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Our Founders

Winshuttle was started by Vishal Chalana, Vikram Chalana and Rajat Oberoi (left to right) in 2003. From humble beginnings in Vikram’s garage, Winshuttle has grown to over 300 employees and serves over 2000 customers worldwide.

Our Leadership

John Pierson

John Pierson

Chief Executive Officer

John’s career spans over 30 years in the B2B software industry, helping scale both start-ups and publicly-traded companies, as well as everything in between. John has held senior leadership positions in several notable industry leading companies like SAP, Hyperion, Global 360 and most recently at Nuance Communications where he was VP and General Manager of Proactive Engagement Solutions.

Vikram Chalana

Vikram Chalana

Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder

Since Winshuttle’s inception, Vikram’s focus has been to empower people to transform their ERP-based businesses. He is the technology strategist and product visionary for Winshuttle, and has helped build technology that allows thousands of companies to complete the promise of enterprise applications like SAP ERP and Salesforce.com.

Prior to Winshuttle, Vikram spent several years in the software and medical device industry concentrating on big data and machine learning applications. His previous positions include engineering leadership roles at Verathon,Inc. and Insightful Software (now part of Tibco Corp). Vikram is a published author of more than 20 journal articles and holds more than a dozen US and international patents.

Vishal Chalana

Vishal Chalana

Chief Software Architect and Co-Founder

Vishal is responsible for identifying new technical innovations and aligning Winshuttle’s product roadmap with partners like SAP and Microsoft. As one of three Co-Founders, Vishal has been influential in the development and direction of Winshuttle, overseeing the expansion of the offices in Chandigarh and Hyderabad, India.

Vishal has over 15 years of experience in research, development and software product innovation, and brings with him a background in data processing, language technology and enterprise data integration. Prior to Winshuttle, Vishal worked in several software leadership positions at Reliance and Quark. His professional career began at the Center for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) in their Language R&D Lab.

Jeff Bergstrom

Jeff Bergstrom

Chief Financial Officer

Since 2011, Jeff has helped develop and manage Winshuttle’s financial operations, ensuring that our strategic financial goals align with our fiscal business objectives. Jeff’s contributions to the company’s strategic business initiatives and extensive background in financial management have been integral in facilitating Winshuttle’s growth.

Prior to Winshuttle, Jeff held senior executive positions at a number of high growth companies in the technology sector in the US and worldwide.

Stacy Cheuvront

Stacy Cheuvront

Vice President of Human Resources

In a professional career spanning two decades, Stacy has passionately advocated for innovation and leadership. She brings to her position an emphasis in organizational effectiveness, talent management, and strategic planning. Stacy is responsible for developing and guiding Winshuttle’s Global HR vision and articulating the organization’s strategy to help acquire, develop, reward, and retain the best talent. Prior to joining Winshuttle, Stacy held HR and Organizational Development positions for a variety of entrepreneurial, technology and venture capital companies.

Kevin Goulet

Kevin Goulet

Vice President of Product Management

Kevin brings more than 20 years of product management leadership experience to Winshuttle, including his most recent position as Vice President of Product Management for CA Technologies Data and Analytics business where he led the development and launch of a new to market Hadoop-based big data management solution. Kevin has served in many product leadership roles at Motorola, and was also responsible for the entire product portfolio at U.S. Robotics as Head of Product Management.

Vikas Nagpal

Vikas Nagpal

Vice President of Engineering

Vikas is responsible for overseeing all aspects of engineering at Winshuttle, from execution oversight and governance in planning, to overseeing the architecture, design and implementation of software development projects. He serves as the enterprise wide strategic leader for our software engineering. Vikas brings over 20 years of software engineering leadership to Winshuttle, including extensive experience in product development and consulting services. He most recently served as the Director of Smart Grid Solutions at Landis+Gyr, where he managed a team of over 300 engineers.

Brian Berg

Brian Berg

Vice President of Customer Success

Brian is responsible for Winshuttle’s global services teams which include professional services, training and customer support teams located in the America’s, EMEA and AsiaPac. Prior to joining Winshuttle, Brian held several head senior leadership roles as VP of Operations at 4th Source, VP of Services (support, professional services and training) at Vertafore, and VP of Professional Services at Oracle. Brian brings vast experience and over two decades of leadership in growing services teams, evolving services delivery, improving customer satisfaction and expanding the profitability of Services teams.

Mark Hallam

Mark Hallam

Vice President of EMEA

Mark joined Winshuttle in 2006, and as one of the earliest employees, he has been part of the company’s evolution, and is responsible for the successful growth and expansion of operations in EMEA. As the Vice President of EMEA, Mark leads a team across Europe and Asia Pac, which supports over 1,000 customers. Prior to joining Winshuttle, Mark managed the Automation suite of software at Complementary Solutions which included AutoTester and Winshuttle products. Over the years he has specialized in ERP, specifically SAP, and has extensive experience in software sales, testing, automation and implementation.

Kristian Kalsing

Kristian Kalsing

Vice President of Enterprise Solutions

Kristian is responsible for enterprise solutions marketing, product marketing and sales enablement. He is instrumental in driving the strategic direction of the company and continuously elevating the value that Winshuttle’s software platform and methodology bring to customers. Prior to joining Winshuttle in 2010, Kristian was widely respected as one of the pioneering thought leaders in bridging the gap between SAP and Microsoft technologies. Since starting his career in Denmark, Kristian has gained experience with enterprise software solutions in a broad range of industries in Europe, Australia and North America. He has held various roles across Engineering, Professional Services, Sales and Marketing. When not at work, Kristian spends most of his time climbing the mountains of the Pacific Northwest and elsewhere.

Mary Gary

Mary Gary

Director of Global Marketing

Mary leads the global marketing function for Winshuttle including marketing communications, demand generation and field marketing. Over the last 20 years, Mary has helped both b-to-b and b-to-c companies build integrated marketing strategies centered around the customer experience. Such companies include Fluke Networks and Providence Health & Services.