IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 11, 2014 -- Mavenlink, a leading provider of innovative project management and resource management software, today announced it has expanded its leadership team, hiring Kelly Anderson as Chief Financial Officer, Daren Lauda as Senior Vice President of Sales, and promoting Andrew Cantino to Chief Architect.
"Kelly, Daren, and Andrew bring a wealth of experience to Mavenlink and will help guide the company through a period of significant growth," said Ray Grainger, CEO and Founder of Mavenlink. "They share our commitment to break-neck innovation and delivering industry-leading solutions to professional services teams and their business networks. It is my privilege to welcome them to their new roles at Mavenlink."
The announcement comes as the company is experiencing rapid sales growth, as businesses seek to better manage projects, human capital, and profitability. To effectively serve its growing customer base, Mavenlink is expanding its operations and scaling its account management, corporate training, and professional services departments.
About the teamKelly Anderson joins Mavenlink as a certified public accountant with more than 20 years of corporate finance, investor relations, accounting and senior management experience. Previously, she served as CFO and board member of several public companies and played an instrumental role in raising multiple rounds of capital as well as overseeing the operational functions of the business. As Mavenlink's CFO, Anderson will oversee all aspects of the company's financial planning and strategic plan execution.
Daren Lauda brings to Mavenlink more than 20 years of experience building and managing global sales teams at large public and early stage companies. Prior to joining Mavenlink, Lauda served a Region Vice President at Salesforce.com, where he managed enterprise and commercial sales teams. As the Senior Vice President of Sales, he is leading the rapid expansion of Mavenlink's small business, mid-market, and enterprise teams to meet the needs of customers across multiple industries.
Andrew Cantino has served as Mavenlink's Vice President of Engineering since 2012. During that time, he led the technical direction of Mavenlink's engineering department. In his new role as Chief Architect, Cantino will be responsible for the long-term scalability and extensibility of Mavenlink's platform. Cantino's previous experience includes roles at Pivotal Labs, CastTV, and Google, specializing in repeatable processes, automated testing, and sustainable engineering.