While Eleven’s success is directly tied to the contributions of every single person at the company, we wouldn’t be nearly as successful without the guidance, inspiration and example set by our corporate leadership. Eleven’s leadership team blends strong expertise in software and network technologies with deep experience in hospitality to deliver compelling, reliable and powerful software solutions.
Chief Executive Officer
As Eleven’s CEO, Dan oversees all of the company’s operations. Dan has an extensive background in GM and C level roles helping numerous small software companies scale operations and accelerate growth, including SPC’s Harvard Graphics, Calera Recognition Systems, Central Point Software and Now Software. Dan was also the COO of WebTrends where he led operations and helped the company with its initial public offering in 1998 and its eventual sale to NetIQ in 2001 at a $1 billion valuation. He then served as the merged company’s SVP and GM for the Web Analytics Business Unit through 2003. Most recently, Dan served as COO of Building Champions, a business coaching company, where he was an executive coach to CEOs and senior executives across the country. Dan graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and later received his Masters of Management degree in Marketing and Finance from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.
Vice President, Corporate & Business Development
Andrew is one of Eleven’s co-founders and has been running its operations since its inception nine years ago. Prior to starting Eleven, Andrew managed Tripwire’s business development organization, where he built OEM and other strategic relationships with hardware vendors such as Ericsson, Nokia, Alcatel, Lucent, Fujitsu-Siemens, Sun Microsystems, Compaq, and IBM, as well as leading security vendors and service providers including Check Point, Zone Labs, Computer Associates, and Visa. Prior to joining Tripwire, Andrew practiced business law at Tonkon Torp LLP, where he represented emerging growth companies and venture capital firms, working on corporate matters, with a focus on intellectual property issues, venture capital, debt financings, and mergers and acquisitions. Andrew earned his law degree at the University of Oregon, and a B.A. degree from Colorado College.
Vice President, Product Development & Technical Operations
Dan is responsible for all technical operations at Eleven. His 25-year plus career has been focused on various aspects of corporate security, consumer safety, and national defense and is recognized as an expert in pattern recognition technologies in which he holds several patents. Prior to joining Eleven, Dan was responsible for the technology strategy and development for fraud detection leader iovation inc. Previously, Dan was the Executive Director of Safety, Security and Privacy at AOL, a division of Time Warner. At AOL, he led member safety technology initiatives including anti-virus, firewall, parental controls, anti-spyware, anti-spam, and anti-phishing. Dan has held senior executive positions for safety and security industry leaders including RuleSpace and WholeSecurity (now Symantec). He has also served as CTO for defense solution providers NITEK and Adaptive Solutions Inc. Dan earned his MS in Computer Science and Computer Engineering at the Oregon Graduate Institute of Technology.
Vice President, Finance
Rick oversees the financial operations of Eleven. He has over 15 years of diverse financial management experience with leadership roles in both public and private companies mainly in the high tech arena. Prior to joining Eleven, Rick served as General Manager and Controller of Youbet Oregon, Inc. and Director of Player Services for Youbet.com, a publicly held internet based gaming organization. He has also built the finance and accounting teams at a number of high growth companies including serving as Principal Financial Officer for Adaptive Solutions, Inc. Rick holds a BA in business administration from Oregon State University and an MBA from Portland State University.
Vice President, Sales
Marshall is responsible for Eleven’s sales organization. Marshall worked for seventeen years at IKON Office Solutions, one of the world’s largest distributors of office products and business solutions. While at IKON, Marshall demonstrated success that was nationally recognized by many product and technology partners, and he served in national account and major account sales. Most recently, Marshall worked as a Vice President of Sales, selling technology solutions and professional services into the hospitality industry. In this role, he made contacts with many high level executives in many of the leading hospitality companies. Earlier in his career, Marshall held a number of sales, operational, and management positions. Marshall served in the United States Coast Guard from 1982 to 1985. Marshall studied business administration, as well as a wide variety of sales training, solutions selling, and account management practices in both corporate and educational settings.
As Director of Marketing for Eleven, Sharon is responsible for Eleven’s Strategic Marketing, Marketing Communications, Product Marketing and Sales Programs. With over 20 years of marketing and management experience, Sharon has served as Executive Director at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; Director of Working Group Programs at the WiMAX Forum; held a variety of senior marketing management roles at NetIQ and WebTrends including leading the core teams developing their Services and Channel Marketing initiatives; Training Director and Consultant for Hahn Consulting; Senior Services Marketing Manager at InFocus Systems; Senior Services Marketing and Program Manager at Credence Systems Corporation. Sharon holds a Masters in Business Administration from Marylhurst University and a dual Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Psychology and Sociology from Portland State University.
Director, Client Services
Steve is responsible for Eleven’s Client Services Team. He comes to Eleven with over 20 years of experience managing and implementing enterprise software solutions. Steve started his career as a founder of International Trade systems in 1989. To expand his breadth of experience, Steve joined ABC Technologies in 1995, heading up both Sales Engineering and Product Management in his tenure. In this position, he worked with many world class organizations including Coca Cola, the US Army XVIII Airborne, Bell Canada and Nestle. As an integral member of the management team, Steve helped ABC Technologies quickly grow to the largest provider of Activity Based Cost Management Solutions. In 1999, Steve joined WebTrends Corporation, a leading provider of web analytic software, as the head of their Professional Services organization. Steve’s team was responsible for implementation services and training of customers such as Zaaz, Kelly Blue Book and T-Mobile. Under Steve’s leadership, the team grew from 5 consultants to 56 team members.Steve holds a Bachelor Degree from California State University Northridge. He has been a guest lecture at the Harvard School of Business and has been a frequent speaker at industry events.
As Director of Products, Eric is responsible for Eleven’s product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle. Eric started work at Eleven over 8 years ago as a software engineer and the company’s first full-time employee. He has held various positions within the company, most recently as the Director of Professional Services where he was responsible for the design and delivery of Eleven’s solutions. Prior to joining Eleven, Eric managed projects and was Lead Developer at start-up in New York City that built a suite of web applications for the display and manipulation of commercial and residential real estate transaction data. Eric began his career with Arthur Andersen Business Consulting in the New York office’s Advanced Technology Group. Here he helped design and build web-based solutions for a number of clients ranging from small start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations. Eric holds a BS in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University’s College of Engineering.