Executive Team

Christy Wyatt

Christy Wyatt is the Chairman and CEO of Good Technology. With more than 15 years of executive management and leadership experience in the high-tech and enterprise industry, Christy has served in a variety of roles with globally recognized business and technology brands.

Previously, Christy served as Global Head of Citi’s Consumer eBusiness and Mobile Technology where she led the technology teams responsible for leading-edge, high-volume, consumer-facing applications for the Internet, mobile and ATM channels for Citi’s entire consumer banking businesses globally.

Before Citi, Christy was Senior Vice President and General Manager for Motorola Mobility's Enterprise Business Unit where she interfaced with customers as well as representatives of the telecommunications industry around the world to create and distribute industry leading mobile enterprise products and services globally. Prior to joining Motorola, Christy served as Worldwide Developer Relations Director at Apple Computer where she was responsible for partners, global alliances and evangelism. Ahead of her role at Apple, Christy spent four years directing OS Licensing at Palm. She has also held a variety of leadership roles at Sun Microsystems, JavaSoft and ESRI.

Ron Fior

Ron brings more than 25 years of experience in corporate finance to Good, working with public and private companies both domestically and internationally.  As Chief Financial Officer, Ron is responsible for all financial aspects of Good’s business, including worldwide accounting, capital structure, and tax and treasury reporting.

In Ron’s previous role as CFO of Callidus Cloud he oversaw revenue growth from $25 million to over $100 million. He took Callidus public in 2003 after spearheading the company’s pre-IPO financing and more recently oversaw the structural transformation of Callidus from a perpetual license business model to recurring revenue software as a service (SAAS) enterprise.

Prior to Callidus, Ron held various leadership positions, including CFO for Ingenuity Systems, CFO and vice president of finance and operations at Remedy Corporation and vice president and Group CFO at International Thomson Publishing Group.

Ron holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan and is a Chartered Accountant.

Peter Barker

Peter leads Engineering and R&D at Good Technology, bringing more than 20 years of operations and IT management experience to the company. He joined Good Technology in January 2006 and was General Manager leading to the acquisition by Visto. Prior to leading the Engineering team, Peter headed worldwide operations teams in the areas of NOC and IT operations, technical support, business process engineering, order to cash, and customer service.

Prior to joining Good, Peter was VP of Systems Development for FedEx Office responsible for real-time systems supporting over 1,300 retail locations generating hundreds of millions of transactions annually, and all systems supporting the corporate back office and data warehouse. During his nine years with FedEx Office, Peter served as VP overseeing a variety of IT functions, including network and system engineering, data center operations, database administration, quality assurance, and technical support.

Peter also spent eight years at Fluid Kinetics, an industrial manufacturing division of IMI Corporation, where he managed the MIS department responsible for automating manufacturing utilizing CAD/CAM, mechanical engineering design of the company's products, and all back-office functions. Notably, he developed a proprietary product sizing algorithm which enabled significant market share capture and margin growth by streamlining the design of complex products.

Peter has a B.A. in Business Administration from Washington State University, where he graduated summa cum laude.

John Herrema III

John leads product management at Good, bringing more than 20 years of experience to this role. He joined Visto Corporation, the parent company of Good Technology, in June 2003 as VP Business Development when Visto acquired ViAir Inc. In that role, John helped drive Visto's growth based on marketing and distribution partnerships with partners such as IBM, Microsoft, Palm, and Ericsson.

Prior to joining Visto, John co-founded ViAir in February 2000 where he also served as VP Business Development and helped drive ViAir's product and business strategy, including the formation of it initial distribution partnerships with carriers such as AT&T Wireless and Nextel Communications and infrastructure providers such as Comverse Technology.

Before founding ViAir, John was in Business Development in Microsoft's Wireless Sales and Strategy Group. In that role, John was part of the team that created the first MSN Mobile offerings and distribution agreements with carriers such as Nextel Communications and AirTouch Communications.

John joined Microsoft after helping launch Sprint PCS, where he served as Senior Product Manager and was responsible for the launch of Sprint's nationwide Voice Mail service and the industry's first Wireless Web offering, which included a partnership with Yahoo! to create the world's first "mobile portal" offering from a major Web brand.

John holds degrees in Electrical Engineering and Philosophy from the University of Virginia.

Bruce Pagliuca

Bruce Pagliuca is Senior VP, Global Field Operations.  In his role, Bruce is responsible for all revenue and delivery activities across world-wide sales for the company’s direct, indirect and ecosystem channels, sales operations, professional services and customer care.

Bruce most recently served as VP of Global Customer Care, where he focused on strengthening customer relationships, while enhancing productivity and profitability. Bruce also oversaw Good’s technical support team as well as its initiatives for Customer Advocacy and Voice of the Customer to ensure that Good’s customers achieve their Mobile IT goals and in his first year at Good was instrumental in increasing  customer satisfaction.

Prior to joining Good, Bruce served as CEO at M-Factor, the first SaaS Predictive Analytic Planning Platform provider, and managed an industry sale of the company. Previously, he held a number of executive leadership positions, including Group Executive for Services at Fortent, VP of Global Customer Solutions at Oracle Retail, SVP of Global Customer Operations at ProfitLogic, and COO at Armature. In addition, he has been an invited speaker at Harvard Business School.

Bruce graduated cum laude from Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York.

Dan Stoks

Dan Stoks is the Chief Customer Officer of Good Technology. In his role, Dan is a driving force in 'changing the narrative' with customers. He is responsible for engaging and managing customer relationships, and working closely with top customers to define differentiated experiences and outline key investment areas that can enable their organization's secure mobility transformations.

Dan has more than 25 years of outstanding experience building, developing, and directing field, customer and consulting organizations for enterprise cloud, mobility, security, and big data solutions.  Prior to joining Good, he was Vice President and General Manager for HP Software, accelerating the growth of HP’s entire software portfolio and inspiring much cultural and operational change. He was instrumental in securing the largest software agreement in HP’s 75-year history, worth over $100M.  Dan also served as HP’s Vice President of Manufacturing & Distribution Industries where he increased revenue seven-fold, while driving an award-winning product-to-solutions sales transformation, resulting in revenue of over $7B.

Prior to his work at HP, Dan held positions as Senior Vice President at Oracle, Chief Operating Officer for Adexa, and senior management positions at Manugistics, Dunn and Bradstreet Software, and Unisys.

Andrew Jacques

Andrew (Andy) Jacques serves as the senior vice president of worldwide sales for Good Technology, responsible for driving direct and indirect (channel) sales, expanding the company’s global routes to market to achieve company revenue and profit goals, and ensuring a superior customer experience.

With more than 17 years of sales leadership, Andy has helped triple Good’s growth and key customer and partner relationships around the globe. Before taking this role, Andy led the growth and expansion of sales in both EMEA and APAC as the vice president and general manager of those regions, since joining the company in 2010.

Prior to joining Good, Andy served as vice president of EMEA for Salesforce.com, driving several years of high growth and expansion in the region. Before that, Andy was Director of Sales at Pillar Data Systems, Regional Sales Director for Brocade, and Regional Sales Manager at Veritas.

Andy received his MBA from Henley Management College and is a frequent speaker and presenter at industry events, as well as a regular blog contributor to the Huffington Post.com.

Lynn Lucas

Lynn Lucas is the Chief Marketing Officer for Good Technology, responsible for defining the company’s brand identity and voice as a leader in secure mobility.

Prior to joining Good, Lynn was the head of marketing for Cisco’s Collaboration Solutions Group. In this role, she developed the marketing strategy and initiatives for the company’s global Collaboration portfolio in a rapidly growing $42 billion industry and helped define how companies can put their employees, customers, and partners back at the center of what they do. During her tenure at Cisco, Lynn and her team led the company’s core collaboration marketing strategy, including global product launches, product marketing, and go-to-market programs.  Prior to Collaboration, she led Cisco’s global CIO programs and was a leader for mobility marketing.

Prior to Cisco, Lucas spent nearly ten years in senior product management and marketing roles in the wireless, mobility, and video industry, notably at Proxim and HP.

Lynn is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, with degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

Ron Vaisbort

Ron joined Good Technology in June 2011 as Vice President and General Counsel. A veteran of the technology, media, and entertainment industries for more than 20 years, Ron has been at the forefront of numerous innovative business concepts—as both an attorney and a technology business development leader. Prior to joining Good, Ron was a founder and head of licensing, business and legal affairs for startups including Mañana Media, Layer Dynamics and Ripple Networks. Ron also served as Intel Corporation's Media & Entertainment Alliances Director in Intel's Corporate Licensing Group, where he was engaged in the licensing of Intel's extensive patent portfolio. Ron also served as Senior Investment Manager for Intel Capital, responsible for diverse patent and technology acquisitions. Prior to Intel, Ron was the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Trillium Digital Systems.

Ron's expertise is leading legal and business development teams with a focus on international IP creation, protection and commercialization strategy, licensing, and technology alliances.

Ron holds a BA in Legal Studies from the University of California, Berkeley; and a JD, Order of the Coif, from Loyola Law School.

Dr. Nicko van Someren

Dr. Nicko van Someren is the Chief Technology Officer of Good Technology where he is in charge of future technology strategy and research. Nicko has extensive experience in the security industry. Prior to joining Good he served as Chief Security Architect at Juniper Networks, responsible for leading the technology and design direction for the company's Network Security products, as well as promoting Juniper's security solutions to industry and government sectors. Before joining Juniper, Dr. van Someren was founder and CTO of the security technology company nCipher Plc. where he led the research team and directed the technical development.

Dr. van Someren holds a doctorate and First Class degree in computer science from Cambridge University in the UK. He is a fellow of both the Royal Academy of Engineering and the British Computer Society.

Debbie Shotwell

Debbie Shotwell joined Good Technology in November of 2011 as Chief People Officer and Vice President of Global Human Resources. In this role, she attracts, develops, and engages employees, while creating a performance-driven culture. Before joining Good, Debbie was Vice President of Human Resources at Pacific Pulmonary Services, where she designed a talent acquisition team that increased the quality of overall hire, and improved performance and engagement by 25%. Prior to that, Debbie was Group Vice President - Global Human Resources and Talent for Taleo. Here she was instrumental in developing a corporate culture, championing improved employee engagement and overall performance, acquiring several companies, and taking the company public.

Prior to Taleo, Debbie served as Vice President, Global Human Resources Services at PeopleSoft Corporation. During her 4-year tenure, Debbie led the organization through several acquisitions and growth periods, including the transition of talent from JD Edwards to PeopleSoft, as well as Oracle’s acquisition of PeopleSoft. Debbie led the initiation and delivery of company training, leadership development, talent engagement, and growth strategy programs. Through her value-added, consultative approach, Debbie was also instrumental in launching PeopleSoft’s global talent management initiatives and enhanced the organization’s performance. Before joining PeopleSoft, Debbie served as Sr. Vice President, Human Resources, at AvalonBay. Prior, Debbie held HR management positions at leading organizations, including PacifiCare Health Systems, Sutter Health, and Intel.

Debbie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources from California State University, Sacramento. Debbie is also a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP), and was Chairwoman of the Board of Directors for Pleasanton Partners in Education, a non-profit organization focused on fundraising for Pleasanton schools.

Cheryln Chin

As the SVP of Operations at Good Technology, Cheryln Chin leads the development and execution of operational strategy across the company.   Encompassing sales operations, business operations, and key cross functional positions, Cheryln’s team is responsible for driving the scale, execution, and compliance integral to Good’s continued rapid growth.

Prior to joining Good, Cheryln was the VP of Marketing at CloudTC, an early stage start-up focused on driving Android software innovation with IP telephony.  Prior to CloudTC, Cheryln held several senior leadership roles at Motorola focused on the design and development of high-tier multimedia phones and application services.  Serving as the company’s Corporate VP of Product Management, she led the senior-level team responsible for the definition and execution of the company’s Android-based smartphone portfolio.  

Before joining Motorola, Cheryln drove high-volume deployments of Java in the wireless and consumer markets in various senior leadership positions at Sun Microsystems, including sales, OEM licensing, business development and software consulting practices.  She brings more than 20 years of experience with technology organizations, including General Magic, Boole & Babbage and IBM Corporation.

Cheryln holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from St. Mary's College of California.

Alan Snyder

Alan Snyder is the head of Corporate Development at Good. He was previously the CEO of BoxTone Inc. and brings a wealth of mobile industry and service management experience to Good. Throughout his professional career, Alan has been at the forefront of planning, designing, deploying and supporting advanced business software and technology solutions for major corporations and government institutions.

Before BoxTone he served as President and CEO of Idea Integration, a business unit of MPS Group and multi-national provider of e-business development and integration solutions. In addition to leading the company through several successful acquisitions, he helped Idea grow to over $240 million in revenue.

Earlier in his career, Alan was a principal with IT consulting firm Perspective Technology, where he provided hands-on leadership to help successfully grow the company until it was acquired by MPS Group. Alan received a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Bucknell University and was recognized by Ernst & Young as a 2011 Entrepreneur of the Year award winner.

Board of Directors

Christy Wyatt

Christy Wyatt is the Chairman and CEO of Good Technology. With more than 15 years of executive management and leadership experience in the high-tech and enterprise industry, Christy has served in a variety of roles with globally recognized business and technology brands.

Previously, Christy served as Global Head of Citi’s Consumer eBusiness and Mobile Technology where she led the technology teams responsible for leading-edge, high-volume, consumer-facing applications for the Internet, mobile and ATM channels for Citi’s entire consumer banking businesses globally.

Before Citi, Christy was Senior Vice President and General Manager for Motorola Mobility's Enterprise Business Unit where she interfaced with customers as well as representatives of the telecommunications industry around the world to create and distribute industry leading mobile enterprise products and services globally. Prior to joining Motorola, Christy served as Worldwide Developer Relations Director at Apple Computer where she was responsible for partners, global alliances and evangelism. Ahead of her role at Apple, Christy spent four years directing OS Licensing at Palm. She has also held a variety of leadership roles at Sun Microsystems, JavaSoft and ESRI.

Bandel Carano

Bandel L. Carano, Managing Partner, joined Oak Investment Partners in 1985 and became a General Partner in 1987. Mr. Carano’s investment focus is on Clean Energy and Information Technology.

Mr. Carano is currently on the Boards of Airspan Networks, Aurora Algae, Boston Power, Centric Software, eSolar, FirstRain, Good Technology, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, MobiTV, Nexant, NeoPhotonics, nLight Photonics, Plastic Logic, Protean Electric, ReliOn, SmartDrive, Solarflare Communications, and Sundrop Fuels. Mr. Carano has also led investments in and/or served on the Boards of 2Wire, Avici, CoreTek, Endwave, FiberTower, General Bandwidth, Mimosa Networks, Netopia, PictureTel, Polycom, Presidio, Qtera, Sentient Networks, Tegic, Trapeze Networks, Wellfleet, Entropic,  llustra/Informix, Sybase, Tele Atlas, Actel, Airgo Networks, CommQuest, Kenet, Level-5, NanoH2O, NemeriX, Newport Media, Resonext, SMIC, Synaptics, Virata, InterConnectix, Parametric, SunSun Lighting, Synopsys, Tensilica, Wavestream, and Zayo.

Prior to Oak, Mr. Carano joined Morgan Stanley’s Venture Capital Group in 1983. He was responsible for both advising Morgan Stanley on new high-tech business development and sponsoring venture investments. Mr. Carano received BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He currently serves on the Investment Advisory Board of the Stanford Engineering Venture Fund.

Barry Schuler

Barry Schuler, Lead Director, has focused on developing emerging technologies into successful enterprises for the last 25 years. An Internet pioneer, Barry spent more than seven years with AOL, where he was the chief architect of the products and services that brought the Internet to the consumer. Most recently Barry served as chairman and chief executive officer of AOL. Barry is Lead Director for Good Technology.

Barry was CEO and co-founder of multimedia design firm Medior Inc. Until its acquisition by AOL in 1995. Under his leadership, Medior pioneered the use of interactive multimedia for applications such as electronic commerce, entertainment, interactive music and corporate information systems. The company was recognized for its work in user-interface design including its creation of the navigation and design that helped AOL become the number one consumer online service. Barry is Lead Director for Good Technology.

Before co-founding Medior in 1989, Barry served as president and CEO of Cricket Software, an early developer of Macintosh graphics software, where he oversaw breakthroughs in the development of software for business presentations and color graphics.

Today Barry is a Managing Director of the DFJ Growth Fund, which focuses on Growth Stage investments in companies with significant opportunity.

Barry has received many awards for his work including a Golden Reel Special Achievement Award from the International Television Association. He is a co-founder of The Blue Oak School, an independent progressive school in Napa. Barry is a member of the Rutgers University Hall of Distinguished Alumni.

Chris Varelas

Christopher Varelas is a Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Riverwood Capital. Riverwood makes private equity investments in high-growth global technology and technology-enabled businesses. Prior to establishing Riverwood, Mr. Varelas was the Global Head of Technology, Media & Telecom Investment Banking at Citigroup Global Markets as well as Head of Citi’s National Investment Bank. During his 20-year Wall Street career he was one of the top rated TMT bankers responsible for many of the largest transactions in the sector, as evidenced by his leadership on landmark transactions such as Compaq/HP, Lucent Fiber, PeopleSoft/Oracle, IBM/PWC and Flextronics/Solectron. Mr. Varelas was a senior member of Citi Investment Bank’s Operating Committee and, in addition, he was head of Citi’s Culture Management Board. He was named to the list of top 100 dealmakers by the New York Times and top technology "Rainmaker" by DealMaker Magazine. Mr. Varelas earned an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and a BA from Occidental College in Los Angeles, California for which he serves on the Board of Trustees. He is a moderator for the Aspen Institute.

John H.N. Fisher

John H. N. Fisher is a Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, with 27 years of venture capital investing experience. On behalf of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, John has served on the boards of many companies, both private and public. At present, his board positions include SolarCity, Good Technology, CafeMom, SCIenergy, Pulsepoint, and Raydiance. In addition, John serves on the Investment Committees of DFJ Growth Fund (Menlo Park), DFJ Esprit Ventures (London), DFJ ePlanet Ventures (global) and DFJ New England (Boston). Previously, John worked at ABS Ventures, where he focused on enterprise software and services. In addition to his venture capital experience, John gained further investment industry experience at Alex. Brown & Sons and Bank of America. In the non-profit realm, John serves as a Trustee of the California Academy of Sciences, and he is on the board of Common Sense Media. John is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.

King R. Lee

King R. Lee has served as a member of the board since 2003. From mid-2010 until early 2013 he served as President and CEO of Good, where he implemented operational efficiencies and product direction to solidify the company as a leader in the enterprise mobility market.

King has spent over twenty years helping companies transition to high growth across several industries at the request of investors and boards of directors. During that period, he served as President and CEO of Quarterdeck Corporation, a leading developer of PC software, successfully driving Quarterdeck's worldwide operations and increasing the company's market cap from approximately $50 million to over $800 million. He later led its successful sale to Symantec (NASDAQ:SYMC). During the same period he also co-founded and served as the CEO of Wynd Communications, a pioneer in wireless email tailored for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. It was subsequently sold to Purple Communications (NASDAQ:PRPL) and became the primary business of the acquiring company. Earlier, he served as CEO and president of the XTree Company, a publisher of file management and network software products which was ultimately sold to Central Point Software Systems Inc. and later rolled into Symantec.

Along with his experience in the various technology industries, King brings a successful background in the highly competitive consumer market, where he held management positions with General Mills, Inc. and Lever Brothers, Inc.

Marc D. Gordon

Marc has served as a member of our board of directors since February 2013. Since September 2012, Mr. Gordon has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at American Express Corporation, a multinational financial services corporation. Previously, Mr. Gordon was with Bank of America Corporation, a multinational banking and financial services corporation, from September 2004 to April 2012, where he served in various executive roles, most recently as Enterprise Chief Information Officer from December 2011 until April 2012. Mr. Gordon holds a B.A. in Economics from Colby College and an S.M. from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Russell E. Planitzer

Mr. Planitzer is an LTP Managing Principal. Mr. Planitzer co-founded LTP with Kevin J. Burns in 1998 and has since then headed LTP's New York office. From 1981 through 1993, Mr. Planitzer served as a General Partner at JH Whitney. While at JH Whitney, he established a strong investment record by focusing on early-stage technology and emerging growth companies, including the incubation and founding of Wellfleet Communications, Inc. (renamed Bay Networks, Inc.).

In 1993, Mr. Planitzer left JH Whitney to assume direct responsibility for Prime Computer, Inc., where he reorganized the business to focus on high-end computer-aided design software and restored its profitability. Mr. Planitzer became Chairman and CEO of Prime Computer, Inc. in 1993 (which was renamed "Computervision, Inc."). Mr. Planitzer led Computervision, Inc. to profitability by the end of 1995, in recognition of which he was named "CEO of the Year: 1995" by D.H. Brown and Associates. Mr. Planitzer orchestrated the sale of Computervision, Inc. to Parametric Technology, Inc.

Lazard Technology Partners has invested $400 Million in early stage communications, SaaS software and healthcare companies. Mr. Planitzer has led LTP investments including MCK Communications, Inc., NewRiver Communications., Quantum Bridge Communications, Inc., Sonoma Systems, Inc. and Passkey International.

Mr. Planitzer holds a Masters degree in business administration from Harvard Business School (Cambridge,MA), is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy (Annapolis, MD) and is a past director of the National Venture Capital Association.

Scot B. Jarvis

Scot is a founding member of Cedar Grove Partners, LLC, a private equity investment firm with a focus on wireless communications. Prior to forming Cedar Grove, Scot served as a senior executive of Eagle River, Inc., Craig McCaw's investment firm.

While at Eagle River he founded Nextlink Communications on behalf of Mr. McCaw and served as the first president. He also served as a regional president for Nextel Communications.

From 1985 to 1994 Scot served in several executive capacities at McCaw Cellular Communications up until it was sold to AT&T. He has served on several boards of both private and public companies including Wireless Facilities, Inc, Nextel Communications, Nextlink Communications and Leap Wireless. He currently sits on the boards of Wireless Facilities, Sky Pipeline, Wavelink, Slingshot, Ultratouch, and Visto. He was recently named a Venture Partner to Oak Investment Partners.

Scot has a BA from the University of Washington in Business Administration.

Tom Unterman

Tom founded Rustic Canyon in 1999 after a long career as a corporate executive and prior to that, a corporate lawyer. From 1992 through 1999, he held several executive positions at the Times Mirror Company, most recently as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Times Mirror, Tom was a partner of the law firm of Morrison & Foerster LLP, which he joined after serving as a partner of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

He earned his bachelor's degree from Princeton University before receiving his law degree from the University of Chicago. Tom currently serves on the boards of the California Community Foundation, CalArts, and Heal the Bay.