Chief Executive Officer
Simon Angove joined Superion as Chief Executive Officer in April 2017. Prior to leading Superion, Angove spent 25 years in the technology industry, serving both private and public sector clients. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager at Verint, a billion-dollar customer relationship management and cyber-security company, where he led the global growth business units focused on client experience and digital engagement. Angove has been a serial entrepreneur, starting and growing innovative software companies in fields such as video analytics, cloud computing, and workforce optimization. He also has served as a senior executive within large multi-national technology companies. Shared among all of the businesses he has led is the common theme of powering superior customer experiences and delivering better outcomes for the organization, its customers, and its employees.
A native of England, Angove has lived in the United States for more than 20 years. He has a B.S. in General Management from Boston College. He makes his home in Atlanta, GA, with his Texan wife and two children.
President and Chief Commercial Officer
Kevin Lafeber has more than 25 years of sales and management experience, including positions as Director of Sales and Senior Vice President. Prior to joining Superion, Lafeber was responsible for providing sales leadership in the public sector including the federal, state and local markets. His vast experience serves to provide growth, innovation, development, strategic initiatives and customer relations for Superion.
Lafeber holds a B.A. in English from St. John’s University in Collegeville, MN.
Chief Finance Officer
Robert Valvano joined Superion as CFO in January 2016 after a long tenure working for SunGard Data Systems, Inc., most recently as Vice President – Corporate Finance. Prior to that role, he served as Vice President – Corporate Development. Valvano has more than 25 years of experience, of which more than 17 years are in software, at Superion/FIS. He brings strong experience in corporate finance and financial planning and analysis.
Valvano holds a B.S. from Penn State University and an MBA in Finance from Drexel University.
Chief Operating Officer
In his role as Chief Operating Officer, Todd Schulte is responsible for the strategic planning and execution of all Customer Support and Professional Services operations across Superion. Previously, Schulte served as the Senior Vice President of Customer Solution (Support and Services) for Aptean, a Vista portfolio company. He also served as the SVP of Global Support for Consona Corporation, which merged with CDC Software to form Aptean in 2012. Schulte has held a number of customer facing roles. With nearly 20 years of management, he has worked in Customer Support, Education, Product & Services Management, and Web Design.
Schulte holds a B.S. in Economics from Miami University.
Chief Technology Officer
As Chief Technology Officer, John Pulling is responsible Superion product management, product development, and QA operations. He has more than 25 years of operational leadership experience in the enterprise software industry. Most recently, Pulling served as CTO at Lanyon, a Vista portfolio company, where he led product management, product development, and cloud infrastructure. Prior to joining Lanyon, Pulling led product and cloud operations teams at BigMachines, another Vista portfolio company, where he served as Senior Vice President of Products. Before assuming that role, Pulling served as Vice President of Product Management at Infor, where he was responsible for product strategy for their strategic applications, including customer relationship management, supply chain management, enterprise asset management, public sector and product lifecycle management. Prior to Infor, he was Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Provia Software, a provider of supply chain software.
Pulling holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.