Leadership

Lou Shipley

President and Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Gregorio

Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

Bill Ledingham

Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Engineering

Bob Canaway

Chief Marketing Officer

Adam Clay

Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Jukka Alanen

Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Strategy

Tim Kenny

VP, Culture

Dave Gruber

VP, Product Management

Ed Loftus

Vice President, Sales & Marketing Operations

Phil Odence

VP & General Manager

Michelle Goodwin

VP, Human Resources

Mike Pittenger

Vice President of Security Strategy

Dean Vassiliou

VP, Customer Success


Board of Directors

Larry Bohn, General Catalyst Partners
Mark Fusco, Formerly of Aspen Technology
Daniel A. Keshian
Rob Ketterson, Volition Capital
Michael Gorman, Split Rock Partners
Lou Shipley, Black Duck


Larry Bohn, Managing Director of General Catalyst Partners, built three leading business-software companies before joining General Catalyst, taking two of them – NetGenesis and PC DOCS, Inc. – through their IPOs as CEO.

At General Catalyst, Larry is involved with companies that, like Black Duck, are transforming their industries. They include: Altiscale, Bigcommerce, Clarabridge, Demandware (NYSE: DWRE), Driftt, GoodData, HubSpot (NYSE: HUBS), Kensho, L2, Mark43, Optaros, ownCloud, Semantic Machines, Visible Measures, and Yottaa.

Larry was Chairman, President and CEO of NetGenesis, a market leading software and analytic solutions provider, from 1997 to 2001. He took the company public in 2000 and the following year it was acquired by SPSS, Inc.

Earlier, as President of PC DOCS Inc., he built the company into the leading developer of document management software for enterprise networks, and spearheaded a highly successful public offering.

As Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Interleaf, Inc., Larry helped grow the business to more than $120 million in revenue.

He is an honors graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and holds a Master of Arts degree in Structural Linguistics from Clark University.


Mark Fusco, served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Aspen Technology Inc., from January 3, 2005 until September 30, 2013. Mark served as Principal Accounting Officer and Principal Financial Officer of Aspen Technology Inc. from February 2009 to July 1, 2009. and served as its Acting Principal Accounting Officer. He served as Chief Executive Officer and President at Aspentech Ltd. From May 2002 to January 2005, and he served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Ajilon Consulting and also served as its Executive Vice President from 1999 to 2002.

He was a Co-founder of Software Quality Partners and served as its President from 1994 to 1999. From 1994 to 1999, he served as President of Analysis and Computer Systems Inc.  He served as Director of Aspen Technology Inc., since December 9, 2003 until September 30, 2013.

Prior to his business career, he was a professional ice hockey player and member of the National Hockey League team the Hartford Whalers and was a member of the 1984 U.S. Olympic Ice Hockey Team. Mr. Fusco holds a B.A in Economics from Harvard College and an M.B.A from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.


Daniel A. Keshian, Independent Director, former Avid Technology President and venture capitalist, joined Black Duck's Board of Directors in May 2015, to help guide and accelerate the growth of the industry's most comprehensive security solution for identifying and remediating open source software vulnerabilities.

In addition to Avid, Dan previously served as CEO at WebLine Communications, where he led its sale to Cisco Systems, served as Vice President and General Manager at Cisco and as Chairman and CEO of iPhrase Technologies, which was sold to IBM.

Dan has over 30 years of technology, business management and venture capital experience. He has been an active and successful investor, both as Venture Partner at Greylock and as Founder and Managing Director at Fairhaven Capital.

Dan has served as board member at Mazu Networks, Ntru Cryptosystems, Digital Media on Demand, and arsDigita.

Dan earned his BS and MS degrees from Bentley University and teaches part-time at Suffolk University in the Sawyer Business School Entrepreneurship group. He also serves on the Bentley University Board of Trustees.


Rob Ketterson is a founding member of Volition Capital and focuses on investment opportunities in information technology, software and tech-enabled services. His board directorships include Ping Identity, MegaPath Networks, and Teliris. Rob has previously served on the Board of both the New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) and National Venture Capital Association (NVCA).

Prior to being a founding partner of Volition Capital, Rob was Managing Partner at Fidelity Ventures. While at Fidelity Ventures, Rob headed the US and Europe investment teams. He has led a number of investments including mindSHIFT Technologies (acquired by BestBuy), Geotel [NASDAQ: GEOC] (subsequently acquired by Cisco), Nuance Communications [NASDAQ: NUAN], InterNAP [NASDAQ: INAP], Webspective Software (acquired by Inktomi), Nexabit Networks (acquired by Lucent), WaveSmith (acquired by Ciena), Connected Corp (acquired by Iron Mountain) and Intellon [NASDAQ: ITLN] (subsequently acquired by Atheros Qualcomm [NASDAQ: ATHRQCOM]). Prior to Fidelity, Rob worked as a manager in the high technology practice of The Boston Consulting Group. Prior to that, he and was a product manager for PC products at VLSI Technology, Inc.

Rob received an undergraduate degree in computer engineering from the University of Arizona and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.


Michael Gorman is a founding Managing Director of Split Rock Partners and focuses on investments in software and internet services companies.

Prior to founding Split Rock Partners, Michael was Managing General Partner of St. Paul Venture Capital, which he joined in 1995 and focused on software and internet services investments. He is an active supporter of the Minnesota entrepreneurial community, and works closely with organizations providing guidance to emerging companies. In addition, Michael served as president of the Minnesota Venture Capital Association in 2000 and 2001.

Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Duke University, as well as MBA and JD degrees from Harvard University. He began his venture capital career with the Harvard Management Company. Earlier in his career, he was a management consultant with Bain & Company, where he assisted clients in the development and execution of corporate strategies.


Lou Shipley brings over 25 years of experience as an enterprise software executive. He is a veteran of five Massachusetts software startups: Avid, WebLine (Cisco), FairMarket (Ebay), Reflectent (Citrix) and VMTurbo.

Lou was President and CEO of VMTurbo, Inc., and Reflectent Software (acquired by Citrix Systems in 2006), both of which served the enterprise and financial services industries. After the Reflectent acquisition, Lou served as General Manager of the Citrix Management Systems group, and then took on the role of General Manager of the Citrix Virtualization and Cloud Products Group. He worked as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Highland Capital Partners in 2002. Prior to Highland, Lou served as Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations for WebLine Communications, a customer contact center software company acquired by Cisco Systems in 1999 for $325 million. Before WebLine, Lou served as Vice President of Americas and Pacific operations at Avid Technology. He joined Avid when the company was a startup and oversaw its growth to over $450 million in revenue. Lou also founded and served as President of Avid Japan KK.

Lou serves as Chairman of the Board of CustomerGauge and is an advisor to AppFirst and Unidesk Software. He holds a BA in economics from Trinity College and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he teaches the course "Technology Sales & Sales Management."