Scott Roza, Chief Executive Officer
As Skytap's Chief Executive Officer, Scott is responsible for overall strategy and operational execution. Prior to joining Skytap, Scott was Vice President of Worldwide OEM and Channel Sales for HP/Opsware's Business Service Automation business unit. In October 2007, HP acquired Opsware for $1.6B, where Scott served in the same role. Prior to Opsware, Scott was Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for iConclude, where he was instrumental in positioning iConclude as the leader in the emerging Run Book Automation space. In this role he also established iConclude's business relationship with Opsware, the firm that ultimately acquired iConclude for $65 million in early 2007. Prior to iConclude, Scott served as Vice President, Sales and Marketing, for Advanced Digital Information Corporation (ADIC), a $475M public data storage company, where he more than doubled ADIC's branded business. Scott has also worked as a consultant for McKinsey and Co., and served 5 years in the United States Navy as a Submarine Officer.
Mr. Roza holds a B.S. degree in Marine Engineering from the United States Naval Academy, an M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Maryland, an M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an M.B.A. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School.
Brad Schick, Vice President of Engineering and Operations
As Vice President of Engineering, Brad Schick leads Skytap's engineering, quality assurance, and operations teams. Brad is a software industry veteran with proven team and corporate leadership skills. Most recently, Brad was founder at Wegos, Inc., an innovative gaming start-up. Prior to Wegos, he was the Vice President of Engineering at Vizrea, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2007. Earlier in his career, Brad worked at Microsoft Corporation, where he led development teams on Windows and Internet Explorer. Brad has also been an instructor at the University of Washington and has a passion for hands-on problem solving and programming at all levels. Brad holds a B.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University.
Brett Goodwin, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development
As Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, Brett is responsible for overall marketing strategy and execution, and forging key partnerships. Brett has 20 years of experience helping emerging technology companies become market leaders, including Isilon Systems, RealNetworks, and McCaw Cellular/AT&T Wireless. As employee 15 and Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Isilon, Brett helped lead the networked storage company from pre-revenue to $100M+ annual revenue and through a successful IPO in December 2006. EMC acquired Isilon for $2.5B in October 2011. Prior to Isilon, Brett led product management, enterprise products, and corporate development at RealNetworks for over 6+ years and through their IPO in November 1997. At McCaw Cellular, Brett held product management and marketing roles as the first digital and nationwide cellular network was becoming operational in North America. Brett has also worked as a management consultant for Booz, Allen, and Hamilton.
Mr. Goodwin holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Pomona College, an M.B.A. from Stanford Business School, and studied the history of economics at Oxford University, England.
Brian White, Vice President of Products
As Vice President of Products, Brian White is responsible for Skytap product strategy and product management. Prior to joining Skytap, Brian was Director of Developer Resources for Amazon Web Services where he was responsible for development and operations of the AWS websites, documentation, AWS management console, and tools and SDKs program. While with Amazon, Brian defined, hired the team for, and launched AWS Elastic Beanstalk, a platform-as-a-service offering focused on ease-of-use and application management. Prior to Amazon, Brian was VP of Products for iConclude, a Seattle startup, which became the leader in the Run Book Automation space. iConclude was acquired by Opsware and subsequently HP, where he drove product direction for what is now known as the HP Operations Orchestration and the Network Automation System. Prior to that Brian held senior product management and technical sales positions for Microsoft working on Visual Studio Team Foundation Server and the IBM Rational ClearCase/ClearQuest product line.
Brian holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Purdue University and is the author of Software Configuration Management Strategies and Rational ClearCase and Second Life – A Guide To Your Virtual World.
Chris Lawrence, Vice President of Enterprise Sales
As Vice President of Enterprise Sales, Chris is responsible for enterprise sales, customer development, and strategic partnerships. Chris joined Skytap with 17 years of experience, which has been focused on providing solutions to customer's business challenges. Prior to joining Skytap, Chris was with Quantum, a billion dollar Storage Company focused on backup, recovery, and archive. As Quantum's Northeast Area Director of Sales, Chris consistently led his team to double-digit growth year over year by delivering customer value. Chris was with ADIC (prior to the acquisition by Quantum) where he held positions focused on regional and global accounts.
Chris established a track record for consistently exceeding customers' expectations, setting Global standards at Fortune companies, and achieving sales records. Earlier in his career, Chris spent a number of years with Compaq Computer Corporation as a training specialist and knowledge adventure.
Chris holds a B.S. degree in Economics and Management Science from SUNY Cortland and an M.B.A. from Clarkson University.
Todd Farley, Vice President of Commercial Sales
As Vice President of Commercial Sales, Todd is responsible for customer facing field operations and Skytap customer success. Todd brings his experience in building and leading high performance sales teams from Quantum, a publicly traded storage company focused on backup, data recovery and archive, where he held numerous sales leadership positions including leading the North American inside sales team. While at Quantum, Todd also held business line management and product marketing roles where he was responsible for product direction, positioning, and profitability of various hardware and software product lines. Prior to Quantum Todd worked for Advanced Digital Information Corporation where he was a consistent top performer in sales roles that served mid-market and Fortune 500 customers.
Todd holds a Bachelors degree from the University of Washington.