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. Apttus’ founders, including CEO Kirk Krappe, remain the driving force behind the company’s success.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Kirk Krappe is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Apttus. He is a visionary entrepreneur,
innovator, technologist, author, and frequent speaker.
CO-FOUNDER, President and Chief Solutions Architect
As both a founding member of the Apttus team and its Chief Solutions Architect, 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.
CO-FOUNDER, Chief Customer Officer
As a Co-Founder and Chief Customer Officer, 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.
Chief Operating Officer
Raj Verma is the Chief Operating 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.
Chief Financial Officer
Terry Schmid oversees Apttus’ entire financial and legal operation. He has a strong reputation in the financial community and extensive experience scaling high-growth technology firms, particularly as they transition from private to public companies.
CHIEF DELIVERY OFFICER
As Chief Delivery Officer, Jeff Santelices is responsible for ensuring successful customer implementation and production support of Apttus’ entire Middle Office platform and suite of Quote-to-Cash and Contract Lifecycle Management solutions.
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.
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.
Chief Technology Officer
Nathan has over twenty years of experience in various roles such as application software architect, ERP solution architecture, chief internet technologist and CTO.
Chief People Officer
Don Robertson serves as Apttus’ Chief People Officer, overseeing all hiring, talent development, and human resources. He partners with Apttus executives to deliver people strategies that help their organizations scale performance as the company grows rapidly.