People

We are senior operational executives who have delivered revenue and growth as startup founders and corporate leaders.

Lilia Shirman

Lilia Shirman is a go-to-market thought leader, board advisor, and investor. She drives top line growth and corporate value creation for B2B companies. She has shaped strategies and solutions that generated hundreds of millions in revenue for VMware, EMC, Amazon, Oracle, Symantec, MongoDB, and many others. Lilia served as the turnaround CMO at MariaDB, and now advises the CEOs and Boards of ZineOne, and 1World Online. Lilia literally wrote the book on Go-To-Market for customer relevance, 42 Rules for Growing Enterprise Revenue. She is a sought-after speaker, and a mentor at F50 Elevate Accelerator and Stanford University’s Global Entrepreneurial Marketing Program.

Alexander Freedland

Alex Freedland is an entrepreneur, technology investor and Cloud Computing pioneer. He made a significant contribution to the development of the ideology and practice of open source technologies. Alex co-founded and served on the Board of Directors of the OpenStack Foundation, and is the founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors at Mirantis, the leading Open Cloud provider. Alex co-founded RSI, one of the world’s principal providers of Receivables Management Software, acquired by London Bridge Software. Alex is also the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman at Ventra Employment, one of the leading Staffing and Business Services Providers. He currently serves as an independent Director at Chempack Corporation.

Alexander Freedland

Alex Freedland is an entrepreneur, technology investor and Cloud Computing pioneer. He made a significant contribution to the development of the ideology and practice of open source technologies. Alex co-founded and served on the Board of Directors of the OpenStack Foundation, and is the founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors at Mirantis, the leading Open Cloud provider. Alex co-founded RSI, one of the world’s principal providers of Receivables Management Software, acquired by London Bridge Software. Alex is also the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman at Ventra Employment, one of the leading Staffing and Business Services Providers. He currently serves as an independent Director at Chempack Corporation.

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