WE ARE LEADSPACE

We are a rapidly-growing team of energized and analytical minds building a platform that is changing the way people think about marketing.

LEADERSHIP

Doug Bewsher
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Doug Bewsher

CEO

Over his career, Doug has pioneered and built some of the world’s leading social, mobile and technology brands. Prior to Leadspace, he was CMO at Salesforce.com where he launched Salesforce Communities and Chatterbox and supported the incredible growth of the enterprise Cloud computing leader. Before Salesforce.com, he served as CMO at Skype, growing the company to 750 million users and third of all international communications through the acquisition by Microsoft, and co-led McKinsey’s North American CRM practice through the dot.com boom and bust.
Amnon Mishor
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Amnon Mishor

Co-founder and CTO

Amnon Mishor co-founded Leadspace (formerly Data Essence) in 2010 and served as the company’s CEO for its first four years. Amnon brings more than 10 years experience in envisioning and leading the development of innovative solutions in the fields of web intelligence, semantic technologies, and search. Prior to Leadspace, Amnon designed and deployed successful business and competitive intelligence solutions for over a dozen high-tech organizations, including Bezeq (Israel’s national telecom company) and ECI Telecom. During his service in the Israel Defense Force, Amnon headed the Intelligence Systems and Data Mining Department of the army’s Technological Intelligence Unit.
Ed Schaffer
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Ed Schaffer

CFO

Ed Schaffer has more than 25 years of experience in general and financial management leadership roles. He was responsible for all finance-related activities at Rimini Street, including financial planning, accounting, investor relations and administration. He brings a proven track record in financial operations, strategic planning, fundraising, business growth and building high-performance teams.

Ed has held several senior management roles overseeing P&L and finance at Monster Worldwide, Intuit and oDesk. He served in the corporate audit function for GlaxoSmithKline, where he reviewed global operations for internal controls and operational efficiencies. In addition, Ed was an operations consultant at Accenture (previously Andersen Consulting), serving a wide range of companies, including global, Fortune 500 and midmarket organizations.

He holds an MBA from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business and a BA in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania.
Casey Howe
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Casey Howe

VP, Sales

Casey has been building successful B2B sales teams for more than a decade. Prior to joining Leadspace, Casey drove sales in the SaaS, software, and services space for Experian Data Quality. Previously he held increasingly-responsible sales leadership roles with global logistics provider Worldwide Express, and Clearwire Corporation, a provider of mobile and fixed wireless broadband communications services.
Michal Finkelstein
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Michal Finkelstein

GM, Israel

Michal is an innovator in natural language processing (NLP), text analytics and semantic technologies, as well as an accomplished technology leader. She has managed large product and R&D teams over her career, including overseeing the Thomson Reuters site in Israel. Michal also worked as Vice President of Product Operations for Public Technologies, and Vice President of Product for qbeats, both in New York, N.Y.
Sherrod Patching
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Sherrod Patching

VP, Customer Success

Sherrod has built customer success teams from the ground up, both in the US and EMEA. She comes to Leadspace from enterprise content performance marketing experts BrightEdge Technologies. At BrightEdge, Sherrod led the enterprise customer success team in the 90-person client services organization, and played a critical role in shaping how the CS team engage with customers to drive positive business outcomes and ROI.
Travis Kaufman
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Travis Kaufman

VP, Products & Partnerships

Travis brings over 15 years of experience leading agile product management and engineering teams delivering a diverse set of onDemand SaaS products ranging from social media marketing, display advertising and CRM sales forecasting. Prior to Leadspace, he was responsible for the product and partner strategy for Marketo Ad Bridge; adopted by hundreds of mid-market and enterprise customers. As a founding member of Marketo’s LaunchPoint technology partner ecosystem he has delivered 250+ integrated solutions across nearly every category of the marketing and advertising landscape. Travis is a proud California native who earned his BS in Computer Information Systems from California State University, Chico.

Our Team