Page Type: Leadership Team

27 Jun 2016
Courtney Cunniff

Courtney Cunniff

Courtney CunniffCourtney Cunniff is the Vice President of Finance and Operations of LabKey Software. Courtney comes to LabKey with expertise in finance and operations leadership, ranging from start-ups to a $3B corporation, including experience overseeing areas of business management, operations, strategic planning, business system transformations and integrations, change management, as well as, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

Most recently, Courtney was with Ernst & Young as a senior consultant providing finance and operations management advice to corporate clients, particularly with regard to acquisitions and divestitures and on the effective integration of key business, finance, and operational systems following these events. Prior to EY, Courtney held numerous financial and technology leadership roles within LexisNexis defining the financial and operational strategies, as well as, managing the day to day operations of the business.Prior to LexisNexis, Courtney was the Controller of Applied Discovery, Inc. and was instrumental in the sale of the company, which was successfully acquired by LexisNexis. She was also the Controller for CTS International, a global recruiting firm.

Courtney holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management, with a minor in Human Resources from Montana State University, as well as, a post baccalaureate degree in Accounting from City University.

11 May 2016
Jennifer Keys, LabKey VP of Human Resources

Jennifer Keys

Jennifer Keys, Director of Human ResourcesJennifer Keys, LabKey VP of Human Resources

Jennifer has served in a variety of HR roles for the past 22 years including HRD at the Institute for Systems Biology, the Girl Scouts, InDi and Landesa before starting her own company. She has experience working in biotech, academia, social justice, technology and government. She has been fortunate enough to have worked with teams on 6 continents, including California. She served on several professional, community and social justice BODs, founded several HR networking groups, websites and listserves, ran a highly unsuccessful HR-focused podcast, and taught HR subject matter at a variety of academic institutions. In addition to being really, really, really into HR, Jennifer has authored a travel book and a number of articles about travel, photography, and the modern workplace. Originally from Hawai’i, she holds a BA in Political Science and Ethnic Studies from UH Manoa and studied Public Policy at Johns Hopkins while working in the US House of Representatives before she decided to quit school, give up politics, drive a 1978 stick shift across country to make Seattle her home.

10 May 2016
Jason Leadley

Jason Leadley

Jason LeadleyJason Leadley, Director, EMEA

Jason brings to the LabKey team a dynamic sales and customer experience background and a PhD in Applied Physical-Inorganic Chemistry. Jason worked as bench chemist within R&D for Boots Healthcare International (UK), researching emollient formulation before joining the Boots sales organization. He has held sales leadership roles at Thomson Scientific, ProQuest, and most recently operated a sales consultancy business working with small to medium publishing organizations. Based in the UK, Jason leads LabKey sales and customer support operations in EMEA. Outside of his professional life, Jason is a father of two and is a professionally qualified and active photographer.

26 Mar 2016
Avital Sadot, LabKey Director of Client Services

Avital Sadot

Avital Sadot, LabKey Director of Client ServicesAvital Sadot, VP of Client Services and Program Management

Avital Sadot is the VP of Client Services and Program Management at LabKey. Her extensive scientific background helps her solve problems with our clients and make them successful and happy. She received her PhD in Computer Science from The Weizmann Institute for Science in Israel, where she developed modeling platforms and computational models of complex biological systems. Next, she worked on information-theory-inspired applications for analysis of dynamics of models of biological systems at the Institute for Systems Biology. Avital also holds an MSc in Bioinformatics from The Weizmann Institute, where she worked in the Molecular Genetics department focusing on evolutionary comparative genomics, and a BSc from Ben-Gurion University in Israel.

26 Mar 2016
Adam Rauch

Adam Rauch

Adam RauchAdam Rauch, Vice President of Product Strategy, Chairman

Adam Rauch is the Vice President of Product Strategy at LabKey. He has shaped the platform and security model of LabKey Server from the start. Prior to LabKey, Adam joined Microsoft in 1989 as a Program Manager, leading the design and development of the first two versions of Visual Basic. He was Group Program Manager for NetMeeting, Microsoft’s Internet conferencing client, and Passport, Microsoft’s distributed Internet authentication system. Adam joined the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in 2003 where he developed a repository and analysis system for all tandem mass spectrometry data. Adam holds a BS in Computer Science from Northwestern University, and strokes a wicked bass for the Shed Boys.

26 Mar 2016
Karl Lum

Karl Lum

Karl LumKarl Lum, Vice President of Engineering

Karl Lum is Vice President and the Product Development Manager at LabKey Software. For 8 years he has been a key software engineer developing many connectivity, interface, and visualization features. He began his career at Boeing where he developed flight control software for Boeing’s military projects. He also worked for WRQ as the development manager for the Reflection X Windows team and later helped develop Nimble Technology’s data integration suite. At BEA, he worked with many of the LabKey staff as a member of the Weblogic Workshop team. Karl earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington, where he studied both computer science and engineering.

26 Mar 2016
Josh Eckels

Josh Eckels

Josh Eckels, Vice PresidentJosh Eckels

Josh leads LabKey Software’s San Diego office and brings expertise in security-related projects, client-side end user applications, and server-side development. He focuses on assay data management and integration, experimental annotations and general infrastructure. He also leads development of mass spectrometry features. Prior to joining LabKey, Josh worked most recently on Amazon.com’s data warehouse, developing the software that schedules and executes loading and querying of more than 30 terabytes of data. Before that, he was the team lead for the debugger for BEA System’s WebLogic Workshop. Josh has a BS in Computer Engineering from Northwestern University.

26 Mar 2016
Matthew Bellew

Matthew Bellew

Matthew BellewMatthew Bellew, Vice President

Matthew began his career at Microsoft leading the team that developed QJet, the query processor for Microsoft Access. He migrated QJet into SQL-Server and later led the SQL-Server languages team. In 1999 he co-founded Westside with Mark Igra and George Snelling, where he served as CTO and lead developer. When BEA Systems purchased Westside in 2001, Matt became Director, Development on BEA WebLogic Workshop. He joined the Hutch in 2003 working for Martin McIntosh, where he built the STEDI MS2 analysis and viewing engine. Matt graduated from Harvard in 1989.

26 Mar 2016

Michael Gersch

Michael Gersch, CEOIMG_3102-2

Michael Gersch is CEO of LabKey Software. Most recently, Michael was with ProQuest as the Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Sales, and Customer Experience and was responsible for integrating the previously separate teams to create a new unified go-to-market approach to improve the customer experience and drive higher growth. Before this role, Michael was General Manager of ProQuest Workflow Solutions where he led the global software division in developing new solutions and scaling the business with a renewed focus on the customer.

Michael’s prior experience includes serving as Vice President and Managing Director for Litigation Solutions, Vice President and Managing Director for Case Assessment and Discovery Services; General Manager for Court Docket and Document Solutions, as well as leadership positions in finance all while working for LexisNexis. He was Vice President of Finance and Strategic Planning at ART, and was responsible for finance, strategy and business development for an automotive business unit at Milliken & Company.

Michael holds an MBA with honors from Emory University, a Masters of International Business from the University of Austria, and a BS Cum Laude in Management Science from the State University of New York at Geneseo.

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