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Visionary. Passionate. Committed.
Planview's management team is a dedicated group consisting of experienced executives, field veterans, and even a previous customer. This leadership has defined Planview as a world-class company that continues to deliver innovative portfolio management solutions to the marketplace.
Patrick Durbin, Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Patrick Durbin, Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Patrick Durbin is Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Planview, the award-winning leader in portfolio management solutions. With more than 30 years of experience in project management and resource management system design, he has designed multiple global management systems including Planview Enterprise. This comprehensive enterprise solution is designed to help organizations make better decisions by applying the discipline of portfolio management to projects, strategies, and business service delivery.
Since founding Planview in 1989, Pat has led the company to profitable growth, sustained customer loyalty, and introduced cutting-edge product innovation. Prior to founding Planview, he served as Vice President of Worldwide Marketing for Artemis International and has held various positions at Sun Oil and McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing). A recognized visionary on IT portfolio management, he has worked with companies such as Reuters, Citigroup, BP, and Farmer's Insurance to help align work, resources, and business objectives across their enterprise. Pat has a BS in Aeronautics from Saint Louis University and an MBA from the University of Illinois.
Gregory S. Gilmore, President and Chief Operating Officer
Gregory S. Gilmore is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Planview, and has been the driving force behind its market leadership for the past 17 years. Responsible for the operating strategies designed to expand the company's global presence, bringing innovative products to market, and enhancing customer service, Greg has shepherded the company through its many phases of growth.
Greg is committed to fostering a culture of excellence coupled with a passion for customer success. The three Value Streams he created guide cross-organizational integration across all points of the customer lifecycle. Greg established the Value-Based Team Selling approach, enabling the Planview global sales organization to provide the most effective solutions to customer challenges. He also catalyzed the formation of a customer-centric organization for world-class support and service; and he advocated the development of the company's unique Planview PRISMS and Platinum Service offerings.
Greg has more than 28 years of experience in sales, consulting, and operations management at organizations including Ernst & Young, Texas Instruments, James Martin & Co, and ABT. He is active in business and charity communities; speaks and presents on business leadership; sits on the board of directors at Planview, is the Chairman of the Board at Regent School of Austin, and is a former board member of the HillView Christian Ministries and Foundation for the Homeless. Greg received his BS in Business Analysis from Texas A&M University.
Patrick A. Tickle, Executive Vice President of Products
Patrick Tickle is responsible for the company's Products organization and leads the Planview team that continues to deliver the most innovative portfolio management solutions to the marketplace. Patrick brings over 20 years of experience in product management, product development, and marketing across a wide range of technology solutions.
Prior to joining Planview, Patrick served as Vice President of Marketing and Product Management of ITM Software where he executed category development and product definition. He has also held a variety of product management and marketing positions at Terraspring, Inc. (an enterprise software company acquired by Sun Microsystems), MIPS, and Silicon Graphics. He has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from the University of North Carolina.
Scott Hardey, Executive Vice President of Customer Service
Scott Hardey is Executive Vice President of Customer Service at Planview, an award-winning team providing implementation, support, consulting services, and education to Planview customers and partners. Under his leadership, Planview has gained a reputation as one of the most customer-focused and responsive software companies in the industry.
Scott has 20 years of sales and customer service experience, including 12 years with Planview where he has increased North American revenue through Planview's Value-Based Team Selling model, building customer relationships and information technology capabilities that have become a significant competitive differentiator. Prior to Planview, he held management positions at Fritz Companies and Texas Instruments. Scott earned a BS in Computer Science from Tulane University and an MS in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Dallas.
Thom Everett, Executive Vice President of Global Sales Operations
Thom Everett serves as Executive Vice President of Global Sales Operations, and is responsible for leading the sales organization across all geographies and markets that Planview serves. His success in institutionalizing Planview's Value-Based Team Selling process, coupled with his proven ability to drive customer achievement, makes Thom an exceptional leader for the Global sales force.
With a 20-year track record leading high-growth sales organizations, Thom joined Planview as Director of Western Region Sales in 2005 from Compuware, where he served as a Vice President of Sales and was credited for leading his teams to the highest levels of achievement. He received his BA in Marketing from Northern Illinois University.
Jeff Durbin, General Manager of Global Operations
As the General Manager of Global Operations, Jeff Durbin is responsible for sales, services, and support for all regions outside of North America. He brings 19 years of experience holding positions in Sales, Consulting, Development, and Product Management. In 2008, Jeff took the responsibility for the EMEA and APAC operations and immediately restructured the group into service centers more tightly aligned to the corporate structure. This new organizational structure, along with a strong focus on partner development, put the business in a position to achieve and maintain double-digit profit.
In 2007, Jeff managed all aspects of the integration project of the profitable Business Engine acquisition, including employees, customers, product roadmap, facilities, and financials.
Additionally, Jeff is responsible for Global Delivery and Enablement services, which is continually driving innovations around Planview's Rapid Portfolio Management delivery approach and organizational adoption to increase customer's time to value. Key value-added programs include www.planviewprisms.com, E-Learning, customer enablement paths, best practices, and process maps. He holds a BA in Business Administration from Southwestern University.
Steve Alexander, Senior Vice President of Planview Consulting
Leading the innovative Planview implementation approach to driving customer success, Steve Alexander is responsible for defining and managing the strategic direction of the company's global consulting services. Based on his experience in hundreds of implementations, he has defined an approach framework that focuses on results that derive from technology deployment, adoption, and end-user enablement of Planview solutions by ensuring the integration of tools, processes, and best practices. At Planview, he has continued his 18-year leadership track record, ensuring value is delivered from implementations while keeping customer costs to a minimum.
His prior experience included leading the global consulting team at Artemis International for eight years after building his own consulting company focused on IT re-engineering and project management. Steve served in the United States Marine Corps for eight years, serving on planning staff roles including the Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Steve received a BS in Information Systems Management and Finance and completed graduate level work toward an MBA from the University of Maryland.
Rob Reesor, Vice President of Product Development
Rob Reesor is Vice President of Product Development at Planview, where he is responsible for managing and growing the development team while delivering on the company's product roadmap. He brings more than 25 years of experience in all phases of the product lifecycle, including programming, product management, quality assurance, and project management.
Rob joined Planview from Austin Logistics, where he served as Vice President of Engineering, overseeing software development, quality assurance, documentation, IT, and customer support. Prior to Austin Logistics, Rob served as Director of Product Development at Hire.com and held several management-level engineering positions with TIBCO, IntelliCorp, and Virtual Vineyards. Rob holds both a BS and MS degree in Computer Science from the University of Oregon.
Louise K. Allen, Vice President of Product Management
With more than 15 years of experience in all facets of bringing technology products to market, Louise heads up product management for Planview, developing product strategy and overseeing execution and delivery.
Louise joined Planview from Quickarrow, where, as Vice President of Product Strategy, her efforts drove the company from self-funded startup to consistently profitable. Prior to this, she held leadership positions with companies including Tivoli Systems, an IBM company, and NetQoS. Louise received her BS in Business Administration from Trinity University, and her MBA from The University of Texas at Austin.
Linda Roach, Vice President of Marketing
Linda brings 17 years of experience in product management, product marketing, and corporate marketing to her role as Vice President of Marketing for Planview. Upon joining the company in 2004, Linda led the launch of Planview Enterprise, repositioning the company from a single product to a highly successful multiple product line.
Prior to joining Planview, Linda held management positions at Pervasive Software, VTEL Corporation, and Kodak where she led go-to-market initiatives covering new products, product line expansion, and opening new market segments. Linda holds a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She has participated in Executive Education programs at the University of Michigan, Wharton School, and University of Texas at Austin.
Eric S. Hurley, Vice President of Legal Affairs
Eric provides counsel and guidance for Planview, managing legal affairs and transactions for the company globally. Responsible for issues of corporate security, governance, intellectual property, and litigation, Eric works closely with the executive management team in strategic planning and tactical implementation for the company.
Eric has 20 years of experience implementing creative, value-oriented contract negotiation and management, business process, and intellectual property strategies in the software, hardware, and computer services industries. Most recently, he was Vice President of Legal Affairs at Motion Computing, where he managed global legal affairs and all transactional, intellectual property, compliance, regulatory, and corporate governance affairs of the company. Previously, he held leadership positions with companies including Pavilion Technologies, CSC Financial Services Group, and Hogan Systems. Eric received his BBA in Marketing and his Business Law certificate from Southern Methodist University, and is a co-inventor on two issued United States patents.