Chief Product Officer(March 2018 - Till Now)
Param Kahlon is the Chief Product Officer at UiPath. In his role at UiPath, he is responsible for product strategy and roadmap. Prior to UiPath, Param was a General Manager at Microsoft responsible for Dynamics 365 customer engagement apps (sales, customer service, and field service) and, prior to Microsoft, managed customer service and order management products for SAP and Siebel/Oracle. Param has been in the enterprise software space for over two decades leading strategic planning, CRM product management, and new product introduction. Param holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science & Engineering from Punjabi University, India.
Co-founder and CEO, Auth0(Feb 2013 - Till Now)
Bellevue, United States
Pace co-founded Auth0 in early 2013 with CTO and “brother-in-arms” Matias Woloski while living 7,000 miles apart. Since then, Pace has played an instrumental role in growing Auth0 into a leading identity management company that is loved by developers and trusted by global enterprises. With more than 7,000 customers spanning 70 countries and securing 2.5 billion logins per month, Auth0 is a trusted global brand that is relied upon for making identity simple and protecting the data of its customers and their users.
Pace has spent his entire professional career easing the developer journey by creating industry-standard tools, content, and services for cloud-based computing, mobility, and identity. Prior to Auth0, he spent more than a decade at Microsoft, leading product management and engineering teams that provided architecture guidance and services that increased developer joy. He has also co-authored several books on cloud computing and identity management.
Pace holds a master’s degree in computer science and a degree in electrical engineering from the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires. He loves travelling and has visited more than 35 countries for business and pleasure. He currently lives in Redmond, Washington with his wife, two sons, and their labrador retriever. In his spare time, he enjoys the outdoors, rowing, riding bikes, spending time with his family, restoring his 1970 Karmann Ghia, writing his blog, and reading history and philosophy.
VP operations, Convoy(August 2015 - Till Now)
Seattle, United States
Kristen joined Convoy in 2015 as one of its earliest employees and has run a diverse set of teams throughout the rapid growth of the business, including Operations, Legal, PR, Marketing, and Finance. She currently leads Convoy's Supply organization, including Convoy's industry-leading Quality & Compliance team. Prior to Convoy, Kristen held senior operations roles at Rover.com. Her early career focused on product management, strategy, and finance with Amazon, Boston Consulting Group, and General Mills. Kristen serves on the board of the Washington Technology Industry Association and was named a 2019 Top Woman to Watch by Women in Trucking. Kristen earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in finance and marketing from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Co-Founder and CEO, Icertis(April 2009 - Till Now)
Bellevue, United States
Samir Bodas is CEO and Co-founder of Icertis and is responsible for company strategy, execution and culture. Samir has over three decades of experience in enterprise software at industry giants and leading start-ups. Prior to establishing Icertis, Samir was CEO of Aztecsoft and successfully guided the company to become the fastest-growing publicly traded mid-cap IT services company. In 2009, he helped finalize Aztecsoft’s acquisition by MindTree.
Samir began his career as a software engineer at National Instruments, followed by several years in management roles at Microsoft Corporation after receiving his MBA from The Wharton School. He was appointed CEO of Disha Technologies in 2003, where he grew the business five-fold and managed its acquisition by Aztecsoft in 2005.
Samir is a golf addict to the annoyance of his family. When not playing golf, he reads books about golf. And when not reading about golf, he contributes to the local community as a Board Member of the Seattle Chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) and the Seattle Chapter of India youth education charity Pratham USA. Samir is also a former trustee of Lakeside School in Seattle.
Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Craig Sherman is a partner in the Seattle office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he focuses on corporate and securities laws, representing companies, venture capital firms, and investment banks in private placements and public offerings. He also has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, technology licensing, and domestic and international joint ventures. Craig earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1989. He received M.A. and B.A. degrees from Stanford University in 1985.