Leadership Team

Meet the Appcelerator Leadership and Advisory Team

Jeff Haynie Jeff Haynie
Chief Executive Officer
and Co-Founder
Nolan Wright Nolan Wright
Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder

Neeraj Gupta Neeraj Gupta
Senior Vice President, Product and Engineering
Brad Hipps Brad Hipps
Vice President,
Mario R. Cavagnari Mario R. Cavagnari
Vice President, International Sales

Andy Zambito Andy Zambito
Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales
Scott Davenport Scott Davenport
Vice President,
Sales Engineering
Mike King Michael King
Vice President,
Enterprise and Partners

Jeff Haynie

Jeff is Co-founder and CEO of Appcelerator. Jeff is a long-time serial entrepreneur, technologist and blogger. Previously, Jeff was Co-founder and CTO of Vocalocity, a software provider in the communications arena and before that, CTO of eHatchery, a digital incubator and off-shoot of Bill Gross’ idealab!. Jeff has worked on numerous standard committees such as IETF and W3C as well as core contributor to a number of important open source technologies such as JBoss and OpenVXI. Jeff served with distinction in the U.S. Navy.

Nolan Wright

Nolan is the CTO of Appcelerator. Before co-founding Appcelerator, Nolan led engineering and product management for Vocalocity, a VoiceXML platform company. Nolan started his career at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), and then went to work for Netscape.

Neeraj Gupta

Neeraj is responsible for engineering and IT operations worldwide for Appcelerator’s integrated mobile platform. He joined Appcelerator as part of Particle Code acquisition, where he was the VP of Engineering overseeing the development of cross platform mobile SDK and games. Prior to Particle Code, he held various engineering roles at Informix, Oracle and other startups.

Mario R. Cavagnari

Mario R. Cavagnari is Vice President of International Sales at Appcelerator. He was most recently Co-founder and CEO of SimplyBox, Inc. acquired by Moxie Software. Prior to SimplyBox he was Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Apple’s PowerSchool Division, and earlier Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Saratoga Systems (a pioneer global CRM vendor). He has held executive sales roles at Clarify and Seagate Software.

Andy Zambito

Andy Zambito is Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales for Appcelerator. Prior to joining Appcelerator, Andy was Director of Sales at Good Technology, and also held strategic sales roles at OpenPages (an IBM Company) and Callidus Software. As Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Appcelerator, Andy is responsible for managing the field sales efforts for North America. Andy attended USMA, West Point and has a BA from Florida International University and an MBA from Temple University.

Brad Hipps

Brad leads all corporate and product marketing for Appcelerator. Previously at HP, he was responsible for solution marketing across a range of application lifecycle and mobile solutions, including HP ALM and HP UFT Mobile. Prior to HP, he was Senior Vice President at EzGov (now CACI), a company that built and managed enterprise web solutions for national governments. He began his career at Accenture, where he worked on large-scale process re-engineering and application development projects in the United States and Europe.

Michael King

Michael King manages Appcelerator’s enterprise strategy, in addition to providing strategic client guidance, sales support, partner enablement, as well as market research/analysis and product evangelism. An IT industry veteran, Michael spent the past 11 years at Gartner, most recently as research director, where he managed all U.S.-based wireless data research, specializing in mobile enterprise strategy. Notably, he authored Gartner’s Magic Quadrants for MCAP (Mobile Consumer Application Platforms) and MEAP (Mobile Enterprise Application Platforms) for the past five years. Prior to Gartner, Michael held marketing and research positions at Neopoint and META Group. He also served as a sales engineer at A-Com.

Scott Davenport

Scott Davenport is the Vice President of Sales Engineering. Scott has spent the past 3+ years at Good Technology, leading both Sales Engineering and Solution Architect teams on a regional and world-wide basis. Scott was a multiple recipient of SE Manager of the year, and Chairman’s Club, the top honor in the Sales Organization at Good.

Todd Rulon-Miller

Todd Rulon-Miller is a founding partner of Apogee Venture Group, an early stage venture investment and consulting firm, and a former senior vice president of worldwide sales and services at Netscape Communications. During his time at Netscape, Todd built the company’s sales team to 800 employees operating in more than 30 countries and increased revenue to more than $600 million. During his tenure, in August, 1995, Netscape completed the then-most-successful initial public offering on the NASDAQ. Prior to his role at Netscape, Todd served in executive roles at First Data Resources, IBM (NYSE: IBM), NeXT, Inc., Software Alliance, and Tandem Computers. Additionally he has served on the Board of Directors of Active software (IPO: ASWX); Epiphany (IPO: EPNY); and Oblix Software (Purchased by Oracle Corporation), and currently serves on the Board of Crowd Science, Aerohive and Symplified and contributes to the Advisory Boards of Zuora and Appcelerator.