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.

Tim Conroy

Tim Conroy, General Manager of Americas

Tim Conroy joined IBS as General Manager of the Americas in May 2013. Prior to IBS, he served as Chief Executive Officer for Intrepa (Manhattan Associates) and Chief Operating Officer at FiveCubits. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Cardinal Stritch University.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Susie Andrew

Susie Andrew, VP Global Human Resources

Susie Andrew joined IBS as Vice President, Global Human Resources in June 2013. Prior to IBS, she served as EMEA HR Director for SafeNet Inc. and in various HR management and advisory roles for Microsoft, Seagram Distillers/Universal Studios Theme Parks and Commercial Union (now Aviva). Susie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Manchester Metropolitan University, and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development.

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.

Board of Directors

Dr. Pallab Chatterjee

Dr. Pallab Chatterjee

Dr. Pallab Chatterjee is Chairman of the Board and has been a Board Member of IBS since 2007. Pallab has had several executive positions at Texas Instruments, including President Personal Productivity Products Group, Chief Information Officer, Senior Vice President of Research and Development and Chief Technology Officer. Most recently, he served as Chief Executive Officer at i2 Technologies Inc. Pallab holds Master and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is independent of the company and its senior management.

Other board assignments: General Motors Advisory Board.

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.

Other board assignments: Institute for Human Resources, Divine Savior Holy Angels High School.

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Arvid Carlsen

Arvid Carlsen, has been a Board Member of IBS since 2011. Arvid has been Executive Vice President for ABT/SBT/Exenel Industries in Saudi Arabia, Management Consultant with Nordic Management, Founding Partner of Enskilda Strategy, Managing Director and Head of Corporate Finance at Enskilda Securities, and Managing Director and Chairman of Access Partners.

JT Treadwell

J.T. Treadwell

J.T. Treadwell has been a Board Member of IBS since 2011. J.T. has worked as a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, an Associate at Bessemer Venture Partners and as Director of Marketing and Strategic Planning at Qiva. He is currently a Managing Director at Symphony Technology Group, which he joined in 2003. He holds a dual Bachelor’s degree in Ethics, Politics & Economic History from Yale University.

Other board assignments: Teleca AB, Sigma3 Inc., ImpactRx Inc., Shopzilla Holdings LLC, Symphony Advanced Media, Inc.

Christian Paulsson

Christian Paulsson

Christian Paulsson has been a Board Member of IBS since 2008; he is currently COO at IBS AB. Previously, Christian was Executive Vice President Corporate Development and M&A at IBS AB. Prior to IBS, he was Managing Director and Head of Corporate Finance of Lage Jonason AB and also worked in corporate finance at Booz Allen & Hamilton, Alfred Berg Fondkommission AB, ABN Amro and Mangold Fondkommission AB. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from European University.

Other board assignments: Cross Sportsware International AB and numerous subsidiaries within IBS.

Ulf Eriksson

Ulf Eriksson

Ulf Eriksson has been a Board Member of IBS since 2010. His background includes 25 years at Industri-Matematik International (IMI) and as a Senior Project Manager for IBS PS Nordics. He has a Masters of Science degree in Industrial Economics from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden.

Bertrand Sciard

Bertrand Sciard

Bertrand Sciard has been a Board Member of IBS since 2012. He was CEO of Aldata from 2007-2011 and CEO of Intentia AB from 2004 to 2006. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of GEAC Computer Corporation Limited in charge of Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Asia and Australia/New Zealand region. He also worked as Managing Director of Europe JBA and President and CEO of Presys. Bertrand also held various leadership roles at IBM Corporation. 

Other board assignments: Aldata.

José Duarte

José Duarte

José Duarte has been a Board Member of IBS since 2012. He was President of Global Services and a Corporate Officer of the SAP Group From January to May 2012.  While at SAP, he also held other senior roles including Regional President for EMEA and Regional President for Latin America and the Caribbean. Prior to SAP, José worked at Accenture for Unilever.

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