Leadership

Management Team

Doug Braun

Doug Braun, CEO

Doug Braun joined IBS as Chief Executive Officer in May of 2012. Prior to IBS, he held various top management roles in global product strategy and development, product management, hosting and support at RedPrairie, including forming RedPrairie’s first SaaS supply chain offering. Doug served on RedPrairie's operating committee and led operations in the Americas and EMEA. He holds Master of International Business and Bachelor of Business Administration degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Scott Brown

Scott Brown, EVP Global Cloud and Customer Support Services

Scott Brown joined IBS as Executive Vice President of Cloud and Customer Support Services in June of 2012. Prior to IBS, he served as Vice President of Global Operations for Macromatrix and Vice President of Global Hosting Services for RedPrairie. He also held leadership positions at Home Discovery, Radiant Systems and Hanco Systems. Scott received his Bachelors of Arts in Applied Behavioral Sciences at National Louis University.

Renee Truttmann, CMO

Renee Truttmann, Chief Marketing Officer

Renee Truttmann joined IBS as Chief Marketing Officer in April 2015. She brings 20-years of supply chain technology marketing experience for companies including RedPrairie Corporation (now JDA Software Group), Catalyst International, eSync, MAM Software and APS Technology Group. Renee holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater.

Mike Verdeyen

Mike Verdeyen, CTO

Mike Verdeyen has been Chief Technology Officer for IBS since 2012. Prior to IBS, Mike spent 14 years at RedPrairie (now JDA software group) in a variety of technology leadership roles in the supply chain and retail product space. Previously, Mike contributed in a number of roles at McHugh Software, Software Architects Incorporated, Computer People Unlimited and Digital Equipment Corporation. Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Laura Fese

Laura Fese, General Counsel

Laura Fese joined IBS as General Counsel in May 2013. Prior to IBS, she served as Executive Vice President/Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of RedPrairie Corporation (now JDA Software Group). Laura has also provided legal representation in the technology field at Catalyst International, Inc. and for the Cook County, Illinois State’s Attorney.  Laura holds a Juris Doctor degree from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois and Bachelor of Arts from Illinois State University.

Paul Nobbs, GM APAC

Paul Nobbs, General Manager APAC

Paul Nobbs is General Manager of APAC.  He joined IBS as VP of Sales for APAC in February 2012.  Paul started his career in Engineering, and since 1988 has followed his passion in IT holding consulting, sales and leadership positions for Engineering, ERP and Supply Chain organizations including GEAC, i2 Technologies and SAP. Paul also spent 4 years operating his own import / distribution business in the automotive sector.  He holds a Bachelor of Science Honors degree in Engineering from Coventry University, UK and is a Certified Practitioner of Inventory Management.

Mohit Paul

Mohit Paul, VP EMEA Sales

Mohit Paul joined IBS as Vice President of Sales in March 2013 responsible for the EMEA region. Prior to IBS, he held sales leadership positions at Infor, JDA, SAP and Aldata with a focus on enterprise and supply chain management solutions. He holds a Bachelor of Science Honors degree in Business Systems from the University of Leeds.

Anders Tang Christensen, CFO

Anders Tang Christensen, CFO

Anders Tang Christensen, IBS Chief Financial Officer, joined the company in 2014 after serving as CFO for Wallstreet Systems the year prior and CFO for IT2 Treasury Solutions Ltd. since December 2007. His history in the software industry goes back to 1998, including CFO and management positions with Digiquant, ALTA and Red Prairie. Before that, he worked for Bastionen, an international property investment company, and KPMG, as an auditor, starting in 1984. Anders received his Masters degree in Management Accounting, Accounting, Tax, Audit and Business Law, as well as a Bachelors degree, from Copenhagen Business School. He is also trained in Scrum Agile Product Development and Lean Management.

Hiten Varia

Hiten Varia, Chairman APAC

Hiten Varia is Chairman of APAC at IBS.  Prior to IBS, he spent 17 years in executive leadership at i2 Technologies, now JDA, in leadership positions including Executive Vice President of Global Customer Operations and Chief Customer Officer, Executive Vice President of the Greater Asia Pacific Region, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Delivery and Vice President of Worldwide Development. He also held management roles at EDS and Sylvex Cable and was Chairman and Founder of m9 Technology Solutions. Hiten has a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree, specializing in Computer Architecture and Software Design, from University of Kentucky, and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Baroda, India.

Sharon Plested

Sharon Plested, Senior VP EMEA Professional Services

Sharon Plested joined IBS as Senior Vice President EMEA Professional Services in June 2015. Prior to IBS, she served as Vice President Distribution of RedPrairie Corporation (now JDA Software Group). Sharon also was responsible for the Consulting Services Group for EMEA and APAC, as well as many leadership roles within the business providing a clear direction on structure and delivery of Professional Services.

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