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Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Matt Watson founded Stackify in 2012 and as CEO provides the vision and leadership for the direction of the company. Prior to founding Stackify, he was the founder and CTO of VinSolutions. VinSolutions’ innovative product offering led to rapid company growth and was even featured on the Inc. 500 (#447) in 2010. Matt is an entrepreneur at heart and excels at product and software development.
Matt studied Computer Information Systems at DeVry University. He started programming when he was in middle school to automate playing video games while he was at school. He hasn’t stopped programming since and loves anything technology related. Other hobbies include working too much, travel, movies, golf, cars, and of course his family.
Chief Technology Officer
Jason has worked in a number of high-growth business units centered around delivering Software as a Service. The experiences gained in those shops directly led him to Stackify, and those experiences help shape the product. Jason has led small and medium sized development teams through his career and is intently focused on delivering a great product while helping developers grow, learn, and realize their full potential. He is responsible for all software development activities at Stackify, and product delivery.
In his free time, Jason enjoys homebrewing, golfing, and traveling the world.
Chief Operations Officer
Craig leads the operational aspects of Stackify, making sure that the business is as nimble as the development team. He brings with him a passion for applying Lean principles to software and business alike, along with 15 years of experience leading software engineering and IT operations for start-ups, SaaS companies, and large enterprises. His background included leading teams that supported production software, which is where his passion for Stackify’s mission of helping developers and DevOps teams originates from. A Renaissance man wannabe, Craig dabbles in everything from brewing beer, to photography, to driving on a race track at high speeds.
Vice President of Sales & Business Development
Jim is responsible for leading Stackify’s sales and business development organizations . Jim has built and led organizations for several successful enterprise software companies where he was responsible for developing and successfully executing direct and partner sales organizations that generated significant year over year revenue growth. For Jim the key to working with some of the worlds most successful IT organization and company’s is gaining their trust in Stackify solutions and its people and then delivering sustained measurable value for them. The key to building that trust is demonstrating solid experience and expertise in the systems and application management market backed by rock solid software and a track record of serving customers with integrity every day. Prior to Stackify Jim has served as president, vice president and director of sales for high growth software companies including Nolio Inc, NetApp, Onaro Inc, Motive Inc and Tivoli Systems.
Vice President of Marketing
Irit is responsible for developing and supporting Stackify’s go to market strategy. Irit brings over 15 years of experience in technology business-to-business marketing and business development with a long track record developing strategic partnerships and managing cross-media global marketing. Irit has a unique combination of both technological expertise and strategic global marketing management experience, which allows her to bring companies of all sizes to the next level of successful marketing. Prior to Stackify Irit served at variety of marketing leadership positions with high growth companies such as Telco Systems, NICE Systems, Main.net Communications and Qualcomm.