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Chris VeatorPresident

Mark Frost Chris Veator is a seasoned executive with over 20 years’ experience building profitable businesses and outstanding teams. He has a track record of success both as an entrepreneur and in a corporate setting. Prior to joining MarkMonitor, Chris was President of Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood company, where he oversaw the rapid growth of their real estate and construction information business. Before that, he was Executive Vice President and Global Head of Intellectual Property Services at Thomson Reuters. Chris has also held senior executive roles at CPA Global, OpenText and was the founder and CEO of Artesia Technologies – a Digital Asset Management software company.

Chris holds a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.

Charlie AbrahamsSenior Vice President, Worldwide Sales

Mark Frost Charlie Abrahams is a recognized and energetic executive with an established record of creating a strong European presence for leading global technology companies. His experience includes re-building and running the EMEA organization for Network General Corporation after its divesture from Network Associates, during which he grew the organization’s revenue significantly. Previously, he was hired by Plumtree Software (later acquired by BEA) to create the European business from scratch, signing on Global 100 customers and adding consulting services. Abraham’s prior experience also includes executive positions at Amdahl Corporation, IBM and Burroughs Machines. Based in London, Abrahams has a Master’s degree with honours in economics and sociology from Cambridge University and held a scholarship to King Edward’s School in Birmingham.

Nagaraju BandaruVice President, Engineering

Mark Frost Nagaraju Bandaru is a seasoned leader in the high-tech industry with more than two decades of experience building innovative and creative cultures and leading high-performance product development teams to successfully deliver world-class, competitive products to the marketplace. Prior to MarkMonitor, Nagaraju served in various leadership roles at Intuit, including Vice President of Customer Care and Sales and, most recently, as the Vice President of Product Development. Previous to that, he was the Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer for BooRah, Inc., a search company that provides recommendations and reputation tracking services, which was acquired by Intuit in 2009. Nagaraju is a patent owner for several inventions and holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Hyderabad, India.

Deb GiddingsVice President, Global Client Services

Deb Giddings

Deb Giddings comes to MarkMonitor from CompuMark, our Trademarks business at Clarivate Analytics, where she spent the last 10 years. During her career at CompuMark, Deb has held roles in product management, global service, content strategy and most recently as the Head of Global Operations. Prior to CompuMark, she worked at Digitas, Inc. where she served in a program and operational consulting capacity for several large Fortune 100 companies, such as American Express, AT&T, General Motors, amongst others.

Anil GuptaVice President, Marketing

Anil Gupta Anil is a seasoned executive who brings over 25 years of experience to MarkMonitor having led several marketing organizations from the ground up. He has demonstrated success across multiple enterprise software companies and consulting assignments. His previous positions include interim roles as CMO, Head of Product Marketing and Head of Demand Generation. Prior to MarkMonitor, Anil was also involved in the IPO of two companies, Broadbase Software and Evolve Software, as their CMO and VP of Strategy. Anil holds an MBA in High-Technology Marketing from Santa Clara University and a BS in Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India.

Statton HammockVice President, Global Policy & Industry Development

Statton Hammock For more than 15 years, Statton has provided companies with strategic business advice and guidance on Internet policy, domain name strategy, compliance, and brand protection. As former general counsel and officer of several public, private, and non-profit corporations in the Internet industry including Network Solutions, Enom, Rightside, NameJet, and Name.com, Statton has led teams that have developed tactics, policies, procedures, and industry best practices to tackle several forms of abusive online behavior including consumer fraud, dissemination of counterfeit goods, illegal pharmacies, and trademark infringement. Statton holds a BA in Government from the University of Virginia and a JD from the University of Maine School of Law.

Kyle SaleVice President, Product Management

Kyle Sale Kyle is a technology strategist, marketing leader and business operations executive with extensive experience leading teams, driving growth initiatives and taking products to market. He has a proven track record in building businesses and executing growth strategies with laser focus on market disruption and customer satisfaction. He is passionate about using technology, data and design to change the rules of the game.

Trina Schnapp Vice President, Human Resources

Trina Schnapp

Trina brings over 15 years of HR leadership experience to MarkMonitor, having worked in a variety of industries and companies at various stages of maturity, driving strategies around talent, culture and organizational effectiveness. Prior to MarkMonitor, Trina led the HR strategy function for the emerging west region of Jones Lang LaSalle and Equity Office Properties. She also held previous leadership roles as Head of HR, North America at BBC Technology (a division of the British Broadcasting Company) and Director of HR at OpenTable. Trina holds a Bachelor of Arts, Psychology from San Francisco State University and is an active member in the Society for Human Resources Management.

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