Leadership

Dan Phillips

Dan Phillips, CEO & Co-founder

As Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of CloudHealth Technologies, Dan Phillips envisions CloudHealth as the industry leading IT service management platform for the cloud. He is passionate about CloudHealth’s role in enabling IT service management for this very disruptive and dynamic cloud environment, as well as establishing Boston as the leadership center for cloud management technology. Dan has spent his entire career at the forefront of IT systems management and its evolution of changing technology and infrastructure. His experience includes 25 years as an executive with four venture capital-backed IT management startups. Two of these companies achieved successful initial public offerings (IPO’s) on NASDAQ and two were acquired by fortune 200 companies. The most prominent was as COO of Concord Communications which attained an $800M market cap and the most recent was as CEO of Silverback Technologies which was acquired by Dell Inc. Prior to CloudHealth, Dan spent 4 years founding and growing the Entrepreneurship Center at the University of Massachusetts Boston, bringing entrepreneurship and workforce development to our local, urban, diverse, and public university. During that time Dan also helped build the Venture Development Center at UMass Boston, an incubation center for technology and life science based startups. Dan is also the founder of the UMass Boston Entrepreneurship Center Scholarship Program.

 

 

Joe Kinsella

Joe Kinsella, CTO & Founder

In his role as Chief Technology Officer and Founder of CloudHealth Technologies, Joe Kinsella focuses on CloudHealth’s vision to enable organizations to realize the full potential of cloud computing without having to sacrifice cost, availability, continuity, or service level. He sees CloudHealth bringing the cloud to the enterprise in a new paradigm of cloud adoption with IT service management for the cloud. Joe has 20+ years of experience in delivering commercial software for both startups and large enterprises. He was previously VP of Engineering at the Amazon-backed cloud archiving company Sonian, where he developed and managed large scale cloud infrastructure spanning multiple public clouds. He was also a managing director at Dell, where he led global engineering teams delivering multiple software as a service (SaaS) products. Joe was also Vice President of Engineering at SilverBack Technologies, where he helped pioneer remote management software, acquired by Dell in 2007. He is an advisor to the University of Massachusetts Boston Entrepreneur Center, and blogs at High Tech in the Hub.

 

 

Dave Eicher

Dave Eicher, Executive Vice President Customer Operations & Co-founder

As Executive Vice President Customer Operations and Co-founder of CloudHealth Technologies, Dave Eicher leads CloudHealth Technologies on the quest to empower organizations to realize the promise of the cloud by providing them with a world class cloud analytics platform and the expertise to implement the new IT management paradigm for cloud computing. He is responsible for defining and implementing corporate strategies, business plans, and product roadmaps. Dave is an experienced high tech executive with more than 25 years of diverse operational experience including leading finance, operations, legal, customer service, and IT teams, as well as spearheading mergers and acquisitions in both large companies and small startups. Most recently, he was Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Finance for GenArts, Inc., a visual effects software firm. Prior to that, as Vice President of Finance for Silverback Technologies (sold to Dell, Inc.), Dave also led the G&A and operations groups as well as due diligence team for Dell acquisition. Other roles include Vice President/Corporate Controller for myteam.com (sold to Active.com) and Epicon (sold to Nortel).

 

Larry Begley

Larry Begley, Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Larry Begley leads the scaling of CloudHealth Technologies' finance, human resource and administrative infrastructure, as the company rapidly grows and expands geographically. Larry is a seasoned operating executive, venture capitalist, and private and public company board member. He has spent over 35 years building successful companies, investing in them, driving successful strategic and IPO exits and serving on their boards of directors. Begley joined CloudHealth Technologies from .406 Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm that he co-founded. .406 Ventures invests in innovative information technology and services companies and has close to $600 million under management. Boston-based .406 Ventures participated in CloudHealth Technologies’ first two rounds of venture funding and Larry has served on CloudHealth Technologies' Board of Directors for the past three years. Prior to co-founding .406 Ventures, Larry worked for more than 25 years as a senior executive in start-up and scale technology and services companies. He has served on the board of directors of 17 companies, including five public and 12 venture-backed companies. He served as Chief Financial Officer at CCBN.com, i-Cube and Razorfish. Begley also served as partner, CFO and treasurer of The Boston Consulting Group and held financial roles at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, The Foxboro Company, Data Resources Inc. and Softbridge Microsystems.

 

Adam Abrevaya

Adam Abrevaya, VP Engineering

Adam has been building and managing world-class engineering teams for two decades and is passionate about creating infrastructure products that companies depend on to build their business. As Vice President of Engineering for CloudHealth Technologies, Adam is focused on growing its engineering team while driving new innovations for the CloudHealth platform. Prior to CloudHealth Technologies, Adam was VP of Engineering at NuoDB, leader in scale-out SQL database technology for public and private clouds. Adam built the engineering and technical teams to 60+ employees, delivered the first major releases, and managed its largest strategic customers. Adam was also Director of Engineering at m-Qube, and took on expanded roles after acquisition by VeriSign. Prior to that, Adam was VP of Development at Pantero, which was acquired by Progress Software. Prior to Pantero, Adam held technical and senior management positions at Object Design, Inc. from start-up through IPO.

 

Melodye Mueller

Melodye Mueller, VP Marketing & Strategic Alliances

Melodye Mueller, Cloud Evangelist and Vice President of Marketing at CloudHealth Technologies, focuses on creating customer-centric marketing strategies driven by CloudHealth’s mission to be the global leader in IT Service Management for the Cloud. Melodye is responsible for branding and positioning the company and developing market opportunities through customer insight and industry analysis. She is a senior high tech leader with demonstrated success in building teams, products, markets and programs that result in profitable growth. Most recently she was Vice President of Marketing at NaviSite – A Time Warner Cable Company and international leader in managed cloud, hosting and application services for enterprise customers. Prior to that she was Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Whaleback Systems and has held sales and marketing leadership positions at Lucent/AT&T and Agfa.

 

Eric Shoemaker

Eric Shoemaker, VP Sales

In his role as Vice President of Global Sales for CloudHealth Technologies, Eric Shoemaker brings his expertise to CloudHealth’s pioneering mission to deliver what customers need for actionable insight by way of a common cloud platform to help them make timely decisions in the cloud. At CloudHealth, Eric supports the company’s growth through his experience in building direct and indirect sales and partner channels for application and cloud-based software sales. He specializes in recruiting and developing technical sales teams, crafting sales and marketing strategies, and driving CloudHealth’s expansion of its customer base. Eric has led sales and marketing efforts in various executive management positions for notable start-up’s which led to successful acquisitions including: VP Sales, Virtual Computer (acquired by Citrix Systems, Inc.) and Director of Sales, Object Design, Inc. (acquired by Progress Software Corp.) In addition, Eric served as Director of Sales at Boston based startup Bit9, Inc.

 

 

Board of Directors

Dan Phillips
CEO and Co-founder, CloudHealth Technologies

Joe Kinsella
CTO and Founder, CloudHealth Technologies

Greg Dracon
Partner, .406 Ventures

Jai Das
Co-founder and Managing Director, Sapphire Ventures

Ariel Tseitlin
Partner, Scale Venture Partners

Bob Davoli
Managing Director, Sigma Prime Ventures

Bob Brennan
CEO, Veracode