Team

Leadership



Derek Langone

Derek Langone

Chief Executive Officer

Derek joined XebiaLabs in April 2015 as Chief Executive Officer, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience as a software executive. He’s responsible for setting the company’s vision and executing on the strategy. Under Derek’s leadership, XebiaLabs has emerged as a market leader for DevOps in the enterprise. Prior to joining XebiaLabs Derek served as EVP Sales at Telerik through their acquisition by Progress Software. Earlier in his career, Derek held positions as President of SmartBear Software and VP Sales at IMCEDA Software which was acquired by 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

Patrick oversees XebiaLabs¹ sales organization. As a member of the senior leadership team, Patrick works to help commercialize industry solutions based on XebiaLabs market-leading technology.


Coert Baart

Coert Baart

Senior Vice President EMEA/APAC

Coert heads up sales for XebiaLabs in EMEA and APAC. As Senior Vice President EMEA/ APAC, Coert is responsible for channel relations and the sales organization.


Martin van Vliet

Martin van Vliet

Vice President of Engineering

Martin van Vliet is the VP of Engineering at XebiaLabs. Martin manages and sets the direction for XebiaLabs' global development teams. Martin is responsible for product development and contributes to the management team with product direction and team best practices.


T.J. Randall

T.J. Randall

VP of Customer Success

T.j. drives strategic implementation activities, including pre & post sales planning, architecting and managing projects. T.j. is responsible for partnering with customers to develop successful DevOps implementation programs, as well as driving thought leadership in the DevOps and Continuous Delivery spaces.


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.


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.


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

James Socas

James Socas

General Partner at Updata Partners

Carter Griffin

Carter Griffin

General Partner at Updata Partners

Coert Baart

Coert Baart

Senior Vice President EMEA/APAC