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.
With over 25 years of global business experience, Art brings to Sencha deep operational expertise across sales, marketing, product development, services, and support. Prior to Sencha, Art was the CEO of Cordys where he transformed the Netherlands-based software company into a BPM PaaS and Cloud Provisioning provider and successfully led its acquisition by OpenText. Before that he was President of MontaVista Software, breaking into non-traditional Linux markets such as automotive infotainment systems and aerospace controls. Art has led sales and services organizations in the Asia Pacific/Japan territory with Documentum, Cadence, and General DataComm, living in the region for over 12 years. Art holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut and also served 5 years of Active Duty in the US Air Force and 22 years in the Air Force Reserves, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel.
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Sanjay brings over 30 years of experience in financial and accounting management to his role as CFO of Sencha, with significant experience in the software and services sector. He most recently served as CFO of Moxie Software. Prior to that, he was CFO of Montavista Software Inc., a privately-held, embedded Linux company that was sold to Cavium Networks. Previous roles include CFO/Vice President of Finance for KSR, Continuent, Bluestar Solutions, Extensil, and Challenger Systems, where he was responsible for financial and accounting functions, developing strategic plans and leading several rounds of funding efforts. Sanjay is a Chartered Accountant and has an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and a BA from the University of Bombay. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
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.
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, 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.
Operations & General Counsel
Adam serves as the Company’s Vice President of Operations & General Counsel, 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, Marketing
Kristin brings 20 years of experience in enterprise software marketing to her role as Vice President of Marketing. She most recently spent four years at Coverity (now Synopsys), a development testing company, where she led the demand generation and product marketing efforts for their commercial and open source solutions. Previously, she held leadership roles in product marketing, partner marketing, developer marketing and product management at HP in the Software Division, where she focused on automation, application management and web services software. She started her career in Marketing at Wells Fargo. Kristin holds a BA in English from UC Irvine and an MBA from UC Berkeley.
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.