Leadership

Executive Team

Dr. Darren Williams
Dr. Darren WilliamsFounder and CEO
Dr. Williams is responsible for corporate strategy and direction and leads global expansion and customer acquisition through strategic partnerships. Prior to BlackFog, he was founder and CEO of LiveTime Software, Inc. which pioneered the web-based delivery of service management and attracted key accounts such as Apple, Department of Defense, Department of Commerce and Disney. He subsequently negotiated the sale to Absolute Software in 2012 where he served as VP and General Manager of Service Management.

Prior to LiveTime Software he was founder and CEO of Active Concepts, Inc., a leading player in the web analytics field with its core product Funnel Web. He raised several rounds of financing and subsequently negotiated the sale of the company to Quest Software in 2000 which is now part of Dell.

Dr. Williams holds a Ph.D. and Bachelor of Science with Honors from the University of Melbourne, authoring several scientific papers and software applications for auto-radiographic densitometry and analysis. He is a dual citizen of both Australia and the United States where he now resides.

Brenda Robb
Brenda RobbVP Global Marketing
Brenda has extensive experience in global marketing operations in high tech companies building product marketing strategies and go-to-market programs at scale. Brenda was previously VP marketing at Scintacor, and has held senior positions at Kainos WorkSmart and Absolute Software. Brenda leads the global marketing strategy and direction at BlackFog and oversees public relations, social media, go-to-market programs and deliverables.

Thomas Madsen
Thomas MadsenVP Business Development, EMEA
Thomas has many years of experience in the technology business and has focused his career on business development with a strong entrepreneurial spirit. He is the founder and partner of a Scandinavian based IT company, and has joined BlackFog as VP Business Development EMEA. He will be driving the daily business out of Scandinavia.
Patrick Buckley
Patrick BuckleyChief Revenue Officer
Patrick has more than 25 years experience in sales/ sales management/ senior VP management experience selling SMB business to Fortune 50 companies in the enterprise software space. Patrick recently completed 6 years in a senior management role as Regional Vice President for Workday. Patrick joined Workday prior to the initial public offering and was an integral part of Workday’s success in the Fortune 500 and Fortune 50. Prior to Workday, Patrick was part of the original sales team with Oracle Corporation for 12 years. As Chief Revenue Officer Patrick will be leading sales growth in North America.

Sales

Osman Chohan
Osman ChohanRegional Sales Manager, Data Protection Officer, EMEA
Osman serves as both the Data Protection Officer and Regional Sales Manager for EMEA. Osman speaks 5 languages, French, Danish, Hindi, Urdu and English and has a wealth of experience enabling partners across Europe. He is responsible for the management of strategic partners and ensuring success with BlackFog solutions especially as they relate to GDPR.
Richard Sorensen
Richard SorensenRegional Sales Director, MEA
Richard has more than 20 years experience building businesses in the IT sector. He is focused on solution selling in the cybersecurity and privacy segment and believes business growth is intrinsically linked to good leadership, teamwork and employee engagement. Richard is responsible for distribution and channel development in the Middle East and Africa.
Harald Ramsøy
Harald RamsøySales Director, Europe
Harald has 30 years experience in sales, consulting and operations from companies like France Telecom, Nokia, Watchguard and SolarWinds MSP. The last few years his focus has been on helping IT Resellers and MSPs transform their business by developing predefined service and security programs. He believes in creating efficient sales channels with distributors and channel partners through mutual trust and respect.
Tony Vargas
Tony VargasRegional Sales Director, LATAM
Tony is a former US Army Signal Corp, Telecommunications Engineer (NCO) and business development executive with over 20 years of Telecommunications and cyber-security industry experience. He has a strong background in identifying and qualifying new opportunities, developing capture pursuit plans and coordinating contract negotiations with strategic channel partners.
Jukka Valta
Jukka ValtaRegional Sales Manager, Nordics
Jukka is a native of Finland with a long history in the IT sector developing strategic partnerships and distribution channels for companies such as Dell, Finnair and K-Market. Operating in the Nordics, Jukka sees cybersecurity and privacy as critical components for protecting corporate infrastructure and maintaining a competitive advantage.