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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Board of Directors
Stonebranch's board of directors have a wealth of experience across the information technology, finance, and business sectors.
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.
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.
Member of the Board
Mr. Lademacher is a serial investor and entrepreneur focused on Tech, Tourism and Infrastructure. In addition, he formerly held the role of Chief Financial Officer of Stonebranch, where he was responsible for leading the global finance and HR organizations. Prior to this he led finance, legal and HR for Stonebranch’s EMEA region. Mr. Lademacher’s experience includes progressive roles in both the M&A advisory and the corporate finance industries.
Member of the Board
Mr. Gerald Schmedding works for Beta Systems as the Director of Finance & Controlling. He previously 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).