Monte Zweben, Executive Chairman
Monte brings over 25 years of business experience including 20+ years of founding and leading successful start-up companies. Prior to joining the Clio team, Monte was the Chairman and co-founder of SeeSaw Networks, a media planning and buying technology company for place-based digital video advertising. Before SeeSaw, Monte was the founder and CEO of Blue Martini Software, the leader in multi-channel systems for retailers. Blue Martini revolutionized a new approach to direct response marketing and is now a private company called Escalate Retail. Monte also founded and was the Chairman & CEO of Red Pepper Software, a leading supply chain optimization company that merged with PeopleSoft. Monte’s early career was spent with the NASA Ames Research Center as the Deputy Branch Chief of the Artificial Intelligence Branch, where he won the prestigious Space Act Award for his work on the Space Shuttle program. Monte is the co-author of Intelligent Scheduling and has published articles in the Harvard Business Review and various computer science journals and conference proceedings. He serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board for Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Industrial Management from Carnegie Mellon and an M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University. Monte has been playing guitar and loving music since he was 10, and is still hoping to gig after his software career. He has a Strat and a Telecaster, but has been checking out Les Pauls lately. He loves to play with Reason and takes piano lessons when he isn’t busy building companies.
Bruce Margetich, CFO
Bruce has extensive knowledge and experience of corporate financial planning, operations, and capital markets through a broad-based financial background that includes public accounting and financial management for both publicly-held and privately-owned companies. Since 1985, Bruce has participated in various venture-backed companies, has been involved in individual transactions ranging from $2 million to $400 million, and is recognized by the Cellular Telephone Industry Association as one of the pioneers of the cellular telephone industry. Bruce has acted as a strategic financial advisor and has held senior management positions and board seats at many successful early-stage and growth-stage technology companies including Airclic, Arbinet-the-Exchange, Safeguard Scientifics, StarCite, LinkShare Corporation, and Telecom Towers.
Dr. Greg Wilder, Founder & CSO
Greg launched OMR in early 2007, leaving behind a successful career as composer/pianist and university professor to pursue the commercial application of his research in autonomous music analysis. In addition to leading the design and development of OMR’s core technologies, Greg maintains a presence in the academic research arena, where he is active in technology-related publishing, presentation, and research community development. Since earning his doctorate from the prestigious Eastman School of Music, Greg has accumulated numerous broadcast, commercial, and stage credits working around the world as pianist, composer, producer, and sound designer, and has held teaching posts at Dickinson College and West Chester University. Greg’s musical awards include those from the American Composer’s Forum, the William Penn Foundation, the Angel Orensanz Foundation, the Society of Composers International, and ASCAP.
Gene Davis, VP of Products
Gene brings more than 20 years of application software development experience to his role as Vice President of Products. Prior to Clio Music, Gene ran Product Development for SeeSaw Networks, Blue Martini Software, Fogbreak Software, and TeaLeaf Technology, and was Vice President of Engineering at PeopleSoft. Gene was an original architect of Red Pepper’s Advanced Planning System. Prior to Red Pepper, he worked for NASA, where he was a recipient of the Manned Flight Space Award and co-recipient of the Space Act Award. Gene holds a B.A. in Music and B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University, and an M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Toronto. In his spare time, Gene has scored original music for a number of short video projects and dabbles in music composition.
Michelle Pujadas, CMO
Michelle has over 25 years of experience developing strategic marketing and communications programs for both start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. In May 1999, she founded Zer0 to 5ive, a strategic marketing and communications firm, which has delivered award-winning services to more than 125 technology companies. Under her leadership, Zer0 to 5ive has won numerous awards for its public relations programs and web site design, including two Silver Anvils and a Silver Anvil Award of Excellence. Michelle’s background also comprises a variety of high-profile positions including Vice President of Marketing for Safeguard Scientifics, where she was responsible for building Safeguard into a nationally recognized brand; Senior Vice President at Ketchum Public Relations where she developed and led the technology practice group at Ketchum/Pittsburgh; and as Vice President of Crescent Communications. Michelle is a regular speaker on marketing and branding and is active in local charities. Michelle holds a bachelor’s degree in Technical Writing and Editing from Carnegie Mellon University.