Chief Executive Officer
Tom Krause brings more than 20 years of experience leading, building and positioning software and technology companies for value and long-term success. Mr. Krause previously served as an executive officer of Broadcom Inc., most recently responsible for forming and leading the Broadcom Software Group as President.
Tom began his career in technology investing with Robertson Stevens and Technology Crossover Ventures followed by business and corporate development leadership roles in the semiconductor industry. Tom is a graduate of Princeton University where he majored in Economics.
Sridhar Mullapudi is currently Chief Product Officer at Citrix, where he oversees the company’s $3.2 billion Product portfolio and a global team of product managers, UX designers and researchers across the US, Europe, China and India. Over the course of his 22-year tenure at Citrix, he has sat in many leadership positions across product and engineering, including EVP of Product Management.
He holds an MBA from the University of Florida, a master’s degree in Computer Science from Iowa State University and a bachelor’s degree from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University.
Matt Quinn is currently Chief Operating Officer at TIBCO, where he manages the company’s day-to-day operations and is instrumental in the growth and development of TIBCO's products and technologies, including the TIBCO Connected Intelligence Cloud.
Formerly serving in key executive roles, including Chief Technology Officer and EVP, Products and Technology, Matt has spent more than 20 years at the company leading large-scale transformations to organizational structure and product strategy. He received his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and master’s degree in Applied Science Information Technology from RMIT University Melbourne.
Abhilash Verma serves as Vice President, Product Management at Citrix. He is responsible for the strategic direction of Citrix Application Delivery and Security product portfolio, which is used by a wide variety of customers and partners from enterprises to the largest websites and cloud providers.
An 18-year veteran of the company, he brings decades of experience across product management, product marketing, technical marketing, competitive intelligence, and product engineering organizations. Before joining Citrix, Abhilash worked as Information Security Consultant with large FMCG and Technology client base. Abhilash did his Master Program in Information Technology from Symbiosis.
Ali Ahmed currently serves as SVP of Engineering at TIBCO, where he leads enterprise solutions engineering, products and technology.
Over his 19-year tenure at TIBCO, he has held a number of leadership roles across engineering, including Head of Global Engineering Services, and he brings deep expertise in delivering high quality products and managing large engineering teams worldwide. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering and an MBA from Osmania University.
Jitendra Deshpande currently serves as SVP, Cloud and Server Engineering at Citrix. He currently leads global engineering for the DaaS and VDI portfolio of products and cloud services.
He is a 20-year veteran of the company and brings a track record of building and scaling global engineering teams and cloud services. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the College of Engineering Pune (India) and a master’s degree in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY).
Randy Menon is currently SVP and General Manager, Connect at TIBCO, where he heads the company’s integration, APIs, events and cloud business units and is responsible for engineering, products, site reliability and operations.
Randy has worked at TIBCO for nearly 12 years, most recently serving as VP, Product Management. He holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Anil Shetty is currently VP of Engineering at Citrix. He has worked at Citrix for nearly 18 years, most recently serving as a Senior Director. At Citrix, he is responsible for leading Engineering for Citrix ADC (Application Delivery Controller), ADM (Application Delivery Management), Application Firewall (WAF, Bot, API), Citrix ITM (Intelligent Traffic Management) and SDWAN product lines.
Prior to Citrix, he served as a Technical Director for NetScaler and was a Software Engineer at Novell. He holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from Arizona State University and Bachelors in Computer Science from Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, India.
Pandian Rajapandi has worked with many Engineering teams at TIBCO for the past 18 years, leading the globally distributed TIBCO Engineering Services / Operations team for the past 8 years. His recent efforts include the customized engineering wide rollout of JIRA, NMT introduction and continuous localization, and IBI Engineering integration. He also started TIBCO Security Pen Testing team 6 years ago. His interests are in software Development, Security, Performance, Globalization, Cloud cost optimization, Release Process automation and Technical Communication.He earned his Bachelor's degree in Engineering from Madras University and Masters degree in Business Administration from Anna University in India.
Sales and Services Leadership
Hector Lima is currently EVP and Chief Customer Officer at Citrix, where he leads the global sales, channel ecosystem and customer experience organization.
He has been with Citrix for more than 20 years, having most recently served as EVP of Customer Experience and SVP of Customer Success within the Worldwide Sales and Services organization. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Brown University.
Vivek Rao is currently SVP, Global Professional Services at TIBCO, where he leads TIBCO's services organization, delivering complex deployments of mission-critical solutions to TIBCO customers globally.
Vivek brings an extensive record of growing and leading successful global services organizations. Vivek holds an MS in Management Systems from Clarkson University, New York, is a management graduate from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and has a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Bangalore University.
Scott Harris is currently VP of Global Services and has spent the last 8 years in Customer Success and Service Delivery at Citrix.
Prior to Citrix, Scott spent 13 years at Dell in various leadership positions, most recently Executive Director, Dell Global Infrastructure Services. He earned his Ph.D., master’s and bachelor’s degrees in History from the University of Texas at Austin.
Leanne Taylor is currently SVP and global COO for the Customer Organization at Citrix. Prior to Citrix, Taylor was VP for Industries and Strategic Customer Programs at SAP Australia and New Zealand. Previously, she served as head of Financial Services Industry, for SAP, UK and Ireland, and Head of License Right Management for SAP United Kingdom and Ireland.
She spent 12 years at Standard Bank, both in Johannesburg and London; working across many areas of the bank in various senior leadership roles. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Commerce and Finance from The University of KwaZulu-Natal.
Tom Berquist is currently Chief Financial Officer at TIBCO, overseeing worldwide financial operations and reporting, as well as investor relations, sales operations and maintenance renewals, and the implementation of Vista's transformation initiatives.
Prior to joining TIBCO, Tom held CEO and CFO roles at software companies including Saba, Corel, and Actian. In addition, he has spent 10 years on Wall Street with Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, and Piper Jaffray, and six years at Deloitte. Tom earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and an MBA in Management & Marketing from the University of St. Thomas.
Tony Gomes is currently EVP and Chief Legal Officer at Citrix, leading a global, multidisciplinary team of trusted advisors working in close partnership with all segments of the Citrix business to advance the company’s objectives and manage risk.
Tony also chairs a cross-functional management committee charged with security governance, including oversight and monitoring of cyber risks. Prior to joining Citrix, Tony was a partner in the corporate practice of Goodwin Procter LLP and an associate at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP in Boston. He received his bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University and his law degree from Boston University School of Law.
Rani Johnson is currently Chief Information Officer at TIBCO. In this role, Rani is integral to developing the vision and overall business strategy of TIBCO's IT organization.
Prior to joining TIBCO, Rani was the SVP and CIO of SolarWinds and CIO at the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA). Rani began her career as a software developer at NASA's Johnson Space Center and had code deployed on the International Space Station. Rani holds dual degrees in Electrical Engineering and General Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and Spelman College.
Eric Armstrong is currently VP of corporate marketing and communications at Citrix, where he leads industry analyst relations, media relations, internal and executive communications, social media, influencer relations, customer marketing, brand, creative, sponsorships, content, events and customer experience centers. He has been with Citrix for over 20 years, having most recently served as VP of corporate communications before adding corporate marketing to his role. Prior to Citrix, Eric held multiple marketing roles at IBM. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.