The TIBCO Executive Leadership team comprises a respected roster of TIBCO veterans and accomplished industry professionals who direct the company’s global vision and strategic decisions. They lead by example, putting people first—which translates into an energetic culture and success through dedication. Get to know the individuals who create, support, and carry out TIBCO’s innovative worldwide mission.
Chief Executive Officer
Murray Rode was appointed Chief Executive Officer in December 2014, and brings almost 30 years of experience to his role. Prior to becoming CEO, Murray held the role of Chief Operating Officer at TIBCO, encompassing responsibilities for a range of functions, including Finance, Marketing and Corporate Development, as well as a variety of operating groups and business units. Murray has been with TIBCO (and its predecessor company) since 1995, and has held a number of different roles, including CFO and EVP Strategic Operations. Murray holds a BA from the University of Alberta, Canada.
Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel
Bill Hughes is responsible for TIBCO's legal functions. As General Counsel, he oversees TIBCO's global legal activities and policies, as well as ethics, regulatory affairs, compliance, risk management, investigations, and brand protection. Bill is also involved in various administrative and development activities. He joined TIBCO in 1999. Bill holds a JD from the University of Notre Dame Law School and a BS in Management from Canisius College.
Chief Operating Officer
Matt Quinn manages TIBCO's day-to-day operations and is instrumental in the growth and development of TIBCO's products and technologies, including the TIBCO Connected Intelligence Cloud. Formerly serving in executive roles including Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, Products and Technology, Matt has spent more than 20 years with TIBCO leading large-scale transformations to organizational structure and product strategy. He received his BA in Computer Science and Masters of Applied Science Information Technology from RMIT University Melbourne.
Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Tom Berquist is responsible for worldwide financial operations and reporting, as well as investor relations, sales operations, and maintenance renewals, and the implementation of Vista's transformation initiatives. Prior to joining TIBCO, Tom held CEO and CFO roles at software companies including Saba, Corel, and Actian. In addition, he has spent 10 years on Wall Street with Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, and Piper Jaffray, and six years at Deloitte. Tom earned a BA degree in Accounting and a MBA in Management & Marketing from the University of St. Thomas.
Chief Marketing Officer
Thomas Been is responsible for worldwide marketing at TIBCO. Under his leadership, the marketing team creatively drives a digital marketing revolution using TIBCO-powered tools and best-of-breed marketing technologies for corporate communications, global customer programs, campaigns, and corporate events to help TIBCO customers navigate their own digital transformation. In 15 years at TIBCO, Thomas has held strategic roles, both technical and sales-oriented, creating some of TIBCO's key customer relationships. Thomas holds a Master's Degree in Physics from the Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis in France.
Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources
Michele Haddad is Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources at TIBCO, where she's responsible for the company's global HR strategy, including workforce development and organization effectiveness, benefits and compensation, staffing, and HR processes. She also leads HR transformations and programs to enhance employee engagement across the 30 countries where TIBCO operates. Michele has more than 15 years' experience at TIBCO. She holds an MBA and a BS in Finance, both from Santa Clara University.
Executive Vice President, Global Sales
Steve Hurn is Executive Vice President of Global Sales at TIBCO, where he's responsible for establishing sales goals, developing strategic sales plans, and ensuring customer satisfaction. As a seasoned, results-focused leader, Steve is passionate about the cloud as a force for empowering people and organizations to work smarter and drive business growth. While at TIBCO, he has strengthened regional leadership teams, re-ignited growth, and expanded channel partners.
Senior Vice President, Global Professional Services
Vivek Rao leads TIBCO's services organization, which is responsible for delivering complex deployments of mission-critical solutions to TIBCO customers globally. Vivek brings an extensive record of growing and leading successful global services organizations. Vivek holds an MS in Management Systems from Clarkson University, New York; is a management graduate from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta; and has an engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University.
Chief Technology Officer
As the global Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at TIBCO, Nelson Petracek is helping to shape the development of TIBCO's emerging technology platforms and products. With over 20 years of experience, Nelson works to deliver solutions for the next stage of digital business, drawing upon his deep knowledge of cloud, blockchain, low-code applications, microservices, and event processing. A strong technology evangelist, he works with customers to identify and define the appropriate use of various technologies and architectures, and advises on best practices and information delivery patterns. Nelson received his Bachelor of Commerce in Computational Science from the University of Saskatchewan.
Chief Information Officer
As the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at TIBCO, Sharon Mandell steers the company's IT footprint. She provides global communications, computing, and security infrastructure that drives TIBCO's internal business operations. With more than 20 years of industry experience, Sharon helps TIBCO meet the needs of the modern enterprise by creating real business value from within. Prior to joining TIBCO, she was most recently a partner at StrataFusion and CIO at Harmonic. Sharon holds a BS in Computer Science from Temple University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.