The Stonebranch Promise
We are committed to delivering the highest degree of return on automation Dynamic IT automation is all we do. It's our core business. With our laser-like focus on IT automation technology, we are known among industry analysts and our clients as both the visionary and the value leader in our space.
Delivering the best products, combined with the best service and support in the industry, is how we ensure both your success and ours.
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.
Mr. Hartmut Lademacher is the Executive Chairman of Stonebranch. Previously, Mr. Lademacher was founder, Chairman and CEO of LHS Group Inc. His primary mission at Stonebranch is to enable success in all facets of the organization.
Dr. Detlef Purschke
Chief Commercial Officer
As Chief Commercial Officer, Dr. Purschke's focus is to continue to grow revenue while providing best-in-class service to Stonebranch's customer base. He drives Stonebranch's strategic goals and objectives as well as oversees sales and marketing of the organization. Dr. Purschke has held major executive positions within IBM, Electronic Data Systems, Software AG and LHS-Ericsson.
Dr. Jens Troetscher
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Troetscher is Chief Technology Officer and plays a key role in shaping Stonebranch’s technology and innovative strategies for increasing revenue and enhancing the product and service portfolio. He has more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications and information technology industry, and holds a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Giessen, Germany and was a post-doctoral research associate and technical staff member at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Damiani is Chief Financial Officer with global finance responsibilities. Prior to joining Stonebranch he co-founded Lexagon Group where he spent over 20 years consulting with leading telecom, media and high-tech companies in North America, Europe and Asia. Mr. Damiani has held various roles as CFO and COO focusing on growth and turn-around. Before Lexagon Group, he was a consultant with Booz, Allen & Hamilton and A.T. Kearney.
Vice President of Sales & Business Development Americas
As Vice President of Sales and Business Development Americas, 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 our dynamic IT automation vision. He brings a fresh and exciting vision, developed through nearly 15 years of experience in the telecommunications industry.
Vice President Sales EMEA
In his role as Vice President Sales EMEA, Mr. Paschaloudis is responsible for all of Stonebranch's strategic sales initiatives within the region as well as the vast European business partner ecosystem. Prior to joining Stonebranch, he acquired 20 years' experience working in senior management positions for Clintworld, HP, Portal Software, Volubill and LHS.
Board of Directors
Stonebranch's board of directors have a wealth of experience across the information technology, finance, and business sectors.
William O. Grabe
Mr. Grabe has broad international operational experience and an extensive sales and marketing background. He currently serves on the boards of Quality Technology Services, Lenovo Group Limited, Gartner, Inc., and Covisint Corporation. He also serves as a member of the UCLA Anderson School of Management Board of Visitors, a member of the Board of the Grand Canyon Trust, and on the Board of Trustees of The Nature Conservancy in Florida.
Jerry W. Braxton
Mr. Braxton has extensive experience in the financial and accounting fields. He started his career as a CPA with Arthur Andersen & Co. He served as the Controller and Treasurer of Contel Corp, which eventually became a part of Verizon. He was the CFO of National Data Corporation (currently Global Payments Systems), and of LHS Group, where he was instrumental in taking the company public.
Mr. Damiani is President of VIDA Consulting Srl and non-executive director of Mediatica SpA. He is a former non-executive director of Banca di Roma and was previously Corporate Vice-President of EDS Corporation, President of Digital Equipment Europe and General Manager of IBM Europe.
Ferdinand C. Seefried
Mr. Seefried founded Seefried properties in 1984 to develop industrial real estate. He has a vision of growing a significant presence in the US market. Prior to founding his company, he was an executive at Transatlantic Group. He is now an Honorary Consul General of Austria, a member the US Austria Chamber of Commerce New York and the Advisory Council of Emory University, and has served as a diplomat for his native Austria since 1989.