I bring more than 30 years of experience managing, developing, and marketing high-end enterprise-class software solutions in ERP, Business Intelligence, CRM, Cloud, Social and Collaboration. Since 2002 I’ve focused on collaboration and social solutions, leading teams that have built and delivered four collaboration platforms supporting more than 100K users.
With over 20 years of experience in marketing, sales operations and business development, I have a passion for leveraging social media to foster collaboration and success, while seeding and nurturing long-term business relationships. My successful business relationships have reaped big benefits for enterprises including IBM, Microsoft, Ciber, Velocity, Lawson/Infor, Cerner, Next Wave Connect, and WorkOutLoud.
Front-line chief financial executive to the high tech industry with more than 25 years combined experience from worldwide enterprise software development and service provider leader, mid size technology development organizations and Big 4 accounting firm. Strategic financial management experience in: corporate expansion, revenue growth planning and opportunities, company sale positioning and closing negotiations & IPO preparation.
Graeme Thickins is a marketing consultant and advisor to technology firms. He launched his consulting practice in Minneapolis more than 30 years ago after serving in marketing communications management positions with pioneering technology giants Control Data and Medtronic. He’s served as an advisor to scores of technology startups, many of which have achieved successful exits.
With a focus on delivering outstanding customer outcomes, I listen to and engage prospects and clients to understand their needs and high priority initiatives. I offer insights and challenges that transform their expressed need into a unique business advantage. I am able to navigate complex sales cycles to completion. I have a 20+ year history of success in identifying, reaching, and influencing key decision makers, and fostering trusted client relationships. Known as a positive, intelligent, articulate and humble person, I have an uncanny ability to easily connect and communicate with all types of people across all levels of an organization, and thoroughly enjoy networking with professionals.
Dan has over 20 years of experience as CFO with fast growing companies. Most recently he has been part of the team that rapidly grew local software maker SportsEngine culminating in an acquisition by NBC Sports in July 2016. He also led the IPO of Datalink Corporation and helped grow Shavlik Technologies until it was acquired by VMware, Inc. in May 2011. Dan was also the General Manager & CFO at JAMF Software – another rising star in the Twin City software community. Dan’s specialty is helping organizations develop the capabilities needed to get to the next level of market success. In 2015, Dan was named CFO of the Year by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Dan is a CPA and holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of St. Thomas.
Jason has more than 20 years of senior leadership experience in high growth technology businesses. He co-founded his first company at the age of 24, a boutique technology consulting firm which was acquired three years later. More recently Jason led global Sales and Alliances at Shavlik Technologies until it was acquired by VMware, Inc. in 2011 where he served as Sr. Director, Sales. Jason joined JAMF Software in 2012 where he led global Sales & Marketing prior to joining Delaget in 2015 as CEO. Delaget, a 2015 Eureka! Award winner, is a SaaS analytics company, leveraging Big Data in the restaurant vertical to improve operations, minimize loss and deliver revenue and profitability growth. Jason holds a BA in Biology from St. Olaf College.