Management Team

The Apttus Management team is comprised of visionary, experienced, and passionate leaders dedicated to the success of Apttus customers, partners, employees, and the company at-large. Their combined experience ranges across every industry, company-size, and business philosophy, providing the Apttus community with strong direction and stewardship in every conceivable business scenario. 

David Murphy

Executive Chairman and CEO

David is one of the new leaders at Apttus. He joined Apttus in October when the Thoma Bravo deal closed. David Murphy is one of the Silicon Valley’s most highly regarded business executives. Over the past 30 years, Murphy has held top leadership roles driving market adoption and disruptive growth. Currently, Murphy is a Sr Operating Partner at Thoma Bravo and in that capacity is a Director of several investments including Exec Chairman at Apttus, Qlik Tech (where he served previously as interim CEO), Barracuda Networks, Kofax, Nintex and Continuum.

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New Management Additions

Omer Rafatullah

Omer Rafatullah

Chief Legal Officer

Omer Rafatullah joins Apttus from Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he served as a Corporate Partner focused on meeting the needs of private equity sponsors in a variety of complex business transactions.

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Gregg Hampton

Gregg Hampton

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Gregg Hampton joins Apttus as CFO, having served the same role at Actian and Blue Coat Systems. He brings extensive experience with enterprise organizations and rapid growth technology companies to Apttus’ executive leadership team.

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Greg Cannon

Greg Cannon

Corporate Controller

Greg Cannon joins Apttus as the Corporate Controller. He is responsible for the company’s global accounting operations. Greg is an experienced, well-rounded financial practitioner with a track record of helping businesses operate efficiently while growing at scale.

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Colleen Carr

Colleen Carr

Chief People Officer

Colleen Carr joins Apttus as its Chief People Officer, where she will oversee all operations pertaining to hiring, talent development and human resources. Colleen will be chartered with fostering and nurturing a respected corporate culture that its employees, customers and partners can be proud of.

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Suzanne Gisborn

Suzanne Gisborn

Vice President of Finance

Suzanne Gisborn joins Apttus as its Vice President of Finance. She brings more than 25 years of experience managing financial operations for an array of companies – from private firms to large public enterprises and Dow Jones components. Suzanne joins an executive team committed to ensuring operational excellence and execution across Apttus’ enterprise.

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Ben Allen

Ben Allen

Chief Marketing Officer

Since joining Apttus in 2013, Ben Allen has held a variety of critical executive roles. He is directly responsible for much of Apttus’ innovation, growth, and success. Ben oversees Marketing as well as the general managers of the company’s key product lines, Apttus’ vertical solution teams, and the Max applied AI team.

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Eric Carrasquilla

Eric Carrasquilla

SVP, PRODUCT

Eric Carrasquilla is Apttus’ SVP of Product and responsible for the vision, design and delivery of Apttus’ product portfolio. Eric has 20+ years’ experience building, launching and monetizing enterprise grade applications that deliver awesome customer experiences.

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Neehar Giri

Neehar Giri

CO-FOUNDER

As a founding member of the Apttus team, Neehar Giri has built and implemented the most sophisticated suite of revenue operations software in the world, playing an irreplaceable role in creating the Middle Office space and defining the Quote-to-Cash Industry.

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Praniti Lakhwara

Praniti Lakhwara

Chief Information Officer

Praniti is responsible for Information technology solutions and the company’s internal security program, driving a comprehensive strategy for IT that will help the company scale, build a world class IT organization, deliver innovative global solutions, and create a secure, robust infrastructure for our customers.

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Kevin Niblock

Kevin Niblock

SVP, SALES STRATEGY AND OPERATIONS

Kevin Niblock is Apttus’ Senior Vice President of Sales Strategy and Operations. He is responsible for all pipeline generation, sales operations, customer success and sales enablement.

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Kent Perkocha

Kent Perkocha

CO-FOUNDER

As a Co-Founder, Kent Perkocha’s top responsibility and passion is bringing value in every form to Apttus’ wide-ranging customer base. Apttus works with hundreds of customers, and Kent has successfully accomplished his mission to work personally with each of them.

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Ashish Shah

Ashish Shah

GM, India Operations

Ashish leads the day-to-day operations of Apttus India, and supports strategic initiatives, as a member of the senior team.

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Gordon Thompson

Gordon Thompson

SVP, SALES ENGINEERING & SOLUTIONS COE

Gordon has been in Sales Engineering for over 20 years. Gordon joined Apttus in Jan-2014 and has built a World Class Sales Engineering and Value Consulting Team. Over the course of Gordon’s career, he has been in the QTC space for the entire duration.

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Raj Verma

Raj Verma

Chief Revenue Officer

Raj Verma is the Chief Revenue Officer at Apttus. He is an accomplished executive with experience growing companies at scale. Raj is chartered with growing Apttus’ business while ensuring operational excellence across the company.

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