As CEO of CloudPay, Andrew Pearson is leading the next phase of growth for this award-winning provider of payroll management technology and services for multinationals.
Prior to joining the company in 2010, Andrew was Managing Director, EMEA at IntraLinks. Earlier in his career, he was responsible for sales, marketing and business development operations across EMEA and APAC for information security vendor Workshare. He later assumed global responsibility for Workshare’s document control market unit, managing engineering, QA, product marketing and product management of the company’s flagship product lines. Prior to joining Workshare, Andrew was a key founding member of enterprise content management leader Vignette’s European management team.
Andrew holds a bachelor’s degree in Physics and an MBA degree from Warwick Business School.
Joshua Ruch is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Rho Capital Partners, an investment and venture capital management company based in New York and Palo Alto. Rho’s activities include investing in information technology, communications, new media, health care, and energy technology, as well as investing in private equity funds and public securities. Before co-founding Rho in 1981, Joshua worked as an investment banker at Salomon Brothers in New York.
His current investments include: Ciris Energy, Convey Computer, Enerkem, Fractal, Solarbridge Technologies and Vidyo, Inc.
Joshua received a BS degree in electrical engineering from the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) in 1972 and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1975.
Michael Patsalos-Fox is a member of the board of directors of CloudPay, leveraging more than three decades of extensive business development and consulting experience.
Michael had previously spent 34 years with McKinsey & Company, holding various leadership positions. In addition to serving on the Operating Committee and elected board, he has led the organization’s Americas region, satellite offices and North America Corporate Finance and Strategy practice. His unrivaled business expertise is widely sought after by today’s most innovative companies. In addition to his position on CloudPay’s board of directors, he also serves as director of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, Quid.com and Channel Insight.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Sciences and Pure Mathematics from Sydney University in Australia and an MBA with distinction from the International Institute of Management Development (IMD), Lausanne, Switzerland.
Paul Bartlett is Chairman of the board of directors of CloudPay and a partner of Rho Ventures. Through first-hand experience, he understands the operational and strategic challenges management teams face when building companies through different growth phases and economic cycles.
Paul joined Rho in 2007 and focuses on investments in software and new media. Prior to Rho, he was an executive-in-residence at New Enterprise Associates and managing director at One Equity Partners, the private equity arm of JP Morgan Bank. He has also worked with Sprout Venture Capital Group, where he spent seven years and left as a general partner. Previously, he spent eight years in operating positions as either CEO or COO for three public companies.
Paul’s interests include Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business models, traditional IT data and security products, online marketing and ad-driven businesses as well as other emerging new media opportunities. He received an M.B.A. from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and an undergraduate degree from Princeton University. He has an on-going interest in supporting educational organizations and has served for the last 10 years as a trustee to the American University in Cairo, Egypt.