Team

Leadership



Derek Langone

Derek Langone

Chief Executive Officer

Derek brings to XebiaLabs over 20 years of experience in IT leadership roles. As Chief Executive Officer, he is responsible for setting the company’s vision, executing on its strategy and driving its growth to become a recognized market leader in the Enterprise DevOps space. Before joining XebiaLabs, Derek served as EVP of Sales at Telerik through their acquisition by Progress Software, President of SmartBear Software, and VP of Sales at IMCEDA, now Quest Software.


Michel den Braver

Michel den Braver

Chief Financial Officer

Michel, who serves as overseer to the board and CFP, has more than 20 years experience within the IT industry. Michel fulfilled various finance roles, at Oracle, for almost 10 years, both domestic and international. After Oracle he was Finance Director for BroadVision in the Benelux area. After BroadVision Michel was responsible for both the Dutch and Belgian subsidiary of BEA Systems for a period of 3 years. Both BroadVision and BEA are listed at NASDAQ.


Andrew Phillips

Andrew Phillips

VP DevOps Strategy

Andrew Phillips heads up DevOps strategy at XebiaLabs. Andrew is a recognized thought leader in the DevOps, Cloud and Delivery Automation space. He is a frequent speaker at DevOps conferences worldwide, is a co-author of the IT Manager’s Guide to Continuous Delivery and has published many articles in publications such as DevOps Magazine, DZone, InfoQ, CM Crossroads and SD Times. He also contributes to a number of open source projects including Apache clouds the leading cloud library.


Vincent Partington

Vincent Partington

Founder and Chief Technology Officer

Vincent Partington founded XebiaLabs and is the driver of technology planning, strategic direction and strategic partnerships for the company. Vincent ensures the company continues to lead the field in engineering and innovative technologies.


Gottfried Sehringer

Gottfried Sehringer

Chief Marketing Officer

Gottfried has over 20 years of experience driving strategy, growth and innovation in the enterprise applications and software development space. Prior to leading Marketing at XebiaLabs, he held a series of executive positions with Mendix, SmartBear Software, SAP and several other enterprise software companies.


Patrick Bishop

Patrick Bishop

Vice President of Sales, North America

As VP of Sales for XebiaLabs, Patrick offers a distinctive blend of sales savvy and technical know-how. His experience includes over 15 years driving enterprise software sales, plus a background in software engineering for the financial services and military sectors. He has worked extensively in DevOps and in the areas of SecurityOps, compliance, and privacy for Fortune 100 insurance and banking organizations. Patrick has long history of developing and launching start-ups and a track record of dramatically growing revenues from the ground up.


Andreas Prins

Andreas Prins

Vice President of Product Development

Andreas brings real-world experience building and scaling teams to deliver mission-critical software applications. His background includes work as an Agile Transformation coach and as a former manager of DevOps teams within ING Lease, where he led the organization’s digital transformation in the areas of Continuous Development and Delivery.


Coert Baart

Coert Baart

Senior Vice President EMEA/APAC

Combining a 20+ year track record in sales leadership with a flair for leveraging technology, Coert brings a long history of driving successful businesses from the ground up. Coert joined XebiaLabs in 2008, serving as CEO until 2015. Today, he applies his experience and strategic vision to leading XebiaLabs’ sales organization and channel relations for EMEA/APAC, where he is also responsible for opening new markets.


T.J. Randall

T.J. Randall

VP of Customer Success

T.j. Randall is the street-smart DevOps technologist and business-minded VP behind XebiaLabs’ Customer Success team. T.j. combines hands-on engineering experience with a passion for studying the intersections of business and technology. At XebiaLabs, he routinely partners with global enterprises to implement successful DevOps strategies. T.j. has also helped scores of IT professionals develop practical, cost-effective DevOps models that win support from executive management and colleagues across their organizations.


Lisa Wells

Lisa Wells

Vice President of Product Marketing

As Vice President of Product Marketing, Lisa is responsible for developing and driving the Company’s product marketing strategy, including lifecycle management, product positioning, and sales support. She also works closely with the Development team to ensure that XebiaLabs’ products address critical market needs.


Tim Buntel

Tim Buntel

Vice President of Products

Tim Buntel is responsible for product management and evangelism. He has been involved with software product management, strategy, and marketing for more than twenty years at companies including Atlassian, Adobe, Microsoft, and Allaire with an emphasis on developer tools and platforms. He is also a longtime startup mentor and advisor, and public speaker at industry events worldwide.


Strategic Advisors


Gene Kim

Gene Kim

DevOps thought-leader, multiple award winning CTO, researcher and author
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Dr. Nicole Forsgren

Dr. Nicole Forsgren

DevOps measurement and research expert
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Board of Directors



Daan Teunissen

Daan Teunissen

Founder and Managing Director of Xebia Group

Derek Langone

Derek Langone

Chief Executive Officer

Michel den Braver

Michel den Braver

Chief Financial Officer

Wim Heijting

Wim Heijting

Managing Director of Finch Corporate Strategy Services

Alex Pinchev

Alex Pinchev

Chief Executive Officer of Capri Ventures

Carter Griffin

Carter Griffin

General Partner at Updata Partners

Coert Baart

Coert Baart

Senior Vice President EMEA/APAC

Investors



Updata Partners

Updata Partners

Updata Partners provides growth equity and growth experience to the next generation of technology market leaders. Led by an investment team averaging more than 25 years of experience in the technology industries, Updata works with growth stage companies where the combination of financial backing and the partners’ operating expertise will dramatically accelerate success.