Founder and Chief Executive Officer (Chairman of the Board)
Paulo Rosado founded OutSystems in 2001 with a vision to help customers innovate faster and fundamentally change how enterprise software is developed. Staying true to that vision, Paulo has led OutSystems to become a global leader and pioneer in the low-code development market and one of the fastest growing B2B tech companies in the world. <br><br> Before started OutSystems, Paulo co-founded Intervento, an e-business software infrastructure company that was successfully sold in 1999. He also worked for Oracle Corp, where he held multiple positions in R&D and product management. Paulo has participated in multiple executive education programs and holds a Master's in Computer Science from Stanford University and a Computer Engineering degree from Universidade Nova, Lisbon.
CFO, HubSpot (Board Member)
John Kinzer is the former Chief Financial Officer at HubSpot, where he managed the company's finances and played a key role in HubSpot’s initial public offering.<br><br> Prior to HubSpot, John served as CFO for Blackboard, Inc., the leading SaaS education company. He played a key role in taking Blackboard public in 2004 and reaching over $500M in revenue before being acquired by Providence Equity Partners. Kinzer also held leadership roles at MCI and Arthur Andersen, LLP.<br><br> John serves on the advisory board of the Apex Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Virginia Tech and has been twice nominated for the Northern Virginia Technology Council CFO of the Year award.<br><br> Outside of work, John stays busy spending time with his three daughters, snow skiing, or training for another long charitable cycling event. He holds a BS in Accounting from Virginia Tech University.
CEO, Macaitis Advisory LLC (Advisor to the Board)
Bill Macaitis is passionate about helping SaaS companies achieve hyper-growth with a unique customer-centric approach. <br><br> Bill has been a marketing leader at 3 of the 5 fastest growing SaaS companies ever (Slack, Zendesk and Salesforce). As Slack’s CMO, Bill propelled Slack to the fastest growing B2B software company in history. As Zendesk’s CMO, he successfully led Zendesk to a $1.7B IPO by growing revenues 362% and moving up market. And at Salesforce, he served as SVP of Marketing, helping grow the company to over $3B in revenues.<br><br> Bill holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - College of Business.
Managing Partner at Guidepost Growth Equity (Board Member)
Mike Pehl is a founder and multiple-time CEO with a deep understanding of the unique operational challenges that growth-stage companies face. Mike has built businesses of meaningful scale and taken companies public with minimal capital investment. He has served on the boards of more than a dozen private and public technology companies. <br><br> Mike co-founded Guidepost Growth Equity in 2007 and is a Managing Partner. Previously, Mike was a Partner at Advent International, where he was involved in managing the technology portfolio. Mike served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Razorfish following the merger of Razorfish and i-Cube. At i-Cube, Mike was CEO and Chairman and successfully took the company public.<br><br>
Co-founder and VP of Digital Transformation (Board Member)
Rui is a passionate customer advocate helping large organizations with complex digital transformation initiatives. His work has been primarily focused on creating broad platform-level digital capabilities that will enable business transformations, based on new digital experiences and operations.<br><br> Before becoming VP of Digital Transformation, Rui had several leadership roles at OutSystems in sales, customer success, digital, and professional services. He has over 15 years of IT consulting leadership with enterprise customers across the globe, having worked with leading companies in Japan, Europe, and the United States. Before OutSystems, Rui was a Founding Partner at WeDo Consulting, the worldwide leader in revenue assurance software and a pioneer in the telecom industry.<br><br> Before WeDo Consulting, Rui was Practice Manager at Oracle Americas, where he led an advanced architecture group that served large enterprise customers in the United States and Asia Pacific. Rui holds a degree in Computer Science, a Master’s Degree in Marketing and several executive courses in management and leadership.
Managing Director at Goldman Sachs (Board Member)
Christian Resch joined Goldman Sachs in 2004 and is a Managing Director in the GS Private Capital Investing team based in London responsible for growth equity investments. Christian holds a Bachelor of Science from the London School of Economics and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Joaquim Sérvulo Rodrigues
Partner at Armilar Venture Partners (Board Member)
An intellectual leader, Joaquim Sérvulo Rodrigues can manage the big picture while understanding key aspects in detail. He has been the primary architect of the Armilar Venture Partners' projects, and the person that the team turns to for advice. <br><br> Joaquim has a BSc and an MSc in Electrotechnical Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico and an MBA from INSEAD. He has over 16 years of CEO and General Manager experience, and is a Board member of several companies. Joaquim started his career as an Assistant Professor in IST and simultaneously as a Researcher at INESC. He speaks English, French and Spanish. Joaquim founded Armilar in 2000.
Industry Advisor (Board Member)
Tom Schodorf is the ultimate sales leader. He believes in transformational leadership that aggressively builds for the long term while getting short-term results.<br><br> He has focused on technology sales, sales management, and business leadership both domestically and internationally for more than 35 years in companies such as IBM, BMC Software and Splunk Inc. Tom considers himself a hands-on field manager with an emphasis on ethics, profitability, innovation and driving results. He uses effective sales processes and negotiation techniques for maximum value on all sides. Tom believes that what is right for the customer and the shareholders leads to the best decisions. Tom graduated from Ohio State University and holds an MBA from the University of Dayton.
Director at KKR (Board Member)
Stephen Shanley joined KKR in 2014 and is a member of the Technology, Media and Telecommunications team focusing on European Growth Equity investments. He is actively involved with KKR’s investments in OutSystems, GetYourGuide, Darktrace, Ivalua, Trainline, ClickTale, Optimal+, Arago and Travelopia. Prior to joining KKR, Stephen was with Technology Crossover Ventures in Palo Alto, California and subsequently London. Prior to TCV, Stephen was with the TMT investment banking group of Needham & Company and started his career in the transaction services group of KPMG. Stephen is a graduate of Santa Clara University, where he holds a BS in Economics and BSC in Accounting.