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Meet our Management Team

Taulia's executive team includes some of the most sought after talent in the industry with experience from the fastest growing and most influential financial and technology companies in the world.

Cedric Bru
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Cedric Bru

Cedric Bru

CEO and President

As Chief Executive Officer and President, Cedric drives worldwide growth, increasing market penetration and identifying new business opportunities. Since joining Taulia in 2013, Cedric, who previously served as the company's Chief Sales Officer, has helped Taulia triple its revenue for two consecutive years, built strategic international partnerships, and helped guide the company to a 100 percent customer retention rate. Before Taulia, Cedric served as Global Head of Sales, Marketing, and Business Development at Syncada from Visa. Cedric has over two decades of experience in financial services and software industries, including positions at Visa and Hewlett-Packard.

Jon Keating
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Jon Keating

Jon Keating

Chief Sales Officer

As Chief Sales Officer, Jon is responsible for the development and growth of Taulia's global market opportunity. Jon has over 25 years of experience working for technology companies, delivering innovative enterprise solutions. Prior to Taulia, Jon held senior management positions in a number of global companies, specialising in building and growing the international presence of fast growth enterprise software companies. His previous roles included European MD at Taulia where he was responsible for building the Company's business in Europe, Vice President EMEA for GXS, where he lead European operations prior to the acquisition by OpenText, European MD for ThruPoint and UK MD for the UK and Ireland for 3Com. Jon currently works out of Taulia's London headquarters and when not working, can be found spending time with his family, cycling or watching a game of rugby.

Maex Ament
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Maex Ament

Maex Ament

Chief Strategy Officer

Markus, or Maex as he is known, is Chief Strategy Officer at Taulia, where he is constantly devising strategies to maintain Taulia’s market leadership and innovative thinking. As a Thought Leader in the financial supply chain, Maex brings to the table effective product, sales, and marketing initiatives that are responsible for Taulia’s success and position as the fastest growing company for eInvoicing and supplier financing. Prior to co-founding Taulia, Maex was also a founding member of Ebydos, where he was instrumental in the conception and development of the Invoice Cockpit and Web Cycle solutions, which were eventually sold to ReadSoft in 2006. Maex joined ReadSoft as Chief Technology Officer and served on the board of ReadSoft US as well as ReadSoft's SAP Labs, and helped grow revenue by more than 70%. Maex began his career developing and deploying payment and banking solutions in the SAP Financials area and also served as an angel investor and advisor in BayBrain/Snappr, a mobile start-up. Maex’s warm, uninhibited personality and his remarkable beard has led him to become the representative face of Taulia. While Maex considers working his biggest hobby, he also enjoys being with his family, traveling, snowboarding, and scuba diving.

Dave Adams

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Dave Adams

Dave Adams

Chief Customer Officer

As Chief Customer Officer, Dave is responsible for driving customer success – as measured by a combination of customer satisfaction, value, and loyalty. Dave oversees the professional services, technical support, and buyer and supplier facing account management teams tasked with growing adoption and value for customers. Prior to joining Taulia, Dave was on the executive team at GT Nexus for over 15 years where he served as CIO and EVP of Innovation helping grow the company from start-up to maturity. Dave started is career working in finance and consulting at the Industrial Bank of Japan in Tokyo and Accenture in northern California. Dave enjoys soccer, running, cycling, golf and surfing – and is always working hard to keep up with his equally athletic and competitive wife and kids.

Judy Fong

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Judy Fong

Judy Fong

VP Finance

As Vice President of Finance, Judy oversees the company’s finance function. Judy is responsible for financial planning and analysis, accounting, and treasury relative activities. She joins us from Visa where she worked since prior to their IPO, which at the time, was the largest in corporate history. Visa underwent a meaningful transformation during the pre/post-IPO period, bringing together five different associations.

Judy is a California licensed CPA with four years of public accounting experience. She has an extensive FP&A and accounting experience in high-tech and financial service companies. She has an undergraduate degree in accounting and a master in Finance, with over 15+ years of management experience. Judy has a Sarbanes-Oxley background, which is invaluable as we continue to drive process improvements.

Brady Cale

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Brady Cale

Brady Cale

VP Engineering

As VP of Engineering, Brady is responsible for Taulia's Engineering, Operations, and IT Teams, focussing on delivering a best in class solution for our customers. Prior to joining Taulia, Brady combined his technical and business acumen, serving in various senior leadership roles at ProvideCommerce, an e-commerce company based in San Diego, CA. As General Manager of Sincerely, a division of ProvideCommerce, he was responsible for overall business unit strategy, product and operations. Just prior, he served as Chief Technology Officer for the full suite of ProvideCommerce brands (including ProFlowers, Sincerely, Personal Creations, Shari's Berries and RedEnvelope) where he led the 175 person technology team and platform as the business rapidly scaled from $80 million in revenue to over $700 million. When not working, you can find Brady cycling, running, at a Giants game or anywhere outdoors with his wife and golden retriever.

Matt Stammers

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Matt Stammers

Matt Stammers

VP Marketing

Matt is responsible for leading Taulia’s marketing function, enabling Taulia to scale and grow through engaging with different audiences globally and helping businesses across the supply chain free up cash. Matthew has previously held a number of senior marketing roles including European Marketing Director Bottomline Technologies, Marketing Director, Software Capita plc. and Executive Marketing & PR Director CORGI Group. Matthew is a member of the Institute of Directors and holds an MBA from Henley Management School.

Darcy Douglas

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Darcy Douglas

Darcy Douglas

VP Professional Services

As Vice President of Professional Services, Darcy is responsible for the successful implementation of global projects at Taulia. In her role, Darcy oversees a team of Project Managers and Project Consultants who implement and deliver Taulia’s solutions to clients. Darcy has over 20 years of experience leading Professional Services teams at companies such as Captiva, KnowledgeLake and EMC. Darcy has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Project Management and is a Project Management Professional (PMP). In her free time Darcy’s enjoys being in the mountains of Utah with all of the activities that those surroundings provide.

Vikas Shah

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Vikas Shah

Vikas Shah

VP Ecosystem & Partnerships

Vikas is responsible for leading Taulia's new market entry, channel sales, ecosystem development and partnerships efforts globally. Most recently, Vikas was the Vice President of Ecosystem and Channels at SuccessFactors, where he led various initiatives such as partner platform, managed services channels and corporate development M&A that ultimately contributed in accelerated growth and eventual sale of the company to SAP for $3.4b. Prior to SuccessFactors, Vikas held several sales roles, expanding market share in financial services, healthcare and hi-tech for early to mid-stage software startups. Vikas has a background in Telecommunications and MBA in Finance from University of California Berkeley, Haas School of Business. An active squash player, Vikas loves marine wildlife and occasional scuba diving.

Bart Selden

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Bart Selden

Bart Selden

General Counsel

As General Counsel, Bart oversees legal matters for Taulia Inc. and its subsidiaries worldwide, including contract relationships with customers and partners, protection of Intellectual Property, risk mitigation, and inter-company matters. As a partner in San Francisco law firms, Bart represented companies conducting business internationally, including Ebydos, where he met the eventual founders of Taulia, and various Internet startups. Active in professional groups, Bart has held various leadership positions, including as Co-Chair of the International Bar Association’s International Sales Committee. In addition to being a long-time Adjunct Professor at Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, Bart has taught law school courses on International Business Transactions and on IP law in Italy, Germany, and the Czech Republic. He is fluent in Italian, and if given the chance, he will often be found enjoying a glass of wine, including from a Sonoma Valley winery he co-founded in 2003.

Martin Quensel
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Martin Quensel

Martin Quensel

General Manager, Germany

As General Manager of Germany for Taulia, Martin oversees the company's operations in Germany, with a focus on projects and delivery in product and development. As a co-founder of Taulia, Martin helped to develop the initial versions of Taulia's solution and assisted in ensuring it was market-ready and SAP-certified. Prior to Taulia, Martin served as Chief Technology Officer at ReadSoft's Lab for Solutions, where he launched ReadSoft's “Process Director”. Previously, Martin served as Board Member and Head of Development at Ebydos. Martin started his career as a developer for SAP Financials in 1997, followed by a role as Software Architect for Solutions in SAP's eCommerce and eMarkets offerings. In his spare time, Martin enjoys spending time with his two children, friends and family.

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