Barry Kelly first came up with the idea for Thought Industries during his tenure as Chief Marketing Officer at Berklee College of Music where he saw the need in the market for a simple, modern learning platform. Today, as CEO and Co-founder, he brings 20 years of external training, marketing, and digital learning innovation to deliver impactful training experiences that increase customer lifetime value.
Prior to Thought Industries, Barry was the Vice President of Technology and Product Development at America’s Test Kitchen. In this role, he created, executed and maintained the digital product strategy and served on the senior management team.
Robin Wadsworth brings more than 25 years of high growth B2B technology, go-to-market and leadership experience to her role as President. Robin focuses on the entire customer lifecycle and aligning the go-to-market functions with the business plan.
Prior to joining Thought Industries, Robin held senior-level sales positions at PROS where she was instrumental in building a global cross-functional collaboration methodology, and BlackLine, Inc. where she increased the enterprise value in excess of 10 times to more than $2.5 billion during her tenure.
Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Chris McClelland co-founded Thought Industries with Barry Kelly in 2014. With over 15 years of experience in software development, Chris and his team have built the platform from the ground up into the award-winning solution it is today. As Chief Technology Officer, Chris is responsible for outlining the company's technological vision, implementing technology strategies, and ensuring technological resources are aligned with business needs.
Prior to Thought Industries, Chris held lead developer positions with America’s Test Kitchen and DigitalAdvisor.
Chief Marketing Officer
Mike Daecher brings more than 20 years of marketing leadership experience from fast-growing startups and established online businesses. Prior to working at Thought Industries, he was Chief Marketing Officer at ArtistWorks.
Before that Mike was at Active Interest Media where he first learned and used the Thought Industries platform to launch the multi-million dollar online education business.
Chief Financial Officer
Rob Lubash brings over 20 years of financial leadership and SaaS experience from rapidly-growing startups to public companies. Most recently, Rob was CFO at InCrowd. Previously, he garnered experience in the SaaS learning solutions space at OutStart, later acquired by Kenexa and IBM.
A certified public accountant and chartered global management accountant, Rob has also served as a controller at ServiceSoft and Infinium.
Chief Product Officer
Todd Boes brings over 25 years of experience building and launching enterprise-grade products, platforms, and services in both early-stage startup and Fortune 500 software companies.
Todd is responsible for product development, ongoing feature innovation and overseeing the product lifecycle, including product vision and roadmap.
Prior to Thought Industries, Todd served as Chief Product Officer at Genscape, Inc., where he led the vision, strategy, and delivery for the industry’s largest Internet-of-Things data analytics and predictive insights platform.
Vice President of Operations
Therese Kelleher brings over 20 years of customer-centric and global business experience to the company. Responsible for Customer Success and Operations at Thought Industries, she has a passion for establishing practices for long-term success for both customers and employees.
Prior to Thought Industries, she held various senior-level customer success, sales and general management positions at Groupize, BCD Meetings & Events, and EF Education First.
Vice President of Finance
Sam Bourneuf brings over 10 years of finance and operations experience to his role as Vice President of Finance. Sam is responsible for driving financial strategy, planning, and analytics as well as working with senior management to align operations and initiatives with that plan.
Prior to Thought Industries, Sam held several senior roles assisting early-stage companies to analyze, model, and manage the financial landscape of their business, including serving as Principal for Topwater Advisory and Director of Strategic Planning at Next Step Living.
Vice President of Sales
Mike brings over 20 years of sales and management experience, focusing the last 14 years in enterprise software technology. Responsible for the global sales strategy, Mike brings comprehensive expertise in the areas of scaling organizations, maximizing revenue growth and leading high-performing sales teams.
Prior to Thought Industries, Mike served as Vice President, Sales at Promoboxx and Motus, LLC.
Vice President of Professional Services
Jeff Kushmerek brings over 20 years of experience establishing and leading high-performing and profitable Professional Services teams with companies in high-growth phases. Jeff oversees the global professional services strategy, utilizing his strong mentorship, culture, communication and relationship management experience to build out the team and create lasting customer relationships.
Prior to Thought Industries, Jeff was Managing Director of digital business consultancy at Rails Reactor, and Senior Vice President and Managing Director at Janeiro Digital.
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