Mary S KennyCo-founder, Executive Director and President
Mary S Kenny is the Co-founder, Executive Director and President at Step Ahead. She along with Robert founded Step Ahead as a technology solutions implementation company focused on delivering Oracle Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence. Mary has masters in Mathematics from University of Madras, India and has over 13 years of working in finance and technology. She oversees the financial operations of Step Ahead.
Robert JosephFounder and CEO
Robert Joseph is an investor, entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Step Ahead Solutions, Inc. Robert (informally addressed as Kenny), has over 20 years of IT experience in design, development and implementation of Enterprise Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence applications in the Middle East and US markets. He completed his Bachelor's degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Madras, India. He also holds a Master's degree in Engineering Management and Leadership from Santa Clara University in California. He is an active alumnus of both SCU and Stanford University. His hobbies range from music, gardening, bonsai and reading the works of R.K Narayan, A.J Conin, Khalil Gibran and Jeffrey Archer.
Board of Advisors
Peter Donnelly Finance and Operations
Peter Donnelly brings a wide range of finance and operations experience within the technology sector to StepAhead. He currently holds the position of COO for the Core Technologies Division (CTD) within EMC Corporation and is part of the CTD leadership team. As part of his current role he works with the President of the Division across such disciplines as Finance, Operations, Pricing, GTM alignment and strategy and M&A planning. Most recently, he served as Chief Financial Officer for the Data Protection and Availability Division (DPAD) at EMC for a period of three years. Prior to joining EMC, Peter held the role of Chief Financial Officer for Precise Software. Peter has also held executive positions at Symantec, VERITAS and Oracle. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Business and is a qualified Chartered Accountant having served nearly five years with KPMG in their London and Silicon Valley offices.
Richard SextonGTM and Sales
An Australian native, Richard Sexton brings extensive Global GTM and Operational expertise to StepAhead. In his role as Vice President of World Wide Sales for CloudPhysics (Leader in Big Data analytics for your Datacenter), he is responsible for the sales strategy, execution and field operations. With more than 15 years of business leadership experience across America, Asia Pacific, and Europe Richard has held senior management positions at Symantec, Veritas, and Precise Software spanning enterprise sales and marketing, OEM/business operations, sales operations, inside sales, and product management. Prior to joining CloudPhysics, he was Symantec’s senior director of Global Insights, responsible for driving global revenue growth.