Boese is a distinguished software executive with over 15 years of experience leading and growing technology companies. Before joining Certent, Boese most recently served as Senior Vice President at Taleo where he led Global Partner and Channel efforts and Public Sector sales activities. Prior to this role, he led SMB Field Operations for Taleo, which encompassed sales, marketing, services and support for companies with under 5,000 employees. Additionally, Boese led Taleo’s Corporate Business Development team, which completed six acquisitions, including Vurv and Learn.com. Boese has worked with some of the world’s largest and most recognized technology companies, including SAP, PeopleSoft, Quantum Corporation and Oracle.
Boese holds an MBA from Duke University and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington. Currently he is a member of the Global Equity Organization (GEO) and the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (NASPP).
As the chief financial and administrative officer of Certent, Inc., Ryan Stroub is responsible for accounting, financial strategy and reporting.
Prior to joining Certent, Ryan served as chief financial and administrative officer at SharesPost, Inc, a private financial services company providing a platform for information and services primarily with respect to investors seeking access to the private growth asset class. Ryan has also served as chief financial officer and chief accounting officer of Thomas Weisel Partners (acquired by Stifel Nicolaus), a publicly traded investment bank focused principally on growth companies and growth investors and as global corporate controller at E*TRADE Financial overseeing accounting operations, systems and financial reporting throughout its transformation from a nascent online investing company to a global financial services company.
Ryan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance with accounting emphasis from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Madigan brings over 15 years of SaaS expertise across all functions with a specific focus on product strategy, business planning and efficiently scaling product management functions for enterprise software companies. Before joining Certent, he served as Director of Product Management for Advent Software, leading a product management team responsible for an investment management solution portfolio that successfully served 4,000 clients in over 30 countries. Prior to Advent, he worked in product management at Siebel Systems and in consulting at CSC Consulting & Systems Integration.
Madigan holds an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley, Walter A. Haas School of Business and a BA in Finance and Computer Applications from the University of Notre Dame.
Martin has over 18 years of experience leading and transforming professional services, implementation, product management, marketing, relationship management and sales teams. Prior to joining Certent, Martin was the VP of Shared Services for E*TRADE Corporate Services, where he led the teams responsible for development, roll out and support of their equity compensation solutions. He was also the VP of Relationship management, responsible for the retention, satisfaction and sales efforts for all clients of the Corporate Services Group. Earlier in his career, Martin worked at Avolent, Netscape and DST Output.
Martin holds an MBA from the University of California, Davis and a BA in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is a member of the Global Equity Organization (GEO), the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (NASPP) and a board member for the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO).
Bajwa brings over 15 years of engineering, software and financial payments technology experience to this role and is responsible for our technology groups. Prior to Certent, Bajwa served as Senior Director at Asurion, leading program delivery for a 250 person team associated with mobile data protection, security, recovery and premier support products to top-tier telecom carriers worldwide. Before Asurion, Bajwa held the position of Senior Director of Product Development at TSYS (NYSE: TSS), where he headed up product development and innovation, and strategy implementation for a $250M business unit in the financial payments space.
Bajwa holds an MBA from Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, a BS in Computer Systems Engineering from Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, and an MS in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
Creger has over 20 years of experience in human resources and is responsible for strengthening corporate culture and building extraordinary work environments based upon collaboration and open communication. Prior to Certent, Joanie held human resource roles at companies including Liquid Agency, GU Energy Labs, Intraware and Sybase and also ran her own HR consulting business. Creger is a member of the California Chamber of Commerce, the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), and the Northern California Human Resources Association (NCHRA).
Creger holds an MBA from Santa Clara University and a BS in Business Administration from San Jose State University.
Bolshaw brings over 12 years of marketing experience to Certent. With deep expertise in scaling revenue operations in start-up and fast growth SaaS companies, he is responsible for demand generation, events, brand and growth initiatives. Prior to Certent, Bolshaw was the Head of Marketing for Cogniance, a global design and development services firm in Silicon Valley and led demand generation operations at Act-On Software.
Bolshaw holds an MBA with marketing concentration and a BS in Marketing from Bellevue University.