Stephane Dubois is a recognized software and market data industry executive and innovator, who founded Xignite to pioneer market data in the cloud. Today, Xignite is known for creating the industry’s only pure-play market data cloud platform, used by clients around the world, across a range of industries. The company’s platform also powers market data cloud solutions offered by exchanges and financial services firms. Prior to Xignite, Stephane was Vice President of Product Management at Advent Software, the leading provider of software solutions for the investment management industry. Prior to Advent, Stephane held senior product and marketing management positions at Walker Interactive Systems and Oracle Corporation. Stephane holds an MS in Management from M.I.T. Sloan School of Management and MS and BS degrees in international management from the MBA Institute in Paris.
Al Chang is a software engineering and technology industry leader with experience leading engineering and professional services organizations in high-growth software companies and start-ups. Prior to joining Xignite, Al was head of engineering for partner solutions at Google, where he enabled global strategic partnerships by extending Google’s core product offerings and by establishing a 24x7 production operations infrastructure. As VP of Product Development for Advent Software, Al led the creation of an integrated portfolio management, accounting, and CRM solution built on a scalable Web architecture. Before Google and Advent, Al held senior management positions in engineering and professional services at TenFold Corporation, an enterprise applications company that he co-founded, reached nearly $100M in revenue, and went public. Al’s career began at Oracle in software engineering. He holds an MS and BS in Mechanical Engineering and a BS in Biology, all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Kerry Langstaff is an accomplished marketing executive with 20+ years of demonstrated success in lead generation, channel marketing, product positioning, and building awareness at B2B technology and services companies. Most recently, Kerry was Vice President, Demand Generation at Return Path, where she spearheaded global demand generation strategy for the email intelligence company. Previously she held senior marketing roles at start-up businesses including IP geolocation provider Quova (now Neustar), and HR outsourcing leader TriNet. She also has lead channel marketing efforts at SAP, 3Com (now HP), Juniper Networks, and Cisco. Kerry holds a BA from San Diego State University and holds Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) accreditation. She has held board positions in the Silicon Valley chapter of the PRSA as well as the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). Kerry has received more than a dozen awards for her work in marketing and PR.
Paul Woodberry is a veteran sales executive with 20+ years of experience managing sales teams and exceeding revenue targets. Prior to joining Xignite, Paul was Vice President of Worldwide Sales at McAfee, where he led efforts for their DLP (Data Loss Prevention) business unit. Previously, he ran global efforts sales and marketing at Passport Capital. Paul began his career at Advent Software, where he stayed 10 years running sales for the Americas. Paul holds a BA from University of California at Berkeley where he played on both their water polo and rugby national championship teams.
Trevor Vale has extensive sales leadership experience in the financial services industry. Trevor was the Head of Sales and Marketing for Breakingviews, a global provider of financial commentary, where he drove sales leading to the company’s acquisition by Thomson Reuters. Earlier, Trevor had ten years of experience in various sales leadership roles at Reuters and then Thomson Reuters, in which he managed complex sales with the top global financial and media firms. Trevor earned a Bachelor of Arts with honors from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.