Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Robert Wahbe is co-founder and CEO of Highspot. Previously, he was Corporate Vice President of Marketing for the Server and Tools Division at Microsoft. He oversaw worldwide product and business management including product planning, pricing, packaging, branding and advertising, as well as sales integration and working with the partner ecosystem. Prior to that, he led the Connected Systems Division, which was responsible for the distributed computing platform and tools in Windows Server. Before Microsoft, Robert was co-founder and CEO of Colusa. Colusa provided a cross-language virtual machine that provided secure execution within systems such as databases and operating systems. Colusa was acquired by Microsoft.
Co-Founder and Vice President, Customer Services
Oliver Sharp is co-founder and VP of Customer Services at Highspot. Oliver leads the team that manages the on boarding of all new customers, professional service engagement, as well as their on-going support needs. He has led or participated in most of Highspot’s largest and most complicated launches, including Concur, Booking.com, MultiView, PayScale and many others. Previously, he helped to start Colusa Software, which was acquired by Microsoft. He was also co-founder and CTO of iTurf, helping to take it public in 1999. Oliver served in a number of roles at Microsoft, including general manager of the Connected Server Team. In addition to delivering a variety of server products, he was responsible for managing the BizTalk field team, which supported strategic engagements worldwide. The product is used by over 90% of the Fortune 500, and more than 50 mission critical deployments were directly managed by the field team with very high customer satisfaction. Oliver received an MS and a PhD in computer science from UC Berkeley.
Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer
David is co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Highspot. David oversees all aspects of design, product management, engineering, and operations. Previously, David was Partner Architect for Windows Azure, where he drove the design and architecture of security and messaging services. Prior to Windows Azure, David worked on a wide range of technologies, including distributed computing, productivity applications, developer tools, and operating systems. He helped found several teams and brought a number of products to market, including Windows NT, Office, and Visual Studio.
Vice President, Sales
Jeff Boissoneault is VP of Sales at Highspot. In this role, Jeff has responsibility for building the customer-facing operations, including sales, customer success, and support. Jeff has over 20 years of experience building and leading high performance sales teams, including roles with SeeBeyond (acquired by Sun Microsystems), OpenPages (acquired by IBM), Remedy (acquired by BMC), Spigit (merged with Mindjet), FiREapps, and Pinnacle Technology (sold in private transaction).
Vice President, Design
Jason Hoover is VP of Design at Highspot. He leads the creative arm across the company, keeping product teams and marketing efforts aligned visually with consistent user experiences. Jason has over 18 years experience conceptualizing and designing enterprise-scale solutions for several large fortune 500 companies; Microsoft, Starbucks, and EMC. He has also led the design of several startup efforts; MSN Green (while at Microsoft), Mozy (acquired by EMC), and now Highspot. Also an accomplished photographer, Jason's published work has received several awards and been featured in numerous books, magazines, and other publications.