Our leadership team combines new perspectives and proven expertise to guide the development of our solutions and support our clients. We are breaking with traditions and building best practices that are changing the world of professional services for the better.

Leadership team

Ray GraingerCEO and Founder

Ray Grainger is the Founder and CEO of Mavenlink, where he is leading the mission to reinvent the way businesses do work. He has dedicated his career to helping clients succeed, and brings over 25 years of experience in software and high technology consulting. Ray began his career at Accenture, where he spent 17 years honing his expertise in professional services management as Global Managing Partner,

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Sean CraftsCGO and Founder

Sean Crafts spearheads the company’s growth and strategy initiative which seeks to expand Mavenlink’s partnerships and capabilities to better serve clients on a global scale. As Mavenlink's Chief Growth Officer he interfaces with every Mavenlink department, lending his unique vantage point to the Sales, Client Success, Marketing, Finance, Operations, and HR teams. Sean is most deeply involved in devising new programs to keep Mavenlink in the forefront of emerging trends that impact how the world conducts business.

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Roger NeelCTO and Founder

A software expert with over 12 years in the industry, Roger is an advocate for technology solutions that deliver business value. He brings expertise and best practices insight across client-success in the areas of content management, knowledge management, and social networking applications. As CTO, Roger directs the product and engineering decisions of Mavenlink.

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Steve DeSantisCFO

Steve DeSantis has more than 30 years of financial management experience in both the private and public sectors. In his role at Mavenlink, Steve is responsible for all financial, accounting, human resources, treasury, legal, IT, and facilities functions.

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Jared HaleckSVP of Product

Jared Haleck is a category-creating product leader, with he and his teams focused on transforming the professional services industry. Jared began his career in technology and SAAS as the first employee of InsideSales.com. While leading the product department at InsideSales.com, Jared and his team pioneered nearly every major technology used by today’s digital sales teams, including many AI solutions for sales.

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Lauren LangstonCOO

Lauren leads Mavenlink’s global business operations function and is responsible for overseeing Mavenlink’s strategy, analytics, and go-to-market operations. In addition to her current role, Lauren has the led the fundraising of nearly $100M in equity and debt capital for Mavenlink.

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Rob PickellCMO

Rob Pickell is Mavenlink’s Chief Marketing Officer and is dedicated to spreading the word on how Mavenlink can help professional services organizations grow and prosper by leveraging the company’s innovative cloud-based services management platform.

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Chris ScaliaCCO

Chris brings over 25 years of experience in the professional services industry to Mavenlink. In this client-obsessed role, Chris drives the creation and delivery of remarkable experiences throughout the entire client journey. He is responsible for leading our Advisory Services, Professional Services, Client Success, Support, Training, and Sales teams to deliver the Mavenlink solution, enabling clients to become higher-performing businesses. A thought leader in the services industry, Chris is also a member of the TSIA's Professional Services Advisory Board.

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Ray GraingerCEO and Founder, Mavenlink

Ray is an explorer at heart who has dedicated his careers to helping his clients succeed. He has over 25 years of experience in the high technology consulting and software industry. Ray is the embodiment of the Mavenlink Mission: to help companies of any size across the globe conduct business better by combining technology and industry best practices.

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Klaus BesierBoard Member

Klaus is an accomplished leader, highly sought after for his expertise and insights into growing high-profile brands. As CEO of SAP Americas, he grew the company into a global powerhouse. Today Klaus sits on the boards of three growing companies. On these boards, Klaus shares his many years of experience in helping start-ups become stay-ups.

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Richard CampioneSplunk

Richard is a resourceful catalyst of change. He is an expert in balancing strategy and execution and has achieved half a billion dollars in sales. Richard’s global, hands-on experience includes the following: P&L management, product management, sales, engineering, marketing, professional services, channel development, and M&A.

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Jim MaddenCarrick Capital

Jim Madden is a co-founder and managing director of Carrick Capital Partners where he is directly involved in the selection and growth guidance of successful companies in technology-enabled services including BPO, Transaction Processing, and Software as a Service (SaaS).

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Mark MidleGoldman Sachs

Mark leads technology investments for Goldman Sachs Growth Equity. Before joining Goldman Sachs, Mark spent over a decade investing in technology and technology-enabled services companies while at Bain Capital, Great Hill Partners, and The Blackstone Group. Previously, Mark was a consultant at McKinsey & Co., and he began his career at Morgan Stanley.

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Paul ZolfaghariCarrick Capital

Paul Zolfaghari is a Managing Director at Carrick Capital Partners where he uses his operating experience to help Carrick portfolio companies develop scalable growth plans, implement key business processes, and deliver exceptional financial results. Prior to joining Carrick, Paul served for nearly twenty years as an executive in both public and private enterprise software companies. He is also on the Board of Directors of Carrick companies Saviynt, Everspring, Exiger, and Seven Lakes Technologies, and is an independent board member of Sisense.

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