldwide marketing during its break-out into server computing. He holds an MBA from Stanford University and a BA in economics from Harvard College.
Vice President, Worldwide Sales
With more than 20 years of experience in software development and infrastructure sales, Ted most recently spent four years at Nokia Qt Development Frameworks division. While there, he led the worldwide sales organization for more than two years, after serving in other sales management positions at his previous company, Trolltech (acquired by Nokia in 2008). Prior to Trolltech, he was western regional director of sales and service for Agitar. Earlier in his career, Ted spent eight years in various sales roles at Rational Software (now IBM). Ted holds a degree in computer science from North Adams State College.
Chief Technical Officer
Abraham is responsible for overseeing the company's strategic direction and enabling its rapid growth as a global provider of application development software and services. He most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at BH Capital Partners. Abraham's results driven management and introduction of commercial open source solutions enabled BH Capital to become one of the fastest growing privately held companies in Florida. Abraham brings an entrepreneurial spirit and a proven track record of achieving revenue goals and profit growth.
Vice President, Products & Services
Jeff’s broad-based executive management experience has been built from roles at both large and small high-tech companies during his 20-year career. He most recently served as vice president of products and marketing for Terracotta, a leading enterprise data virtualization company. In earlier roles, he managed enterprise pricing, product management, and services functions at PricewaterhouseCoopers, E.pihany, Loudcloud, and EDS. Jeff began his professional career as an armored cavalry officer in the United States Army. He holds an MBA from Stanford University and a BS in engineering and mathematics from the United States Military Academy.
Vice President, Operations
Adam serves as the Company’s Vice President of Operations, bringing over 15 years executive experience building leading businesses. Adam obtained his Bachelor of Engineering from Vanderbilt University with honors, triple majoring in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, and Mathematics. Adam went on to earn a law degree from Duke University Law School, and practiced corporate and contract law with the prominent firm of Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A. From there, Adam led business divisions for Bayview Financial, a prominent national financial institution, achieving record growth and sales.
Vice President, Engineering
Craig brings 20+ years leading all facets of product development and a passion for all things mobile, embedded and web. Previously Craig was VP of Product Development at Oracle/Sun Microsystems, where he managed the team delivering the Java Platform to billions of devices. Prior roles at Sun include leading the development of portal, identity, content delivery and network management platforms. Craig holds a BS in Computer Engineering from Bucknell University.
Aaron Conran leads the development of Sencha Architect. Aaron has been involved with Sencha since its very beginnings and has an in-depth understanding of Ext JS internals and architecture. He has demonstrated mastery of the Ext JS library and client-side development practices.
Don Griffin is the engineering manager for Ext JS. He was an Ext JS user for 2 years before joining Sencha and has over 20 years of software engineering experience on a broad range of platforms. His experience includes designing web application front-ends and back-ends, native GUI applications, network protocols and device drivers. Don’s passion is to build world class products that people love to use.
Darrell Meyer leads the GXT product team at Sencha. Before joining the company, Darrell was the creator of the popular open source MyGWT Widget Library for Google Web Toolkit (GWT). Darrell brings his expert Java and GWT knowledge to Sencha. With 10+ year’s experience building enterprise web applications, Darrell is equally well versed as both a software architect and user interface expert.
Jacky Nguyen is the lead mobile architect at Sencha. With his well-rounded knowledge and experiences on both server-side and client-side development as well as industry best practices, he is responsible for designing and improving Sencha frameworks’ overall architectures. He was the author of MooTouch, which has become a part of Sencha Labs. Jacky is passionate about bringing innovation to software development and developers.
Arne Bech leads development on Sencha Animator. He is passionate about technology; in the past he has designed and built physical products as well as run his own web company in his native Norway. Arne holds a M.S in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.