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MATRIXX Software Continues Global Expansion; Boosts Leadership Ranks with Three Executive Hires and New Board Member

New executives join as the company enjoys increased global growth, driven by mounting demand for proven, rapid, digital solutions for telecom.

MATRIXX Software Announces $40 Million in Funding

The funding round was led by Sutter Hill Ventures. Stefan Dyckerhoff, managing director at Sutter Hill, will join MATRIXX Software’s board of directors. Additional new investors include Spring Lake Equity Partners and strategic partner CK Hutchison. The round also includes existing investors and strategic partners Greylock Partners, Adams Street Partners, Tugboat Ventures, Telstra Ventures, and Swisscom Ventures.

Who we are.

Silicon Valley based MATRIXX Software is committed to helping Telco’s reinvent themselves into leaders of the digital economy. Our multi-patented MATRIXX Digital Commerce platform was built from scratch to serve as the foundation for next-generation IT architectures capable of powering rapid transformation. Through innovations in engineering, product, sales and deployment, we empower Communications Service Providers with the speed, agility and autonomy they need to give their customers modern, digital experiences.

Many of our customers have become investors.

Why? Because, once they’ve seen what MATRIXX can do, they want to be a part of it.

Led by telco veterans and industry pioneers.

Telco veterans. Industry pioneers. Committed to enabling every telco to wow their customers
with amazing digital experiences. Get to know us.

Dave Labuda

Founder, CEO & CTO

MATRIXX was co-founded in 2008 by telecom industry veteran Dave Labuda. His revolutionary vision: making it possible for every Telco & Digital Service Provider to realize the benefits of digital transformation. Dave Labuda co-founded Portal Software in 1994, creating the first real-time billing and revenue management solution for internet and communications service providers. As CTO, he led the architectural design and product strategy of the company. After stepping into the CEO role in 2004, he successfully sold the company to Oracle in 2006. Dave then served as CTO of Oracle’s Communications Global Business Unit until February 2008, providing architectural vision for the new organization and acting as a key advisor on several strategic acquisitions. He started his career at Sun Microsystems working for 8 years in the UNIX Operating Systems group. Dave also serves as a board member for Aria Systems. He holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Computer Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and has 13 patents issued with several more pending.

Jennifer Kyriakakis

Founder & VP Marketing

MATRIXX Founder and Vice President of Marketing, Jennifer Kyriakakis, brings deep expertise in both telecoms and software with roles ranging from complex systems delivery to technical sales to strategic marketing. Her 20 plus years of experience helping Telcos reinvent themselves has propelled the growth of MATRIXX into markets all over the globe. In 2009, Jennifer co-founded MATRIXX Software with the vision of transforming how Telcos do in business in the digital economy.

Jennifer is a Forbes contributor and is often recognized for her impact on the industry. Some of those acknowledgments include being named Women in IT Entrepreneur of the Year by Information Age, Women to Know in Mobile from Martech Executive, 2017 Women of Influence by Silicon Valley Business Journal, Gold Innovator of the Year and Silver Entrepreneur of the Year by Women World Awards and most recently a Women in Business Gold Stevie®. As a panelist and keynote speaker, she has shared her thoughts on the topics of leadership and technology at events including Mobile World Congress, Big Communications Event, TM Forum Live and Telecom Council Mobile Forum.

Milan Parikh

Chief Financial Officer

Milan Parikh brings extensive experience in financial management and business operations. His experience spans a variety of industries including entertainment, wireless communications, Internet and enterprise software. Milan has managed over $250 million in public and private financings and M&A transactions. Prior to joining MATRIXX, Milan was Chief Financial Officer of Fan TV, a provider of next generation entertainment discovery platforms, which was acquired by Rovi Corp. Milan has also held various financial management positions at venture-backed start-ups Vuze, Inc., AlterEgo Networks, Prio, Inc. (acquired by Infospace) and also at publicly-traded companies Pixar Animation Studios and Electronics for Imaging. Milan began his career at Price Waterhouse, and holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.

Martin Savitt

Chief Revenue Officer

As the Chief Revenue Officer, Martin leads worldwide field operations at MATRIXX Software. With a portfolio that includes both worldwide sales and partner engagement, Martin is tasked with penetrating new market segments and enhancing enterprise customer engagements. With more than 20 years of global sales and executive leadership experience, Martin’s organizations are committed to taking market share in a highly professional manner, and are exemplified by their high energy and passion for customer success. Prior to joining MATRIXX, Martin was Chief Executive Officer at Resolve Systems which was acquired by Insight Venture Partners. Before Resolve Systems, Martin held several executive sales leadership roles at SuccessFactors and InQuira. Before moving into leadership, Martin successfully sold for Clarify and ARDIS, a Motorola/IBM wireless joint venture.

Martin started his career as a mechanical engineer in the aerospace industry and holds an MBA in Marketing, International Finance and Economics from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Business, and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois.

David Levy

Sr. Vice President Global Engineering

David Levy has extensive experience delivering enterprise class, high performance, scalable software. Prior to MATRIXX, he worked for over 10 years at Portal Software (acquired by Oracle) as a senior engineering director. He led several of Portal’s largest and most successful billing and charging benchmarks in cooperation with many of the world’s leading communications companies. Before that, he provided technical leadership in the area of performance engineering at the data warehouse software company Red Brick Systems (now part of IBM). David holds a Ph.D in Computer Engineering from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Damon Wheaton

VP, Worldwide Customer Programs and Success

Damon Wheaton brings over 20 years of experience in the telecom sector managing large program implementations and driving operational success at mobile service providers. At MATRIXX, he’s responsible for exceeding the success requirements for our large customers. Before joining MATRIXX, Damon worked to implement programs at Liberty Global, COLT, Vodafone and Cable & Wireless, and held operational roles at BT and Motorola, managing complex national network rollouts. He’s a specialist program lead in understanding requirements in the OSS/BSS sector and managing multi-disciplinary teams that lead digital transformation. Damon began his career in Deloitte Consulting’s SI group solving complex system migration challenges. He is a Prince 2 Practitioner and holds a TMForum Career Certified Business Development Manager qualification.

Mark Grech

VP & General Counsel

Mark Grech has extensive legal expertise in commercial law, corporate compliance and intellectual property. Prior to MATRIXX, Mark was a member of the Legal Department at Oracle Corporation serving as the chief legal counsel for Oracle’s Communications Global Business Unit. At Oracle, Mark was lead counsel for numerous complex and strategic license and services transactions and provided legal support for Oracle’s Software-as-a-Service operations. Mark also served as Associate General Counsel for Portal Software. While at Portal, Mark was responsible for managing the commercial law organization, implementing the Company’s corporate compliance and training programs, litigation oversight, managing the company’s intellectual property portfolio and advising the executive management team and board of directors. Mark holds a J.D. from Santa Clara University Law School.

Vineet Sachdev

VP Product Management

Vineet Sachdev is a seasoned product management, marketing and pre-sales executive with over 20 years of experience in the telecom and data networking industry. Vineet serves as the Vice President of Product Management at MATRIXX, and has the responsibility to drive overall product strategy and roadmap. Most recently, Vineet was the Vice President of Solutions and Pre-Sales at SS8 Networks where he was a key member of the global executive team selling cyber security and big data analytics solutions to telecom service providers and law enforcement agencies. Previously, Vineet was with N.E.T. (acquired by Sonus Networks) where he managed two distinct product lines in the areas of Session Border Controller and Multi-service Edge Router/Switch. In this role, he developed and managed long-term strategies for those product lines while consistently driving tactical revenue projects worldwide. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science from the Motilal Nehru National Institute Of Technology, India.

Sean Hannan-Bobe

VP Sales of Americas

Sean Hannan-Bobe brings 25 years of enterprise software sales and sales management to MATRIXX. Prior to MATRIXX he held positions at Computervision (acquired by PTC), Portal Software (acquired by Oracle) and BigFix (acquired by IBM). Sean has developed business internationally throughout his career addressing markets across the Americas; EMEA and Asia Pacific. He holds a BSc in Engineering and Business Management from Loughborough University in the UK.

Jeremy Thomas

Vice President Sales - Asia

Regarded for his expertise in transformation, Jeremy’s sales, business development & strategy work has kept him at the forefront of change across Asian region for over twenty years. Since joining MATRIXX in 2014, Jeremy’s relentless focus on using transformation journies to unlock value through change has helped him to deliver several major projects across the region. Prior to joining MATRIXX, his career highlights include stints at BT, in addition to leadership roles at Vodafone, Sooncorp of Malaysia, Skynet Global, Pacnet & Optus. Originally from Australia, Jeremy has a technical diploma in electrical engineering. Based in Singapore, Jeremy founded Hope Indochina Ride Organisation which raises both awareness and funds for the Hope for Cambodian Children Foundation.

Bill Highstreet

VP of Operations and Chief of Staff

As MATRIXX Software’s VP of Operations and Chief of Staff, Bill Highstreet works directly with leadership to achieve strategic and operational goals while driving cross-functional initiatives, projects and commitments throughout the company. Bill has immersed himself into Silicon Valley tech, holding key positions with companies such as Hewlett Packard, Agilent Technologies and Juniper Networks. During his tenure, he established strategic delivery models and tracking methodologies that resulted in significant performance improvements. His wealth of knowledge and professional expertise includes finance, IT, warehouse and distribution operations, software operations, service and support, sales administration and re-marketing.

Bill holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from San Jose State University and accreditations from Northwestern University Executive Programs, including Logistics and Distribution Management and Information Technology and Competitive Advantage.

Terry Wong

Vice President of Human Resources

Terry Wong brings over 20 years of experience to her role as MATRIXX Software’s Vice President of Human Resources. After attending San Jose State University, Terry developed and sharpened her HR expertise both in small start-ups and larger public companies, including Magma Design Automation and Cepheid.  Prior to joining MATRIXX Software, Terry was the first HR professional hired at Nimble Storage. She supported its IPO in 2013, driving the company’s global HR strategy and growing the businesses from 150 employees to over 1,300 in more than 25 countries.

Nick Cole

VP Professional Services

Nicholas Cole has worked in the Communications Industry for over 15 years in various roles in Professional Services and Consulting. Prior to MATRIXX, Nicholas worked for Portal Software (acquired by Oracle) for over 10 years delivering projects from pre-sales activities right through to production deployment as Technical Account Manager and Solution Architect. In Oracle he worked with several Tier 1 operators as Enterprise Architect covering Oracle’s extensive communications software application footprint. As lead Architect Nicholas worked on Oracle Communications Global Business Unit’s largest mobile operator BSS/OSS transformation programme at the time. Nicholas started his career in software with Sybase as Technical Consultant involved with customers in both the Finance and Communications industry. He holds a MA Joint Honours in Computing Science and Management Studies from the University of Aberdeen.

Robin Langdon

VP Presales

Robin Langdon has been architecting and delivering all aspects of a real-time digital lifestyle for over 25 years, with the last 15 years spent focused on the Communications Industry. Prior to MATRIXX, he worked for Portal Software (acquired by Oracle) as a lead solution architect spanning both OSS & BSS for tier-1 operators. Previously, he has worked for Netonomy, Cap Gemini & IGiS pioneering real-time information delivery solutions. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Computer Science from the University of Reading, UK.

John Keohane

VP Strategic Alliances & Partners

John Keohane brings over 20 years of Communications Industry, business development, strategic alliances and sales management experience to the MATRIXX team. Prior to MATRIXX, John worked for Portal Software (acquired by Oracle) where he drove a number of significant new business wins with global mobile, fixed line and content companies. John went on to an EMEA business development role in the Oracle Communications Global Business Unit and has held similar roles with Compaq Computers and SAS. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Brunel University.

Graham Pearce

VP Support Engineering

Graham Pearce has worked in Technical and Customer Support Services for more than 25 years, 15 in the Communications Industry. Prior to joining MATRIXX, Graham held senior roles in in Portal Software and Oracle providing global support leadership for BSS and SDP products. Graham started his IT career working for the Amdahl Corporation where he provided field support for S370/S390 mainframes and disk subsystems, moving into an Opens Systems support role encompassing Cray and Sun hardware, Solaris, Linux and Windows NT operating systems.

  • Dave Labuda Founder, CEO & CTO

    MATRIXX was co-founded in 2008 by telecom industry veteran Dave Labuda. His revolutionary vision: making it possible for every Telco & Digital Service Provider to realize the benefits of digital transformation. Dave Labuda co-founded Portal Software in 1994, creating the first real-time billing and revenue management solution for internet and communications service providers. As CTO, he led the architectural design and product strategy of the company. After stepping into the CEO role in 2004, he successfully sold the company to Oracle in 2006. Dave then served as CTO of Oracle’s Communications Global Business Unit until February 2008, providing architectural vision for the new organization and acting as a key advisor on several strategic acquisitions. He started his career at Sun Microsystems working for 8 years in the UNIX Operating Systems group. Dave also serves as a board member for Aria Systems. He holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Computer Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and has 13 patents issued with several more pending.

  • Jennifer Kyriakakis Founder & VP Marketing

    MATRIXX Founder and Vice President of Marketing, Jennifer Kyriakakis, brings deep expertise in both telecoms and software with roles ranging from complex systems delivery to technical sales to strategic marketing. Her 20 plus years of experience helping Telcos reinvent themselves has propelled the growth of MATRIXX into markets all over the globe. In 2009, Jennifer co-founded MATRIXX Software with the vision of transforming how Telcos do in business in the digital economy.

    Jennifer is a Forbes contributor and is often recognized for her impact on the industry. Some of those acknowledgments include being named Women in IT Entrepreneur of the Year by Information Age, Women to Know in Mobile from Martech Executive, 2017 Women of Influence by Silicon Valley Business Journal, Gold Innovator of the Year and Silver Entrepreneur of the Year by Women World Awards and most recently a Women in Business Gold Stevie®. As a panelist and keynote speaker, she has shared her thoughts on the topics of leadership and technology at events including Mobile World Congress, Big Communications Event, TM Forum Live and Telecom Council Mobile Forum.

  • Milan Parikh Chief Financial Officer

    Milan Parikh brings extensive experience in financial management and business operations. His experience spans a variety of industries including entertainment, wireless communications, Internet and enterprise software. Milan has managed over $250 million in public and private financings and M&A transactions. Prior to joining MATRIXX, Milan was Chief Financial Officer of Fan TV, a provider of next generation entertainment discovery platforms, which was acquired by Rovi Corp. Milan has also held various financial management positions at venture-backed start-ups Vuze, Inc., AlterEgo Networks, Prio, Inc. (acquired by Infospace) and also at publicly-traded companies Pixar Animation Studios and Electronics for Imaging. Milan began his career at Price Waterhouse, and holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.

  • Martin Savitt Chief Revenue Officer

    As the Chief Revenue Officer, Martin leads worldwide field operations at MATRIXX Software. With a portfolio that includes both worldwide sales and partner engagement, Martin is tasked with penetrating new market segments and enhancing enterprise customer engagements. With more than 20 years of global sales and executive leadership experience, Martin’s organizations are committed to taking market share in a highly professional manner, and are exemplified by their high energy and passion for customer success. Prior to joining MATRIXX, Martin was Chief Executive Officer at Resolve Systems which was acquired by Insight Venture Partners. Before Resolve Systems, Martin held several executive sales leadership roles at SuccessFactors and InQuira. Before moving into leadership, Martin successfully sold for Clarify and ARDIS, a Motorola/IBM wireless joint venture.

    Martin started his career as a mechanical engineer in the aerospace industry and holds an MBA in Marketing, International Finance and Economics from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Business, and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois.

  • David Levy Sr. Vice President Global Engineering

    David Levy has extensive experience delivering enterprise class, high performance, scalable software. Prior to MATRIXX, he worked for over 10 years at Portal Software (acquired by Oracle) as a senior engineering director. He led several of Portal’s largest and most successful billing and charging benchmarks in cooperation with many of the world’s leading communications companies. Before that, he provided technical leadership in the area of performance engineering at the data warehouse software company Red Brick Systems (now part of IBM). David holds a Ph.D in Computer Engineering from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

  • Damon Wheaton VP, Worldwide Customer Programs and Success

    Damon Wheaton brings over 20 years of experience in the telecom sector managing large program implementations and driving operational success at mobile service providers. At MATRIXX, he’s responsible for exceeding the success requirements for our large customers. Before joining MATRIXX, Damon worked to implement programs at Liberty Global, COLT, Vodafone and Cable & Wireless, and held operational roles at BT and Motorola, managing complex national network rollouts. He’s a specialist program lead in understanding requirements in the OSS/BSS sector and managing multi-disciplinary teams that lead digital transformation. Damon began his career in Deloitte Consulting’s SI group solving complex system migration challenges. He is a Prince 2 Practitioner and holds a TMForum Career Certified Business Development Manager qualification.

  • Mark Grech VP & General Counsel

    Mark Grech has extensive legal expertise in commercial law, corporate compliance and intellectual property. Prior to MATRIXX, Mark was a member of the Legal Department at Oracle Corporation serving as the chief legal counsel for Oracle’s Communications Global Business Unit. At Oracle, Mark was lead counsel for numerous complex and strategic license and services transactions and provided legal support for Oracle’s Software-as-a-Service operations. Mark also served as Associate General Counsel for Portal Software. While at Portal, Mark was responsible for managing the commercial law organization, implementing the Company’s corporate compliance and training programs, litigation oversight, managing the company’s intellectual property portfolio and advising the executive management team and board of directors. Mark holds a J.D. from Santa Clara University Law School.

  • Vineet Sachdev VP Product Management

    Vineet Sachdev is a seasoned product management, marketing and pre-sales executive with over 20 years of experience in the telecom and data networking industry. Vineet serves as the Vice President of Product Management at MATRIXX, and has the responsibility to drive overall product strategy and roadmap. Most recently, Vineet was the Vice President of Solutions and Pre-Sales at SS8 Networks where he was a key member of the global executive team selling cyber security and big data analytics solutions to telecom service providers and law enforcement agencies. Previously, Vineet was with N.E.T. (acquired by Sonus Networks) where he managed two distinct product lines in the areas of Session Border Controller and Multi-service Edge Router/Switch. In this role, he developed and managed long-term strategies for those product lines while consistently driving tactical revenue projects worldwide. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science from the Motilal Nehru National Institute Of Technology, India.

  • Sean Hannan-Bobe VP Sales of Americas

    Sean Hannan-Bobe brings 25 years of enterprise software sales and sales management to MATRIXX. Prior to MATRIXX he held positions at Computervision (acquired by PTC), Portal Software (acquired by Oracle) and BigFix (acquired by IBM). Sean has developed business internationally throughout his career addressing markets across the Americas; EMEA and Asia Pacific. He holds a BSc in Engineering and Business Management from Loughborough University in the UK.

  • Jeremy Thomas Vice President Sales - Asia

    Regarded for his expertise in transformation, Jeremy’s sales, business development & strategy work has kept him at the forefront of change across Asian region for over twenty years. Since joining MATRIXX in 2014, Jeremy’s relentless focus on using transformation journies to unlock value through change has helped him to deliver several major projects across the region. Prior to joining MATRIXX, his career highlights include stints at BT, in addition to leadership roles at Vodafone, Sooncorp of Malaysia, Skynet Global, Pacnet & Optus. Originally from Australia, Jeremy has a technical diploma in electrical engineering. Based in Singapore, Jeremy founded Hope Indochina Ride Organisation which raises both awareness and funds for the Hope for Cambodian Children Foundation.

  • Bill Highstreet VP of Operations and Chief of Staff

    As MATRIXX Software’s VP of Operations and Chief of Staff, Bill Highstreet works directly with leadership to achieve strategic and operational goals while driving cross-functional initiatives, projects and commitments throughout the company. Bill has immersed himself into Silicon Valley tech, holding key positions with companies such as Hewlett Packard, Agilent Technologies and Juniper Networks. During his tenure, he established strategic delivery models and tracking methodologies that resulted in significant performance improvements. His wealth of knowledge and professional expertise includes finance, IT, warehouse and distribution operations, software operations, service and support, sales administration and re-marketing.

    Bill holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from San Jose State University and accreditations from Northwestern University Executive Programs, including Logistics and Distribution Management and Information Technology and Competitive Advantage.

  • Terry Wong Vice President of Human Resources

    Terry Wong brings over 20 years of experience to her role as MATRIXX Software’s Vice President of Human Resources. After attending San Jose State University, Terry developed and sharpened her HR expertise both in small start-ups and larger public companies, including Magma Design Automation and Cepheid.  Prior to joining MATRIXX Software, Terry was the first HR professional hired at Nimble Storage. She supported its IPO in 2013, driving the company’s global HR strategy and growing the businesses from 150 employees to over 1,300 in more than 25 countries.

  • Nick Cole VP Professional Services

    Nicholas Cole has worked in the Communications Industry for over 15 years in various roles in Professional Services and Consulting. Prior to MATRIXX, Nicholas worked for Portal Software (acquired by Oracle) for over 10 years delivering projects from pre-sales activities right through to production deployment as Technical Account Manager and Solution Architect. In Oracle he worked with several Tier 1 operators as Enterprise Architect covering Oracle’s extensive communications software application footprint. As lead Architect Nicholas worked on Oracle Communications Global Business Unit’s largest mobile operator BSS/OSS transformation programme at the time. Nicholas started his career in software with Sybase as Technical Consultant involved with customers in both the Finance and Communications industry. He holds a MA Joint Honours in Computing Science and Management Studies from the University of Aberdeen.

  • Robin Langdon VP Presales

    Robin Langdon has been architecting and delivering all aspects of a real-time digital lifestyle for over 25 years, with the last 15 years spent focused on the Communications Industry. Prior to MATRIXX, he worked for Portal Software (acquired by Oracle) as a lead solution architect spanning both OSS & BSS for tier-1 operators. Previously, he has worked for Netonomy, Cap Gemini & IGiS pioneering real-time information delivery solutions. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Computer Science from the University of Reading, UK.

  • John Keohane VP Strategic Alliances & Partners

    John Keohane brings over 20 years of Communications Industry, business development, strategic alliances and sales management experience to the MATRIXX team. Prior to MATRIXX, John worked for Portal Software (acquired by Oracle) where he drove a number of significant new business wins with global mobile, fixed line and content companies. John went on to an EMEA business development role in the Oracle Communications Global Business Unit and has held similar roles with Compaq Computers and SAS. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Brunel University.

  • Graham Pearce VP Support Engineering

    Graham Pearce has worked in Technical and Customer Support Services for more than 25 years, 15 in the Communications Industry. Prior to joining MATRIXX, Graham held senior roles in in Portal Software and Oracle providing global support leadership for BSS and SDP products. Graham started his IT career working for the Amdahl Corporation where he provided field support for S370/S390 mainframes and disk subsystems, moving into an Opens Systems support role encompassing Cray and Sun hardware, Solaris, Linux and Windows NT operating systems.

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