Executive Leadership

Thor Culverhouse, Chief Executive Officer
As Skytap’s Chief Executive Officer, Thor is responsible for overall company strategy and operational execution. Prior to joining Skytap, Thor was the CEO of Stratavia, where he successfully transformed the company from an early stage managed services business to a software license business focused on data center automation and private cloud deployments. After Stratavia’s acquisition by HP in 2010, Thor was VP Sales, Global Accounts for HP Software and Solutions, where he led a team of 200 sales professionals and was responsible for revenue generation of HP’s largest software customers. In 2012, Thor founded willbeHired, a social recruitment platform for enterprises.

Thor has also served in leadership roles at companies including IBM, Informix, and Tektronix. Thor holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Washington State University and an M.B.A. from the University of Portland.

Brad Schick, Chief Technology Officer
As Chief Technology Officer, Brad Schick leads Skytap’s overall product direct, architecture, and IP strategy. Brad ensures Skytap’s product aligns with the company’s vision and key partnerships. 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 and was recently the winner of the Startup Technology Star award presented by Puget Sound Business Journal.

Jeffry Dyer, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales
As Skytap’s Senior Vice President of Enterprise Sales, Jeffry Dyer is responsible for revenue generation and Skytap’s global expansion within enterprise IT and development organizations.  Prior to joining Skytap, Jeffry was the Vice President and General Manager of Western Region Field Operations at MicroStrategy where he led a team of enterprise sales executives in delivering multiple years of double digit revenue growth during his tenure. Jeffry has over 25 years of sales and operational leadership experience from past responsibilities with Informix, Interwoven, SeeBeyond and SAP with valuable expertise in Enterprise Application Integration Software, Business Intelligence Solutions, Cloud based solutions, eCommerce, Mobile Applications, RDBMS and Web Content Management.

Jill Domanico, Vice President of Talent
Jill brings with her over 20 years of HR, Recruiting and Mergers & Acquisition experience through a variety of roles within large, start-up and emerging companies; including, Visio, Microsoft, Google, and iStart Ventures. Jill began her high-tech career with Visio Corporation, leading recruiting, HR and employee relations functions, as well as acted as the Visio HR Integration lead through the Microsoft acquisition. She has spent several years within the Microsoft HR and the Venture Integration (M&A) team working on and leading the Venture Integration HR team on over 80+ deals in her career. She was the HR Lead for the Skype acquisition and integration.

Additionally, she has also worked in HR management and leadership roles for Google, iStart Ventures and with a variety of local companies as an HR, Organizational and M&A consultant.  In addition, Jill is co-owner of Domanico Cellars, a boutique winery. Outside of work, Jill enjoys spending time with her family outdoors and driving her prized possession – her Pink ’57 Chevy.

Frank Colich, Chief Financial Officer

As Skytap’s CFO, Frank is responsible for the overall finance and operations of the company. Prior to joining Skytap, Frank was the CFO of 3TIER and led the company through its acquisition in December 2013. While at 3TIER Frank helped build the company into a high growth, successful global organization.

Prior to joining 3TIER in 2007, Frank spent eight years working in the environmental services industry performing various roles, including operations management, financial management, business development, and project management. He holds an MBA from Seattle University and a BS in Biology from SUNY New Paltz.

Wayne Morris, Chief Marketing Officer

As Skytap’s Chief Marketing Officer, Wayne leads corporate, digital and field marketing as well as business development. Before joining Skytap, Wayne was the Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Business Solutions marketing. Prior to Microsoft, he co-founded and was CEO of myDIALS, a SaaS business intelligence start-up acquired by Adaptive Insights. Previously, Wayne was the CEO of Citect, a global industrial automation company listed on the ASX before being acquired by Schneider Electric, as well as CMO of BMC Software and McData, which was acquired by Brocade.

Wayne is co-author of “Foundations of Service Level Management,” published by SAMS. He has a B.Sc. with a major in Computer Science from University of Queensland, Australia.

Virginia Wei, Chief Legal Officer
As Skytap’s Chief Legal Officer, Virginia is responsible for worldwide legal affairs at the company, including strategic, commercial and compliance matters. Virginia has over 18 years experience representing private and public companies in corporate and technology transactions. She began her career at technology law firms Hale and Dorr (now WilmerHale) and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, followed by in-house legal responsibilities at various startup companies in Silicon Valley and Seattle. Virginia’s experience includes private equity financings, public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, IP transactions, commercial matters and privacy considerations. Virginia has a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, a J.D. from Boston College Law School, and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Chris Griggs, General Manager, Skytap EMEA
As General Manager for EMEA, Chris is responsible for Skytap’s business through out Europe. Prior to joining Skytap Chris lead the Global Accounts Business at HP Software, where he worked with many of HP’s largest global clients. For the last 15 years Chris has held senior leadership positions in the Cloud and Virtualisation market, including managing HP’s datacenter automation business, acquired from Opsware. Prior to HP, Chris was Managing Director for Stratavia in Europe and before that was VP World-wide Sales at Enigmatic, one of the early pioneers in the cloud market. He has extensive experience with the worlds leading banks, both in London and New York, and has worked with many global enterprises in multiple industries. Earlier in his career Chris spent 10 years with Novell, where he ran their OEM business and later the UNIX business acquired from AT&T. Chris holds a BSC in Engineering from Reading University.

Jon Schrader, Vice President of Customer Success
As Vice President of Customer Success, Jon Schrader is responsible for all facets of the customer journey; including onboarding and implementation, customer success management and technical support. The Customer Success team Jon leads includes Skytap Professional Services, our DevOps Consulting Practice, Customer Support and the Customer Success Management teams. Working together, the team is tasked with ensuring that Skytap customers quickly achieve the maximum value from their Skytap investment, and that we stay tightly aligned to their business goals throughout the relationship. Jon has served in many roles throughout his tenure at Skytap, including building the Sales Operations and Sales Development practices prior to stepping into the role with Customer Success. Jon holds a B.S in Chemistry from Western Washington University, with a minor in Mathematics.

Roger Frey, VP, Alliances & Business Development

As Skytap’s Vice President of Alliances & Business Development, Roger brings 20 years of experience in enterprise technology alliances and business development.  Roger is responsible for establishing strategic partnerships, indirect channels, M&A and other paths to growth.
Prior to joining Skytap, Roger was Vice President of Solutions Marketing at EMC where he led the development of partner-leveraged solutions, businesses and sales growth.  Prior to EMC, Roger was Senior Director of Alliances & Solutions Marketing at Isilon Systems.  Prior to Isilon Systems, Roger was the Director of the Microsoft Global Alliance at Network Appliance, where he grew its Microsoft-attached business to over $1.5 billion per year.  Roger has also held various sales and marketing leadership positions at other leading technology companies.
Roger holds an MBA from Santa Clara University and a BA from the University of Washington.

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