Leadership

Our executive team

Winshuttle was founded by three friends who were determined to empower business users with data management solutions that help them get SAP data right. Our team of exceptional leaders work hard to deliver on this mission for customers and live and breathe our PACT values which make Winshuttle a fun and inspiring place to work.

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.

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.

Jeff Bergstrom

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.

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.

Vikas Nagpal

Kristian Kalsing

Kristian Kalsing

Vice President of Product & Solutions

Kristian is responsible for product management, enterprise solutions, and product marketing. 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.

Mary Lee

Vice President of Marketing

Mary leads the global marketing team at Winshuttle including marketing communications, demand generation and field marketing. She is passionate about connecting customers with Winshuttle’s leading data management solutions, and creating memorable customer experiences. Her diverse background includes lead marketing roles in high tech companies and nonprofits like Fluke Networks and Providence Health.

Mary Gary

Brian Berg

Brian Berg

Vice President of Customer Services

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

Vice President of EMEA & APAC

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.

Mark Hallam

Jim Zahka

Vice President of Americas Sales

As Vice President of Americas Sales, Jim is responsible for leading the direct and partner sales strategy for the Americas, developing a world class sales organization, and helping the world’s biggest companies make the shift from manual data operations to leveraging data as a strategic asset. Prior to joining Winshuttle in 2014, Jim led high growth and startup sales organizations in analytics, application research, eLearning, and CRM software markets.

Joel Chaplin

Vice President of Technology

Joel is responsible for leading the information technology and cloud operations for Winshuttle, enabling and supporting our cloud product offerings as well as overseeing the overall IT strategy. He brings over 20 years of technology and SaaS operations experience, building agile, on-demand services that are reliable, scalable, and secure. Before joining Winshuttle, Joel was VP of Cloud Operations for Nuance Communications, leading the global teams that delivered and supported high quality SaaS/PaaS solutions that processed billions of voice transactions per year for a wide variety of Fortune 500 enterprise customers.

Kerry Young

VP, General Manager EnterWorks

Kerry joined EnterWorks in 2006 when Ennovative, Inc., the multi-channel publishing software company he co-founded, was acquired by EnterWorks. He brings more than 25 years of technology and business management experience to Winshuttle, having served as CTO for a subsidiary of the Dow Chemical Company, and earlier as VP, Information Technology for Marshall Industries, a $1.7 billion industrial electronics distributor. He previously managed information systems for a subsidiary of McDonnell Douglas Corporation. Mr. Young holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and an M.B.A. from California State University Fullerton.

Winshuttle EnterWorks Advisory Board

Steven Keith Platt

EnterWorks Advisory Board Member, Research Director of the Retail Analytics Council

Steven Keith Platt serves as Research Director of the Retail Analytics Council, an initiative between the Medill School, Integrated Marketing Communications department, Northwestern University and PRI. Platt also serves as the Director and Research Fellow of The Platt Retail Institute, an international consulting and research firm that focuses on leveraging technology to impact the consumer experience. Central to this is building actionable data models that aid retailers and technology companies in gaining insights into their customers and operations.

Steven received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and Marketing from the Boston University School of Management. He also has a Law Degree and an LL.M. in Taxation from Boston University, where he served as Articles Editor for the University’s Journal of Tax Law. He has authored many studies about retail analytics and digital communication networks, and has published articles in journals including the American Bankers Association Journal, Digital Signage Quarterly, Extended Retail Solutions, Retail Information Systems News, the Retail Solutions Providers Association Magazine, and the Retail Navigator, among many others. He has been quoted in publications including Bloomberg, Business Week, Chain Store Age, the Chicago Tribune, DSN Retailing Today, Inc. Magazine, RFID Journal, Stores Magazine, the San Jose Mercury News, Time Magazine, USA Today, and the Wall Street Journal. He has also appeared as a guest analyst on the CBS Evening News and Early Show, ABC World News, and HD News. He has also lectured at conferences around the globe.

Deborah Weinswig

EnterWorks Advisory Board Member, Managing Director of Fung Global Retail & Technology

Deborah Weinswig is an award-winning global retail analyst and a specialist in retail innovation and technology. Deborah is responsible for building research capabilities and providing insights into the disruptive technologies reshaping today’s global retail landscape. Her in-depth knowledge and understanding of global retail and emerging technology trends were fostered through her previous experience, which included serving as Head of the Global Staples & Consumer Discretionary Team at Citi Research, where she worked for nearly 12 years.

For over 9 years, Weinswig has consistently ranked among the top analysts in her field by investor publications and in 2012 she was named one of Wall Street’s top analysts. In 2012, she also received the Researcher Award for Outstanding Service by the International Council of Shopping Centers. She is frequently quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Barron’s and is a regular guest on CNBC. Before her time at Citi, she held senior research positions at Bear Stearns and Morgan Stanley.

Weinswig is an advocate for innovation, creativity and the implementation of efficient technologies in the retail sector and servers as a mentor to numerous Silicon Valley accelerators. She sits on the advisory boards of several startups and has helped them develop and implement retail technology systems and strategies for some of the top-tier national retailers.

Ken Bonning

EnterWorks Advisory Board Member, Former EVP Kohls / Consultant Orion Business Advisors Group

Ken is a senior-level retail executive with experience leading the supply chain, IT, digital technology, Omni-Channel operations, store design, store construction, facilities and sustainability areas within large, public multi-unit retail companies. As a member of the executive committee, he developed and implemented strategies to improve operations and high growth. In coordination with the board, he led strategic transformations at the business unit and corporate levels, resulting in improved top line performance.

Munther Dahleh

EnterWorks Advisory Board Member, Director of the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, MIT

Munther Dahleh was appointed Director of the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, effective July 1, 2015. He was previously the Associate Department Head of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS). He is also a member of MIT’s Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS).

Prof. Dahleh is internationally known for his fundamental contributions to robust control theory, computational methods for controller design, the interplay between information and control, the fundamental limits of learning and decision in networked systems, and the detection and mitigation of systemic risk in interconnected and networked systems.