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.

Associate Finance Operations Professional

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



“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

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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