Chief Executive Officer
John, formerly CEO of dynaTrace (acquired by Compuware, 2011), became general manager of the Application Performance Management (APM) business unit in 2012. With over 30 years of experience in system and software companies such as NetFRAME, Informix and Interwoven, he has built a number of highly scalable businesses in some of the most competitive markets in technology. Most recently, he successfully reshaped Compuware’s APM business into the recognized leader in new generation APM through relentless focus on product innovation and customer success. CRN Magazine named Van Siclen a “Top 25 Disrupter” for his years of breaking the mold and advancing new models that drive superior customer value and accelerate business growth. The father of 4 boys, John has an AB from Princeton University and is a founding member of the New England Clean Energy executive program.
Chief Technology Officer
Bernd is a serial entrepreneur and in fact invented our patented PurePath® technology. With over 15 years in software engineering, and specifically in technology performance, Bernd’s vision and insight drives Dynatrace innovation as well as new technologies such as ruxit.com, a cloud native APM and analytics solution. Besides sailing his catamaran, he also acts as an advisor to startups, speaks at entrepreneurial events and supports academic research in the application performance space. Bernd has a Master of Science from Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria.
Vice President, Product Management
Steve has been working in the software and IT services industry for almost 20 years and has contributed in key roles to leading the evolution and modernization of the IT performance, including the adoption of Dynatrace as one of the fastest growing APM solutions in the industry. As Vice President for Product Management, he is responsible for product vision and go-to-market strategy. Prior to this role, Steve has held management positions in product management, technical sales and engineering. Steve also enjoys cycling, coaching and his children (not in that order). Steve has B.A. in Economics from Kalamazoo College.
Vice President, Research and Technology
Terry is that rare technologist who also speaks business—taking real customer needs and goals and turning them into cutting edge products. A born leader, he graduated from West Point (where he played goalkeeper on the soccer team) and was awarded the Bronze Star while leading a combat engineering unit during Operation Desert Storm. His teams here at Dynatrace will tell you that he’s focused, competitive, determined, a great motivator and gifted consensus builder. He will tell you he just likes to get things done right the first time. Having been with Compuware/Dynatrace for more than 16 years, Terry holds a patent for performance management technology. Oh, and he’s learning photography in his “spare” time.
Chief Marketing Officer
Born in France, Nicolas has lived on both the left and right coasts of the US as well. And with a strong background in technology as well as marketing, he’s also an expert at balancing left and right brain thinking! Having lead many endeavors in the software industry, including IBM cloud, and ILOG, Nicolas is passionate about creating a start-up atmosphere in market-leading companies. He’s surrounded by a team of unbelievably talented kindred spirits here at Dynatrace where his leadership, experience, and vision drive amazing results.
Vice President, Customer Services
A true renaissance man, Andrew can wax poetic about Dynatrace technology while expertly tying a fly fishing lure or playing a mean jazz piano. As the head of our customer services organization, he’s responsible for the largest APM brain trust on the planet--more than 350 APM experts. Having developed professional services, pre-sales and sales enablement operations for global companies, Andrew firmly believes services are a major differentiator in the extremely competitive technology industry.
He’s passionate about “A-HA!” moments, whether it’s the first time his son landed a trout or helping a customer see how technology can change their lives.
Senior VP, Global Sales & Partners
Eric joined Dynatrace as VP Global Sales in 2009, leading the company through different phases of growth and acquisition - from $3m to more than $360m in annual revenue. He is currently responsible for all sales, partner and business development activity across all product lines. Eric loves building strong teams and leveraging different operational models to drive successful customer relationships. Prior to Dynatrace and Compuware, Eric was the VP Sales for Akorri (acquired by NetApp), OATSystems (acquired by Checkpoint), eRoom Technology (acquired by Documentum) and others. Eric lived and worked in Europe for 11 years and has a VorDiplom in Industrial Engineering from Karlsruhe University. Eric speaks fluent German.
Chief Information Officer
Jon brings over 25 years of technology experience to Dynatrace, including key roles as SVP of Technology and Engineering for Arcadia Solutions; CIO of Gilbane, and VP of Technology for Monster.com. A chronic over-achiever, Jon has over 20 industry certifications, including a Six Sigma Black Belt, has owned two successful consulting firms, and holds a technology patent for EHR data mining. He’s received seven Golden Web Awards and was a decorated officer in the U.S. ARMY. Jon holds an MBA in E-Business and a Bachelor of Science in engineering.
Vice President, Human Resources
With more than 20 years of human resources (HR) leadership experience in the technology industry, Ms. Archer is responsible for the human resource strategy that supports our business objectives and influences the company’s culture. Prior to Dynatrace, Ms. Archer led human resources for PTC’s North American business with a focus on building and executing people strategies and leading M&A activity for the company. Ms. Archer also managed HR for Microsoft’s Enterprise Product Group, and prior to that spent 11 years at EMC where she led HR for a number of businesses to include international assignments in the UK and France.
Senior VP, General Counsel & Secretary
Dan manages the legal and contracts functions for Dynatrace. His team of 7 handles all matters involving corporate law, contracts and licensing, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, commercial litigation, employment law, immigration and international law. Prior to joining Dynatrace, Dan was General Counsel for Compuware and was at the forefront of a number of high profile matters including the sale to Thoma Bravo, the IPO and spin-off of Covisint, the sale and transition of 3 business units and multimillion dollar litigation against IBM for trade secret theft and antitrust violations. Prior to joining Compuware, Dan was an attorney in Chicago. He received his law degree from the University of Michigan.
Chief Financial Officer
With over 20 years of finance experience, including CFO for companies ranging in size from $10 million to $700 million, Ken’s history and comfort level is in high growth market segments like APM, and he has been involved with companies achieving INC 500 status four times. Previously, Ken was in the audit and mergers and acquisition groups at Price Waterhouse Coopers. He is a graduate from the University of Pittsburgh and has a Master’s Degree in Business from the University of South Carolina. Ken has three boys that keep him active and teach him patience.