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Management Team

Management Team

Barry Mainz

President and Chief Executive Officer

As CEO, Barry leads the company’s overall business strategy and is responsible for MobileIron’s day-to-day-operations. Prior to joining MobileIron, Mr. Mainz served as President of Wind River, an embedded and mobile software company and wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation, from October 2013 to December 2015. Before becoming its President, Mr. Mainz served as Wind River’s Chief Operating Officer from February 2007 until September 2013 and as Wind River’s Vice President, Worldwide Customer Operations, from July 2005 until January 2007.  From May 1999 until June 2005, Mr. Mainz served as Vice President, Corporate Sales Division, for Mercury Interactive Corporation, a software company. Mr. Mainz holds a B.A. in Communications from San Francisco State University.

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Simon Biddiscombe

Chief Financial Officer

Simon brings more than 20 years of management and financial experience to MobileIron. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he spent nine years, most recently in the firm’s Silicon Valley technology accounting and audit practice. He went on to join Wyle Electronics where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Simon’s next role was Vice President for Finance and Controller of the internet infrastructure business of Conexant which became Mindspeed Technologies (NASDAQ: MSPD) where he then served for 5 years as Chief Financial Officer. He then spent five years at QLogic Corp. (NASDAQ: QLGC) as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, then as Chief Executive Officer. Simon joined MobileIron from ServiceSource International, Inc. (NASDAQ: SREV) where he served as Interim Chief Financial Officer. He holds a BA in business studies from the University of Glamorgan and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

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Suresh Batchu

Suresh Batchu

CTO & SVP of Technology and Engineering
As CTO, Suresh is responsible for anticipating what customers will need in the future and leading MobileIron’s research division. Before MobileIron, Suresh was Engineering Portfolio Leader for application switching and security at Nortel Enterprise Data Networks. During that time, his team shipped more than 60,000 application switches and accelerators and thousands of firewalls. He built three offshore engineering teams from scratch and established expertise in virtualization and highly scalable systems. Prior to Nortel, Suresh was Engineering Manager at Alteon Websystems, an innovator in internet infrastructure that was acquired by Nortel in 2000. His first startup was HolonTech Corporation. Suresh has an MS in Computer Science from the University of South Florida.

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Laurel Finch

Laurel Finch

Vice President and General Counsel
Laurel Finch has been a corporate, securities and transactional lawyer working with Silicon Valley companies for 17 years. Before MobileIron, Laurel was VP and General Counsel of OPENLANE, a B2B online auction company in the automotive space, where she played a key role in scaling the company until its acquisition by KAR Auction Services, a $3 billion public company. Before OPENLANE, she was Deputy General Counsel of Visa USA, where she led a team of lawyers responsible for all commercial, corporate, product, regulatory and intellectual property legal activities. She was also the lead internal securities lawyer on Visa’s complex corporate reorganization and subsequent $19.1 billion IPO, the largest in US history. Before Visa, Laurel was a partner at Venture Law Group and Heller Ehrman. She started her career as a commercial banker. Laurel has an AB in German Studies and a JD from Stanford, and a Masters in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

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Jared Lucas

Jared Lucas

Chief People Officer

As the Chief People Officer, Jared is responsible for recruiting, retaining and developing MobileIron’s global talent base. Jared has significant talent strategy and human resource management experience in early stage companies and large enterprises, through initial public offerings, acquisitions, and hyper-growth phases. Prior to joining MobileIron, Jared was the Vice President of People Operations at The Climate Corporation through its $1B acquisition by Monsanto. Jared also served as a key member of the HR leadership team at LinkedIn through its IPO in May 2011 as the company grew from 600 to 5000 employees. Jared held other senior HR leadership roles at Hewlett-Packard, Quiksilver, and Auto Meter Products. Jared is also a former Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Jared received his B.A. in International Studies from Brigham Young University and his M.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.

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Mike McCarron

Mike McCarron

Vice President of Customer Success & Technical Services

As Vice President of Customer Success, Mike leads MobileIron’s technical support, education, customer advocacy, and professional services, teams to ensure that MobileIron customers achieve their Mobile IT goals. Prior to joining MobileIron, Mike was Director of Professional Services at Symantec, responsible for Symantec’s Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Consulting Services practice. Mike joined Symantec via their 2007 acquisition of Vontu, and focused his efforts on building an industry-leading services methodology around the emerging DLP space. Mike and his team helped customers build repeatable, efficient, and mature enterprise deployment programs focused on long-term success. Prior to Vontu, Mike managed the Professional Services and customer-facing programs at several other successful technology start-up companies, including Connectify and Kana Communications. Mike began his career at Booz Allen & Hamilton in their Worldwide Technology Business practice, focused on providing strategic business and technical consulting expertise and guidance to their clients. Mike has a BA in Economics from Bucknell University.

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Ajay Mishra

Ajay Mishra

Co-Founder and Chief Customer Officer
As Chief Customer Officer, Ajay works with customers to understand what MobileIron does well, what might be improved upon, and how to expand products and services to better serve customers’ needs. Prior to founding MobileIron, Ajay co-founded enterprise wireless pioneer, Airespace, now part of Cisco. He defined the initial product requirements for the company’s products, working hand-in-hand with 20 teaching customers. Ajay also chaired the WLAN-Mobile Convergence (WMC) task force within the WiFi Alliance and launched two new WMC certifications. Ajay is a frequent speaker on mobile convergence and its implications for the enterprise. Before founding Airespace, Ajay ran product management for the Cisco Mobile Office Network (MNET). He integrated the acquisitions of JetCell and Exio, built the products team, and successfully launched the Cisco MNET solution at GSM World Congress in 2001. Ajay started his career as an engineer at Motorola, where he was part of the team that designed the world’s first commercial GSM handset in 1990. He was also instrumental in developing Motorola’s first CDMA handset in 1993. Ajay has an MS in Computer Science from the University of Southern Mississippi and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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John Morgan

John Morgan

Vice President of Product and Ecosystem

As Vice President of Product and Ecosystem, John leads MobileIron's Product Management, User Experience, and Ecosystem teams to maximize product value to customers with MobileIron and partner integrated solutions.  John has over 20 years of experience in security, networking, SaaS, and mobile holding senior management positions as CEO, Product Management, Engineering Management, and Program Management at companies such as Code Green Networks, SonicWALL, Nokia, Microsoft, and Shadow Networks.  John has brought many new innovative products to market from concept to high volume sales for Mobile Unified Communications, secure content Data Loss Prevention (DLP), VPN, Firewall, Wi-Fi, and the industry's lowest cost custom encryption ASIC.  He has start-up experience as a co-founder as well as experience through IPO and growth phases along with scaling large multinational organizations running global teams across enterprise, consumer, and government markets.  John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of California, Davis.

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Jeff Ratzlaff

Jeff Ratzlaff

Vice President of Business Development
As Vice President of Business Development, Jeff is responsible for forging strategic alliances and partnerships. Prior to joining MobileIron, Jeff spent ten years at Nokia, most recently as Director of Worldwide Channels responsible for the go-to-market strategy and partner ecosystem for Nokia Enterprise Solutions. Jeff’s product portfolio included the Nokia Eseries, Intellisync Mobile Suite Platform, Unified Communications and IP Security solutions. Jeff spent six years at Nokia Asia Pacific regional headquarters in Singapore, responsible for enterprise marketing across fourteen countries. Before Nokia, Jeff led enterprise and OEM sales for InTalk, who developed the world’s first IEEE802.11 products and was acquired by Nokia in 1999. Jeff began his career at RFID Systems Corporation, where he led sales and business development for asset identification and biometric technologies. Jeff has a BS in International Business from Hawaii Pacific University.

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Ojas Rege

Ojas Rege

Vice President of Strategy
Ojas Rege is VP Strategy at MobileIron. His perspective on enterprise mobility has been covered by Bloomberg, CIO Magazine, Financial Times, and Forbes. He coined the term “Mobile First” on TechCrunch in 2007, one week after the launch of the first iPhone, to represent a new model of personal and business computing. He is co-inventor on five mobility patents, including the enterprise app store and BYOD privacy policies. Ojas has been with MobileIron for seven years as the company has grown from just an idea into the fastest growing technology company in the world (Deloitte Technology Fast 500 December 2014). Prior to MobileIron, Ojas was responsible for the mobile product teams at Yahoo! and AvantGo and started his career in 1988 as product line manager at Oracle. Ojas has a BS/MS in Computer Engineering from M.I.T. and an MBA from Stanford University. He is also Board Chair for Pact, a non-profit in Oakland, California that provides adoption services for children of color and their parents. You can follow Ojas on Twitter at @orege.

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Vittorio Viarengo

Vittorio Viarengo

Vice President of Marketing

Vittorio leads MobileIron’s global marketing including corporate brand, communication, product marketing and demand generation. Previously, he served as Vice President of End User Computing Products at VMware. Before joining VMware, Vittorio was VP of Product Development at Oracle Fusion Middleware and ran the Mobility, Voice and Communications Platform team. Vittorio has also served as Vice President of Platform Product Management and Strategy for BEA Systems. Following the 1997 acquisition of his company, ViVi Software, Vittorio served as Vice President of Product Management at eXcelon Corporation. He holds a degree in engineering from Università degli Studi di Genova. You can follow Vittorio on Twitter at @mobilityjourney

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