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.
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.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Felix Lademacher is the Chief Financial Officer, responsible for leading the global finance and HR organizations. Prior to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer, 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.
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Martin Schlothauer is the Chief Technology Officer, responsible for shaping Stonebranch’s innovation and technology vision for the company’s product and service portfolio. He previously led the successful growth and expansion of Stonebranch’s Professional Services organization. Mr. Schlothauer has more than 20 years of leadership experience in the telecommunications and information technology industry, having held senior management positions at Ericsson and LHS, among others.
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, 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 functions. Mr. Davis can be found as a regular thought leader across multiple venues and platforms 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.
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.
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.