Highspot Leadership
Our Leadership Team

Our executive team brings deep knowledge and proven experience to our mission of transforming the way millions of people work.

Robert Wahbe
Chief Executive Officer
robert wahbe, chief executive officer of highspot
Robert Wahbe
Chief Executive Officer

Robert is Highspot’s co-founder and CEO, leading our mission to transform the way that millions of people work. Prior to founding Highspot in 2012, Robert spent more than 15 years as Corporate Vice President of the Server and Tools Division at Microsoft. A veteran entrepreneur, he also co-founded Colusa, a cross-language virtual machine that was acquired by Microsoft in 1996.

robert wahbe, chief executive officer of highspot
Oliver Sharp
Chief Solution Architect
oliver sharp, chief solution architect at highspot
Oliver Sharp
Chief Solution Architect

Oliver, our co-founder and Chief Solution Architect, is passionate about partnering with customers to solve their growth and enablement challenges. Oliver has co-founded various companies, including Colusa, which was acquired by Microsoft, and iTurf, which he helped to take public in 1999. Oliver is also the author of the industry’s definitive guide to sales enablement.

oliver sharp, chief solution architect at highspot
David Wortendyke
Chief Product Officer
david wortendyke, chief product officer at highspot
David Wortendyke
Chief Product Officer

As co-founder and Chief Product Officer, David oversees all aspects of design, product management, engineering and operations. Before Highspot, David brought a number of products to market at Microsoft, including Windows NT, Office and Visual Studio, and served as Partner Architect for Windows Azure.

david wortendyke, chief product officer at highspot
Haley Katsman
Vice President, Growth Optimisation & Account Development
haley katsman, vice president of growth optimisation and account development at highspot
Haley Katsman
Vice President, Growth Optimisation & Account Development

Haley leads the strategy and execution of our sales teams’ development and enablement. Haley’s leadership builds on proven marketing and sales experience from several notable Fortune 500 companies, spanning consumer products, commercial real estate, marketing and advertising.

haley katsman, vice president of growth optimisation and account development at highspot
Matt Weil
Vice President, Worldwide Sales
matt weil, vice president of worldwide sales at highspot
Matt Weil
Vice President, Worldwide Sales

Matt brings more than 20 years of sales leadership experience to our company. Prior to Highspot, Matt held sales executive roles at Verisign, Teneros, Neustar, and, most recently, at Sunrun, where he scaled the company from a venture-funded startup to a successful IPO in 2015.

matt weil, vice president of worldwide sales at highspot
Gwen Sheridan
Vice President Of Services
gwen sheridan, vice president of services at highspot
Gwen Sheridan
Vice President Of Services

Gwen empowers our customers to harness the power of sales enablement and achieve maximum returns. Her more than 15 years of experience as a customer success leader include time as Chief Operating Officer at New Alchemy and Vice President of Customer Service at both Ascentis and PayScale.

gwen sheridan, vice president of services at highspot
Jon Perera
Chief Marketing Officer
jon perera, chief marketing officer at highspot
Jon Perera
Chief Marketing Officer

Jon leads marketing, community and the partner ecosystem. Jon directed numerous go-to-market teams over 18 years at Microsoft, including a tenure as general manager of business operations for Microsoft’s international headquarters in Paris, France. Prior to Highspot, Jon served as vice president of the Adobe Document Cloud.

jon perera, chief marketing officer at highspot
Jennifer Palecki
Head Of People
jennifer palecki, head of people at highspot
Jennifer Palecki
Head Of People

Jennifer drives the people engine that aligns individual and team capabilities with our business objectives and growth. Jennifer’s 15 years of experience of building and scaling technology companies through people and programmes include HR leadership roles at Skytap, EMC’s specialist sales organisation, and Isilon Systems.

jennifer palecki, head of people at highspot
Jason Hoover
Vice President, Design
jason hoover, vice president of design at highspot
Jason Hoover
Vice President, Design

Jason leads our creative arm, keeping product and marketing efforts visually aligned and consistent. Jason has more than 20 years’ experience of conceptualising and designing enterprise brands and technologies for several large Fortune 500 companies including Microsoft, Starbucks, VMware and EMC.

jason hoover, vice president of design at highspot
Chris Larson
Vice President, Finance & Operations
chris larson, vice president of finance and operations at highspot
Chris Larson
Vice President, Finance & Operations

Chris oversees accounting, financial planning and analysis, human resources and risk management. Prior to Highspot, Chris held a variety of roles at Amazon including accounting lead for AWS, coordinator of Amazon’s worldwide accounting close, and as a leader within the SEC reporting and policy team. Most recently, Chris built the accounting team and operations infrastructure at Porch.com.

chris larson, vice president of finance and operations at highspot
Jake Braly
Vice President, Marketing
jake braly, vice president of marketing at highspot
Jake Braly
Vice President, Marketing

Jake is responsible for market development and global growth. Before Highspot, Jake led product marketing and go-to-market strategy for Apptio’s top-grossing products to its successful IPO. Prior to Apptio, Jake held various leadership positions at K2 Software, Microsoft and IBM, as well as various startup and early-stage ventures.

jake braly, vice president of marketing at highspot
Suzanne Salzberg
Head Of Talent
suzanne salzberg, head of talent at highspot
Suzanne Salzberg
Head Of Talent

Suzanne leads our talent and recruiting team. With more than three decades of recruiting experience, she has worked both with Fortune 500 companies and hyper-growth startups as an external recruiter and recruiting consultant. Suzanne is passionate about inspiring people to do their best work and is actively involved with multiple education and leadership development organisations at state and national levels.

suzanne salzberg, head of talent at highspot
Jon White
Vice President, Product
jon white, vice president of product at highspot
Jon White
Vice President, Product

Jon leads our product development and management teams and has been building software in product, engineering and leadership roles since 2000. Prior to Highspot, Jon managed teams at Seattle-based SaaS startup Moz and WDS (acquired by Xerox) and developed software for the British Government’s Defence Evaluation and Research Agency (now QinetiQ).

jon white, vice president of product at highspot
Matt Boisen
Vice President, Legal
matt boisen, vice president of legal at highspot
Matt Boisen
Vice President, Legal

Matt manages our legal affairs and regulatory compliance. Previously, he served as Vice President and Head of Legal Affairs at System1, where he established the legal team and guided the sale of the company to an eventual acquisition by a private equity firm. Before System1, Matt served as Vice President of Legal and Compliance at Blucora (NASDAQ: BCOR) and Director of Legal at Support.com (NASDAQ: SPRT).

matt boisen, vice president of legal at highspot
Richard Langham
Managing Director, Highspot EMEA
richard langham, managing director of highspot emea
Richard Langham
Managing Director, Highspot EMEA

Richard Langham serves as our Managing Director of Highspot EMEA. With more than 20 years of experience of building and scaling high-performing sales teams in Europe, Richard is passionate about leading our growth in the region and providing customers with an unparalleled solution for driving growth. Prior to Highspot, Richard spent more than a decade working in different SaaS organisations, including Adobe.

richard langham, managing director of highspot emea

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