SSAAS was started in early 2007 by founders with an average of over 25 years experience in high technology: finding the right ideas, building products, growing in home markets and internationally to enabling successful software stories around the world.
Dave is CEO of SSAAS. He has nearly 30 years experience in the software industry, having worked with blue chip organisations and software start ups. His recent roles have seen him build multiple sales channels and have included extensive European operational management. He has worked for IBM, BMC Software, Evolutionary Technologies, Acta Technology (acquired by Business Objects), Striva, Informatica (which acquired Striva), and most recently GoldenGate (acquired by Oracle). He has held the role of Senior Vice President/Vice President EMEA for the last five organisations. David studied for a Joint Honours in Mathematics and Chemistry at the University of Newcastle.
Rob is CFO of SSAAS. Rob has over 30 years as a Finance Director in the High Tech Industry. Rob qualified with Deloitte, Haskins & Sells in 1979, leaving in 1984 to become European Financial Controller of GEAC. Rob has floated a number of companies, opened up new markets and territories, restructured tax operations, and held senior positions at several multi-national companies. He held the position of VP International Finance for BMC Software up to 1996 before becoming VP Finance EMEA . Here he grew the company by twenty five times to a turnover of over $600M, responsible for Finance, Controlling, Tax & Treasury. Rob gained a BA in Management Science (Business Studies) from the University of Warwick.
Andrew is VP, Operations at SSAAS. He has over 25 years in the software industry, having worked with Global 2000 organisations, established and startup software authors and leading consulting organisations. His recent roles have seen him found, build organisations from initial idea through to private sale and listing on public markets. He has worked for GE, SAP, Idea Integration, Softa, Tesco plc (as COO of Tesco Mobile/Telecoms - the fastest growing MVNO globally), WANdisco (as VP EMEA, EVP, WW Field Operations) and Avisen (successfully listed on London AIM). Andrew is a certified member of the PDMA, studied for a BA (Hons) at University of Huddersfield and MBA at Ashridge.