Meet the team

The day-to-day doers, leaders, and innovative change-makers advancing our mission.

Teams 01

Our fireflies

Our team members, a.k.a. our “fireflies” come from around the world. Here’s what a few had to say about us.


At Appfire, we are all simply people working together to help others.

Evn T.

Principal Product Manager, Product Evangelist


We recognize what everyone brings to the table at Appfire.

Brian F.

Human Resources Generalist


Appfire doesn’t talk about it — we are about it!

Jemima P.

Creative Services Traffic Manager


Appfire's commitment to learning ensures that we grow together in unity.

Jose F.

Lead Web Developer


Everyone genuinely cares about each other here, like one big family.

Amanda G.

Global Procurement Manager


The passion and motivation you find at Appfire are contagious – there's truly nothing like it.

Chelsey P.

Administrative Assistant

Leaders 02

Our leadership team

Compassionate visionaries, setting the pace for human-focused, sustainable growth.


We believe great people build great businesses.

Randall Ward

Co-founder & CEO


I envision Appfire's future as boundlessly innovative ...

Christine Alpers

General Counsel


I see a future where Appfire has an unlimited impact in helping teams do their best work.

Bob Nicholson



We want to be known for incredible products that make work flow.

Jill Adams



Our core values will always be pivotal and a key difference-maker ...

Jagdish Chugani

Chief People Officer


We are creating something special—the magic is in the journey.

Alex Triplett



We’re a human-first company ...

Ed Frederici



Appfire seeks to build leadership at all levels.

Chris Brogan

Chief of Staff


Our values are baked into the operating system of each and every one of our fireflies.

Andy Boyd

Chief Product Officer


We embrace rapid growth while nurturing a 'thriving on change' mindset.

Colin Puckett

SVP, Global Channel & Field Operations

BOD 03

Our board of directors

Meet the fearless leaders guiding our progress and our people.

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Randall Ward

Co-founder & CEO

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Sri Rao

General Partner, Silversmith Capital Partners

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Ned Kingsley

Vice President, Silversmith Capital Partners

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Hythem El-Nazer

Managing Director, TA Associates

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Michael Libert

Director, TA Associates

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Kirk Bowman

Stanford Lecturer, Former Atlassian Board Member

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Matt Dircks

CEO, BeyondTrust

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Cindy Robbins

Former President and Chief People Officer, Salesforce

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Scott Davidson

Former COO Alteryx, Former CFO/COO Hortonworks (Cloudera)

Trusted advisors 04

Our advisory board

The best-of-the-best in the B2B SaaS space who share their expertise with us.

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Steve Cross

Former Channel Manager, Atlassian

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Mike Volpe

Former CMO, Hubspot

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Ron Park

Operating Advisor, Chief Technology Officer

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Carilu Dietrich

Former CMO, Took Atlassian Public, Pledge 1% Co-Founder