Leadership

Leadership2021-06-02T00:56:55+00:00

Jan Arendtsz Founder and CEO

Jan Arendtsz is a veteran of the software industry with more than 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, business development, product development, and customer success. He founded Celigo with the goal of simplifying how...
Jan Arendtsz is a veteran of the software industry with more than 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, business development, product development, and customer success. He founded Celigo with the goal of simplifying how companies integrate business applications together for a connected enterprise. He is responsible for overseeing all company operations.

Prior to Celigo, Jan was a Director at NetSuite, the leading cloud-based ERP platform, where he launched their integration platform. Prior to that, Jan worked for Cambridge Technology Partners, where he implemented complex business solutions for a multitude of customers ranging from Internet startups to Fortune 500 companies.

Jan holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin.

Scott Henderson Chief Technology Officer

Scott Henderson has worked in the enterprise software space since 2003, focusing largely on emerging technologies and applying them to business software integration problems...

Scott Henderson has worked in the enterprise software space since 2003, focusing largely on emerging technologies and applying them to business software integration problems.

Scott was Celigo’s first engineer and has since led the company through multiple technology shifts. He is always reading and toying with new ideas and loves working with talented developers that have a knack for both engineering and design. Scott currently oversees Celigo’s product engineering operations along with Celigo’s product technology strategy.

Scott holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.

Steve Sutter Chief Financial Officer

Steve Sutter brings to Celigo over 20 years senior financial and operational leadership experience within high growth, business to business, software and SaaS companies...

Steve Sutter brings to Celigo over 20 years senior financial and operational leadership experience within high growth, business to business, software and SaaS companies. He is responsible for accounting, finance, legal, HR and business operations teams at Celigo. Most recently Steve spent seven years serving as CFO of Egnyte, a SaaS content services platform, where he helped lead the company from early stage through 100 million in recurring revenue.

Prior to that he has held CFO roles at Eye-Fi, Elance, and Netfish Technologies; he started his career with KPMG in San Jose.

Steve holds a Bachelor’s of Science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in Accounting and is Certified Public Accountant, inactive.

John Bruggeman Chief Marketing Officer

John Bruggeman is Celigo's Chief Marketing Officer and heads Celigo's entire Marketing organization. John has a long track record of leading marketing teams at companies of all sizes that leverage the inflection point to experience explosive growth.

John Bruggeman is Celigo’s Chief Marketing Officer and heads Celigo’s entire Marketing organization. John has a long track record of leading marketing teams at companies of all sizes that leverage the inflection point to experience explosive growth.

Most recently, as CMO of Nauto, John productized and launched the company’s initial platform product, including packaging, pricing, sales enablement, and demand generation, leading to the acquisition of two of the five largest fleet customers in the world. He envisioned and executed Account Based Marketing programs, including advertising, social media, and email campaigns.

While at Mercury Interactive, Wind River, and Cadence Design, he created categories to capture market leadership. At each of those companies, John’s marketing teams partnered closely with Product and Sales to double the average selling price and revenue in the first 18 months. He has also been the CEO of Traxpay and Lunera.

On the personal side, John was born in, and has emotionally never left, the Silicon Valley (even though he lived in NYC for five years). John has a wife of almost 30 years and three college-aged children. Outside of work, he enjoys CrossFit and will challenge any of the Celigo family to a pull-ups contest.

Shane Kent Chief Revenue Officer

Shane comes to Celigo from OpenLegacy, where he launched the company into the North American market. At OpenLegacy, Shane owned sales, pre-sales, customer success, solutions engineering, and marketing functions and was responsible for go-to-market strategy, commercial modeling, hiring, and enablement in standing up and operationalizing the NA team.
Shane comes to Celigo from OpenLegacy, where he launched the company into the North American market. At OpenLegacy, Shane owned sales, pre-sales, customer success, solutions engineering, and marketing functions and was responsible for go-to-market strategy, commercial modeling, hiring, and enablement in standing up and operationalizing the NA team.

Prior to OpenLegacy, Shane spent four years at Talend, where he was SVP/GM of the Americas. During his time at Talend, Shane led the Americas Team to be the top region globally while growing NA to represent nearly half of Talend’s annual revenues. In addition to his time in the integration space, Shane spent ten years at Verint systems in several sales and services leadership roles. He was responsible for incubating acquired companies before rolling them into the rest of the sales organization’s product portfolio. Shane started his career as a performance management consultant working for boutique consulting companies.

Shane has a BSBA in Marketing from Villanova University (Go Cats!) and MBA from Drexel University.

Rula Kallas VP of Customer Success

Rula Kallas has been leading Celigo’s Customer Success department since 2009, having built it into a high performing team that is passionate about customer success...

Rula Kallas has been leading Celigo’s Customer Success department since 2009, having built it into a high performing team that is passionate about customer success.

Rula is responsible for setting the vision and strategy to scale Celigo’s implementation, support, and adoption teams to ensure customers achieve full value with Celigo’s products while sustaining high growth.

Prior to joining Celigo, Rula held a variety of positions, spanning sales and services with industry-leading organizations including NetSuite, Evolve Software, and Ernst & Young.

Rula holds a B.S. degree from Miami University in Ohio.

Matt Graney VP of Product

Matt Graney is a seasoned product management leader with over 15 years experience in the discipline across B2B software enterprises and startups. At Celigo, Matt is responsible for the company’s overall product vision, strategy and roadmap...

Matt Graney is a seasoned product management leader with over 15 years experience in the discipline across B2B software enterprises and startups. At Celigo, Matt is responsible for the company’s overall product vision, strategy and roadmap.

Prior to joining Celigo, Matt held senior product management roles at Axway, an integration middleware vendor, where he was responsible for the global portfolio strategy. Before that, Matt led product management for strategic products at Borland Software and Telelogic (now part of IBM Rational). Matt began his career as a software engineer in the defense and telecommunications industries in Australia.

Matt holds a B.E. in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Adelaide, Australia.

Chris Corcoran General Manager, CloudExtend

Chris Corcoran was a co-founder and CEO of Market Share, Inc. from 1986-2011 and oversaw the successful sale of the business to Apps, Inc. Chris was an early adopter of cloud computing and Market Share, Inc. was one of NetSuite’s first customers in 1999. Chris attributes the rapid yet manageable growth of his company to his decision to implement NetSuite...

Chris Corcoran was a co-founder and CEO of Market Share, Inc. from 1986-2011 and oversaw the successful sale of the business to Apps, Inc. Chris was an early adopter of cloud computing and Market Share, Inc. was one of NetSuite’s first customers in 1999. Chris attributes the rapid yet manageable growth of his company to his decision to implement NetSuite.

After the sale of Market Share, Inc., Chris fulfilled a one year consulting agreement with Apps, Inc. and subsequently met the leadership team at Celigo. An immediate bond was formed and he was hired to head up the Account Management team in December of 2012.

Chris holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Boston University and loves to travel with his wife and 3 daughters while not working.

Jordan Fladell VP of Alliances and Channel

Jordan Fladell brings over 25 years of experience in technology, SaaS, and professional services leadership to the Celigo team...

Jordan Fladell brings over 25 years of experience in technology, SaaS, and professional services leadership to the Celigo team.

Prior to joining Celigo, Jordan served as the CEO of MLevel a Digital Learning Platform which he co-founded while working at Slalom Consulting. He was instrumental in establishing the companies’ vision, rebuilding the platform, leading the capital raise and spin out of the division from Slalom. Before his tenure as CEO of MLevel he served as Executive Vice President with responsibility for all partnerships, sales, and customer service. Before MLevel Jordan joined the Slalom Consulting Atlanta team as a Managing Director of Technology Solutions and built the business from $0 to $25M in revenue within 3 years of joining. He has also served as the Vice President of Business Development for Web.com and was responsible for all alliances, partnerships as well as corporate development and was part of the turnaround team that led to a successful exit for all shareholders. Finally, Jordan has been part of the founding teams for several interactive agencies where his responsibilities focused on sales, partnerships, and new market establishment.

Jordan holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland (Fear The Turtle!) and has served on the board of MLevel, The Technology Association of Georgia, and Definition 6. He has been married for 20+years and has two daughters one of which attends Georgia Tech and the other is a junior in High School. 

Dev Chidipi GM India

Dev Chidipi leads and manages overall operations for Celigo India. Wide experience and thorough understanding of global delivery models, outsourcing, and in dealing with distributed teams in cross cultural settings...

Dev Chidipi leads and manages overall operations for Celigo India.

Seasoned management professional and entrepreneur with over 15 years of rich global experience and successful track record in establishing, managing and leading initiatives in results oriented environment, delivering innovation and great value to clients.

Wide experience and thorough understanding of global delivery models, outsourcing, and in dealing with distributed teams in cross cultural settings.

Dev Chidipi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Osmania University, India.