Jama Software Executive Leadership Update

September 12, 2019 Jama Software

We work diligently to earn our leadership position as the platform of choice for those building complex products and systems. We’ll never rest on that success, just as we know our customers will never stop pushing the boundaries of their own innovations. 

Leadership is an absolutely critical piece of the Jama Software journey. If we’re going to continue helping our customers build better products with higher levels of efficiency, we must be able to leverage the collective knowledge of our internal teams. 

That’s why we’re so pleased to announce three new additions to the Jama Software team, each of whom has spent a significant number of years working inside industry-leading companies within the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and IT Services Management (ITSM) spaces: 

Josh Turpen, Chief Product Officer
As Jama’s CPO, Josh leads the company’s research and development, engineering, and product portfolio strategies to continue building on the innovation that makes its enterprise-class SaaS technology the leading solution for requirements, risk, and test management. Josh brings 17 years of industry experience to Jama, with a strong background in software development and technology. Prior to Jama, Josh served as CPO for Cherwell Technologies, a software provider that empowers organizations to transform their business through the adoption and easy management of digital services. Previously, Josh held product-focused roles at Cherwell Software, LogicNow, and 10-4 Logistics Systems.

Stuart Heavyside, President of Field Operations
Stuart joined Jama Software in May and uses his 17 years of career experience with enterprise go-to-market strategies to lead the company’s sales, marketing, partnerships, and solutions teams. He leverages Jama’s key stakeholder partnerships with customers, internal teams, and outside business alliances to shape and execute the company’s go-to-market strategy. Most recently, Stuart held an eight-year tenure at PTC, where he served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales for the company’s CAD division based in Boston, Mass.

Dave Falkingham, Vice President of EMEA Sales
Dave plays an integral role in Jama’s global expansion by building and maintaining a foundational customer base and company presence in the EMEA region. Dave comes to Jama with 23 years of industry experience, most recently from Dassault Systems, where he spent nearly 10 years as its Senior Director of Professional Channel for the northern European region. Earlier, he managed all United Kingdom-based sales for SolidWorks, a 3D CAD design software that is primarily run on Microsoft Windows.

In addition to bolstering the strength of our leadership team, Josh, Stuart, and Dave have firsthand experience with the maturation of the PLM and ITSM industries, as well as the growth of their respective companies within them. We look forward to utilizing the lessons each has learned along the way to benefit our customers and company. 

As we look to the future, we continue to see massive growth potential across a variety of global markets; and matching that ambitious growth is our drive to fuel the product innovations of our customers.

With these new additions to our team, Jama will extend our capabilities and continue to be the company our customers rely on not just for trustworthy, quality products, but also for the in-the-field knowledge that comes with it.

In Josh, Stuart, and Dave, we have leaders who will bring our vision to life and deliver on our promises to customers. We can’t wait to see what the future brings with them on our team.

Interested in joining the Jama Software team and helping us make possible the impossible products of the future? Check out our current open positions.

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