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Kollective Leadership

Meet our Executive team, and Board of Directors

Executive leadership

Dan Vertas CEO

Dan Vetras

CEO
Dan Vetras brings 30 years of experience in business and technology leadership to the Kollective executive management team.

Eric nguyen

CPO
Eric brings 20 years of marketing, product management, and business intelligence experience to the Kollective team.

WADE PFEIFFER

COO
Wade brings a passion for building great businesses and 25+ years of technology, operations and sales experience.

john wainwright

CTO
John Wainwright leads Kollective’s Engineering team. He is an Australian-born computer scientist who has spent over 20 years in Silicon Valley.

KAREN CASTAGNERA

SVP of Operations
Karen and her team provide 24/7 monitoring of Kollective applications and customer care support to enterprise customers.

Craig gordon

SVP of Global Sales
Craig has responsibilities for Kollective’s worldwide sales, technical pre sales engineering and international operations and is based in our European HQ in London.

KIRK WOLFE

VP of Corporate Development
Kirk is a Partner with MK Capital. Kirk focuses on the digital media sector with a specific emphasis on mobile internet and IP video investment opportunities.

Mike Lyons

VP of Americas
Mike oversees an Americas based team of managers dedicated to driving new business and supporting existing customers. His team also focuses on customer relation and optimization.

Matt Townsend

VP of Engineering
Former Amazon engineering lead, Matt Townsend directs and manages the engineering team that continues to develop on our ECDN platform for future growth and additional use cases.

Brock Beckner

VP of Finance
Brock is a financial executive who brings over 10 years of experience to the position of VP of Finance of Kollective.

Board of Directors

Dan Vertas CEO

Dan Vetras

Board Member
Dan Vetras brings 30 years of experience in business and technology leadership to the Kollective executive management team.

Kirk Wolfe

Board Member
Kirk is a Partner with MK Capital. Kirk focuses on the digital media sector with a specific emphasis on mobile internet and IP video investment opportunities.

Mark Koulogeorge

Board Member
Mark is a Managing General Partner of MK Capital. He is also a General Partner of The Productivity Fund III and The Productivity Fund IV totaling over $175 million in committed capital.

ADAM KOOPERSMITH

Board Member
Prior to joining Pritzker Group Venture Capital in 2004, Adam held various senior operating and business development roles Sportvision, Inc.

EDGAR MASRI

Board Member
Edgar Masri is currently the Chief Executive Officer at Accton, a Taiwan-based global OEM/ODM leader in advanced networking and communication equipment.

KAREY BARKER

Board Observer
Karey formed the concept for Cross Creek while working as portfolio manager at Wasatch Advisors, where she spent over 15 years managing small-cap growth stocks and equity portfolios.