Faculty

The Right Conversation

BGIN faculty have two things in common: They've driven and enabled real growth for their organizations, and they have wisdom to share from their victories and losses.

The Network is invitation only to ensure the relevance of conversations, the quality of the exchange and the value of the insights.

Lisa Faucher
SVP Business Innovation at Workday

Lisa leads Business Innovation at Workday. During her 14-year tenure, she was VP product management as well as VP implementation strategy and services, VP of services in the financial sector and held other leadership roles. Prior to Workday, Lisa was at ADP in sales and services roles.

Erik Huddleston
President, Cision

As President of Cision, Erik Huddleston is responsible for driving revenue growth and delivering a GTM strategy, as he oversees North American sales, global marketing, product and development, and account management. Previously CEO of TrendKite, Huddleston strives to infuse the TrendKite team's dynamic, fast-paced strategy with the legacy and depth of Cision, building on both teams' dedication to a customer-first approach.

Marcin Kleczynski
CEO, Malwarebytes

As CEO, Marcin has overseen the phenomenal growth of Malwarebytes from a one-man band to a company with over 700 employees and offices located across the globe. Today he continues to lead the strategic expansion of the business and guide the long-term vision for the research and development teams. Marcin is recognized as a foremost authority on malware and frequently presents at cybersecurity conferences.

Mike Maples
Partner, Floodgate

Mike is known for coining the term “Thunder Lizards,” which is a metaphor derived from Godzilla that describes the tiny number of truly exceptional companies that are wildly disruptive capitalist mutations. Mike likes to think of himself as a hunter of the “atomic eggs” that beget these companies. He was involved as a founder and operating executive at back-to-back startup IPOs, including Tivoli Systems (IPO TIVS, acquired by IBM) and Motive (IPO MOTV, acquired by Alcatel-Lucent.)

Tina Murphy
Chief Revenue Officer, GHX

As chief revenue officer for Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX), Tina combines customer focus with her expertise in driving both organic and inorganic growth. With nearly 25 years of experience in healthcare and technology, she has a proven track record of instilling a customer focused culture that delivers value to GHX and its customers. Murphy’s ability to drive meaningful change and alignment across diverse stakeholders has provided the strategic foundation for GHX’s continued growth.

Camellia Ngo
Chief People Officer, Malwarebytes

Camellia leads candidate and employee experience at Malwarebytes. She brings extensive human resources leadership experience that spans private and public technology companies, including compensation, and international business, insurance and employment law.

Mark Organ
Founder and Chairman of Influitive

Mark Organ is the founder and Chariman of Influitive, helping companies mobilize their advocates to produce massive increases in referral leads, reference calls, social media participation and more. He first revolutionized B2B marketing as the founding CEO of Eloqua (ELOQ), the world leader in marketing automation software, which was acquired by Oracle for $871M. In between, he was a go-to-market consultant for SaaS companies in North America and Asia.

Deidre Paknad
CEO at WorkBoard
Chair, BGIN - Business Growth & Innovation Network

Deidre Paknad is CEO and co-founder of WorkBoard. She’s been CEO of several high growth organizations and run a high-growth business at IBM. In addition to her primary role as CEO at WorkBoard, she works with senior leadership teams to clarify, align and measure strategic priorities. Deidre has over a dozen patents and has twice been recognized for innovation by the Smithsonian Institute.

Tamara Rezler
Chief of Staff, SailPoint Technologies

Tamara Rezler is a strategic business operations and program management executive with a proven history of owning and delivering business initiatives. She is adept at designing/redesigning processes to increase productivity, cost effectiveness and customer satisfaction. She combines a strong background in research and analysis with exceptional communication skills to solve complex problems and drive results.