About Stonebranch

With decades of experience, Stonebranch set out to change the IT automation market for the better. To develop the right purpose-built solutions with user experience and accessibility in mind. To provide a true orchestration engine that empowers our customers to automate any on-prem or cloud solution. To ultimately enable you with the centralized control needed to better manage and scale with your expanding hybrid IT ecosystem.

Stonebranch is a force to be reckoned with in the IT orchestration and automation platform space. We shoot past the point where others have stopped, challenging the status quo, and exceeding expectations. We do this with the personalized service and leading-edge technology that is lacking with other providers.

We invite you to explore our platform, learn about the successes of our customers, and contact us to learn more. We are here to orchestrate the IT world. Let's do it together.

Our Values are Part of our DNA
and a Commitment to Our Working Culture

Together, these values set the stage for our service and promises to our clients, as well as our relationships with one another.

Stonebranch Leadership Team

The Stonebranch leadership team is comprised of savvy entrepreneurs and seasoned industry experts, bringing years of experience and innovation to an established company recognized by analysts for its vision and value leadership.

Giuseppe Damiani

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Giuseppe Damiani, the Chief Executive Officer of Stonebranch, brings more than 20 years of executive experience leading high-growth companies. Prior to joining Stonebranch Mr. Damiani co-founded Lexagon Group, where he worked with leading telecom, media and tech companies in North America, Europe and Asia. Mr. Damiani has previously held various roles within Stonebranch, including CFO and COO. Before Lexagon Group, he was a consultant with Booz, Allen & Hamilton and A.T. Kearney.

Rigas Paschaloudis

Senior Vice President Sales EMEA & APAC

In his role as Senior Vice President Sales EMEA & APAC, Mr. Paschaloudis is responsible for Stonebranch's strategic sales and partnership initiatives. Prior to joining Stonebranch, he spent over 20 years working in senior management positions delivering profitable revenue growth for Clintworld, HP, Portal Software, Volubill and LHS.

Ray Pacleb

Vice President of Global Finance

Mr. Pacleb oversees Stonebranch’s global financial planning, accounting, reporting, analysis, business analytics, tax and treasury, and financial administrative operations. He has more than 20 years of experience as a financial strategic leader. Mr. Pacleb joined Stonebranch in 2014. He previously worked with global businesses including the Coca-Cola Company and Mizuno Corp. in finance and accounting leadership roles. Mr. Pacleb is a Certified Public Accountant with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a master’s degree in Financial Management.

Marcos Medina

Vice President Sales Americas & Business Development

As Vice President Sales Americas & Business Development, Mr. Medina is responsible for leading his team in the development of new business opportunities, creating customized solutions for customers, and collaboratively forging a strategic path for the Stonebranch vision. Prior to joining Stonebranch, Mr. Medina spent nearly 15 years working in senior-level roles for organizations that include Ericsson and LHS.

Scott Davis

Vice President of Global Marketing

As the head of marketing, Mr. Davis is an experienced revenue marketing leader who is focused on the corporate go-to-market strategy. He is responsible for Stonebranch’s global brand, product marketing, corporate communications, and demand generation. Mr. Davis can be found as a thought leader on the topics of marketing technology, BI/analytics and IT automation. Prior to Stonebranch, Mr. Davis held senior leadership roles with SAP and Calero Software. He graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administrations.

Melahat Elis

Vice President of Product Management

As the VP of Product Management, Ms. Melahat Elis is responsible for the vision of Stonebranch’s leading-edge hybrid IT automation product portfolio. In addition to over 20 years of leadership experience in product strategy and product management, she has diverse experience in customer training, architecture, and product planning. Prior to Stonebranch, she held roles with LHS, SchlumbergerSema, Ericsson, Orga Systems, and Redknee. Ms. Elis graduated with honors from the Technical University of Berlin with a degree in Computer Science.

Edwin Goh

Vice President of Research and Development

Mr. Edwin Goh brings over 20 years of experience in the software and business services industries. As the head of R&D, he is responsible for the overall development of Stonebranch solutions. Mr. Goh is a transformational leader who has driven the development of a number of key Stonebranch solutions. As the co-founder of Daring Star, he joined Stonebranch after the merger between Daring Star and Stonebranch in 2017. Mr. Goh holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Oxford Brooks University.

Nicole Spartis

Vice President of Human Resources

As the head of human resources, Mrs. Spartis is responsible for Stonebranch’s overall HR strategy, including recruitment and retention, company culture, organizational development, and communications. She has expertise in building out successful HR departments within fast-growing global technology companies. Prior to Stonebranch, Spartis held senior leadership roles with Fiserv, EarthLink, and ClickDimensions. Spartis holds an SPHR Certification (Senior Professional in Human Resources) and has a Bachelor of Science degree focused in Management from Georgia Tech.

Sebastiano Mion

Vice President of Technology-Enabled Services

Mr. Mion brings more than 20 years of IT-leadership experience to his role as head of Stonebranch’s Technology-Enabled Services (TES) business unit, where he is responsible for the unit’s sales and operations. TES creates innovative value-added solutions and services by combining Stonebranch's IT automation tools with a variety of open-source frameworks. As the co-founder of Daring Star, he joined Stonebranch after the merger with Daring Star in 2017. Mr. Mion holds a bachelor’s degree in Statistics and Economics from the University of Venice (Italy).

Board of Directors

Stonebranch's board of directors have a wealth of experience across the information technology, finance, and business sectors.

Amit Shah

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Shah has spent his career investing in, starting, running and advising software companies on product strategy, pricing and go-to-market. He previously was the Founder and CEO of Jirafe which was acquired by SAP Hybris and prior to that VP of Sales & Business Development for Magento which was acquired by Adobe. Today he serves on the boards of Magnolia International Ltd., Doodle AG and ROQQIO GmbH.

Andreas Resch

Member of the Board

Mr. Andreas Resch initially worked at a university. Since 1983, he has been employed in a wide range of business sectors with responsibility for organization, IT and logistics, most recently as a CIO at Bayer AG. He then moved to Modalis Management as a partner. His work has been documented in a book co-written with Prof. Brenner that has led to his inclusion in the CIO Hall of Fame in the United States. Today he holds several positions as a supervisory board member and works in the fields of management and IT consulting.

Gerald Schmedding

Member of the Board

Mr. Gerald Schmedding holds the role of Chief Financial Officer of Beta Systems, where he previously worked as the Director of Finance & Controlling. Before that he held leadership roles with KPMG Management Consulting, where his team designed and implemented solutions in the business intelligence space. Gerald holds a qualification in business administration from Mannheim University (Germany), with a year’s experience at Aston Business School, Birmingham (UK).

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