Leadership

The ChannelAdvisor management team brings years of experience in the technology and professional services sectors. The team’s entrepreneurial spirit and cohesive vision has consistently delivered value to ChannelAdvisor’s customers, employees, investors and partners.

Scot Wingo - CEO, Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder

Scot Wingo

CEO, Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder

CEO of ChannelAdvisor, Scot Wingo leads the company in its mission to provide retailers and manufacturers with the software and services needed to successfully sell their products via online sales channels. In tandem with his work at ChannelAdvisor, Scot is an industry thought leader, contributing regularly to several ChannelAdvisor blogs and speaking often at industry events.

Scot received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Computer Engineering degree from North Carolina State University. Scot has received numerous awards including Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year and Triangle Business Journal’s Businessperson of the Year.

Aris Buinevicius - Chief Technology Officer, Board Member and Co-Founder

Aris Buinevicius

Chief Technology Officer, Board Member and Co-Founder

As the chief technology officer, Aris Buinevicius drives the company’s technological vision and uses innovative knowledge management and development practices to enhance the company’s competitive edge. Prior to ChannelAdvisor, Aris was the Director of Technology at GoTo Auctions, CTO and co-founder of AuctionRover.com and CTO and co-founder of Stingray Software.

Aris received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University and Master of Computer Engineering degree from North Carolina State University.  He was recently named to the 2010 InfoWorld CTO 25, honoring the top CTOs of 2010.

David Spitz - President & Chief Operating Officer

David Spitz

President & Chief Operating Officer

David Spitz, ChannelAdvisor’s president and COO, is responsible for global sales and marketing, services and general operations. Before joining ChannelAdvisor, Spitz founded and successfully exited multiple venture-backed software companies. He was most recently an entrepreneur-in-residence at the Aurora Funds, a venture capital firm with more than $200 million under management. Prior to Aurora, David was president of Avesair, a mobile marketing company that was acquired by Inphonic. Previous to Avesair, David was co-founder and CTO of Netsation, a network management software company acquired by Nortel Networks.

David received a Bachelor of Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego. David recently was awarded the Triangle Business Journal’s 2010 CFO of the Year Award, and in 2008, David received the Triangle Business Journal’s Top 40 under 40 award. David has also been awarded three U.S. patents, is past chairman of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics Foundation Board and is a member of the executive committee and board of directors for the North Carolina Council for Entrepreneurial Development.

John Baule - Chief Financial Officer

John Baule

Chief Financial Officer

John Baule, Chief Financial Officer for ChannelAdvisor, oversees global financial operations and strategy for the company. In this capacity, he manages all accounting, treasury and cash management operations, financial planning and analysis, long-term strategic planning and investor relations, as well as human resources.

Before joining ChannelAdvisor in November 2012, John consulted for private equity investors on potential education acquisitions and most recently served as interim chief financial officer for INTO, a London-based global education company. With more than 20 years of experience in executive financial roles, John has served as COO and CFO of K12 Inc, leading them through an initial public offering, and Apollo Global, a leading post-secondary education company. Prior to those positions, he was CFO at Headstrong, a global consultancy services firm. Before Headstrong, John worked for Bristol-Myers Squibb, or BMS, where he began as a corporate internal auditor, held several Asia-Pacific based roles including finance director for BMS Philippines, and regional finance director for Asia Pacific in Hong Kong before progressing to regional finance director for the company’s international nutritional division. John began his career as an auditor with KPMG.

John received a B.B.A. degree in Accounting from the College of William and Mary, and he is a Certified Public Accountant.

Suzanne Miglucci - Chief Marketing Officer

Suzanne Miglucci

Chief Marketing Officer

Suzanne provides strategy and execution of ChannelAdvisor’s global marketing presence. Her responsibilities include company and product branding, public relations, marketing/communications, event management and demand management activities to drive ChannelAdvisor’s growth strategies. Prior to ChannelAdvisor Suzanne served as Senior Director of Global Procurement Solution Marketing at SAP where she contributed to the direction and market awareness of portfolio solutions. Suzanne brings more than 15 years of experience in high tech marketing to ChannelAdvisor, having held executive marketing and business development roles at SciQuest, Arsenal Digital Solutions (now IBM) and Computer Associates. Suzanne holds a Master’s degree from Colorado State University, and undergraduate degrees from Fitchburg State College.

Ryan Walsh - Chief Revenue Officer

Ryan Walsh

Chief Revenue Officer

Chief revenue officer, Ryan Walsh is focused on the continued development and execution of ChannelAdvisor’s global sales strategy. He is currently responsible for customer acquisition, expansion and retention, as well as business development, account management and sales engineering across North America and Europe. Overseeing the sales organizations in both regions, Ryan is influential in positioning ChannelAdvisor as the essential partner for e-commerce worldwide.

Ryan started his career at ChannelAdvisor in 2001, and has consistently exceeded sales targets and achieved record bookings throughout his career as both an individual contributor and sales director. Prior to ChannelAdvisor he was a sales manager at GoTo Auctions, as well as various sales roles for AuctionRover.com. Ryan received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 2011, Ryan received the Movers & Shakers Award from Business Leader Magazine based on his sales management skills and record-breaking sales performance.

Diana Allen - Vice President and General Counsel

Diana Allen

Vice President and General Counsel

Diana Semel Allen, vice president and general counsel for ChannelAdvisor, oversees worldwide legal functions, including regulatory compliance, commercial affairs, M&A, litigation and intellectual property management.

Diana previously served as associate general counsel, assistant secretary and compliance director for Cree, Inc., a leading innovator of lighting-class LED products, lighting products and semiconductor products for power and radio-frequency applications. Prior to joining Cree in 2005, she was a corporate attorney with Helms Mulliss & Wicker, PLLC, a Raleigh, North Carolina law firm (formerly part of Smith Helms Mulliss & Moore LLP).

Diana received a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Columbia College, Columbia University and a Juris Doctor with honors from Duke University School of Law. She serves on the board of directors of the Research Triangle Area Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel and is a section council member for the North Carolina Bar Association International Law Section.

Judith Barnett - Vice President of Human Resources

Judith Barnett

Vice President of Human Resources

Judith Barnett, vice president of human resources for ChannelAdvisor, oversees global human resources and leads initiatives to attract, develop and retain highly talented individuals for the company’s growing worldwide team.

Barnett previously served as vice president of global human resources for eight years at Tekelec, a company that offers solutions to service providers, allowing them to manage and monetize explosive growth in mobile data traffic and multimedia applications. At Tekelec, Barnett developed and executed the human resources strategy to create a specialized, highly profitable organization focused on developing industry-leading technology. Barnett’s work at Tekelec ultimately contributed to the strategic acquisition of the company by Oracle America Inc. in June 2013.

Prior to joining Tekelec in 2006, Barnett served in various human resources roles at Nortel for 20 years. While there, she provided human resources leadership to multiple organizational units including Nortel Government Solutions, North American Enterprise Sales and Global Customer Care Services in Europe. Barnett received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management from North Carolina State University.

Josh Christie - Vice President of Engineering

Josh Christie

Vice President of Engineering

As Vice President of Engineering, Josh Christie leads the global engineering organization responsible for ChannelAdvisor’s highly scalable software as a service (SaaS) platform.  In this role, he works closely with partners, customers and product management to deliver innovative solutions to complex e-commerce challenges.

Before joining ChannelAdvisor in 2006, Josh was a software design engineer at Microsoft and an early member of the team that created Visual Studio Team System (now Visual Studio ALM).  Josh received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, both with highest honors, from North Carolina State University where he was a Park Scholar.

Paul Colucci - Vice President of Enterprise Sales

Paul Colucci

Vice President of Enterprise Sales

Vice president of enterprise sales, Paul Colucci oversees global enterprise sales, driving a company focus on customer acquisition and retention. In addition, he is responsible for generating new business and extending client relationships across the e-commerce industry and across international markets.

Before joining ChannelAdvisor in 2008, Paul acted as an executive partner for Iconitel Consulting Services, an information strategies firm. Before Iconitel, Paul served as president of Accolade Concepts, a marketing consulting services company, where he built new business by offering leading edge solutions for new product launches, marketing campaigns and internet strategies. Paul has also held executive positions in sales and product marketing with top start-up and established technology companies such as Venda, Thomson Dialog and Profound. Paul received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Hofstra University.

James Huang - Vice President and Managing Director of ChannelAdvisor Greater China

James Huang

Vice President and Managing Director of ChannelAdvisor Greater China

ChannelAdvisor’s Vice President of Greater China, James Huang is responsible for helping retailers and manufacturers understand the value of the ChannelAdvisor platform in their efforts to successfully sell their products across multiple online channels and geographies, as well as continuing to expand sales in the Greater China region.

Prior to this role, Huang was the chairman and CEO of MerchantRun Holdings Limited, where he pioneered channel-management software services and subsequently led the company to acquisition. He then became the senior vice president of overseas business development for 4PX, where he managed major initiatives for the group’s five subsidiaries and engineered strategic partnerships with online marketplaces.

Mike Shapaker - Vice President of Brands and Manufacturers

Mike Shapaker

Vice President of Brands and Manufacturers

Mike Shapaker currently serves as vice president of brands and manufacturers for ChannelAdvisor, where he is responsible for leading the ChannelAdvisor for Brands initiative. ChannelAdvisor for Brands, including ChannelAdvisor Where to Buy, is the industry’s first holistic initiative to enable e-commerce success for branded manufacturers no matter where they are in their online journey.

Mike previously led professional services and business operations teams at ChannelAdvisor. Prior to joining ChannelAdvisor, Mike held leadership roles in product management and marketing at Nortel Networks and TheraSim. Mike began his career as a consultant at Booz, Allen & Hamilton.

Mike received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech and a Masters in Business Administration from Vanderbilt University.

Thad Tremaine - Vice President of Global Services

Thad Tremaine

Vice President of Global Services

As vice president of global services, Thad Tremaine oversees ChannelAdvisor’s award-winning customer service department, including the account management, professional services, launch services and customer support teams worldwide. In this role, Thad is responsible for all aspects of customer success, retention and growth.

Before joining ChannelAdvisor, Thad served as executive vice president of operations and customer support at RegEd, a SaaS provider for the world’s largest financial services firms.  Prior to RegEd, Thad served as vice president at Thomson Financial, where he led a team of account managers, trainers and specialists responsible for client retention and sales. Thad began his career developing and servicing financial services software at StreetFusion, now part of Thomson Reuters, which was a pioneer in financial event webcasting.

Thad received his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Link Walls - Vice President of Product Management

Link Walls

Vice President of Product Management

As Vice President of Product Management at ChannelAdvisor, Link leads the product management team where he is responsible for driving the roadmap for ChannelAdvisor’s products and working closely with customers and engineering to deliver innovative solutions to the market.

Prior to joining ChannelAdvisor in 2005, Link managed online marketing for Art.com, an online retailer of posters, prints and original artwork. Previous to Art.com, Link worked as a management consultant helping companies in finance, strategy and organizational design. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Drexel University and an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.

Tim Buckley

Tim is the former chief operating officer for Red Hat (Nasdaq:RHAT) the world’s premier open source and Linux provider. As COO, Tim used his insight to accelerate the momentum of open source and expand Red Hat’s worldwide business, service and support operations. Prior to Red Hat, Tim was senior vice president of worldwide sales at Seattle-based Visio Corporation, where he was instrumental in growing the company from a start-up to a public company that was acquired by Microsoft for $1.5 billion.

Tim Williams

Tim held the chief financial officer position at Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), a SaaS provider to non-profit organizations, before retiring in 2011. During his tenure, which lasted over a decade, Tim played a significant role in BlackBaud’s financial reporting, human resources and legal operations, and led the company’s initial public offering in 2004. In addition, he drove record growth at Blackbaud and headed a number of key acquisitions. With expertise in financial management, Tim has served on several boards such as PROS Holdings, Inc., ROS Revenue Management and ManageIQ, Inc. Tim’s prior roles include executive VP and CFO at Holiday Inn Worldwide as well as CFO of Mynd Corporation. He holds a B.A. in business from the University of Northern Iowa.

Bob Hower

Bob joined Advanced Technology Ventures in 2002. He focuses on new investments in the communications, Internet infrastructure and software markets. Bob also plays an important role in adding strategic, operational value to the portfolio companies within ATV’s IT practice. Prior to joining ATV, Bob was a director at BancBoston Ventures where he focused on the telecommunications and IT infrastructure sectors and completed investments in Telephotonics (sold to DuPont) and AccessLan (sold to AFC). Bob has more than 15 years of hands-on operating experience including responsibilities as VP of sales at LHS Group (EMEA), where he built the firm’s Enhanced Services Division for the Europe, Middle East and Africa regions, and four years as a member of the senior management team at Priority Call Management (PCM), which was sold in 1999 to LHS Group. His management background also includes sales and marketing roles at Lotus Development and General Mills.

Patrick Kerins

Patrick joined New Enterprise Associates (NEA) in 2006 as general partner, focusing on a broad range of information technology investments with particular emphasis on enterprise software, network infrastructure and Internet companies. Prior to joining NEA, Patrick was general partner of Grotech Capital Group where he specialized in high-tech investments and served on a number of boards including Advertising.com, Bluefire Security, CDnow, Fieldglass Software, Hillcrest Labs, SALIX Technologies, and Synchrologic. Prior to Grotech, Patrick spent nearly 10 years at Alex. Brown & Sons as an investment banker for high technology companies. At Alex. Brown & Sons, he was responsible for a range of financing and advisory projects including initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions for high-tech companies. Prior to that, Patrick was a consultant with McKinsey & Co. Patrick served as an officer in the U.S. Navy where he spent substantially all his tenure on the staff of Admiral H.G. Rickover at the Headquarters of the Navy’s Nuclear Propulsion Program. Patrick is chairman of the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association. He received a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science from Villanova University.

Scot Wingo - CEO, Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder

Scot Wingo

CEO, Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder

CEO of ChannelAdvisor, Scot Wingo leads the company in its mission to provide retailers and manufacturers with the software and services needed to successfully sell their products via online sales channels. In tandem with his work at ChannelAdvisor, Scot is an industry thought leader, contributing regularly to several ChannelAdvisor blogs and speaking often at industry events.  Prior to launching ChannelAdvisor, Scot occupied the roles of general manager of GoTo Auctions, CEO and co-founder of AuctionRover.com (acquired by GoTo.com) and CEO and co-founder of Stingray Software (acquired by RogueWave).

Scot received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Computer Engineering degree from North Carolina State University. Scot has received numerous awards including Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year and Triangle Business Journal’s Top 40 under 40.

Aris Buinevicius - Chief Technology Officer, Board Member and Co-Founder

Aris Buinevicius

Chief Technology Officer, Board Member and Co-Founder

As the chief technology officer, Aris Buinevicius drives the company’s technological vision and uses innovative knowledge management and development practices to enhance the company’s competitive edge. Prior to ChannelAdvisor, Aris was the Director of Technology at GoTo Auctions, CTO and co-founder of AuctionRover.com and CTO and co-founder of Stingray Software.

Aris received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University and Master of Computer Engineering degree from North Carolina State University.  He was recently named to the 2010 InfoWorld CTO 25, honoring the top CTOs of 2010.