As Chief Executive Officer of VERA, Carlos brings 20 years of leadership experience building and scaling some of the most successful organizations in the industry. Most recently, Carlos led the global sales organization at MongoDB, the world’s fastest-growing database ecosystem, and first enterprise database company to successfully IPO in 26 years. He also served as vice president of Sales at ClearSlide, Inc., where he drove the enterprise sales strategy and business growth. Prior to ClearSlide, Carlos served as vice president of sales for DynamicOps, (acquired by VMware). He has also held senior sales leadership roles at BMC Software, BladeLogic, IMlogic and Oblix. Carlos holds an MBA in finance from Troy University and a B.A. in Psychology, English and Philosophy from the University of Miami.
A proven leader in the security industry, Ramon leads VERA's product strategy, management and market delivery. Prior to VERA, he was part of the founding team of ProtectWise, Inc. (acquired by Verizon). Earlier he was Vice President, Web Protection at McAfee. With a track record of creating category-leading security products and companies, he has held executive product and business development positions at Proofpoint, Websense and Symantec. He serves as a Board Member for Abusix, Inc. (network abuse and threat mitigation), a Trustee of the Keys School in Palo Alto, CA and serves on the board of Palo Alto Girls Softball. Ramon holds a M.B.A. in Finance & Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School and a B.A. in World Politics and Spanish from Hamilton College.
As VERA’s Vice President of Global Alliances, Rich brings more than 25 years of sales and alliances experience to VERA and is responsible for growing and managing VERA's global ecosystem of GTM and Technology Partners. Over the course of his career he built and led numerous sales and business development teams at ForgeRock, Cisco, Vignette, and Remedy. Rich most recently, he served as SnapLogic’s Global Vice President of Strategic Alliance where he led the global partner organization. Rich holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Maryland and currently resides in Danville, CA. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, as well as running, biking, and occasionally fumbling around on the guitar.