Rebecca brings to Moxie a wealth of expertise in managing high growth technology companies. Prior to this role at Moxie, Rebecca was the CEO of Tealeaf where she grew the company, even through the economic downturn, delivering innovative customer experience management (CEM) solutions.
Prior to joining Tealeaf, a Foundation Capital company, Rebecca served as group president of engineering, marketing, and product development at Digex, a publicly traded company. Before Digex, Rebecca worked for BBN/GTE Internetworking, where she held the position of vice president of product management and engineering. Rebecca started her career at Xerox. She holds Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology from Northeastern University, a Master of Computer Science degree from Boston University and is also a graduate from the MIT Sloan School of Management’s Executive Business Management Program.
Sparky brings to Moxie more than 20 years of business and management experience in creating and growing successful organizations. Sparky joined Moxie after serving as VP Operations at Tealeaf where he was responsible for global operations including finance and business administration, professional services and support.
Prior to Tealeaf Sparky was VP of Client Management for Ask Jeeves’ Business Solutions, where he was responsible for 80 global corporate clients and built a client relations organization that generated $24 million in revenue. Before joining Ask Jeeves, Sparky was the Director of Consumer Relations at Iomega Corporation, where he managed a $35 million business unit and 100 employees. Sparky also has nine years of experience at Arthur Anderson Business Consulting, where he helped build the San Francisco and Charlotte consulting practices and managed large-scale client consulting engagements for clients such as Amdahl, Applied Materials, Cisco Systems, Guilford Mills, Iomega, Sara Lee, and Sun Microsystems. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
David Boyer is Senior Vice President of product development at Moxie and has more than 20 years of technology expertise in delivering products that meet market and customers’ expectations. In this role, he will lead the product vision and strategy for Moxie, the most comprehensive suite of customer and employee facing applications, including knowledge as a core part of the product offering. David brings a wealth of knowledge to Moxie and has a long history in technology and product development, leading several teams — most recently at BroadVision — where he was responsible for development and support of all product lines, including Portal, Commerce and the Enterprise Collaboration Platform. David holds a Master of Sciences degree from Indiana University.
Nikhil Govindaraj is Vice President of Products at Moxie. In this role Nikhil is responsible for all aspects of product management, product design and strategy. Nikhil brings to Moxie more than 15 years of experience in CRM, enterprise collaboration and multi-channel contact centers. Nikhil joined Moxie, then Talisma, in 2000 and has served in several key roles within the organization including program management, sales engineering and product management. Nikhil earned his MBA in Systems and Marketing from Symbiosis, India.
Patrick leads the company’s legal department and manages all aspects of the company’s worldwide legal affairs. Patrick previously worked as a corporate and securities attorney at DLA Piper LLP. He earned his J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law and holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Florida.
Ira brings over 18 years of enterprise software sales experience to Moxie where he is responsible for global sales. For the previous six years, Ira led Tealeaf’s successful worldwide sales organization.
Prior to Tealeaf, Ira served as Senior Vice President of World Wide Sales for the Business Interaction Division of BEA Systems. Ira joined BEA from Plumtree Software (the company was acquired by BEA in October 2005), where he served as Vice President of World Wide Sales. After leading the integration efforts for both Plumtree and Fuego Software sales organizations into BEA, Ira guided growth of BEA’s license revenue from approximately $30M in 2005 to $80M by 2008. Ira also served as Vice President of North American Sales for Consumer Industrial Markets and, prior to that VP of Sales for North America for High Tech, at BearingPoint Consulting for 8 years. Ira holds an MBA from San Francisco State and a BA from University of California, Santa Barbara.
Tara brings over 15 years of business experience as a customer operations and marketing professional in the enterprise software industry. In her role with Moxie, Tara is responsible for delivering corporate communications and marketing programs to positively impact the company’s market presence, revenue achievement, and profitability.
Prior to joining Moxie, Tara served as Director of Worldwide Customer Operations, Alliance Management, and Web Marketing at Talisma Corporation. Here she was responsible for the company’s customer experience, partner development, and Web presence. Prior to her work at Talisma, Tara was responsible for Customer and Sales Operations at eAssist Global Solutions where she provided enterprise-wide development and support for critical sales and marketing functions. Additionally, Tara managed several key retail accounts including Deal Time, Esprit, and Estee Lauder as Account Director of Web marketing companies Epidemic Marketing and Double-Click.