Evergage Leadership

Executive Team

Karl Wirth
Co-founder & CEO

Karl is the CEO and Co-founder of Evergage. Passionate about helping businesses deliver maximally relevant 1:1 experiences, Karl leads the company and works closely with clients to drive measurable benefits from real-time personalization. He is also the co-author of One-to-One Personalization in the Age of Machine Learning, a book described by customer experience luminaries Don Peppers and Martha Rogers, Ph.D., as “a down-to-earth, eminently practical how-to guide.” Prior to Evergage, Karl spent 10 years as a product and marketing innovator at several companies including RSA Security and Red Hat. He led the development of next-gen software businesses in security, cloud-computing and marketing technology. Karl graduated from Harvard with a degree in Physics.

Greg Hinkle
Co-founder & CTO

Greg is the CTO and Co-founder of Evergage. He leads our engineering team and oversees the technology vision for Evergage. In 2016 Greg was named CTO of the Year by the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC). Before Evergage, Greg spent years leading the development of Systems Administration and Monitoring products at Red Hat and developing major commerce and transactional sites at Sapient. At Evergage he uses his experience in high-volume, real-time data analysis and open source software to help build the real-time marketing platform of the future. Greg graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Computer Engineering.

Andy Zimmerman
Chief Marketing Officer

Andy is the CMO of Evergage, leading the marketing team to produce content and programs that drive brand awareness, demand generation and sales enablement. Andy has over 20 years of experience leading marketing, sales, business development and alliances at leading software companies including Brainshark, Theikos, Virtusa, edocs and Kenan Systems. Andy earned an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and a BA from Brown University.

Jonathan Ranger
Chief Customer Officer

JR is the CCO of Evergage, leading the Customer Success organization and post-sales operations. Prior to joining Evergage, JR headed sales and service before being promoted to CCO at Kampyle, a leading customer feedback and “voice of the customer” solution provider. Ranger was also a top executive overseeing professional services during his seven-year tenure at LivePerson, a behavior-targeted online chat company, where he helped grow revenues from $6M to $140M. JR earned his BA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

David Floyd
Chief Financial Officer

Dave is the Chief Financial Officer of Evergage, responsible for Evergage’s finance, accounting and HR departments. An accomplished finance executive, Dave is an expert in Software-as-a-Service business practices, financial planning and analysis, and operations. Prior to Evergage, Dave was Director of Finance with mobile app analytics provider Localytics. He also held senior financial planning roles at Constant Contact and RSA Security. Dave earned an Executive MBA from Boston University and a BS in Mathematics from Northeastern University.

Bryan Head
Chief Revenue Officer

Bryan is the Chief Revenue Officer at Evergage, leading our go-to-market strategy and revenue generation efforts. He has spent his career helping businesses across retail, travel & hospitality, healthcare, and financial services leverage technology and SaaS to better understand and serve their end customers. Prior to Evergage, Bryan spent the last 10 years at high-growth companies including Optaros (an MRM/McCann company) and Monetate. Bryan graduated from Texas A&M University with a BBA in Marketing.

Gregor Wolf
Managing Director of Evergage GmbH

Gregor is Managing Director of Evergage GmbH, responsible for operations in the DACH region. Gregor has more than 20 years of experience, holding senior positions in leading international marketing and media companies. Prior to Evergage, Gregor was managing director for Experian Germany, a global marketing services provider. Other MD roles Gregor has held include United Internet, the Schober Group and the Global Group. Gregor has a Master's degree in Business/Managerial Economics from Goethe University, Frankfurt / Main.

Meera Murthy
VP of Strategy

As Vice President of Strategy, Meera develops new growth initiatives in sales, product and customer development. Combining her deep understanding of business challenges across retail, travel, technology and financial services companies with her expertise in personalization, Meera drives game-changing strategies with measurable results. Prior to Evergage, Meera spent 13 years focused on customer development and building client service organizations. Meera graduated from Cooper Union with a BS in Engineering.

Cliff Lyon
VP of Engineering

As VP of Engineering, Cliff oversees R&D, technical engineering, and the product management and planning process. He has worked at the intersection of data science, engineering and product for over 10 years. Previously, Cliff led engineering and data science teams in the Boston StubHub office, was senior director of personalization and targeting for CBS Interactive, and served as director of personalization and targeting at CNET Networks. Most recently, he served as CTO and technical co-founder of Pylon ai, a developer of custom experiences for virtual assistants. Cliff earned a Master's in Information Technology from Harvard Extension School and a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Wesleyan University.

Rick Berman
VP of Engineering

Rick is VP of Engineering, responsible for our cross channel, email and integration strategies with high-performance, mission-critical marketing systems. Rick has previously led technology and IT architecture strategy teams as CTO of MyBuys, Chief Architect at Magnetic and Principal Architect at Epiphany. He was also Chief Architect at Moai Technologies and Director, Olympic Technologies at Quokka Sports, supporting nbcolympics.com during the 2000 Olympic Games. Earlier in his career, Rick held engineering positions at Tandem Computers, DB Software, Parkplace-Digitalk and NeXT. Rick has a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley. While at UC Berkeley, he was a member of the Ingres research project helping develop one of the earliest relational database management systems.

Board Members

Bob Hower
G20 Ventures

David Martirano
PJC

Matthew Safaii
Arrowroot Capital

Jit Saxena
Angel Investor

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